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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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May 18, 2017
Vol. 28- N°15+16
Summary of the issue
  • Adidas reshuffles top management, divests TaylorMade, grows by 18.9% in Q1
  • Sales declines and stategic adjustments at Asics
  • Zalando tests GPS deliveries
  • Tough quarter for Mizuno
  • Peak Performance up 13.6%
  • Volatility in down prices
  • EU sticks with selective distribution rules
Corporate Accell/Pon, Anta, BasicNet, Belle International, Champion, Fenix Outdoor, SDI, Tacchini/Kappa, Weitzmann/Reusch, etc.

Management & Distribution
Columbia, Hummel, IC Group, Icebreaker, SDI, VF, etc.
Acushnet/Fila Korea, Alpargatas, Belle, Black Descente, Diamond, Callaway, Crocs, Dorel, Fitbit, Garmin, Globeride, Goldwyn, Hi-Tec, Iconix, Johnson Outdoors, Moncler, Nautilus, Netshoes, Newell, Polygiene, Sequential, Sportamore, Technogym, Vulcabras, Wolverine, Yonex, Yue Yuen, etc.
Canada Goose, Gore, Ispo, Julbo, Macron, New Balance, Ochsner Sport, Puma, SDI, Sport 2000, SportScheck, Spy, Vibram, etc.

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April 29, 2017
Vol. 28 - N°13+14
Summary of the Issue
  • Warm Nordic winter leads XXL to a loss
  • Buoyant quarter for Puma, but Volcom fares worse and Gucci fares better
  • Under Armour posts a loss
  • Adidas is bullish about China
  • South America boosts BasicNet
  • Columbia, Amer, Rapala worry about the disruption of the U.S. retail market
  • Europe is bigger than the U.S. in fitness
  • Deckers and Rapha are for sale
  • GoPro claims its recovery is in sight
  • Sympatex and Gore get court injunctions against each other
  • EU Parliament acts on geo-blocking
  • International Calendar of Sporting Goods Shows for the second half of 2017
Corporate21Sportsgroup, Adidas/Siemens, Newton Running,

Management & DistributionActive Brands, Callaway, Sequential, Sneakernstuff, Torshov, XXL, etc.

ResultsAccell , Brunswick, Erima, Thule , Shimano , Wintersteiger, Zalando, VF

OthersAdidas, Odlo, OutDoor, Puma, Sport-Achat, Umbro, Wear2Wear, etc.
April 21, 2017
Vol. 28- N°11+12
Summary of the issue
  • JD thrives on all fronts
  • Sport Direct gets a foothold in U.S. retail
  • Netshoes valued at $558.5 million
  • Intersport France gains market share
  • IIC adjusts management to new strategy while former CEO keeps busy
  • Signa Holding buys Probikeshop
  • Pon bids for Accell to form bicycle giant
  • Tecnica due to get a financial boost
  • New owners for Active Brands
  • Puma upgrades forecast, reshuffles board
  • Skechers over the $1bn mark in Q1
  • German court backs online price comparisons
Corporate Adidas, Deckers, Dunlop, GoPro, Jack Wolfskin, L Catterton, Rapala, Reydon, SDI, Under Armour, VF, etc.

Management & Distribution361°, ANWR-Garant Nederland, Billabong, Compressport, Hoka One One, Icebreaker, Inov-8, Komperdell, Roces, Schöffel, Sportalm, Teva, Zumiez, etc.

Dainese, Decathlon, Dynafit, Foot Locker, Joma, K-Way, Lotto, New Balance, New Era, Ortholite, Pearl Izumi, Nike, Reebok, TNF, etc.

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