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    New CFO at Lowa


    As of April 1, 2024, Klaus Flock is the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the German outdoor footwear specialist Lowa Sportschuhe GmbH. Flock joins Managing Director Alexander Nicolai and International Sales Manager Matthias Wanner as part of the Lowa management team. The previous commercial director, Rudi Limmer, will retire ...

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    New addition to Dynafit’s international marketing team


    Source: Dynafit Veronica Glaser On April 1, 2024, Veronica Glaser joined mountain sports brand Dynafit, part of the Italian Oberalp Group, as Events & Internal Communications Manager. Glaser has a diverse professional background in the sports industry and most recently worked as Sponsoring Manager at Denk Pro ...

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    Cirql launches fully recyclable midsole made from 30% recycled TPU


    US-based insole specialist OrthoLite, the company behind Cirql, a provider of sustainable material solutions for the global footwear industry, has launched a new midsole foam called Cirql rTPU30. According to Cirql, the patented innovation consists of 30 percent recycled TPU material and is manufactured through a chemical-free, supercritical foaming process. ...

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    Gregory official gear partner of Merrell Skyrunner World Series 2024


    After a successful test run last year, Gregory and the Merrell Skyrunner World Series have confirmed their partnership for the current season. The luggage specialists will equip the entire team of the global trail running series with gear as they travel to 21 races on four continents. Gregory will test ...

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    ​New sales manager at Lowa Austria


    Source: Lowa Austria Bernd Fürtbauer Bernd Fürtbauer has taken over as the new Sales Manager at Lowa Austria on April 1, 2024. He has made a name for himself as a successful product range manager, central buyer, purchasing manager and category manager in previous positions, including Sport ...

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    Fogliato steps down from role of Salomon CEO


    Source: Salomon Franco Fogliato Amer Sports announced on April 12 that Franco Fogliato, President and CEO of Salomon, is leaving the company for personal reasons, effective immediately. He will be succeeded on an interim basis by James Zheng, CEO of Amer Sports, who will lead Salomon and ...

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    Patent protection for OrthoLite Hybrid Technology line expanded


    US-based insole specialist OrthoLite announces that, as of April 2, 2024, patent protection has been expanded for the speckled design of its Hybrid Technology line, including Hybrid, HybridPlus-Bio and HybridPlus Recycled. The patents protect the colored foam-speckled design that represents “quality, comfort, and the inclusion of at least 20 percent ...

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    Successor for Garmin’s first General Counsel


    Switzerland-based Garmin Ltd. announced today that Andrew Etkind, a company veteran, will step down from the position of General Counsel, effective July 1, 2024. Etkind will continue to serve as Vice President and Secretary for Garmin, while Josh Maxfield will assume the role of Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant ...

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    Trail running shoe market to post 5.5% CAGR by 2032, says new report


    The global trail running shoe market is estimated to reach $12.4 billion by 2032, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5 percent from 2023 to 2032, according to a new report by Allied Market Research. According to the study, the increasing popularity of outdoor fitness activities and ...

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    ​Salomon North America moves to category-dedicated sales teams


    Salomon announced a strategic shift within the North American organization to support accelerated growth with a focus on footwear, apparel and equipment through the creation of softgoods dedicated sales teams. Previously, all Salomon sports categories, both hard and softgoods, were managed by sales agencies. The new approach will allow the ...

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    Schöffel separates responsibilities for product and innovation


    German outdoor company Schöffel has made changes to the organizational structure in its product division. The management roles are now divided into the areas of product and innovation to give both areas greater strength for future development. Gesa van den Kerkhoff takes on the role of Product Division Manager, Peter ...

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    Polartec’s Eric Yung: Leading the charge in outdoor apparel innovation and sustainability


    In this exclusive article, Polartec’s Eric Yung shares his journey within the company, his principles as a leader and his thoughts on the current strength and growth opportunities within the sporting and outdoor goods industries.

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    Terrex launches trail running mentoring program with intro of Agravic Speed Ultra


    Source: Adidas Terrex Following the success athletes celebrated in a prototype last summer, Adidas Terrex announced that the Agravic Speed Ultra is now available for all trail runners. The brand said that every element of the new shoe has been optimized “to help trail runners experience speed ...

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    ​Noble showcases Ionic+ innovations with ‘Planet Positive’ campaign


    Noble Biomaterials, a biotec company based in Pennsylvania, announced upgrades to its Ionic+ product portfolio and will be supported by a new “Planet Positive” communications campaign. Noble says its latest advancements with Ionic+ Botanical and Ionic+ Pro presents a new era in bacterial and odor control fabrics. Both delivery ...

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    Vittoria tire technology in trail running shoes from Craft Sportswear


    Swedish brand Craft Sportswear and Italian bicycle tire firm Vittoria have teamed up to create the Craft Xplor, a running shoe that utilizes Vittoria gravel cycling technology. The Craft Xplor, inspired by the versatility of gravel bikes, is meant to provide the same hybrid capabilities, feeling like a road shoe ...

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    ​Schöffel-Lowa opens 41st store


    A new Schöffel-Lowa store has been integrated into one of the two Intersport branches of retailer Schuh und Sport Haaf in Breisach am Rhein, a German town on the Franco-German border. The two Schuh und Sport Haaf stores, which were reopened opposite each other after renovation, offer a wide range ...

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    CamelBak and Grofa launch hybrid distribution model in Germany, Austria


    The Petaluma, California-based specialist for hydration systems and water bottles CamelBak has announced that Grofa Actions Sports GmbH will be its new distribution partner for Germany and Austria from April 1, taking over from the brand’s previous partner, Hartje. With Giro, Bell and Blackburn, Grofa already represents other brands from ...

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    INOV8 set to open new store and coffee shop in York, England


    British running, walking and fitness brand INOV8 is preparing to open a new store and café in the city center of York in England on March 16. Located on High Ousegate, the new store will create six new jobs and fill a property previously occupied by Costa Coffee. The store ...

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    Arc’teryx helps Amer Sports grow sales in first quarter as public company


    Thirty-four days after raising $1.365 billion in an NYSE IPO, Amer Sports conducted its first earnings call as a public company yesterday. While the Arc’teryx, Salomon and Peak Performance parent delivered Q4 revenues some $20 million above expectations, the quarterly loss was wider than expected. Amre’s shares finished the trading ...

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    Icebug to open first store in Stockholm


    Swedish shoe label Icebug unveiled it will soon open its first brand store in Bibliotekstan, at Norrlandsgatan 10, with a sales area of approximately 80 square meters. Bibliotekstan is an exclusive shopping district in Stockholm around Biblioteksgatan in the heart of the city, but the area also includes parts of ...