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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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Sept. 9, 2014
Vol. 25 - N°28 + 29
Summary of the Issue
  • TAF goes Dutch, more international
  • Intersport is up 4.5% globally
  • Runners Point enters new markets
  • Strong growth for Foot Locker
  • Poor results but brighter future for Quik
  • Billabong divests, regains traction
  • Mixed results for Globe
  • Accell acquires Comet in Spain
  • BRG Sports divests and invests
  • Amer sees room for more growth
  • Missing Link streamlines
  • Nike n°1 in European football
  • WFSGI moves on many fronts
Management & DistributionBushnell, Deckers, Luxottica, Peak Performance, Sport 2000, Orage, Tecnica, Vauhti Speed, etc.

RetailEl Corte Inglès, Euretco, Karstadt, O'Neill, Sport Zone, Zumiez, etc.

Other CompaniesAdidas, Airesis, Body Glove, Borg,Columbia, Descente, Go Sport, Hummel, Kering, Look, Patagonia, Puma, Reebok, Under Armour, Sequential, Uvex, VF. , Wolverine, etc.

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Aug. 18, 2014
Vol. 25 - N° 26 + 27
Summary of the issue
  • Benko takes over all of Karstadt
  • Adidas will boost marketing
  • Go Sport strikes deal with Twinner
  • Sony veteran to run Black Diamond
  • Aqua Sphere partners with Phelps
  • Confluence looks at acquisitions
  • Anta leads Chinese recovery
  • Dakine rebuilds European distribution
CorporateAirwalk, Bogner, JD, Lululemon, Pou Chen, Safilo, Sportalm, etc.

Management & Distribution
Brooks, Camelbak, Cocona, Décathlon,Icebreaker, Keen, Mistral, Sport Scheck, etc.

Other ResultsAlpargatas, Asics, Basicnet, Black Diamond, Dorel, Head, Johnson Outdoors, Li Ning, Mizuno, Moncler, PSG, Rapala, Shimano, Sportamore, Yue Yuen/Pou Sheng

Other CompaniesAltra, CR7, Green Lamb, Hervis, Hi-Tec, Intersport, New Era, Pearl Izumi, Real, Skechers, VF, etc.
July 31, 2014
Vol. 25 - N° 24 + 25
Summary of the issue
  • Adidas cuts targets
  • Puma on track to start its turnaround
  • Go Sport seeks ways out of its losses
  • SDI buys golf and fitness assets
  • Accell gets out of fitness
  • Brunswick gets out of bowling
  • Amer starts restructuring ball sports
  • Callaway gains market shares
  • Columbia, Deckers, Under Armour and Skechers surprise analysts
  • Crocs streamlines
  • Frank Völkl passes away

CorporateAdidas, Black Diamond, Exceed Company, Mifa, etc.

Management & Distribution
Adidas, Amer Sports, Karbon Kinetics, Halti, TBS, Skullcandy, Sport Ebyl, Timberland, etc.

Other Results
Garmin, Jarden, Kesko, Lafuma, Li Ning, TomTom

Other Companies
Decathlon, Blizzard, Giro 180, Invista, Lynx Golf, Mitre, Pentland, Spalding, TaylorMade, Toyota Tsubo, etc.

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