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SGI Europe - Sporting Goods Intelligence

Published since 1989, SGI Europe remains the most authoritative and comprehensive business newsletter on the sporting goods market in Europe, focusing on suppliers, distributors and retailers operating anywhere in this important region of the world, including the major international sports brands. SGI Europe is published in English a minimum of 40 times a year and can be received by e-mail or regular mail. It is only available by subscription.

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July 25, 2018
Vol. 29- N°23+24
Summary of the issue
  • Shifting market shares in the shoe market
  • SDI moves ahead with store upgrades
  • XXL's strong growth pressures margins
  • JD invests in German expansion
  • Will Kaufhof and Karstardt partner?
  • Nike secures World Cup triumph
  • Vans fuels another buoyant VF quarter
  • Sneakers and online grow in Germany
  • Adidas challenges Rockport's sale
  • Chinese companies report mixed results
  • Japan's import duties to be removed by 2029
CorporateAdidas/Rockport, ANWR, Clarus, Giant, Luhta, Nomad, etc.

Management & DistributionIntersport, Lululemon, Mizuno, Nike, Odlo, Puma, Reebok, Signa Sports, Under Armour, etc.

Results & StatisticsAccell, Lafuma, Munich, Rapala, Skechers, Thule
OthersAsics, Amer Sports, Columbia, Decathlon, Helly Hansen, Ispo, JD/Sport Zone, Lacoste, Moncler, New Balance, Rossignol, Speedo, Sportscheck, WFSGI, etc.
July 3, 2018
Vol. 29 - N°21+22
Summary of the Issue
  • The equipment market was flat last year
  • Buoyant last quarter for Nike
  • Puma returns to basketball
  • Decathlon pushes its own brands, opens new formats in Russia and the U.K.
  • Sport 2000 launches a new format
  • Intersport overhaul has still to pay off
  • Strong results for JD and Pentland
  • Mixed fortunes for SDI's investments
  • Canada Goose up by nearly 50%
  • Russian banks drive sports goods demand
  • Rip Curl invest in European retailing
  • International calendar of trade shows
Corporate21sportsgroup, Dachstein, Dorel, Henry Lloyd ,Intersport, Lafuma, Puma, SAZ/S+M, Swix, Thule, etc.

Management & DistributionAmer Sports, Björn Borg, Ecco, Element, Kant, VF Corp., etc.

RetailCourir, Footasylum, Foot Locker, Intersport Twinsport, SportScheck, Schuhe24.de

Results & StatisticsAdidas, Canterbury, Fila, Ispo, Oberalp, Odlo, Quiksilver, Speedo, Sympatex, Uniqlo, X-Socks, etc.
June 7, 2018
Vol. 29- N°19+20
Summary of the issue
  • Intersport goes omni-channel in China
  • Rossignol gets a new investor
  • Fischer buys One Way Sport
  • Babolat invests in China, and badminton
  • Lacoste and Tecnifibre work together
  • Sport Pursuit ties up with Eurosport
  • All eyes on Russian pitches for football brands
  • Macron nears the €100 million target
  • The EU puts out a report on sporting goods
Corporate Accell, Amer, Fusalp, Patagonia, Under Armour, X-Technology, etc.

Management & Distribution2squared, ANWR, Canada Goose, Columbia, Dam, Internetstores, Intersport Germany, Prince, Regatta, Rossignol, XXL, etc.

Results Bic, Bogner, Deckers, Descente, Foot Locker, Giant, Globeride, Head, Le Coq, Lululemon, Tecnica, Yonex, etc.
Adidas, Asics, Decathlon, Ecco, Footpatrol, Inov-8, Ispo, Moon Boot, Nike, Padel Nuestro, Pentland, Pepsi, Primaloft, Reischmann, USC, Zoggs, etc.

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