+++ Fabio Campagnolo, the CEO of Fratelli Campagnolo S.p.A., has won this year’s EY Entrepreneur Award in the Fashion & Design category +++



+++ Diemme, the Italian maker of hiking boots, opened a pop-up store in Milan’s Corso Como on Nov. 14-20 to celebrate the company’s 30th anniversary

+++ According to habit.se, J.Lindeberg has opened a new 156-sqm branded sales area in Nordiska Kompaniet (NK) Stockholm, located next to NK’s sports departments on floor 3 and offering the brand’s golf, ski, racket, outdoor, active and athleisure collections for both women and men 

+++ Recco announces new brand partners Dakine, Artilect Studio and Julbo for its reflectors and an expansion of the Recco SAR helicopter detector network with Helico Secours (Canada) and HeliAir (Sweden), bringing the number of detector-equipped SAR teams to 19 in Europe and 11 in North America 

+++ U.S. retailer REI is facing a class action lawsuit in Washington that accuses them of duping consumers into buying waterproof clothing that contains high levels of PFAS chemicals (elevated levels of organic fluorine and PFAS were found in 35 of 60 items tested) despite claims being made +++



+++ Ternua said that 92 percent of the garments of its Adrenalite outdoor clothing line for autumn/winter 2023 are made with recycled materials

 +++ Deuter has announced to donate 10 percent of its online sales on Green Friday and the week after to a European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) project in Ghana that supports measures for the peaceful coexistence of humans and elephants +++



+++ Eight months after the acquisition of the Norwegian kid’s wool apparel brand Janus by Swiss company Odlo, the two brands have launched their first Odlo x Janus childrenswear made of pure Merino wool

+++ In support of Ukrainian refugees, Keen has launched a limited edition shoe, “Ukraine Shanti,” in the country’s national colors, with all proceeds from sales going to the Everyday Refugees Foundation 

+++ Long-term Cordura customer Bach Equipment, who has manufactured his backpacks almost solely from Cordura fabrics for more than 40 years, is integrating the new re/cor RN66 yarns to its collection – a fabric made from 100 percent recycled pre-consumer nylon waste

 +++ At the coming ISPO Munich, Unleash Your Nature (UYN) from Italy launches its first all-biologically sourced active sports apparel made with Kapok, a natural, hollow fiber blended with a corn-derived elastic fiber for added stretch

+++ Finnish outdoor brand Halti has unveiled a windproof, water-resistant parka called Cyclus, which is Halti’s first product made using Spinnova fiber, available for purchase in spring 2023 +++ 



+++ Nikolaus Lindner, who has been working in the sports industry for over 15 years and most recently worked for the Oberalp Group for the brands Dynafit and Pomoca as key account manager for Germany and Austria, is now in the newly created position of head of sales at Maloja

+++ Icelandic brand 66°North has appointed the former head of menswear at Bottega Veneta, Kei Toyoshima, as creative director, according to a post on Fashion United +++



+++ China’s cotton yarn imports have dropped by 33 percent year on year in the first nine months of 2022, according to figures reported by the South China Morning Post +++

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