Industry News

Industry News Archive for dates of Thursday, August 3, 2017 thru Wednesday, August 16, 2017
  • This New Online Primary Care Service Focuses On Runner’s Health 08/16/2017  competitor.com - The new primary care service, which is just beginning to onboard running patients, launched the site last winter as a boutique service. Niche platforms include fitness and lifting, functional fitness, strength training...
  • Philadelphia Marathon Announces New Title Partner 08/16/2017  runnersweb.com - The Philadelphia Marathon and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced Tuesday that they have embarked on a new three-year partnership to expand the City’s commitment to improving the health of...
  • British Triathlon welcomes Andy Salmon as new CEO 08/16/2017  triathlonbusiness.com - The former Welsh Schools Golfer will bring with him a wealth of leadership experience, having held the position of Deputy CEO and Development Director of Scottish Golf for 9 years prior to...
  • Smart Clothing to Hit $4.5 Billion by 2023 08/15/2017  insideoutdoor.com - Smart fitness wear market size is predicted grow at more than 30% CAGR from 2016 to 2023 and is likely to hit $4.5 billion by 2023, according to a new report from...
  • Under Armour CEO Steps Down From Presidential Business Council 08/15/2017  running.competitor.com - Apparel and shoe giant Under Armour is one of three companies that have pulled out of a presidential business council after President Donald Trump failed to issue a stronger response to the...
  • Claudio Fantin becomes CEO of ASG Sports Management 08/15/2017  triathlonbusiness.com - Claudio Fantin, a well-known figure within the cycling industry, is taking up the position of CEO at ASG Sports Management while also serving as marketing strategist for ASG Group. He has been...
  • New and returning sponsors support Arthritis Foundation’s California tour 08/15/2017  bicycleretailer.com - The Arthritis Foundation's California Coast Classic Bike Tour fundraising ride on Sept. 9 will be backed by presenting and longstanding lead sponsor Amgen, biotech company. DT Swiss and KIND Snacks are both...
  • Immediate Media sees record numbers across cycling portfolio 08/15/2017  bikebiz.com - Immediate Media’s digital sports portfolio – including BikeRadar, Cyclingnews and 220triathlon.com – delivered record audience reach in July, attracting a combined 7.2m visitors, an increase of almost 800,000 in the same period...
  • Interbike adds short-format retailer education sessions 08/14/2017  bicycleretailer.com - Interbike has announced the addition of a new area on the show floor that will feature short presentations running all day on various topics related to small-business operations, merchandising, training and more....
  • Lululemon Announces Plans To Sell Footwear In Select Stores 08/10/2017  running.competitor.com - Lululemon is expanding its offerings and is now offering both men’s and women’s footwear at 23 locations across the United States and Canada. The shoes, by Athletic Propulsion Labs, are all unisex...
  • You Shouldn’t Hate on Celebrity Marathoners 08/10/2017  outsideonline.com - The question of what is “good for the sport” comes up frequently in debates about the current state of running—particularly in discussions about how it can increase running’s popularity. After all, ...
  • Beeline Bikes to open 25 new mobile shops 08/09/2017  bicycleretailer.com - Beeline Bikes signed five new franchise agreements during the second quarter of the year to develop 25 new mobile shops across eight new territories. The new trucks will be based in Colorado,...
  • PressCamp comes to an end 08/09/2017  bicycleretailer.com - ECRM, the Ohio company that bought Lance Camisasca's PressCamp, has shut down the operation due primarily to the ongoing weakness in the bicycle and outdoor markets. Camisasca said the decision was mutual,...
  • Why the Epic Rides MTB series is booming 08/09/2017  velonews.com - Lured by the largest cash purse in the sport, as well as a collection of international media attention and crowds, top professionals from the Europe-centered World Cup would line up next to...
  • Skechers Responds to Judge’s Order in Adidas Copycat Case 08/09/2017  footwearnews.com - Skechers USA Inc. is focusing on a few bright spots in a recently issued court order that sees a California federal judge siding with competitor Adidas America Inc. in a trademark infringement...
  • The (New) Business of Being a Professional Triathlete 08/09/2017  triathlete.com - Entrepreneurial pros are leveraging their knowledge of the sport to create gear by triathletes, for triathletes. Why, because triathletes like to support their own; they also appreciate knowing their gear is created...
  • Police Release Shocking Video of Runner Pushing Woman in Front of Bus 08/08/2017  runnersworld.com - London authorities are on the lookout for a runner who pushed a woman out of his way in front of a bus earlier this year. Local police are urging anyone who may...
