Nike has opened its first House of Innovation in Europe in Paris. In the newest of three flagship stores worldwide, the US sporting goods giant is presenting its vision of sports shopping - including a digitally networked shopping experience.
Asics starts in 2020 with a new EMEA boss: Carsten Unbehaun, previously CEO of Haglöfs, succeeds Alistair Cameron. It is intended to further stabilize the company in a challenging market. In addition to Unbehaun, a new Vice President will join.
World star Roger Federer is a new shareholder in On Running. The running shoe brand, which is showing the highest growth in its segment and has not yet had any connections to tennis, is expecting a development step.
On their home market in China, Anta Sports is the number three behind Nike and Adidas. Now the in Europe largely unknown sports company has taken over Amer Sports and has become one of the largest players in the world. Read the opinion of ISPO experts from Asia here.