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    Salomon announces new sustainability goals, introduces XC ski core made of recycled PET foam


    Salomon announced the implementation of a new, more sustainable design ambition across its entire winter sports category in addition to its 2019 Play Minded Program. The program includes, amongst other goals, the encouragement of consumers to act responsibly outdoors. Part of the program was also a concept performance road running ...

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    Michael White quits as president of Salomon


    Source: Amer Sports Michael White Amer Sports announced the immediate departure of Michael White as president of Salomon , indicating that he has decided to “pursue other interests” and adding that it has initiated an external search for a permanent successor. We were ...

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    Roger Pirot, Salomon's commercial director for 15 years, has passed


    Roger Pirot , who served as commercial director at Salomon from 1965 to 1980, has passed away. He was 93 years old. Pirot, who joined Salomon at the age of 38, directly participated in the establishment of Salomon’s subsidiaries in Japan, Switzerland and the U.S. During his tenure, the ...

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    ​Kilian Jornet launches foundation for the preservation of the mountain environments


    Kilian Jornet , a ultra trail and sky runner from Spain, sponsored by Salomon and Suunto , among others, has created the Kilian Jornet Foundation , which aims to preserve mountain environments through research, direct action and education. The first project that the new foundation will support is the ...

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    Chamatex to open “smart” footwear factory in France with Salomon and others


    French textile producer Chamatex has teamed up with Salomon , Babolat and Millet as well as an investment company on the construction of a new footwear manufacturing facility called Advanced Shoe Factory 4.0 (ASF 4.0) in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France. ASF 4.0 was founded by ...

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    Salomon and REI start virtual book club events with athletes


    Salomon and the U.S. outdoor retail chain REI have announced a series of virtual book club events with Salomon athletes and authors Jessie Diggins , Rickey Gates , Emelie Forsberg and Meredith Erickson . Once a month, consumers will be invited to read the monthly book and ...

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    Salomon sets up recycling network with release of first recyclable sneaker


    After three years of research and development, the French outdoor brand Salomon has presented the recyclable Index.01 running shoe, which will be on the market from February 2021.The company used recycled polyester to create the shoe’s upper, while a nitrogen-infused, thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) based foam called Infiniride ...

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    Growth of 7.0% for branded outdoor shoes in 2019


    As they do every year, many brands gave us their numbers or indications of their performance in the outdoor footwear market to help establish its growth in the wholesale channel and to benchmark themselves against one another. The result of this joint study by The Outdoor Industry Compass and ...

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    Salomon to open new Experience Stores in Frankfurt/Main and Cologne


    This July, Salomon , the French outdoor multi-sport specialist, will open its German Experience Stores number two and three after the Munich store that was opened last November. From July 8, the new Frankfurt store with 105 square meters will open its doors in the MyZeil ...

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    Salomon makes Covid-19 relief donation to International Red Cross


    Salomon will make a donation to a Covid-19 emergency appeal operated by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) from sales of its new limited-edition Golden Trail Series running footwear, apparel and gear. The ICRC helps people around the world affected by armed conflict and ...

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    Salomon opens second Paris store


    Salomon opened its second store in Paris on May 27. The new 220 sqm store is located at 12 boulevard de la Madeleine, on one of Paris’ “grands boulevards.” Besides the brand’s products, the store offers 3D foot scanning and boot fitting services. The first Paris store, opened two ...

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    More outdoor companies produce masks and gowns


    As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to paralyze large parts of the outdoor industry, the Compass receives several press releases each week from brands that have converted their productions or source capacities for production of the highly sought-after face masks and medical gowns. Here is the latest news of ...

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    Moody’s is pessimistic about Amer’s outlook


    Moody’s downgraded its ratings for Amer Sports ’ debt to the lowest level possible, issuing a pessimistic short-term outlook for the company, acquired a year ago by Anta Sports Products and other investors. Moody’s expects a 20 percent decline in the group’s revenues this year, noting that its ...

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    Anta has a strategy for loss-making Amer


    (SGI) Anta Sports Products reported a 30.3 percent increase in net income to 5,344 million yuan renmimbi (€695.4m-$752.2m) for 2019, while revenues increased by 40.8 percent to RMB 33,927 million (€4.4bn-$4.5bn). The gross margin and the operating margin reached a five-year high, but the net profit margin fell to ...

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    And Wander and Salomon collaborate on reflective shoe


    And Wander , the Japanese outwear brand, and Salomon , the French outdoor brand, have developed a reflective mesh sneaker inspired by Salomon’s XA Amphib Bold . According to And Wander’s Instagram feed, the shoe can be “used as a water shoe” (directly in water), the heel folds in ...

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    Ultra-runner Courtney Dauwalter joins Salomon’s athlete team


    Salomon has announced an extension to its partnership with Courtney Dauwalter , the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) champion. Dauwalter will continue as a member of Salomon’s global athlete team through 2022. In 2017, the American ultramarathon runner from Golden, Colorado, famously finished the Moab 240 Mile ...

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    Salomon official sponsor of Red Bull Homerun 2020


    Salomon is the official sponsor of the Red Bull Homerun 2020. The event is being held for the second time in Germany, on March 21. Participants in four categories will start at the top of the Steinplatte ski area in Austria and race on alpine skis, snowboards, telemark ...

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    Change of the guard at Salomon


    Michael White, the current 55-year-old chief commercial officer of Amer Sports, is going to take the place of a company veteran, Jean-Marc Pambet, as president of the Salomon brand on Jan. 1. Pambet will be working closely with White for the next couple of months to ensure a smooth transition ...