Finnish company Mascot Bidco has made a cash offer for Amer Sports, which has been accepted by the board.
Amer Sports is trimming its portfolio by selling off its Mavic cycling business.
Equip Outdoor Technologies has promoted Jonathan Frederick to US Country Manager for the Rab and Lowe Alpine Brands.
Columbia Sportswear announced net sales of $917.6 million for the fourth quarter 2018, an increase of 18 per cent, compared with net sales of $776 million for fourth quarter 2017 with full year sales up to $2.8bn.
Johnson Outdoors will release financial results for the Fiscal 2019 first quarter on Monday, February 4, 2019 before markets open that day.
VF Corporation has reported financial results for its third quarter ended 29th December, 2018, with forecasts for the outdoor sector now revised upwards.
Callaway Golf Company has completed the previously announced acquisition of Jack Wolfskin for €418 million.
Columbia Sportswear has completed its buyout of the remaining 40 per cent interest in Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai) Company, the joint venture in China with Swire Resources Limited, a subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited.
Vista Outdoor has added Michael Robinson to its board of directors.
Fabric technology specialist, Polygiene, is opening a subsidiary, Polygiene Hong Kong Ltd, in Hong Kong, China.
Columbia has appointed Peter Ruppe as Vice President of Footwear for the Columbia Brand.
North Face owner VF Corporation, will open a new office in London next Spring to help fuel growth in the U.K. market.
Columbia Sportswear has recruited John Soh as Vice President and General Manager of China, effective from February 2019.
Pentland Brands Limited has appointed Katrina Nurse as the company’s new chief finance officer.
Vista Outdoor has completed the refinancing of its existing senior secured credit facilities by replacing those facilities with a new asset-based revolving credit agreement and term loan credit agreements.
Chinese social media giant Tencent Holdings is in talks to join a Chinese investor group pursuing a takeover of Finland’s Amer Sports.
First half revenues passed the $1bn mark for the first time as Columbia announced record net sales of $481.6 million for the quarter ended 30th June 2018
Patagonia is partnering with Danner Boots on what will be its first-ever collaboration.
Thule Group reported first-quarter earnings improved 10.7 percent to SEK 385 million (£33.1m) as revenue increased 10.2 percent to SEK 2.2 billion (£189.4m).
CamelBak has hired Greg Williamson as its new president.
Another senior-ranking executive at Vista Outdoor tendered his resignation last week.
Norwegian sportswear company Helly Hansen has launched a suit against Virgil Abloh's Off-White for copyright infringement of its striped logo.
Vista Outdoor has reached a deal to sell its Bolle, Serengeti and Cebe eyewear brands for around $158 million, to a “significant” European private-equity fund.
Adelis Equity Partners has acquired a majority stake in Didriksons from Norway's Herkules Capital.
Australian mapping and publishing company Hema Maps and Adventures Group Holdings have announced they are merging to create Emprise Group Holdings (Emprise).
Canadian Tire Corporation has successfully completed the acquisition of the company which owns and operates the Helly Hansen brands and related businesses.
Pentland Group has announced its full year results for the year ended 31st December 2017.
North Face owner VF Corporation has appointed Travis Campbell as vice president, general manager, The North Face, Americas.
Columbia is one of the brands accused in a report by an international watchdog group of ignoring reports of violence and other serious abuses against workers at an Indian clothing factory.
Amer Sports Corporation has completed the acquisition of Peak Performance from IC Group.
Peter Cowgill, executive chairman of JD Sports will make the following trading statement to shareholders attending its AGM today:
Sports Direct has divested all interest in UK sportswear retailer Finish Line, after rival JD Sports completed its $558 million (£396 million) acquisition of the retailer.
Arc’teryx has opened a new branded retail location in Calgary, Canada.
North Face owner, VF Corporation has completed its acquisition of the Altra sports footwear brand from ICON Health & Fitness.
Columbia has boosted its city credentials, recruiting Andrew Burns as director of investor relations and Competitive Intelligence, reporting to senior vice president and chief financial officer, Jim Swanson.
Financial technology specialist Wirecard, is expanding its long-standing partnership with Mammut to handle payment processing for the firm's e-commerce business in the US.
Norwegian outdoor apparel brand Skogstad is launching its spring/summer 2019 range using the new version 7 of the aWorkbook B2B e-catalogue and sales app.
Kampa has been identified in the London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report, which Identifies fastest-growing (SMEs) across the UK.
The parent company of Black Diamond Equipment plans to invest $40 million and expand operations in Utah.
Columbia has appointed Michael Richardson as vice president of Global Merchandising for the Columbia brand.