+++ Millet has opened a 130-square-meter boutique in France’s alpine town of Annecy, its fifth store in the country

+++ Veloland has added three new stores to its retail network in France, located respectively in Mutzig en Alsace (Trace Verte) and the Paris region (Vélo9 in Montigny-les-Cormeilles and Allcycles in Serris)



+++ Atomic has extended to 2025 the partnership deal it signed in 2019 with Italy-based Falconeri Ski Team

+++ Bold Cycles has announced Rob Heran, the German top mountain biker and former pro MTB freeride athlete who also sells Bold’s bikes in his Munich-based shop, as a new brand ambassador

+++ Janice Tennant, chief marketing officer of Merrell, has been awarded marketing leader of the year by the Women in Content Marketing Awards (WICMA) for her content marketing contributions on diversity and social justice



+++ U.S. retailer REI has announced a delayed opening of all its stores by two hours on the presidential election day to allow for all employees to take their right to vote



+++ The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has released a new guideline on second-hand items as part of its efforts to help the industry work towards a circular economy 

+++ Texon has launched Ecostrobe, its first insole made with 100 percent recycled content


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