Posts tagged as Wilson

  • louisville_hist-3

    Tuesday, March 24th 2015

    Amer Sports invests in baseball through acquisition

    by Markus Huber

    Amer Sports, the group behind brands such as Atomic, Salomon, Suunto, Mavic and others, has announced the takeover of Louisville Slugger, a manufacturer of baseball bats made of wood and other materials as well as related accessories such as gloves, bags and protective equipment. The move is meant to strengthen the ball sport business of […]

  • wilson

    Thursday, July 24th 2014

    Amer Sports: sales are up, but so are net losses

    by Markus Huber

    In the first six months of 2014, Amer Sports improved its net sales figures to €877.6 million, up from €870.2 million in the same period last year. The gross margin increased slightly by 0.3 percentage points to 43.9 percent. Earnings before interests and taxes (Ebit), excluding non-recurring effects worth €1.2 million, was down to €3.0 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Vika Azaarenka

    Wednesday, January 11th 2012

    Wilson, Fila sign up female tennis champions


    Wilson and Fila have announced new sponsorship deals with three female tennis stars in the last couple of days. Wilson has taken on Victoria “Vika” Azarenka of Belarus for a long-term deal. She was previously endorsing Head, but will now start using Wilson equipment exclusively, including the new Juice racquet, the blue Tour tennis bag […]