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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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Feb. 22, 2017
Vol. 28- N°5+6
Summary of the issue
  • Ispo breaks new records
  • Decathlon grows by 12%
  • XXL grows fast, looks at Austria + Russia
  • New markets for Sport 2000
  • Slow growth for Intersport in Germany
  • New chairman and structure at WFSGI
  • Canada Goose seeks a $2 bn valuation
  • Europe leads upswing at Puma
  • Amer Sports is on track
  • Vans and retail lead growth for VF
  • Tecnica makes progress
Corporate Compressport, GfK, Völkl, Rossignol, SRAM, Thule, etc.

Management & DistributionAccell, Adidas, GSM, Pou Sheng, Puma, Reef, TNF, Vist, etc.
Results Asics , BasicNet , Columbia, Erima, Johnson Outdoors , Mizuno , Newell Brands , Rapala , Shimano, Volcom, Wolverine

Bogner , Deuter, Head, Leki, Michelin, Nike, Odlo , OR, Patagonia, Reebok, Rottefella, UA, Wintersteiger, etc.

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Feb. 3, 2017
Vol. 28- N°3+4
Summary of the issue
  • Big digital plans for Intersport
  • Online shopping grows in Europe
  • Questions arise about JD's labor practices
  • SDI makes new investments
  • HBC details plans for Sport Arena
  • One Way Sport comes out of insolvency
  • Performance Sport to be sold
  • Under Armour is no longer a star
  • Trump antagonizes the industry
  • China report upbeat on business prospects
  • Time for the Ispo Awards
CorporateAdidas, Ben Hogan, JD, Norrøna

Management & Distribution
Bergans, Bogner , Brunotti, Faction Collective, IC Group, Ortlieb, Perry Ellis, Primaloft, XXL, VF., etc.
Brunswick, Callaway, Fitbit, GoPro
Active Brands, Asics, Courir, Dakine, Fesi, Helly Hansen, Hickies, Icebug, Lowa, Moncler, Nike, Norspo, On, OR, Patagonia, Reebok, Salewa, SIA, SMS, Tyr, Wanderlust, W.L. Gore, etc.
Jan. 25 2017
Vol. 28 - N°1+2
Summary of the Issue
  • Industry stocks were flat in 2016
  • JD Sports continues to outperform
  • Ongoing frustration for SDI's shareholders
  • XXL invests in Austria
  • SDI sells Dunlop rights to Sumitomo
  • Babolat consolidates market shares
  • Sport is growing fast in Spain
  • Ispo beats record, launches Career Day
  • Many sports brands showed in Berlin
  • Sport met electronics at CES
  • Down and paper prices are up
CorporateAlibaba, Callaway, Gildan, Luxottica, Newell, New Wave, etc.

Management & DistributionBlue Tomato, Brooks, CEP, Fitbit, GSM, Karhu, Mammut, Nautilus, Salomon, VF, Yue Yuen, etc.

Results361°, Belle, Halfords, Sport 200, Zalando , Yue Yuen, etc.

OthersAdidas, Amazon, Arena, Asics, Assosport, Decathlon, Etnies,Fesi, Lululemon, New Balance, Nike, Puma, Rip Curl, Rossignol, Scott, Suunto, Tacchini, Volcom, etc.

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