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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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December 1, 2016
Vol. 27- N°38+39
Summary of the issue
  • Licensing firms buy Hi-Tec, Woolrich
  • Foot Locker rides on the lifestyle trend
  • Puma regains shelf space
  • Nidecker buys Flow snowoarding
  • LVMH eyes the high-end bike sector
  • Moncler puts on Zai skis
  • Amer adjusts for digital growth
  • Signa buys Internetstores
  • U.S. trade shows reshuffle their dates
  • Fesi wants more data, duties refunded
  • WFSGI forum highlights automation
Corporate Billabong, BLK, Bogner, Deckers, GoPro, Gore, Hero Cycles, Hickies, Inseec, JD, Li Ning, PSG, Rossignol/Time

Management & Distribution
Accell, Burton, Chiemsee, Elan, GBG Europe, Karstadt, etc.
Results
Accell, Alpargatas, Asics, Craft, Crocs, Dorel, Giant, Goldwin, Halfords, Mizuno, Peak, Technogym, Vulcabras, Yonex, Yue Yuen, etc.
Others
Adidas, Nike, Sports Direct, etc.

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Nov. 8 2016
Vol. 27- N°36+37
Summary of the Issue
  • Adidas and Puma leap forward, while Reebok undergoes a reorganization
  • Under Armour booms outside the U.S
  • Acushnet makes a disappointing IPO
  • Callaway banks on Nike's golf exit
  • Bauer 's parent goes bankrupt
  • EU backs sport, Fesi supports integrity
Corporate21sportsgroup, Adidas, Body Giove, Enda, Globe, JD Sports Fashion, New Balance, Pinarello, Sorel, Sports Direct, Wilson.

Management & DistributionAmer Sports, Bluesign, Casall, Dorel, Elan, eVent, Keen, Odlo, Pon Bike, Quiksilver, Rottefella, Sole Technology, Uvex, etc.

Results361°, Alibaba, BasicNet, BD, Brunswick, Champion, Columbia, Erima, Fitbit, GoPro, Nautilus, Newell, Oakley, Rapala, Sequential, Shimano, Skechers, Stella, Thule, Wolverine, VF, etc.
OthersAspom, Blue Tomato, Decathlon, Fifas/FPS, FSPA, Ispo, New Era, Nike, Oekotex, OSV, PIng, Polartec, TNF, Tracksmith, Volcom, etc.,
Nov. 2, 2016
Vol. 27- N°35
Summary of the issue
  • The major chain grow faster than the global sporting goods market
  • Online takes 24% of Europe's market
  • XXL grows fast, moves into Austria
  • Belle feels structural pressures
  • Nike finalizes two major soccer deals
  • Amer grows by 4% currency-neutral
  • Garmin, TomTom grow with sport
  • Bike show dates are changing
This is a busy period of the year for us and financial analysts. Many income statements have come out since our last issue. They have generally shown a slowdown in sales of softgoods lately, for various reasons.

Instead of putting out yet another “mega-issue,” we have decided to wait until the release of the third-quarter results of Adidas and Callaway tomorrow to put most of the financial information into one issue that should come out very soon.
Meanwhile, we are giving you here stories on other subjects, including our global retail chart, a couple of retail articles and items already published in The Compass. We are also including a new, simplified version of our international calendar of trade shows, without attendance' figures, which are always hard to get and to interpret.

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