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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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July 10, 2016
Vol. 27- N° 23+24
Summary of the issue
  • Few weak spots in Nike's expansion
  • SDI profits hit and outlook uncertain, TSA bid failed but Findel is warming up
  • Sport industry managers discuss Brexit
  • Pentland Group thrives
  • Look Cycle has a new majority partner
  • Decathlon ready to box
  • Adidas expands Kanye deal , signs a huge Chinese deal with Wanda
  • Kingmaker weighs retail pullout
  • Sports brands at Berlin Fashion Week
  • Knight leaves Nike, publishes memoirs
CorporateAmer , Billabong, Implus, JD, McGregor, Puma, Shimano, Skechers, Skullcandy, Spenco, Thule, Varlion, VF, etc.

Management & Distribution
Asics, Bonfire+Nikita, Crocs, J.Lindeberg, Mammut, XXL, etc.

OthersAdidas, Alibaba, Animal, Arc'teryx, Cocona, Columbia, Converse, Errea, Fila Korea, Gore-Tex, Ispo, JD Sports Fashion, K-Way, Kelme, New Balance, Nike, Odlo, Puma, Rip Curl, SportScheck, Under Armour, United Sports Brands, Vibram, Volcom, WFSGI, X-Bionic, VF, etc.

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June 23, 2016
Vol. 27 - N° 21+22
Summary of the issue
  • Slower growth for the equipment market
  • Adidas invests €200m on DFB deal extension, reclaims European football lead
  • Will SDI take over TSA stores?
  • European online sales up 13%
  • Big management changes at Arena, Nike, UA, Merrell, Royer and Ecco
  • Acushnet owners file for its IPO
  • Beachbody to launch shoes & apparel
  • European ambitions for Bodytalk
  • New name, logo, production for Pon

CorporateCoalision, Cybex, Gaastra, Li Ning, Newell, Shimano, XXL, etc.

Management & Distribution
Dakine, Hanesbrands, Odlo, PSG, Tecnica, Uhlsport, Uvex, XXL, etc.

Halfords, Lululemon, Peak, Sportmaster, Team Sportia

Adidas/Zalando, Alibaba, Anta, Base, eVent, Fesi, Go Sport, Head, House of Sport, Intersport, Ispo Shanghai, JD, Meier Sports, NBA, Nike, OSV, Polartec, Scheck, SIA, Skechers, Soloporteros, Sportsbransjen, WFSGI, etc.
June 1 2016
Vol. 27 - No. 19+20
Summary of the Issue
  • New European set-up at Under Armour
  • Foot Locker reports mixed results
  • Decathlon moves into new markets
  • More football mega-deals in the making
  • Nike, Amer, Deckers reshuffle management positions
  • Skins halts crowdfunding proposal
CorporateAdidas, Asics, Canyon, GoPro/Red Bull, Halfords, Mitchell & Ness , Mücke, Newell, SDI, Skins

Management & Distribution
Björn Borg, Bogner, Hummel, Intersport Spain, K-Swiss, Mammut, Peak Sport Products, Under Armour, etc.

Retail21sportsgroup, Adidas, Canada Goose, North Sails, Sport 2000 Germany, Topshelf, XXL, etc.
ResultsAlpargatas , Belle, Forum Sport, Goldwin, Li Ning, Vulcabras , etc.

OthersAdidas, Asics, Crocs, Eurosima, Fesi, Hickies, Macron, Nike, SDI, SIA, Skechers, Smith, Sportingen, Under Armour, etc.

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