The company behind Sports Direct has purchased 43 gyms and 31 sports stores in the U.K. from the administrators of Dave Whelan Sports for £37 million (€41.0m), to complement its fitness business under the Everlast brand. The DW assets were...Read more
Lululemon Athletica is reinforcing its ecosystem in yoga and fitness through the agreed takeover of Mirror for $500 million. Launched in New York just two years ago, Mirror is a digital home fitness device functioning as a full-length mirror and...Read more
Echelon Fitness is preparing to launch distribution of its home fitness products in France and Germany, after a huge leap in demand in the last few weeks. Lou Lentine, Echelon’s chief executive, said the business doubled in the first quarter,...Read more
"While our stationary stores are closed due to confinement, we’re continuing to deliver to your home,” reads the message on the online store of Fitness Boutique, the specialist French fitness retailer. Like most stores in France, Italy, Spain...Read more
Rising costs, price competition and Kettler’s demise made for a tough year at Sport-Tiedje, but Europe’s leading fitness retailer managed to slightly raise its turnover above €130 million in 2019. The German-based retailer’s managers said...Read more
Sport-Tiedje is preparing to set up shop in yet another European market with the opening of a store in Paris in the second quarter. The German fitness retailer already covered the market through an online store, but it will launch stationary...Read more
Lepape is aiming to double its turnover to more than €40 million in the next three years, after the French fitness and cycling retailer raised €5 million through an issuance of quasi-equity, with contributions from several investors. With...Read more
Fitness Digital, the Spanish online retailer specialised in fitness products, has started opening stationary stores in Spain as part of a drive to establish physical retailing in European countries covered by its online store. The program started...Read more
Fitness Boutique, the French fitness retailer, has started ramping up its store openings as fitness is gaining ground in France and the company is studying expansion in several other countries. Fitness Boutique should end the year with 84 stores...Read more
Just a few weeks after its takeover of Powerhouse Fitness, Sport-Tiedje is already searching for locations to open more stores in the U.K., as part of its wide-ranging plans to reinforce its leadership in Europe’s home fitness equipment...Read more
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