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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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Nov. 15, 2017
Vol. 28- N°34+35
Summary of the issue
  • Nike's fiscal tactics in the spotlight
  • Adidas outperforms in North America
  • Asics under pressure, reorganizes
  • Mizuno hit by weak U.S. sales
  • VF takes over Icebreaker
  • Invista sells parts of its textile business
  • Vista will divest its eyewear brands
  • Pentland reorganizes
  • Big international growth for Champion
  • Wolverine performs better than expected
Corporate Amer Sports, Conte of Florence, Moncler, Puma, Sportamore, etc.

Management & DistributionAdidas, Blue Tomato, Jack Wolfskin, Keen, Lululemon, Tecnifibre, Vista Outdoor, etc.

Results Canada Goose, Clarus/Black Diamond , Descente, Fitbit, Garmin, Goldwin, GoPro, Newell, Yue Yuen, Yonex, etc.
2XU, Adidas, Buff, Decathlon, Intersport, Ispo, Keller Sport, Lowa, OR, Schöffel, Salomon, Schoeller, Snowleader, W.L. Gore, etc.

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Oct. 31, 2017
Vol. 28- N°32+33
Summary of the issue
  • Kant and Decathlon partner in Russia
  • Intersport opens its“Future Stores”
  • XXL up 16.2% in Q2, ambitious in Austria
  • Recovered Cisalfa eyes an IPO
  • Kering to sell fast-growing Puma?
  • Nike adjusts five-year targets
  • UA down in Q3, reportedly streamlining
  • Vans' 26% sales growth lifts VF
  • Helly Hansen takes over Musto
  • Carlyle buys into Supreme
Corporate Footasylum, Friluftsland, Salomon, SDI, Woolrich, Zanier, etc.

Management & Distribution
Accell , Barrabès, Didrikssons, Fusalp, Havaianas, Royer/Hungaria, Signa Sports, TAF, etc.
Amer Sports, Basicnet, Callaway , Columbia, Deckers, Moncler , Rapala, Shimano, Skechers, SMS, Stella, Thule, Yue Yuen, etc.
Adidas, Amazon, Asics, Eurosima, Fusalp, Ispo, Lotto, Oekotex, Puma, Rapha, Rossignol, Under Armour, Vibram, World Snowboarding, etc.
Oct. 16, 2017
Vol. 28 - N°30+31
Summary of the Issue
  • Fesi will work more closely with WFSGI
  • The European market is slowing down, some big retailers lose market share nationally
  • Sport 2000 enters Spain and Hungary
  • JD's fouders may float Footasylum
  • Under Armour opens stores in Europe
  • Adidas launches customized shoes
  • Peak Performance may be sold
  • Wolverine sells military assets
  • Golf participation inches up in Europe
  • New segmentation for Ispo Munich
CorporateAdidas, Amazon, Deckers, Primaloft, Puma, Surfstitch, etc.

Management & DistributionAccell, Dainese, Fanatics, Peak Performance, Scott Sports, Soldier, Supra, TNF, etc.

Retail Decathlon, De Skihut, Ski Market, Skiset, United Brands, SDI, etc.
Results & StatisticsCisalfa, Himaraya, IIC, Regatta, etc.

OthersAdidas, Alibaba, Anta, Columbia, EOG, Fibo, Hoka, Intersport, NSF, Pentland, Tecnica, etc.

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