  • Are Endurance Athletes More Susceptible to Getting Diabetes? 08/08/2017  outsideonline.com - The idea that serious endurance athletes might be particularly susceptible to diabetes flies in the face of medical dogma. But it's out there on Reddit threads, in bestselling diet books and now,...
  • Rossignol to launch mountain bike line in spring 08/08/2017  bicycleretailer.com - Rossignol Group, which recently bought Time Sport and Felt Bicycles, will launch its first line of Rossignol-branded mountain bikes next spring.In announcing the purchase of Felt this year, the French-based ski giant...
  • SRAM names Ken Lousberg chief operating officer 08/08/2017  cyclingindustry.news - SRAM has announced the appointment of its second chief operating officer in the firm’s 30 year history with the appointment of Ken Lousberg. A graduate of Colorado State and with a degree...
  • Asics America Group’s First Half Sales Decline 6 Percent 08/08/2017  sgbonline.com - Asics America Group's net sales decreased 5.9 percent year over year for AAG in the first half. Asics America saw a decrease in net sales of 11.5 percent year over year, largely...
  • North America Momentum Builds For Adidas 08/07/2017  sgbonline.com - Adidas AG delivered 33 percent currency-neutral growth for the Adidas Brand in the North America region in the second quarter. The gain for the Adidas Brand in the region came on top...
  • Interbike parent, Emerald, posts growth in Q2 from acquisitions 08/07/2017  bicycleretailer.com - Emerald reported that revenue for the second quarter increased to $74.1 million from $65 million a year earlier. The increase reflected organic growth of 4.6 percent. However, Emerald posted a net loss...
  • Joe Stanish joins Alchemy Bicycles as COO 08/07/2017  bicycleretailer.com - Alchemy Bicycles has named industry veteran Joe Stanish as the brand's Chief Operating Officer. Stanish brings 23 years of cycling-industry experience and manufacturing expertise, including his most recent role as the global...
  • Walmart heirs buy Rapha 08/07/2017  velonews.com - Rapha announced that RZC Investments has purchased a majority share of the cycling apparel company. RZC was founded by Steuart and Tom Walton, grandsons of the late Sam Walton, founder of Walmart....
  • Armstrong’s Colorado Classic podcast could violate his ban from cycling 08/05/2017  cyclingnews.com - The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has raised concerns that Lance Armstrong's official presence at next week's Colorado Classic race to record a daily podcast could violate the Texan's lifetime ban for...
  • adidas’s Earnings Are up 33 Percent in North America 08/04/2017  highsnobiety.com - adidas has just released a report stating that the company’s Q2 earnings for 2017 are up 33 percent. During the first half of the year, adidas has experienced a revenue increase...
  • Dorel Sports Sees 11.6 Percent Q2 Sales Drop 08/04/2017  sgbonline.com - Dorel Industries Inc. reported that second quarter revenue at its Dorel Sports segment decreased 11.6 percent, to $209.1 million and by approximately 11.1 percent after removing the impact of varying exchange...
  • Fox Factory bike-related sales up 3% in second quarter 08/03/2017  bicycleretailer.com - Fox Factory Holding Corp. announced Thursday that its bicycle-related sales — through its Fox Factory, Marzocchi, Race Face and Easton brands — was up 2.9 percent in the second quarter, which ended...
  • Interbike heads to Reno-Tahoe for 2018 show 08/03/2017  bicycleretailer.com - Interbike announced that its 2018 show will be held in Reno, Nevada's, Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The three-day trade show in Reno will be preceded by a two-day consumer festival at Northstar California...
  • Why Do Rich People Love Endurance Sports? 08/03/2017  outsideonline.com - Participating in endurance sports requires two main things: lots of time and money. The total cost of running a marathon can easily be north of $1,600. No surprise, then, that endurance sports...
  • TYR Sports Signs Olympic Gold Medalist Tom Shields 08/03/2017  sgbonline.com - TYR Sport, competitive swim and triathlon gear, signed Olympic gold medalist, three-time World Championship gold medalist and American record holder Tom Shields to its roster of sponsored athletes. Shields remains the American...
  • ITU confirms the partnership with American Triathlon Confederation 08/03/2017  triathlon.org - ITU announced it has signed the Development Grant contract for 2017 with the American Triathlon Confederation. The budget will be invested in strategic development goals including athlete and coach development,technical and event...

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