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.
Compass Diversified has reported strong first quarter results, with losses improving and revenues growing.
Johnson Outdoors has reported double-digit increases in sales and earnings driving record-high results during the company’s 2018 second fiscal quarter and six months ending 30th March 2018.
Mammut continues to invest in its e-commerce offering, expanding its partnership with payment processing firm Wirecard in the US.
VF Corporation has reported financial results for its three-month transition period ended 31st March 2018.
Bridgedale has chosen Real PR Outdoor as its PR agency.
Vista Outdoor has announced a “strategic business transformation plan”, designed to allow the company to focus resources on pursuing growth in its core product categories.
Columbia Sportswear has announced record net sales of $607.3m for the first quarter ended 31st March 2018, an increase of 12 per cent compared with net sales of $543.8m for the first quarter of 2017.
Amer Sports, which owns the Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc'teryx, Mavic, Suunto and Precor brands, has released its first quarter financials.
Columbia has boosted its corporate communications team, appointing Mary Ellen Glynn as director of corporate communications and Sara Bradshaw as corporate communications manager.
Deckers Outdoor Corporation has issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance.
Eagle Creek has appointed Björn Jansen from Uhlsport as its new sales manager of wholesale for Europe.
Bergans of Norway has parted company with CEO Leif Holst-Liaeker, with supply chain director Jan Tore Jensen taking up the role.
JD Sports has announced its full-year results with group turnover and profits both significantly up and outdoor also seeing a rise in turnover and operating profits.
Solar light specialist, WakaWaka has become the first European B Corporation to go public, offering shares via NPEX, the Dutch financing platform for SMEs as it looks to raise €2.5m.
VF Corp CEO, Steve Rendle has been talking to Fortune magazine and says the firm is in the market to make another big acquisition.
Patagonia boss, Rose Marcario, is continuing to stick it to White House occupant Donald Trump, and has added some harsh criticism of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for good measure.
Columbia is to acquire the remaining 40 per cent interest in Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai) Company.
Swiss outdoor brand Mammut is restructuring its North American leadership, with Joe Prebich becoming managing director and CEO Bill Supple leaving as CEO at the end of April.
North Face owner VF Corporation has completed its purchase of New Zealand outdoor apparel brand, Icebreaker, in a NZ$100 million+ deal.
Footwear brand, Keen has appointed Tim Bartels as its new vice president of sales for the Outdoor, Lifestyle and Kids categories at its Portland, Oregon, global headquarters
Fenix Outdoor International has acquired 100% of the US based outdoor and travel apparel company, Royal Robbins.
JD Sports has acquired US sport retail brand The Finish Line in a cash deal worth around £396 million.
Equities analysts expect Compass Diversified Holdings to report sales of $353.71 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports.
Aussie and NZ retailer Kathmandu, has acquired Oboz Footwear in a $60m deal as part of a set of positive financial results showing increased half year profits.
Shoe brands and retailers have sounded alarms that President Donald Trump's plan to impose sweeping tariffs on imported goods from China will result in higher consumer prices.
Communications agency ADPR is now working with OverBoard, and its range of 100 per cent waterproof bags and cases.
VF Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Nautica brand business to Authentic Brands Group.
Columbia Sportswear and Major League Soccer (MLS) have announced a new collaboration featuring co-branded outerwear and apparel for men, women and children.
VF Corporation is to acquire the Altra footwear brand from Icon Health & Fitness for an undisclosed amount.
Black Diamond owner, Clarus Corporation, has promoted John Walbrecht to president.