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Fraser's sells US-based Bobs and Eastern Mountain Sports

Fraser's sells US-based Bobs and Eastern Mountain Sports

​Frasers Group said this week that it’s disposed of its US retail businesses, Bobs Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS), for a cash consideration of $70m to GoDigital Media Group (GDMG). 
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Dick's Sporting Goods Q1 sales dip, earnings hit hard

Dick's Sporting Goods Q1 sales dip, earnings hit hard

Dick's Sporting Goods announced on Wednesday revenues for the first quarter fell by more than 7%, on the back of plunging comparable sales, as the company was hurt by "evolving macroeconomic conditions."
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Another day, another kit deal for Castore

Another day, another kit deal for Castore

​Castore has captured yet another major kit sponsorship deal. This time, the premium sportswear brand has signed Spanish side Sevilla FC to a multi-season partnership, becoming the La Liga club’s official kit supplier.
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Vans opens new Milanese address at Orefici11 concept store

Vans opens new Milanese address at Orefici11 concept store

The shop, the Californian brand’s 36th in Italy and fifth in Milan, extends over 300 m2 and three levels within the VF Corp. concept store, home also to monobrand stores by Timberland, The North Face e Napapijri.
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Nike may not be renewing franchise agreements in Russia

Nike may not be renewing franchise agreements in Russia

U.S. sportswear maker Nike has not renewed agreements with its largest franchisee in Russia, the Vedomosti daily reported on Wednesday, marking the latest exit by a major U.S. brand since Russian forces entered Ukraine.
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JD Sports Fashion chief Cowgill steps down, interim chair and CEO take over

JD Sports Fashion chief Cowgill steps down, interim chair and CEO take over

​JD Sports Fashion announced on Wednesday that Peter Cowgill — its executive chairman and the man who has led it for years to its current massive size and market-leading position — is to step down.
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Mountain Warehouse launches marketplace for outdoor sector

Mountain Warehouse launches marketplace for outdoor sector

​Outdoor retailer Mountain Warehouse is the latest retail name to enter the marketplace channel with it launching a new marketplace on its webstore this week.
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New Balance's former partner in the Iberian peninsula files for bankruptcy

New Balance's former partner in the Iberian peninsula files for bankruptcy

Experience Store, the company in charge of managing the American brand's points-of-sale in Spain and Portugal for over a decade, filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of last year. 
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Cotopaxi taps Damien Huang as president

Cotopaxi taps Damien Huang as president

Outdoor gear brand Cotopaxi announced on Tuesday the appointment of its first-ever president, Damien Huang.
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Puma launches sports-based experience on Roblox

Puma launches sports-based experience on Roblox

Puma announced on Monday the launch of a new immersive sports-based experience on Roblox, a leading global metaverse platform.
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Yet another deal for Castore as it links with 24 Hours of Le Mans

Yet another deal for Castore as it links with 24 Hours of Le Mans

​British sportswear company Castore is clearly a business on a mission — to reach out to as many consumers as possible by links with the specific sports they love. And its latest deal is with 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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M&S Goodmove makes Sports Edit debut

M&S Goodmove makes Sports Edit debut

M&S is ramping up availability for its hugely  successful womenswear sportswear own-brand, Goodmove. The retail giant has just launched on Europe-wide premium activewear site The Sports Edit.
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Love Island links with eBay for more sustainable approach to fashion

Love Island links with eBay for more sustainable approach to fashion

​In an interesting development, the new series of hit TV show Love Island sees it partnering with eBay UK to dress contestants in pre-owned clothes rather than the fast fashion that's the staple fare of the show.
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Gymshark shrugs off pandemic to file strong results

Gymshark shrugs off pandemic to file strong results

​Fast-growing sportswear company Gymshark has filed its accounts for the year to July 31, 2021 and they showed the business continuing to prosper even in a difficult time hit by lockdowns and weak consumer sentiment. 
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Foot Locker Q1 profits dip as sales inch forward

Foot Locker Q1 profits dip as sales inch forward

Foot Locker announced on Friday revenues for the first quarter inched forward 1%, partially offset by a 2% decline in comparable sales, as the footwear retailer recorded a dip in profits for the three months.  
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Good news for cycling apparel as consumers continue to embrace bikes

Good news for cycling apparel as consumers continue to embrace bikes

​There was good news for the growing UK cycling clothing and accessories market on Friday with a new Mintel report showing that Britons are continuing to switch on to cycling in large numbers.
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