Posts tagged as fedas

  • Strategic partners: Werner Haizmann (left) and Luca Businario, the respective presidents of Fedas and Fesi.

    Tuesday, September 22nd 2015

    Fedas and Fesi join forces for better representation in Brussels

    by Markus Huber

    Fedas, the European federation of sporting goods retailers, and Fesi, its counterpart on the side of the vendors, have signed a strategic partnership for a future joint representation of their interests at the European authorities in Brussels. The associations’ respective presidents, Werner Haizmann and Luca Businario, signed an agreement regarding their new partnership at the […]

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    Monday, September 14th 2015

    Europe inaugurates its House of Sport

    by Markus Huber

    Last Thursday, the major players in the European sports industry opened a new joint office which is set to be the headquarters for EU sports lobby work in Brussels at 43 Avenue des Arts – the House of Sport. The driving forces behind the projects are some of the most important federations in the sector. […]

  • Werner Haizmann, president of VDS and Fedas.

    Wednesday, February 4th 2015

    German sporting goods retail grew by 1.5 percent in 2014

    by Markus Huber

    According to Werner Haizmann, president of the respective sporting goods retail federations in Germany and Europe, VDS and Fedas, the German market grew in 2014 by 1.5 percent to slightly more than €7.3 billion in retail sales including VAT. While the weather in Germany was unfavorable throughout the year, the VDS president listed other challenges for the […]

  • Presiding European sporting goods retail: the new board of directors of Fedas.

    Friday, June 13th 2014

    A few changes at the Fedas board

    by Markus Huber

    At its annual meeting, this time held in Berlin, Fedas, the European federation of sporting goods retailers, elected its board of directors. A number of  incumbent directors secured their re-election, including Werner Haizmann as president (and equally president of the German association VDS) and his deputy Ernst Aichinger, president of Austria’s VSSÖ. Fedas’ secretary-general Claude Benoit, chief […]

  • Tuesday, January 29th 2013

    European industry heads to ISPO MUNICH with cautious optimism

    by Markus Huber

    Five days before the start of ISPO MUNICH, the event’s organizers, Messe München, brought together leading personalities of the European sporting goods industry at a press conference to discuss trends and prospects. Werner Haizmann, president of Fedas, the Europen retailers’ federation, pointed out that sales trends strongly varied from one region to the other across […]