Posts tagged as amer sports

  • Friday, July 26th 2013

    Amer Sports presents solid quarterly figures

    by Markus Huber

    In its second quarter, Amer Sports, owner of brands such as Atomic, Wilson, Salomon, Suunto, Arc’teryx and Precor, achieved a solid increase in sales of €377.2 million, up from €353.8 million in the second quarter of 2012. The gross margin improved from 43.1 percent to 43.6 percent. There was, however, a loss before interests and […]

  • Thursday, January 31st 2013

    Amer Sports expands despite winter equipment dip


    Winter sports equipment sales at Amer Sports, the Finnish group that owns Atomic, Salomon and Wilson, among others, declined by 3 percent in constant currencies for the three months until the end of last year. While pre-orders of winter sports equipment were low for the start of the winter season, due to the warm climate […]

  • Monday, July 9th 2012

    Amer Sports reorganizes in central Europe


    Amer Sports, the Finnish sports equipment company, is restructuring its management in central Europe, to split the functions of country manager and regional manager. Armin Fuchs, former country manager in Germany, was appointed general manager for Amer Sports in central Europe. His function as country manager for Germany is taken over by Daniel Sprung, former […]

  • Friday, April 27th 2012

    Amer Sports predicts lower winter sports pre-orders


    Buoyant apparel and footwear sales pushed the Amer Sports group’s sales up by 9 percent to €489.8 million for the first quarter, with an increase of 7 percent in constant currencies. The expansion chiefly came from Salomon’s outdoor footwear and apparel, as well as more abundant sales of Wilson’s tennis racquets. However, the Finnish company’s […]

  • Monday, December 19th 2011

    Amer Sports invests in board sports apparel with Nikita


    Amer Sports is moving further into the action sports market with the acquisition of Nikita, the Icelandic brand of board sports apparel focusing on women. The move fits with the Finnish sports group’s strategy to invest more in apparel and footwear. Amer Sports is already involved in action sports through Salomon snowboards and Bonfire apparel. […]