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Thursday, January 21st 2016

DAILY CONFERENCES AT ISPO TEXTRENDS FORUM – HALL C3 – 411

by ISPO NEWSBLOG

 Everyday from January 24th to the 27th, 2016 you will be able to attend 4 conferences a day dedicated to sport and outdoor textiles. Don’t miss the opportunity to stay up-to-date on the industry news at ISPO TEXTRENDS, Hall C3-411. Sunday 24th January 10:00 Carbon footprinting & climate neutral products in the textile industry – […]

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Sunday, January 17th 2016

COUNTDOWN TO ISPO TEXTRENDS

by ISPO NEWSBLOG

ISPO TEXTRENDS is locating to Hall C3, highlighting the latest developments from fibers to finishes for Fall/Winter 17/18. The products on view have all been selected by an international team of textile professionals, and awarded for their sustainability, creativity, new developments and performance. The new Fall/Winter 17/18 Trendbook will be available to purchase in the […]

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Friday, January 15th 2016

Adidas goes to Infinity and Beyond

by ISPO NEWSBLOG

Performance wear had just gone to a new level with the launch of  a range of garments from Y-3, a collaboration between designer Yohji Yamamoto and Adidas, for the  pilots and ground staff of the Virgin Galactic commercial spaceflight operations.   The range of space travel suits are made from Nomex, the flame retardant  fiber […]

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Tuesday, December 1st 2015

Relaunch of the ISPO.COM website

by Andi Spies

With the relaunch of ISPO.COM the new website becomes an information platform and contact point for all B2B and B2C sports business professionals. The ISPO NEWSBLOG that has been reporting on the latest sports industry news on a daily, weekly and monthly basis will now be part of ISPO.COM. With ISPO.COM sports business professionals that […]

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Wednesday, November 25th 2015

Change of ownership at Alpargatas

by Markus Huber

Alpargatas, Brazil’s big manufacturer of sports and casual footwear (including for Timberland and Mizuno), has announced that its current owner, the privately held company Camargo Corrêa S.A., has sold a substantial part of its shares to J&F Investimentos S.A. The latter is a Brazilian company which is very much engaged in the meat processing industry […]

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New partners: Harold Rubrech, CEO of Sport 2000 International, in the middle with Jakob Oberrauch (left) and Andrea Morino of Sport Alliance.

Tuesday, November 24th 2015

Italian retail group joins Sport 2000

by Markus Huber

Sport Alliance International of Italy has agreed to join the ranks of Sport 2000 International, the large European buying group of sporting goods retailers. Currently, Sport Alliance counts 265 doors in Italy. Sport Alliance was founded back in 2003 by the Italian Bolzano-based Oberrauch group which runs the Sportler chain in the country and in […]

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Thursday, November 19th 2015

Head merges Austrian and German operations

by Markus Huber

Head Germany, based near Munich, is to run the group’s business in Austria too. According to Austrian newspapers, Bob Koch, managing director of Head Tyrolia Austria GmbH, is said to be leaving the company by the end of the year. 57-year-old Koch has run Head’s Austrian operations since 2002. While Rainer Schramm, managing director of […]

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Thursday, November 19th 2015

U.S. authorities support Converse’s trademark rights

by Markus Huber

The chief judge of the International Trade Commission (ITC) of the United States has validated the intellectual rights of Converse for its Chuck Taylor All Star brand. SportsOneSource reports that the U.S. authorities support the Nike subsidiary’s rights to enforce protection of its intellectual property as the Chuck star and other features of the footwear […]

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