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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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March 31  2014
Vol. 25 - N°11 + 12
Summary of the Issue
  • Strong quarter and dim outlook for Nike
  • Lululemon will be more international
  • Babolat launches first connected racquet
  • Hero buys a stake in Mifa
  • German bike market is off by 5.5%
  • Ispo Beijing moves to January
  • Xebio expands abroad
  • Mixed results for Chinese firms
  • Gore-Tex is best ingredient brand
Corporate & LegalAmer, Bayern München, Direct Golf, IC Companys, AMG, Go Sport, Head, XXL/Gresvig, Li & Fung, Luxottica/Google, Regatta, Safilo, Shock Doctor, Sports Direct, etc.

Management & Distribution
Adidas, Haglöfs, Iconix, Inov-8, Intersport PSC, Nikita, Peak, Quiksilver, Skins, Sport Eybl, etc.

Other Results
Alpargatas, Airesis, Basicnet, Crocs, Hervis, Mammut, Marchon, Moncler, Spy, SportScheck, Swix, etc.

Other Companies
Gigasport, O'Neill, Macron, Rip Curl, Reebok, Stadium, Xti, Umbro, etc.

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March 13,  2014
Vol. 25 - N° 9 +10
Summary of the issue
  • New heads for Oxylane, Sportler
  • Runners Point looks beyond Germany
  • Hainer will run Adidas till March 2017
  • Adidas benefits from a strong quarter, Reebok recovers, and both invest in retail
  • New football boots by the two leaders
  • Quiksilver improves results and seeks new ways to expand
  • Head improves results
  • Dorel's bike business in the red
  • Black Diamond turns functional-centric
  • New leadership for Jarden
  • New owner for Bench
CorporateAccell, Calida, Dahon, El Corte Inglés, Fink, Head, Hickies, Mizuno, Nautilus, Nike, Prince, Pure Fishing, Swix, etc.

Management & DistributionBauer, Daiwa, Deckers, Erima, Intersport Austria, Lyle & Scott, Skechers, Under Armour, Vibram

Other CompaniesAiria, Adidas, Asics, Billabong, Deckers, Bogner, O'Neill, Mitre, Reebok, Rollerblade, Skullcandy, etc.
Feb. 27, 2014
Vol. 25 - N° 7 + 8
Summary of the issue
  • Sports Direct bids for Elverys
  • XXL overtakes G-Sport in Norway
  • Go Sport is still in the red
  • Puma declines, eyes stability, rebellion
  • Bauer buys Easton's baseball biz
  • Accell seeks other takeovers
  • Billabong makes some progress
  • New licenses for Umbro
  • OSV and Eurosima share services
  • Columbia, VF accelerate
  • Wolverine turns around in Europe
  • Black Diamond plots new strategies

CorporateBriko, Dorotennis, Head, Intersport France, Powerbar, Team Sportia, Zalando, etc.

Management & Distribution Erima, Fletcher, GoPro, Head, Hi-Tec, K-Swiss, Newton, Nike, Odlo

Other Results and StatisticsAnta, BasicNet, Belle , Björn Borg, Descente, Fenix, Globeride, Jarden, Moncler, Norrona, Skechers

Other CompaniesAdidas, Asics, Fesi, Oxylane, Poc, Reebok, Sportrade,Vans, etc.

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