+++ Regatta has partnered with Christian Lacroix on a range of jackets and parkas in its first collaboration with a French designer

+++ The Lycra Company announced it is exhibiting innovations for denim and performance non-denim wovens, including its Lycra® lastingFIT 2.0 technology, at Kingpins New York, an invitation-only trade show taking place Jan. 11-12 at Pier 36 / Basketball City

+++ The auditing and consulting firm KPMG Schweiz is the new sponsor of the Swiss extreme mountaineer Dani Arnold since January 2023

+++ ltexa Srl and GHS Holdings have partnered with Ariat Performance Footwear and Shred Dog Performance Apparel to incorporate the waterproof and breathable HDry 3D direct laminate membrane into the two U.S. brands’ new winter products

+++ MoonBikes, the French electric snowbike manufacturer, launched its connected MoonBike app for the Winter 2023/24 season, which allows users to track aspects of their ride, including trail maps, altitude, distance, speed, duration, battery level, and more

+++ Cake has announced its newest platform at CES in Las Vegas, the Åik – a utility choice with a range of up to 360km and gross weight of 200kg for the demands of working professionals who rely on two-wheeled transportation or for demanding lifestyle requirements +++



+++ Compass Diversified (CoDi), the owner of Boa, Primaloft, 5.11 and other brands, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Compass AC Holdings, Inc. subsidiary, the parent company of printed circuit board manufacturers Advanced Circuits, Inc., to APCT, a leading manufacturer of high-reliability printed circuit boards based in Silicon Valley

+++ Infinited Fiber has established a new subsidiary – Infinited Fiber Kemi Oy (VAT No. FI33117467) – for its flagship factory, which has been responsible for investing in the flagship and managing its operations from Jan. 1, 2023 +++



+++ Grassroots Outdoor Alliance (GOA) has appointed Devaki Murch, who has been a trade show producer for Grassroots Connect since 2016, to the position of director of events

+++ PrimaLoft has appointed Valérie Raths-Goesel as sales territory manager for southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland

+++ Based in Paris, Maria Outters, previously with Sodexo, an international food services and facilities management company, has joined the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as chief impact officer, an integral role that will drive the initiative’s strategic engagement worldwide, strengthen governance and accelerate the exponential growth of corporate climate action through science-based targets +++



+++ South Korea’s ministry of trade, industry and energy (MOTIE) has announced $1 billion in textiles support, local media have reported

+++ The UAE Tour will hold the first-ever women’s WorldTour race in the Middle East – the UAE Tour Women – on Feb. 9-12, organized by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council +++



+++ Crazy has inaugurated two new flagship stores in Cortina and Turin, bringing the total number of stores across Europe and North America to 15

 +++ Scandic Outdoor (German distributor of Trangia, Woolpower, Sätila and other brands) has taken over distribution of the Swedish PU wellies brand Polyver for Germany, introducing four styles from the range

+++ Santini Cycling is parting with distributor ZyroFisher, after more than 20 years of partnership, to set up its own distribution in the U.K. market through UK Santini

+++ NewStore, a modular, mobile-first omnichannel cloud platform for retail brands worldwide, today announced that the Canadian outdoor-lifestyle brand Roots has launched the NewStore Omnichannel Platform across its digital properties and network of more than 100 retail stores throughout Canada and the U.S.

+++ According to Swedish media reports, Sportshopen is opening a store in the Storheden shopping center in Luleå in the far north of the country, where XXL, Intersport and Stadium also operate retail outlets +++



+++ Bryce Phillips, CEO of Evo, will be the keynote speaker at the Sea Otter Classic Summit 2023, which will be held April 17-19, 2023, themed “Burn the Playbook” at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area in Monterey, California +++


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