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Sport 2000 International’s sales up 8% in 2019

Sport 2000 International’s sales up 8% in 2019

The sport retailing group, which recently restructured part of its European organisation, has reported that in 2019 it generated a global revenue of €4.94 billion.
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ISPO to focus on social issues next summer

ISPO to focus on social issues next summer

The sports trade show in Munich has announced that a Nobel Peace Prize will be featured during the next ISPO Outdoor event, which will take place between June 28 and July 1, and whose focus will be social issues.
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Adidas to launch new fabrics from recycled ocean plastic, polyester

Adidas to launch new fabrics from recycled ocean plastic, polyester

Adidas is launching new fabrics made from recycled polyester and marine plastic waste and expand the product lines that use them after the success of shoes made with the Parley for the Oceans initiative.
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Nike says Kobe Bryant merchandise sold out on website

Nike says Kobe Bryant merchandise sold out on website

Nike Inc's Kobe Bryant merchandise was sold out on its website, the company said on Tuesday, following reports the company had pulled products branded by the NBA star who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.
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N Brown partners with True Fit for smarter size recommendations

N Brown partners with True Fit for smarter size recommendations

Online customers shopping across N Brown brands will benefit from a new range of smart tools designed to give them personalised fit and style recommendations.
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Jeremy Scott cancels his RTW show in NYC, and plans to show at Paris couture

Jeremy Scott cancels his RTW show in NYC, and plans to show at Paris couture

Jeremy Scott has cancelled his upcoming runway show in New York, in a move that will significantly weaken the American fashion catwalk season. Instead, the designer will show during haute couture in Paris in July.
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Foot Locker elects two new board members

Foot Locker elects two new board members

The New York-based sports and footwear retailer announced on Monday that The Coca-Cola Company veteran Darlene Nicosia and Walker & Company Brands CEO Tristan Walker have been elected to its board of directors.
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At ISPO Munich, Sunday is trophy day

At ISPO Munich, Sunday is trophy day

The first day of the sports trade show in Munich showcased the award-winning products of the 2020-21 season with the presentation of the Ispo Awards and the French Outdoor Valley prizes.
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U.S. trial accusing Trump foe Avenatti of Nike extortion kicks off

U.S. trial accusing Trump foe Avenatti of Nike extortion kicks off

Lawyers in the extortion case of Michael Avenatti are expected on Monday to begin choosing jurors who will decide the fate of the celebrity lawyer.
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Musto unveils five-year global license agreement with Land Rover

Musto unveils five-year global license agreement with Land Rover

British outdoor clothing expert Musto is set to launch an Autumn/Winter 2020 clothing range with UK car brand Land Rover as part of a new five-year global license agreement.
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Schöffel launches Intellitex in innovation push

Schöffel launches Intellitex in innovation push

Schöffel, the German outdoor company, has launched a portfolio of technology solutions called Intellitex. The first innovation will debut as part of the wider Schöffel collection at the upcoming edition of Ispo Munich.
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Alessandra Facchinetti named creative director of Harlan + Holden

Alessandra Facchinetti named creative director of Harlan + Holden

Alessandra Facchinetti has been named creative director of Harlan + Holden, an Asian fashion company that defines itself as the world’s first “time-saving” clothing brand.
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Global brands urge Cambodia to reform labour amid EU sanction threat

Global brands urge Cambodia to reform labour amid EU sanction threat

Global clothing and shoe brands have written again to Cambodia’s longtime leader saying the country’s record on labour and human rights threatens to bring down sanctions on its garment industry. 
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New Balance partners with Superfeet for insoles license agreement

New Balance partners with Superfeet for insoles license agreement

As part of the partnership, Superfeet said it will expand its insole offering to include New Balance insoles in North America and parts of Asia, starting this year. 
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Former NBA star, Nike ambassador Kobe Bryant killed in California helicopter crash

Former NBA star, Nike ambassador Kobe Bryant killed in California helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA’s all-time greats whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others on board.
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Athletics body reportedly tightening rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble

Athletics body reportedly tightening rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble

Athletics' ruling body World Athletics will tighten regulations governing shoe technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, after Nike's popular Vaporfly brand helped re-write running records.
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