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    Snowleader to distribute and produce Eider brand in Europe


    Snowleader, a leading online retailer of outdoor and snow sports products based in the Savoy region of France, has signed a licensing agreement with the Korean K2 Group to design, produce and distribute Eider in Europe. This comes more than two years after Millet Mountain Group – then part of ...

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    Analysis: Outdoor industry stocks fell more than 21% in Q2


    Outdoor industry stocks fared worse in the second quarter than in the first period of 2022, declining an average of 21.18 percent compared to a 17.84 percent sequential drop in the average stock prices of companies primarily involved in the outdoor and bicycle sectors. This time around, our quarterly analysis ...

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    Salewa acquires the Vertic Outdoor stores in Spain


    Salewa Ibérica has acquired the chain of mountain sports stores Vertic Outdoor, CMD Sport has reported. The financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. The three brick-and-mortar stores of the chain, located in Barcelona, Sabadell and Manresa, will later operate as Salewa Mountain Shop Vertic. Vertic Outdoor also ...

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    Rottefella victorious in patent lawsuit


    According to a LinkedIn post by Rottefella, the company, together with Madhus, won a patent lawsuit against Amer Sports and its Salomon and Atomic brands at the Oslo District Court. The lawsuit involved patent rights for detachable bindings for cross-country skis and a solution for easy adjustment and installation of ...

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    Jack Wolfskin acquires Polish distributor, establishes central hub for Eastern European growth


    Jack Wolfskin has acquired its 24-year distributor for Poland, FAM Sp.K., strengthening its newly formed company Jack Wolfskin Poland Sp. z o.o., based in Gdynia near Gdansk, to bolster the brand’s presence in the fast-growing Polish market. The subsidiary will also serve as a strategic hub for all of Eastern ...

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    TSL's new snowshoe is based on recycled raw materials


    TSL snowshoe with a recycled footbed made from LyondellBasell’s CirculenRecover polyamide Based on LyondellBasell’s CirculenRecover polyamide, snowshoe specialist brand TSL Outdoor has developed an innovative snowshoe with a footbed made from recycled materials. TSL’s challenge in the project to design a snowshoe from recycled materials was first ...

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    ZQRX and Land to Market partner up to accelerate regenerative agriculture


    In a new strategic collaboration, the New Zealand Merino Company’s regenerative wool platform, ZQRX, and Savory Institute’s Land to Market program aim to further support ZQRX’s network of growers, which represent over 3.7 million acres of land (roughly 15,000 square kilometers), by helping to establish regenerative farming and monitoring the ...

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    Haglöfs celebrates ten years of membership with Fair Wear


    Swedish brand Haglöfs has maintained its Fair Wear “Leader” status in the nonprofit’s 2021 annual brand performance check. The brand performance check system is designed to accommodate the range of structures and strengths of different companies and reflects how brands can support better working conditions. The brand has worked with ...

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    Blackcrows hires new global chief commercial officer


    The French freeski brand Blackcrows has hired Wanda Rozwadowska as its new global chief commercial officer.

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    Huntsman introduces new PFC-free durable water repellent


    Huntsman Textile Effects has launched PhoboTex R-ACE, a PFC-free durable water repellent (DWR) that enables manufacturers and brands to deliver high-performance outdoor and extreme sports apparel (all types of fibers), as well as everyday wear while meeting stringent environmental standards and optimizing production flow. In addition to its excellent performance ...

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    USWE acquires Oregon-based Giant Loop, opens U.S. subsidiary


    Swedish company USWE Sports AB has agreed to acquire U.S. companies Giant Loop LLC and Armadillo Bag LLC, among the most successful brands in the soft-bag segment for the off-road market in the U.S. The fixed acquisition price totals approximately $3 million, of which roughly $1.5 million will be paid ...

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    Isbjörn reports consistent, sustainable growth


    Swedish outdoor children’s apparel brand Isbjörn of Sweden has announced 20 percent year-over-year global growth through April 2022. Isbjörn was recently acquired by Online Brands Nordic AB, which will provide a solid financial backbone for further sustainable growth, and reported a healthy Ebitda of more than 11 percent. Isbjörn is ...

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    New German sales manager at Leki


    Source: Leki Christian Nickel Christian Nickel started his new position as sales manager Germany at the German pole specialist Leki Lenhart in June 2022. The former Roeckl Sports sales manager also brings experience in the sporting goods business of Amer Sports and The North Face. Nickel joins ...

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    Scarpa posts double-digit sales increase


    Scarpa, the Italian specialist in outdoor footwear, posted sales of €134 million in 2021, which marked a 22 percent increase year-over-year. Export accounted for 82 percent of its revenues. The U.S. was its leading foreign market, with a share of 20 percent, followed by Germany and Benelux, the U.K., France ...

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    Mips presents new strategy and updated financial targets


    At Capital Market Day 2022 in Stockholm on June 9, Swedish helmet technology and “Brain Protection System” (BPS) manufacturer Mips AB unveiled its new long-term strategy with updated financial targets and strategic priorities for the coming years. The reason for revising the company’s strategy and long-term financial targets is not ...

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    Columbia brings in new SVP to address supply chain issues


    Source: Columbia Sportswear Co Francois Guillon To counter the ongoing problem of supply chains disrupted by various global crises, Columbia Sportswear Company has named Francois Guillon senior vice president, omni planning and fulfillment. Guillon will report to chief supply chain officer Lisa Kulok. He brings leadership experience ...

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    Mammut appoints new CPO


    Source: Mammut Sports Group AG Paul Cosgrove Following the appointment of Heiko Schäfer as the new CEO, Mammut is now filling another key role with Paul Cosgrove as chief product officer. Cosgrove will take up his new position on Oct. 1, 2022. For him, the Swiss outdoor ...

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    Schöffel hires David Randall as creative director


    Source: Schöffel David Randall Design expert David Randall is the new creative director at Schöffel. The British-born designer, who has lived in southern Germany for 25 years, was most recently responsible for the design of the outdoor label Black Yak and established the South Korean brand on ...

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    Thermore launches EVOdown made from recycled PET bottles


    Italian ingredient brand Thermore, which specializes in the research, development and production of thermal insulation for apparel, has launched a recycled version of EVOdown, a wrapped type of blow-in fiber made from 100 percent recycled fibers from PET bottles. According to the manufacturer, EVOdown bridges the gap between free fibers ...

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    Schöffel publishes sustainability report 2021


    Source: Schöffel Sustainability Report 21 In its comprehensive sustainability report just published, Schöffel looks back on the efforts made to improve on transparency of the supply chain, product longevity and a reduction of CO2 emissions. Firstly, Schöffel collaborated for the first time with the University of Augsburg ...