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    Decathlon launches buyback service in Germany


    Decathlon Germany is launching a used-product “Buy Back” service in select cities. For the first time, the sporting goods manufacturer and retailer is buying back used sports products and returning them to second-use sales after successfully inspecting and/or repairing them. Customers who sell their products to Decathlon receive either a ...

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    Tecnica Group’s ski boot recycling project aims at closing the loop


    The Tecnica Group is committed to closing the circle of ski boot life cycles: 4,200 ski boots have already been collected, dismantled and recycled into new products in the first year since autumn 2021 of the group’s “Recycle Your Boots” (RYB) project.

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    Canada Goose lowers outlook due to China problems


    Persistent lower traffic trends and dampened consumer sentiment in China have forced Canada Goose to lower its FY revenue and profit outlook despite strong brand sales performance in other global geographies. The group has dropped its annual revenue outlook by more than 7 percent to a range of C$1.2-1.3 billion ...

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    Kathmandu launches in Europe and the UK


    Following an appearance at Paris Fashion Week in late March and a collaboration with renowned Paris retailer Leclaireur to launch its FW 2022 collection, Kathmandu, the New Zealand-based outdoor apparel and gear brand, has now launched country-specific online stores in the U.K., France and Germany, in addition to supplying select ...

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    Canada Goose opens two new permanent stores in the U.S.


    Source: Canada Goose Las Vegas Snow Room Canada Goose continues its retail expansion in the U.S. with the announcement of two new permanent locations in Las Vegas and Denver, as well as two pop-up stores in Aspen and Detroit. The Canadian brand will open its doors at ...

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    Vista Outdoor shares take hit after guidance lowered


    Jason Vanderbrink, president of Vista Outdoor’s sporting products division, told analysts, “We are bullish on the outdoor industry despite near-term macroeconomic conditions that have eroded consumer confidence and pressured performance across the (U.S.) economy. We always understood that the elevated purchase patterns of the last two-and-a-half years would normalize.” ...

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    YKK to introduce narrower watertight zipper for outdoor apparel


    With a new watertight zipper that will be introduced at the coming ISPO Munich trade show, Japanese company YKK targets the outdoor apparel market. According to company information, the Aqualock zipper is a completely watertight new solution that is narrower, more lightweight and more flexible than the current Aquaseal zipper ...

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    POC launches Alpride avalanche backpack with RECCO


    Source: POC Dimension Avalanche Backpack POC has unveiled the new Dimension Avalanche Backpack, which combines more than one avalanche safety system. Described by POC as ”ultra-durable, innovative, rechargeable, smart and hassle-free,” the backpack is equipped with the Alpride E2 electronic airbag system from Swiss avalanche airbag system ...

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    Sport Press launches Winter Business Days


    Sport Press SRL SB, the organizers of the Outdoor & Running Business Days (ORBDAYS) in Italy’s Riva del Garda, is launching a winter version of the event called Winter Business Days (WBDAYS). The first edition of the new B2B event is scheduled to take place on Jan. 22-23, 2023, in ...

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    Didriksons returns to Paris


    After a successful first appearance in 2021, Swedish jacket brand Didriksons is returning to France to open a new three-month pop-up store in the iconic Heureux les Curieux in Paris’ Le Marais district. The brand commented that it expects the audience to continue to grow and that having a physical ...

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    Moncler's momentum continues


    Moncler, through the issuance of an interim report, said consolidated group revenues on a constant-currency basis rose 32 percent during the first nine months of 2002 to €1,556.6 million. Third-quarter group sales increased 12 percent year-over-year on a constant-currency basis to €638.3 million. Moncler brand nine-month revenues were 21 percent ...

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    Outdoor recreation sales slip at Newell Brands


    Newell Brands, the parent of CampingGaz, Coleman, Marmot, and Ex-Officio, has reported a 26.0 percent decline in its outdoor & recreation segment sales to $289 million from $391 million for the period ended Sept. 30. An 18.4-percent drop in core sales, unfavorable foreign exchange and exits from certain low-margin categories ...

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    Slumping bike product sales cause double-digit sales decline at Thule Group in Q3


    More expensive raw materials, higher freight costs, unfavorable exchange rates, etc. – initially, Thule Group AB was still somehow able to offset the effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine with price increases and efficiency measures. But even then, the Swedish company explicitly referred to the unstable market situation in ...

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    RVRC appoints COO


    Source: LinkedIn Hanna Blixt RevolutionRace (RVRC) has appointed Hanna Blixt as chief operating officer, effective Nov. 1, 2022, a newly created position on the management team with responsibilities including logistics, customer service and human resources. Blixt served previously as the company’s business development and insight director and ...

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    Didriksons opens Brand Studio


    Source: Didriksons Didriksons Brand Studio in Borås, Sweden To increase brand awareness and position itself as “The Swedish Jacket Brand,” Didriksons is now opening its own Brand Studio. The studio is located in the center of Borås and consists of a showroom, offices, auditoriums and a photo ...

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    Noble Biomaterials enters the bio-based anti-odor treatment market


    Source: Noble Biomaterials With Salomon named as one of the launch partners, U.S. company Noble Biomaterials is bringing its new Ionic+ Botanical antimicrobial and anti-odor treatment for fabrics to market, targeting the sports and outdoor as well as the home fashions markets. Other than the company’s existing ...

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    VF Corp. adapting to softer consumer environment, drops FY outlook


    VF Corp is maintaining its full-year revenue growth guidance of 5-6 percent, citing its balanced portfolio and a building recovery in China as two examples, but has lowered expectations on some key financial metrics due to currency headwinds, higher inventory levels and a more promotional environment. The North Face parent ...

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    ​Norrøna x Ulysse Nardin’s exclusive product combo with environmental message


    Source: Norrøna Norrøna’s arctic Gore-Tex Pro Ulysse Nardin Edition jacket Norwegian outdoor specialist Norrøna has launched a collaboration with Swiss luxury watch brand Ulysse Nardin. The exclusive collaboration centers on the Norrøna arctic Gore-Tex Pro Ulysse Nardin Edition jacket and the Ulysse Nardin Diver Norrøna Arctic Night ...

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    Bergans launches first backpack compatible with Safeback SBX survival system


    Bergans has developed the world’s first backpack compatible with the Safeback SBX technology. Prior to the official launch, both the backpack and the technology – the latter patented in Norway and patent pending in the EU, U.S., Canada and Japan – have won separate ISPO Awards. Safeback SBX ...

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    Regatta Group strengthens leadership team


    U.K.-based Regatta Group, the parent company of the Regatta, Craghoppers and Dare2b brands, has announced two new senior leadership positions. Dr. Orla Flynn started her role as the new chief operating officer in October, replacing longtime employee David Holt, who will retire next summer and no longer serve on the ...