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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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October 13, 2016
Vol. 27 - N° 33+34
Summary of the issue
  • Sportisimo to expand with new owners
  • Ashley becomes Sports Direct's CEO
  • Nike's margins drop on higher investments
  • Newell places winter sports on sale
  • Steve Rendle will be VF's CEO
  • Rugged outdoor shoe market up by 1.2%
  • Fashion lifestyle shoe market up 8.2%
  • René Jäggi got a shot wound
Corporate Adidas, Aqua Lung, Glorify, Honma Golf, Moncler, Nike, Penfield, PSG, Vista, 361°, etc.

Management & Distribution
Alpina, Bergans, Black Diamond, Brooks, Columbia, Gore, Johnson Outdoors, Kari Traa, Lotto, Nike, Oakley, Pentland , Reef, Under Armour, Wigwam, Woolrich, etc.
Asics, Decathlon, Canada Goose, Intersport, Oakley, Zalando, etc.
Adidas/Bally, Billabong, Columbia, Eurosima, EOG, Fesi, Fibo China, Gore-Tex, Giant, Himaraya, Hoka One One, Jack Wolfskin, Lenzing,Patagonia, Puma, Rossignol, Rudy Project, Radici, SIA, Timberland, ZDHC, etc.

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Sept. 21 2016
Vol. 27 - No. 31+32
Summary of the Issue
  • European retail sales up 3.8% in 2015
  • New Intersport licensee in the Balkans
  • Bumper results for JD Sports
  • Independent governance review at SDI
  • Lifestyle Sports has an eye on Europe
  • Management shuffle at Decathlon
  • Fashion and sport pull the Spanish market
  • Aqua Lung might be sold soon
  • Hi-Tec's owner buys Duca del Cosma
  • Sport 2000 celebrates in Germany
  • Intersport Germany bets on fitness
  • Hainer left his footprint at Adidas
CorporateIC Group, Shimano, Sprinter p4, VF, Vibram, Wolverine, etc.
Management & DistributionBrooks, Casall, Cycleurope, Look Cycle, Octane, Polar, Skechers, etc.

Results & StatisticsBelle, Halfords, Peak Sport, etc.
OthersAsics, Bergans, Callaway, Eurobike, Garmin, GoPro, Head, Icebug, Intersport Nederland, Joma, Nike, Odlo, Reef, Rottefella, Sport-Achat,Swesport, Tecnica, W.L. Gore, etc.
Sept. 9, 2016
Vol. 27- N° 29+30
Summary of the issue
  • Much action at SDI's general assembly
  • JD muscles up its European retail network
  • Foot Locker progresses, not in Germany
  • Sweden still a sore spot for Intersport
  • Zumiez buys an Australian retailer
  • Mixed results for Billabong, Surfstitch, Globe, in a tough action sport market
  • Peak Performance driven by retail
  • Lululemon up 13.6% (only)
  • Amer Sports ups organic sales target
  • Fitbit opens European office
CorporateCallaway, Pearl Izumi, Newell, PSG, Skullcandy, Wolverine, etc.

Management & Distribution
8848 Altitude , 21 Sports Group, Adidas, Bogner, Bula, Fischer, Intersport, Rocky Brands, Stadium, Vista , Wintersteiger, etc.

Acushnet , Anta, Björn Borg, China Dongxiang, El Corte Inglés, Fila Korea, New Wave, Xtep

OthersAdidas, Apple/Nike, Eurobike, Fesi, Hi-Tec, Mizuno, New Balance, Puma, Recco, Speedo, Thule, etc.

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