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    Ortovox announces three new positions


    German outdoor brand Ortovox has announced three new additions to its management team. Christine Brien, Nicole Eichmeier and Stefan Kohlbauer will be responsible for the key areas of materials, transformation and sales in the future. Brien was appointed as the new head of material management in early September 2022 and ...

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    Pentland Brands Germany undergoes restructuring, Berghaus with comeback


    Source: Pentland Brands Germany Michael Schupp With the restructuring of Pentland Brands Deutschland GmbH, founded in 2020 in Gmund in southern Germany, which as an offshoot of the British Pentland Group also distributes the group’s Endura and Speedo brands in the DACH region, the well-known British mountain ...

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    Arc’teryx opens new brand store and ReBird center in Vancouver


    Canadian brand Arc’teryx has opened a new brand store in Kitsilano, a trending neighborhood in its hometown of Vancouver. The new 420-sqm Kitsilano location will replace the existing West 4th store that was opened in 2013. The store hosts Vancouver’s first ReBird service center, offering repair and care solutions for ...

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    Devold of Norway brings on new CEO from Fenix Outdoor Norway


    Source: Norsk Sportsbransjeforening Øystein Vikingsen Fauske The Norwegian Sports Industry Association (Norsk Sportsbransjeforening) has announced that Øystein Vikingsen Fauske will become Devold’s new CEO in mid-February, and Kyrre Ufert Lømo will become the company’s new CMO at the turn of the year. Fauske joins Devold from the ...

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    Outdoor Retailer Winter rebrands and shifts dates to November


    Outdoor Retailer Winter, the U.S. event for outdoor and winter sports, is moving up its show dates from January 2024 to November 2023. Through the introduction of new events and a shift in future dates, the winter edition aims to provide ”more opportunities to engage in the timeframes that best ...


    Ortovox launches new online platform for avalanche safety


    Source: Ortovox Lab Snow Back in 2008, German outdoor brand Ortovox launched the Safety Academy, followed in 2013 by the Safety Academy Lab Snow. Now, the digital knowledge platform is back at offering high-quality information on the subject of avalanches, completely revised in collaboration with the ...

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    The North Face launches new Cole Navin collection


    Designed in collaboration with its snowboarding athlete and artist Cole Navin, The North Face (TNF) has released a new capsule collection addressing urban-inspired snow sports enthusiasts. The Cole Navin snowsports collection includes apparel, accessories and gear such as the Dragline jacket and bib, the Himalayan down parka and the Denali ...

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    Winter season in Austria can be a success despite challenges, study says


    At a press conference in late October, tourism state secretary Susanne Kraus-Winkler and Österreich Werbung (OW; Austria Tourism) managing director Lisa Weddig addressed the current status quo of the tourism industry and the potential for the 2022/23 winter season, revealing that the industry made a comeback this summer, people are ...

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    Helly Hansen’s Q3 sales growth paced by North America, Sport Chek with some category softness


    Helly Hansen, the Norwegian ski and outdoor brand owned by Canadian Tire, generated an 8.4 percent sales increase to C$170.9 million (€130.0m) against C$157.6 million for the three months ended Sept. 30. Helly Hansen’s nine-month sales are up 21.7 percent to C$480.1 million (€365.2m) from C$394.5 million with growth across ...

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    Mammut appoints new CMO, fills new chief supply chain officer position


    Source: Mammut Nic Brandenberger, CMO Mammut Swiss outdoor company Mammut Sports Group AG has appointed Nic Brandenberger as its new chief marketing officer, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Brandenberger has many years of experience in digital omnichannel marketing as well as strategic brand development and digitalization. Over the ...

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    Db and Safeback introduce avalanche vest


    Db and Safeback have developed the world’s first Backcountry Vest that integrates the Safeback SBX avalanche survival system. Safeback SBX, winner of the 2022 ISPO Award, is the first system of its kind to actively provide air to buried subjects in the snow, extending the survival window after an avalanche ...

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    La Sportiva reinforces marketing team


    La Sportiva has hired Vittorio Barrasso as brand & communication corporate manager and Andrea Ranalletti as trade marketing manager. They will both report to Giulia Delladio, La Sportiva’s corporate marketing director. Barrasso brings long-standing experience in the consumer goods industry. In his new role, he will oversee brand development, communication, ...

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    Millet headed for 20% growth in Europe


    Millet Mountain Group is growing at a 20-percent clip year-on-year in Europe, according to its sales director for the continent’s southern half, Hervé-Sergio Locatelli. If projections hold, Locatelli has told CMDsport, the group will break its record for annual sales on the continent. France remains the top market, but ...

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    Clarus misses sales, earnings targets on currency effects, freight costs


    Clarus Corp. reported an operating income of $6.1 million against a loss of $282,000 in the third quarter despite missing revenue and earnings per share projections. In reporting a 39 percent decline in net profit to $2.75 million from $4.53 million, the group said higher freight costs lowered its profitability ...

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    RVRC experiences improving trends in September


    RevolutionRace (RVRC), the Swedish outdoor DTC company, which installed Paul Fischbein as its permanent CEO Oct. 7 following the mid-August resignation of founder and former CEO Pernilla Nyrensten, reported a 31 percent drop in first quarter operating income to 49.8 million Swedish kronor (€4.7m) from SEK 72.7 million. Net profit ...

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    Visitor registration open for Slide & OTS Winter


    Visitor registration is now open for the U.K. trade show Slide & OTS Winter, which returns to Telford International Centre from Jan. 10-12, 2023. To facilitate access to the show, trade visitors can easily pre-register online on the website. With even more exhibition space this year, a total ...

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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 ...