Posts tagged as european outdoor group

  • New members - June 2015-1

    Wednesday, June 3rd 2015

    EOG welcomes five new retail members

    by Markus Huber

    The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has announced that five new members have joined its ranks. All five are outdoor-related retailers. The companies committing themselves to the European industry federation are: Frasteya Group (Sport Montagnes, Ekosport) and Snowleader.com from France, Internetstores (Campz, Addnature, Fahrrad.de among others) and Bergfreunde from Germany, as well as Switzerland’s leading sporting goods chain and […]

  • Where the oudoor industry's heart beats this week: Sheffield is the host of this year's European Outdoor Summit.

    Thursday, May 21st 2015

    ISPO to act as main sponsor of EOS again

    by Markus Huber

    As with previous years, ISPO has agreed to act as Gold Sponsor to this year’s European Outdoor Summit (EOS), the annual industry congress commissioned by the European Outdoor Group (EOG). Committed to an enhanced exchange between European and global market players in the outdoor business, ISPO has already co-sponsored the EOS events in Sweden and Germany in 2013 […]

  • Thursday, May 21st 2015

    EOG launches sustainability webinars

    by Markus Huber

    The European Outdoor Group (EOG) is launching a series of webinars on sustainability topics in the last week of May. The first internet-based conference will be held on May 26 and is to focus on the alignment of brands’ own restricted substances lists with REACH’s substances of concern evidence. Following this, the next webinar deals with questions regarding the […]

  • Monday, April 27th 2015

    European Outdoor Summit: online booking now open

    by Markus Huber

    The U.K. Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) is hosting this year’s European Outdoor Summit in the English city of Sheffield. It is inviting the industry to book now online for the summit, which takes place from Oct. 13-15. As reported, the event will welcome top speakers like Britain’s athletic legend Sebastian Coe and Pentland’s Andy Rubin. Early […]

  • Friday, December 19th 2014

    EOG and ISPO MUNICH set up program for new show visitors

    by Markus Huber

    The European Outdoor Group (EOG) and ISPO have joined forces for an incentive to attract outdoor retailers who have never visited ISPO MUNICH before. The idea is to give these “freshmen” the best possible benefits from their first visit by offering an attractive program, which includes: – an introductory breakfast – a presentation on how to make […]

  • Rolf Schmid, EOG President

    Tuesday, December 16th 2014

    First retailers join European Outdoor Group

    by Markus Huber

    Following the European Outdoor Group’s (EOG) announcement earlier this year that the federation would also welcome retailers as members, the first retail chains have now joined. They are Sport Scheck, Transa, the big Swiss outdoor retailer, Sport 2000 and STMI, the buying group comprising Go Sport, Hervis, SportXX and Twinner. New members on the wholesale side are […]

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    Wednesday, November 26th 2014

    EOG: Exclusive Partner of ISPO SHANGHAI

    by Markus Huber

    The European Outdoor Group (EOG) and ISPO are further expanding their partnership. EOG will exclusively support the new summer exhibition and multi-sport platform ISPO SHANGHAI. Renowned exhibitors have already confirmed their participation. ISPO SHANGHAI is the segment-overlapping sports business platform for primary growth market China. It is held from July 2 to July 4, 2015 […]

  • Sheffield, the city where the European outdoor industry will celebrate its annual summit next year.

    Thursday, October 16th 2014

    Britain to host next year’s European Outdoor Summit

    by Markus Huber

    The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) in the U.K. is to host next year’s European Outdoor Summit (EOS) on Oct. 14-15 2015. This news was made official on the last day of this year’s summit which was held at Lake Tegernsee, Germany, yesterday and today. The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has commissioned the OIA to organize and host the third […]

  • Thursday, July 10th 2014

    European Outdoor Group opens up to retail members

    by Markus Huber

    At an extraordinary general meeting on July 9, the European Outdoor Group agreed to allow retailers to become members of the industry federation. EOG decided to maintain a minimum turnover threshold for eligibility. The group is looking to establish a membership committee to assess whether applicants meet the association’s objectives. Once the committee agrees to grant a retailer membership, […]

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    Thursday, July 10th 2014

    European outdoor market continues to grow

    by Markus Huber

    The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has published the first results of this year’s “State of Trade”, the group’s annual report on the European outdoor market. In wholesale terms, the market grew by 2.8 percent in volume and by 3.1 percent in value in 2013, compared with the previous year. As a result, sell-in clocked up €4.8 billion, […]