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    Peak Performance sustainability report 2021 published


    The Amer Sports brand Peak Performance has published its sustainability report 2021. The comprehensive paper highlights the main actions taken during the year and delivers a full list of Tier 1 and 2 suppliers and material info. Besides the successes made, the long-term circularity goals are defined for product longevity, ...

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    Columbia Sportswear releases 2021 ESG report


    Just after publishing its FY22 sales and profit outlooks, Columbia Sportswear has released its 2021 environmental, social and governance (ESG) report, highlighting the progress made throughout 2021 in the three pillars of the company’s CSR strategy: empowering people, sustaining places, and responsible practices, with a focus on Columbia’s four primary ...

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    Icebreaker publishes transparency report with a focus on regenerative agriculture


    VF Corp. brand Icebreaker, headquartered in Switzerland since 2021, has published its latest transparency report, purposefully choosing earth overshoot day as a release date. The report mainly focuses on the efforts and successes the brand has made in regenerative agriculture, one of the important aspects of product circularity. The information ...

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    More outdoor brands commit to Slide & OTS Winter


    In the second year of the official collaboration between Slide and OTS, more outdoor brands have secured a spot at the 2023 winter edition. Show organizer Lesley Beck commented, “In addition to our returning snowsport and lifestyle brands, we have seen a noticeable increase in the number of inquiries coming ...

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    Columbia will lean on key markets for tempered FY22 sales growth


    Simultaneously reporting results for its seasonally lowest volume quarter, Columbia Sportswear reduced its full-year sales and profit outlooks. The company is concerned about the current state of the consumer and potential retail order cancellations later this year. It cited deteriorating market conditions and the economic climate, particularly in the U.S., ...

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    Vaude sharpens proprietary Green Shape Standard with independent expert panel, plans external accreditation


    German outdoor company Vaude has announced that its proprietary Green Shape Standard for environmentally friendly outdoor products has reached another milestone: An external advisory board of six renowned experts is now providing the outdoor company with expert advice on all Green Shape topics. The independent experts ensure that the criteria ...

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    USWE nominates Frisk for board of directors


    USWE Sports’ nomination committee has proposed the re-election of Mats Jacobson, Martin Kössler, Jenny Graflind and Joel Eklund as ordinary members, Jacobson as chairman of its board of directors. Current board member Fredrik Carling has declined his re-election. In addition, Helena Nordman-Knutson and Patrik Frisk were nominated for election as ...

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    Elan’s new solar power plant starts producing energy


    Slovenian ski manufacturer Elan has finished installing its solar power plant at the headquarters in Begunje. As of now, the solar park consisting of 2,500 installed solar panels with a surface area of 5,000 sqm will provide an average of 12 percent of the company’s annual energy needs. According to ...

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    Maloja joins EOG


    Source: Maloja Klaus Haas , CEO Maloja German clothing brand Maloja, founded in 2004 and known for its respectful practices regarding people and nature, has joined the European Outdoor Group (EOG) as a full member. By joining, the Bavarian-based company, which mainly serves the bike, cross-country skiing ...

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    Mips withstands stock price decline with strong Q2 results


    Thanks to continued strong sales in its Sport and Moto business units, helmet technology specialist Mips AB reported a 45.1 percent increase in sales in the second quarter of this year (and compared to April-June last year). The 206 million Swedish kronor (€19.77 million) earned also represents a new sales ...

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    Frilufts drives Q2 growth at Fenix Outdoor as stores reopen


    Fenix Outdoor International’s sales increased by one-third in the second quarter as the company’s outdoor retail segment (Frilufts Retail Europe) in Germany (Globetrotter retail chain) rebounded due to the reopening of stores following the Covid lockdowns. The company said sales for the three months to June 30 rose 29 percent ...

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    B Lab releases new Best for the World ranking lists 2021


    After pausing its ”Best for the World” lists in 2020 over the Covid-19 crisis, B Lab has now released its list for 2021. “Best for the World” recognizes B Corps worldwide whose B-impact assessment scores rank in the top five percent of their company size track in one or more ...

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    ​Isbjörn of Sweden hires content creator


    Source: Isbjörn of Sweden Emi Svedberg Isbjörn of Sweden, the outdoor children’s apparel brand owned by Nordic KidsWear AB, has hired communications expert Emi Svedberg as content creator. In this newly created position, she will be responsible for content and copywriting for all of Isbjörn’s digital and ...

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    European ski industry recovering slowly after the pandemic


    The European ski industry is slowly recovering after “a disastrous season hit by Covid-19,” the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) has said. According to results in the trade organization’s recent annual ski market report, skis and ski-equipment sales for the 2021/22 season increased slightly from those of ...

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    Smith hires Scott Randall as new global VP of product


    U.S. goggles and helmets specialist Smith has named Scott Randall as global vice president of product. Randall has started his career in retail with Nike Australia before hiring at Oakley. Scott Randall Staying at Oakley for 18 years, he has been working at the brand’s headquarters in ...

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    Buff’s sales are back to normal after the pandemic boom


    Buff, the Spanish headwear and neckwear company, posted revenues of €49.6 million in its fiscal year 2021, ending April 30. The figure compares to €85 million in sales and a 62 percent increase in the previous fiscal year when results were exponentially boosted by the outdoor boom during the Covid-19 ...

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    Ziener uses more Lavalan insulation


    Source: Ziener Ganghofer mitten For the coming fall/winter collections, the German brand Ziener will be integrating Lavalan wool insulation into more of its apparel and gloves collections for men, women and kids. The 100 percent wool padding from Lavalan is manufactured in Germany and found in Ziener’s ...

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    Elevate Outdoor Collective reorganizes global sales structure


    Elevate Outdoor Collective (EOC), formerly K2 Sports, which includes the K2 Ski, K2 Snowboarding, Völkl, Marker, Dalbello, Line, Ride, BCA, Tubbs Snowshoes, Atlas Snowshoes, Madshus and K2 Skates brands, has announced a fundamental change to its global sales structure designed to support the growth of the independent brands. The change, ...

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    Columbia Sportswear Company appoints former Nike DTC president to board


    Columbia Sportswear Company announced that its board of directors has appointed Christiana Smith Shi as a director and member of the audit committee, effective July 8, 2022. Shi is a principal at Lovejoy Advisors, a consulting firm she founded in 2016 that focuses on digital transformation for consumer and retail ...

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    Kathmandu parent updates guidance


    KMD Brands, formerly Kathmandu Holdings, is now forecasting total annual sales of NZ$955 to NZ$965 million (€580.7m to €586.8m) for the 12 months ending July 31 after a record performance during a winter promotional period for its Kathmandu retail operation. FY22 Ebitda, excluding one-off, non-cash items, including government subsidies, is ...