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    ​Altor sells 6.9% of RVRC shares


    Private equity company Altor has sold shares in outdoor company Revolution Race (RVRC) for SEK 397 million (€35.2m) last Friday, reported. The sale was made at a discount of about 7.3 percent compared to RVRC’s last closing price on Thursday. Altor, which recently bought Renewcell’s bankruptcy estate, had a ...

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    ​Nyrensten resigns from the RVRC Board of Directors


    As announced in May 2024, Niclas Nyrensten, board member and co-founder of RVRC Holding AB (RevolutionRace), has requested his own resignation from the board of RevolutionRace. The Board now consists of Alexander Martensen-Larsen, Sara Diez Jauregui, Cecilie Elde, Andreas Källström Säfweräng, Birgitta Stymne Göransson and David Thörewik.

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    Böhm appointed Managing Director of Oberalp’s Business Unit Central Europe


    Source: Dynafit Benedikt Böhm Since June 1, 2024, Benedikt Böhm has been responsible for managing the Oberalp Group’s Business Unit Central Europe (DACH). He took over from Axel Brosch, who left the company on May 31. Böhm will also remain the International Managing Director of the Dynafit ...

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    US-based outdoor adventure company appoints Mike Hattrup as Director of Skiing


    Source: Eleven Mike Hattrup Eleven, a US-based provider of off-the-grid lodging and exclusive guided outdoor adventures, announced that it has named Mike Hattrup as its new Director of Skiing. This move puts a proven industry veteran in charge of developing and promoting the company’s network of ski ...

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    ​Patagonia hires BD Europe’s GM as Marketplace Director EMEA


    Patagonia has hired Stephan Hagenbusch as Marketplace Director, EMEA. An outdoor veteran with over 20 years of experience in the industry, Hagenbusch will lead Patagonia’s Marketplace team across the EMEA region.

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    Fenix Outdoor starts producing at Maloja’s VioModa in Bulgaria


    Fenix Outdoor has partnered with German outdoor brand Maloja to operate apparel manufacturing at Maloja’s existing production facility, VioModa, in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. This is the first step towards Fenix Outdoor’s establishment of apparel production in Central Europe. The company sees this as a crucial step towards improving its competitiveness through ...

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    Equip Outdoor announces further progress in CSR agenda


    Equip Outdoor Technologies, the Derbyshire-based firm that owns the Rab and Lowe Alpine brands, has released its 2024 Sustainability Report. According to the new report, Equip achieved a 46.2 percent absolute reduction in CO2 emissions against its 2019 baseline. By 2050, Equip commits to reaching net-zero. As part of this, ...

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    Schöffel relaunches the brand


    German company Schöffel has announced a comprehensive brand relaunch, while retaining the well-known claim “Ich bin dann mal raus” (I’ll be out and about). Source: Schöffel Stefan Merkt, Managing Director Schöffel “Our brand is renewing itself without sacrificing its roots, thereby increasing its relevance in a constantly ...

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    Salomon opens fourth Paris store


    Source: Salomon New Mountain Sports Lifestyle Store on the famous Champs-Elysées Salomon has opened the doors to a new 295-sqm flagship store in Paris on Champs-Élysées. This is the first Mountain Sports Lifestyle Store on the famous shopping street. It features footwear, apparel and gear for running, ...

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    POC and Cake founder appointed to Haglöfs board


    Since the Swedish outdoor company Haglöfs changed hands from Asics to venture capital firm LionRock Capital in December 2023, there has been movement at the company’s management level. Since the departure of CEO Fredrik Ohlsson, who had previously led the company for five years under Asics, Daniel Tseung and Tom ...

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    USWE with 49% organic growth in Q4, annual sales surpassing SEK 100m


    The organic net sales of USWE Sports AB, the Swedish parent company of USWE, Void Cycling and Giant Loop, increased by 49 percent in Q4 (January to March) compared to the same period last year. According to the company, this growth was primarily driven by increased sales to wholesalers and ...

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    Petzl publishes Impact Report 2023


    French climbing equipment specialist Petzl has presented its initiatives from 2023 in its latest Impact Report. This includes the goals that the company has set internally and with external partners, as well as the projects supported by the Petzl Foundation. Petzl’s internal environmental tools include product life cycle analysis (LCA) ...

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    Peak Performance publishes 2023 sustainability report


    Amer Sports brand Peak Performance has published its new Sustainability Performance 2023 report. It highlights key achievements, progress in key business areas and sustainability initiatives and performance. “Designing for circularity, longevity, and ethical production is key to our ESG goals and securing our brand’s enduring legacy for future generations of ...

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    Women in alpine sports: How do they train and regenerate differently?


    German outdoor retailer Bergzeit hosted a panel discussion with Gela Allmann, an endurance athlete, sports scientist and mental coach, at its store in Gmund in southern Germany at the beginning of May. Topics such as mental health, mental strength and training principles were discussed intensively. Three experienced Bergzeit sales consultants ...

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    Norrøna continues to invest in adventure tourism


    Norwegian outdoor brand Norrøna and the renowned Danish architecture firm Dorte Mandrup A/S have joined forces to create a unique nature hotel on the west coast of the island of Senja in northern Norway. Source: Nikolai Schirmer Senja – where mountains meet the sea Norway’s second-largest island ...

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    Voluntary recall of Black Diamond’s Neve Strap crampon


    Black Diamond Equipment, in cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling the Neve Strap Crampon and related accessories/spare parts. The recall affects all green Neve Strap Crampons (model #400073 of year 2024) sold between January and May 2024 (more details here). The recall ...

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    VF share plummets 11.7% after poor Q4 results, but beats full-year cash flow forecast


    VF Corp. failed to exceed consensus estimates for quarterly sales and profit for a fourth consecutive quarter. The latest bad news for the parent of The North Face (TNF), Vans, Timberland and Dickies, among others, sent VF’s shares down 11.7 percent in after-market trading on May 22. The stock has ...

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    Berghaus with new DACH marketing team


    Source: Berghaus Stephanie Demuth British outdoor specialist Berghaus has reorganized its marketing team for the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), confirming its growth strategy in the German-speaking market. Responsible for the change is Pentland Brands Deutschland GmbH in Gmund, which – in addition to Berghaus – also ...

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    Thule continues to expand its European e-commerce presence


    In early May, Thule successfully launched e-commerce in Poland, opening its 12th DTC store in Europe. The company said that Poland, the seventh largest country in Europe with a population of around 40 million, offers a significant opportunity to bring all its products closer to many more consumers. The ...

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    Amer Sports’ Q1 revenue growth driven by Arc’teryx


    Bolstered by constant-currency growth of 48 percent for its Technical Apparel segment, including the Arc’teryx business, Amer Sports delivered Q1 sales and profitability above guidance in Q1. Operating profit fell by 16 percent to $109.0 million from $130.4 million in the period ended March 31. Ebit tumbled by 67 percent ...