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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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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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March 31, 2015
Vol. 26 - N° 9 + 10
Summary of the issue
  • Foot Locker outlines its growth plans
  • Sports shop-in-shops - a new trend
  • Adidas sets new targets
  • Good quarter at Nike in tough market
  • Quiksilver names new CEO after a loss
  • Head goes private after gains
  • Black Diamond may sell more brands
  • The sports plans of Safilo, Luxottica
  • New moves in Brazil
  • U.K. invests in women's sports
CorporateAmer, Basicnet, Décathlon, Netshoes, Pon, Shock Dr., Planet Sports, RCG, XXL, etc. Management & Distribution
Berghaus, Blacks, Columbia, Deckers, Jack Wolfskin, Kering, Patagonia, Puma, Vans, etc.

Results361°, Dorel, Fila, Globe, Hervis, Lafuma, Li Ning, Lululemon, Yue Yuen, etc.

OthersBlue Tomato, Cocona, Ecco, EMLyon, GoPro, Inditex, Intersport, Lowa, Macron, Mammut, New Balance, Rip Curl, SDI, TNF, Under Armour, Zalando, etc.
March 11, 2015
Vol. 26 - N° 7 + 8
Summary of the issue
  • Mixed results but optimism at Adidas
  • Tecnica gets the blessing of the banks
  • Foot Locker makes strong progress
  • Intersport up in Russia, down in Finland
  • L-Fashion tackles regional strains
  • Accell Group boosted by e-bikes
  • Turnaround at Billabong Europe
  • Basicnet improves strongly
  • Iconix makes waves in Europe
  • EU set to support the industry
  • China remains the world's factory
CorporateBogner, Brunswick, Planet Sports, XXL, Vuarnet, etc.

Management & DistributionAsics, Brunotti, Electric, Karstadt, New Balance Nike, Puma, Under Armour, XXL, etc.

ResultsAcushnet, Crocs, Fourlis, Moncler, Nautilus, Sequential, etc.

Other Companies
Deckers, EnduraCool, Glenmuir, GST, JJB, Kelme, Kinetic, Masita, Mizuno, Oakley, Ochsner, Ryffel, SportScheck, Sports Direct, United Brands, Vibram, etc.

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