Industry News & Latest Postings
|Footwear sales: leisure up, performance down|
The US athletic footwear industry grew by two percent in 2017, according to The NPD Group global information company.
|SRG adds more adventure with Macpac|
Super Retail Group will acquire New-Zealand-based Macpac to accelerate its strategy "to build the leading adventure outdoors retail business across ANZ."
|Speedo dons rainbow for surfing fun|
Swimwear brand Speedo and Team Sydney go surfing together ahead of the massive Mardi Gras festival in early March.
|Getting your togs wet is favourite|
Swimming is Australia's leading sport with more than six million of us taking a dip in the past three months.
|Surfer Laura hits the road with Hyundai|
Surfing Australia has inked a a one-year partnership that will see Hyundai become a key supporter.
|Vuly celebrates ten, with much more to come|
A get-together at a Gold Coast Marriott resort with the team saw Vuly Play celebrate ten years of business.
|NB pushes 'independence as inspiration'|
New Balance announces the launch of Fearlessly Independent Since 1906 - its new "inspirational global brand communication platform that reflects the heritage and non-conventional values".
|Moving teens, and making sport fun|
A new report has shown teenagers are struggling to do even an hour of physical activity a day and are almost five times more likely to be on their smartphone or tablet.
|News takes footy tour to schools, fans|
News Corp Australia is promoting its newsmedia and Foxtel football coverage with a ten-stop tour of regional communities.
|Sunscreen brand signs to go surfing|
Heritage Brands and Surfing Australia are launching 2XP, a sunscreen for athletes on sea and land.
|Not a merry Christmas for retailers|
December trade figures released by the ABS represent a conservative Christmas instead of the merry Christmas retailers had in mind.
|Activewear: why women buy it, and where|
Brand loyalty is not the biggest factor in the choice of activewear by most women - function, look and the love of exercise are more important.
|Braving the icy chill at trade shows|
Sportslink's European correspondent has been busy checking out the major trade shows held in January.
|Everlast 'thrilled ' to sign Western Bulldogs|
Everlast announces a new partnership with elite AFL team, The Western Bulldogs.
|Snow sports lead demand at ISPO Munich|
Winter sports and fitness were top of the pops at ISPO Munich which closed this week after four days.
|'Rebel leads but Decathlon huge challenge'|
Rebel is again 'Australia's leading sports store' but competition is hotting up in the Aussie marketplace.
|'Good results' in ASGA's holiday trade poll|
A snap ASGA poll shows major sports retailers and brands mostly had a successful Christmas and post-Christmas trading period.
|Holden to swim between the flags|
Surf Life Saving Australia has inked a announced a new national partnership partnership with automotive heavyweight Holden.
|Booze, smokes, sport down, obesity up|
The levels of obesity in Australia are set to rise, as participation in sport is reported to decline, says research.
|Christmas NY sales 'a mixed bag'|
New players in the Australian retail market, aggressive sales tactics and substantial boosts in online sale numbers are among the many impacts on Christmas NY sales figures.
|ASICS adds Djokovic to star roster|
ASICS highlights its focus on tennis with the signing of Novak Djokovic to a global performance and lifestyle footwear deal.
|Cricket Australia and Milo say goodnight|
Cricket Australia and Milo end their 25 years of partnership with junior participation programmes at the close of the 2017-18 cricket season.
|Women's Tour gets a hand from UniSA|
The University of South Australia is building on its partnership with the Santos Tour Down Under by becoming the naming rights partner for the national women's team this year.
|Sports facilities forecast 'to fly this year'|
Research company IBISWorld forecasts that sports and recreation facilities operation will be a profitable sector in 2017-18.
|ASICS' Russell calls time on career|
New Zealanders have been known to call Australia its western island, but the pull of home is strong for Allan Russell.
|JAKO signs football club partnerships|
Custom sportswear brand JAKO has signed two club partnerships to launch the brand into Australia.
|Women choose gyms over team sports|
Women are not less active than men - the data says they are more! - it's just that they do not like to be organised.
|Airline to cut Aussie sport sponsorships|
Emirates is reviewing its Aussie sports sponsorships and will drop the Australian golf Open after a decade, reports The Australian newspaper.
|Smart tech on show at Taispo 2018|
Smart technology for sports and fitness equipment design. will be on display at the TaiSPO trade show in March in Taiwan.
|Tralaggan signs as face of Wattbike|
Johnson Health Tech Australia has signed former elite road cyclist Joanne Tralaggan as brand ambassador for Wattbike.
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