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    Stefan Glowacz among new additions to Deuter Alpine Family


    The “Alpine Family” of the German backpack and sleeping bag specialist Deuter already consists of many experienced climbers and mountain athletes such as Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, Fabian Buhl, Melissa Le Nevé or Patxi Usobiaga, who also support the brand with their expertise in product development. Now the Alpine Family is growing ...

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    Jack Wolfskin bolsters business in Southern Europe


    Source: Jack Wolfskin Massimo Carnelli Massimo Carnelli is the new director of sales for Southern Europe and new markets at Jack Wolfskin. Carnelli has many years of experience as a sales, product and marketing manager. He spent 26 years in management positions, most of them for the ...

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    DPS Skis strengthens product and marketing teams


    U.S.-based ski manufacturer DPS Skis announced the hiring of Stu Gleason as ski and process engineer and Zach Clayton as global marketing manager. These additions complement DPS Skis’ product and marketing departments as the company expands into global markets. Gleason brings nearly two decades of product development experience to the ...

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    Peak Performance hires H&M’s global marketing director


    As reported by, Peak Performance has hired Tina Rolén, most recently global marketing director for H&M and previously with Adidas, The North Face, Haglöfs and Mini Rodini, as its new vice president of marketing. The company has also appointed a new chief financial officer, Stefan Bratlie Persson. He joins ...

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    ​New sales manager and other staff changes at Oberalp in Germany, Austria and Switzerland


    Source: Oberalp Group Irina Andorfer The Bolzano, South Tyrol-based Oberalp Group has appointed Irina Andorfer as senior sales manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH), effective Sep. 1. In her role, she reports to Oberalp Group wholesale director Alberto Ferrin. Andorfer has been with the group in ...

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    Jack Wolfskin with new nature conservancy campaign


    For the German outdoor brand Jack Wolfskin, the 2022 fall and winter seasons begin with a mission to return people, places and animals to their roots and an intact environment. Inspired by the founding story of Jack Wolfskin, which unfolded around a campfire in the Canadian wilderness in the early ...

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    Mammut transfers Alpine School to long-standing partner


    Mammut Sports Group is handing over its Mammut Alpine School, founded by the brand in 2008, to its long-time partner Zermatters, which will integrate the school into its own organization. From September 2022, Zermatters will take over the day-to-day operations for the upcoming winter season, while the Alpine School will ...

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    Chris Davenport joins Peak Ski’s executive team


    Source: Peak Skis Chris Davenport Montana-based Peak Ski Company announced that Chris Davenport has joined the company’s leadership team as senior director of skiing and product innovation. Earlier this year, Peak Ski Company co-founders Bode Miller and Andy Wirth launched the company and its 2022/23 lineup of ...

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    ​Sätila expands factory and introduces new product category


    Swedish wool accessories company Sätila, founded in 1896, has announced that it is expanding and remodeling its factory in Sweden. To create additional space for production, the warehouse will first be moved off-site. This will make room for new knitting machines and washing machines needed as part of expanded in-house ...

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    Jack Wolfskin’s parent changes company name


    Callaway Golf Company announced plans to change its corporate name to Topgolf Callaway Brands Corp. Following the company’s merger with Topgolf in 2021, “the name change reflects Callaway’s dynamic brand portfolio that has unmatched scale and reach across the full modern golf and active lifestyle ecosystem, including on- and off-course ...

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    Jack Wolfskin revises logo and introduces new brand claim in all markets


    The German brand Jack Wolfskin has slightly reworked its logo and addresses consumers globally with its new claim, “We live to discover,” starting this winter season. The new positioning has been developed under the brand’s CEO Richard Collier, who has held the position since December 2020. “We are now taking ...

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    Bergans puts a spotlight on the need for skilled repair workers


    The way to a circular economy is through more and more professional repair services on a larger scale – a topic that was addressed on Bergans’ annual repair tour in Norway. As part of the tour, the Bergans team visited the Sam Eyde secondary school in Arendal, one of the ...

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    RevolutionRace growth slows as CEO steps down


    RevolutionRace said sales growth decelerated further in July, continuing the trend seen in the fourth quarter ended June 30, when the top line grew by 16 percent to 318.2 million Swedish kronor (€30.2m), down from the 50 percent sales gain seen in the previous quarter. “Looking ahead, we are very ...

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    Nyrensten steps down as CEO of RevolutionRace


    Source: RVRC Holding Pernilla Nyrensten, former CEO of RevolutionRace RVRC Holding (RevolutionRace) has announced changes to its leadership team. Pernilla Nyrensten is stepping down as CEO at her own request. She will continue as an active member of the board of directors, focusing in particular on brand ...

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    Canadian Tire’s SportChek, Helly Hansen make key gains in Q2


    Canadian Tire’s SportChek and Helly Hansen business units made strides in a period where the national retailer generated a 9.9 percent overall retail sales growth to 5,363.8 million Canadian dollars (€3.95b) and an Ebit decline of 41 percent to C$123.8 million (€10.2m) from C$208.6 million. At SportChek, which ended the ...

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    Didriksons invests in international growth


    The Swedish outdoor brand Didriksons has broken new sales records, according to “We are seeing an increase of 30 percent compared to last year. This is going to be our best year ever; we had the best spring ever,” Petra Sabo, head of DTC at Didriksons, commented on the ...

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    Arc’teryx opens first stores in Yunnan with Songtsam


    Luxury boutique hotel group Songtsam has announced the opening of the first two Arc’teryx / Songtsam stores in Yunnan, a province in the southwest of the People’s Republic of China. One is the Arc’teryx Mountain Classroom Shangri-La Center, located in the Songtsam Linka Retreat Shangri-La. The second store is located ...

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    Boardriders publishes first ESG and CSR report


    Roughly 16 months after Arne Arens, the former The North Face Europe CEO, took over as new chief executive officer of the Boardriders group, the company has released its ESG and CSR report 2020/21, which is the first of its kind. The group’s purpose, mission and foundation are supported by ...

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    Jack Wolfskin sales grow double-digit despite headwinds in China and Europe


    Callaway reported record second-quarter results, driven by sales and operating profit growth at its top golf facilities. Callaway said pricing and other business improvements implemented in the first half of the year enabled the company to “outrun the ubiquitous inflationary pressures, unfavorable foreign currency exchange rates and staffing challenges.” Net ...

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    Compass Diversified lifts guidance after Q2 sales surge by 19%


    Compass Diversified (CoDi) lifted its outlook for the full year after a 19 percent rise in second-quarter net sales growth driven by Boa Technology and Lugano Diamonds. Net sales rose to $515.6 million from $431 million a year earlier. Net income increased to $31 million compared to a net loss ...