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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 21, 2015
Vol. 26 - N° 15 + 16
Summary of the issue
  • L Fashion buys a sports retailer
  • A single digital strategy in the EU?
  • Puma cuts profit forecast
  • Kering outsources its EP&L
  • Asics boosted by running, Mizuno slowed down by golf
  • Mitre defends its labor standards
  • Adidas urged to speak out over Qatar
  • Fitbit files for IPO
  • The industry responds to Nepal earthquake
  • New fabric solutions from Techtextil
Management & DistributionBrooks, Helly Hansen, Keen, Kering, Kjus, JD Sports, Lowa, Lululemon, Mammut, Wolverine, etc.

ResultsAlpargatas, Vulcabras, Black Diamond, Crocs , Dorel, Moncler , Peak Performance Rapala, Skullcandy , Spy, Vista, Wintersteiger, etc.

OthersAmer Sports, Apo, Decathlon, Descente, Fila, Garmin, Goldwin, Go Sport, Hervis, Intersport, Joma, Johnson, Kaufhof, Lotto, New Balance, Nike, On, Roland Garros, SDI, Under Armour, Volcom, Yonex, etc.

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May 5, 2015
Vol. 26 - N° 13 + 14
Summary of the issue
  • Adidas Group regains strentgth
  • Puma up 13%, has a new euro chief
  • Strong sales for Under Armour
  • German group takes over Euretco
  • TAF will return to France
  • Amer up 15%, sells Nikita and Bonfire
  • Good results for VF and Columbia
  • Wolverine grows by only 1%
  • 361° recovers, strides into Europe
  • Unesco supports physical activity
Management & DistributionJack Wolfskin, Mizuno, Patagonia, Sport Scheck, Stadium, etc.

RetailIntersport Danmark, Sports Direct, Sport Zone, XXL, etc.

Other ResultsAccell, Asics, Basicnet, Callaway, Garmin, Jarden , Oakley, Sequential, Skechers, Shimano, Umbro, etc.

B&B, Billabong, EOS, GoPro , Head, Hi-Tec, Nike, OutDoor, Outdoor Retailer, Papillon, Peak Performance, Quiksilver, Skechers, Trek, Vaude, etc.
April 15, 2015
Vol. 26 - No. 11 + 12
Summary of the Issue
  • Decathlon grows by 10.6%, boosted by the BRICs
  • 13% same-store rise at JD’s sports stores
  • Slow growth for sports equipment
  • Adidas wants to run faster after Nike
  • Le Coq turning around, changing CEO
  • New licenses for Nike and Adidas swim wear
  • Strike ends at Yue Yuen's Vietnam factory
  • New sports shoe factory in Turkey
  • Bike sales increase by 7% in France
  • Fibo thrives, new data from Ispo
CorporateAlibaba, Puma, Under Armour, XXL Management & DistributionAdidas, Body Glove, Dainese, Deckers, Hugo Boss, Mizuno, Nixon, Patagonia, Polartec, Puma, SDI, Skins, Tifosi
ResultsGiant, Himaraya, Performance Sports Group, Pou Sheng
OthersAbacus, Afydad, American Golf, Arena, Asics, Craft, Fila, Glenmuir, Golfino, Hi-Tec, Icebug, Kettler, Lyle & Scott, Maui Jim, New Balance, Puma, Reebok, Saucony, Skechers, Sweaty Betty, Swix, VF, WFSGI, etc.

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