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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 23, 2014
Vol. 25 - N°22 + 23
Summary of the Issue
  • Global athletic shoes up 4.6%
  • SDI expands, negotiates with Adidas
  • Nike and Adidas claim World Cup
  • victory
  • Lotto profitable again
  • Nixon has big plans for Europe
  • Skins invests again
  • Adidas signs mammoth Man U. deal
  • Biretco and Bike Total will merg
  • Double-digit sales hike for TNF
  • Wolverine streamlines
Management & DistributionBillabong, Bushnell, Deckers, Derby Cycle, Johnson, Ping, Regatta, Skechers, Stadium, VF, etc.

RetailEl Corte Inglés, Intersport, Karstadt, Sport 2000, Sport Schuster, Sport Zone

OthersAccell Group, Alpina, Amer Sports, ANWR, Bread & Butter, BSI, Dainese, Dakine, Décathlon, Fenix, Fibo, Giant, Halfords, Hi-Tec, Jarden, Kering,L-Fashion, Messe München, New Balance, One Way Sport, OutDoor, Patagonia, Peak, Polartec, Quiksilver, Samsonite, Sequential, Tecnica, Under Armour, etc.

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June 30,  2014
Vol. 25 - N° 21
Summary of the issue
  • Nike's momentum goes on
  • Record sales for Adidas in football
  • Go Sport may expand in France while Modell's internationalizes
  • Karhu is being relaunched
  • Sequential's buys And1, Avia,etc
  • Good results for Pentland
  • Two French skiwear brands change hands
  • GoPro, Alibaba shake the stock market
CorporateDorotennis, Exceed, Hanesbrand, Performance Sports Group, etc

Billabong, Fred Perry, Fros, Fusalp, JD Sports, Kering, L-Fashion, Nike, Primaloft, Regatta, Shimano, Sport 1, etc.

DistributionAsics, Décathlon, Globe, Jack Wolfskin, Sport 2000, Under Armour, etc.

Other CompaniesAccell, Asmas, Assosport, Black Diamong, Bogner, Bushnell, Callaway, Efftex, Fila Korea, Global Sports Jobs , Helly Hansen, Le Coq, OutDoor, Puma, Reebok, Skechers, XXL, etc.
June 18, 2014
Vol. 25 - N° 19 + 20
Summary of the issue
  • New concepts for Intersport
  • Sport 2000 starts to work with Nike
  • Global sports apparel up by 1.8%
  • Wholesale woes sink Quik's value
  • Musical chairs at Nike
  • New executives at Wolverine
  • Barry Bown leaves JD Sports
  • $3 bn IPO and new president for GoPro
  • Electric turns into a lifestyle brand
  • Lululemon wants 40 stores abroad

Management2XU, Amer Sports,Bergans of Norway, Cloggs, Footbalance, Garmin, Johnson, Karstadt, Nordica USA, Peak Performance, Pentland, Spanx, Sport Scheck, etc.

DistributionDuca del Cosma, Fros, Jorcani, Icebug, Trere

Other CompaniesAdidas, Afydad, ANWR, Base Detall Sport, Bauer, Bestseller, Björn Borg, Bluesign , Brooks, Chiemsee, EOG, Eurobike, Exceed, Giro 180, Halfords, Head, Implus, Ispo, Kelme, Kooga, Outlast, New Balance, Peak Sport, Performance Days, Perry Ellis, Polartec, Reef, Scott, Skechers, STM, WSC, WFSGI, Zalando, etc.

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