Posts tagged as décathlon

  • Monday, September 17th 2012

    Indian government allows majority FDI in multi-brand retailing


    The Indian government’s decision on Friday to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retailing, after many months of dithering and sometimes virulent debate, could have interesting repercussions for the country’s sports market. For the time being, the leading international brands operate in India with hundreds of mono-brand stores run by franchisees, and wholesalers offering their […]

  • Wednesday, July 18th 2012

    New continental platform for Décathlon’s stores in Northern Europe


    Oxylane, the parent company of Décathlon, plans to open a big new distribution center in the autumn of 2013 at Rouvignies, near Valenciennes and the French border with Belgium, to service its stores in Northern Europe. The new logistic platform will start with a surface of 57,000 square meters, building up gradually to 75,000 m². […]

  • Monday, April 2nd 2012

    Décathlon/Oxylane’s growth slows down


    The growth of Oxylane, parent company of Décathlon, slowed down to 8.8 percent in 2011 from 9.9 percent in 2010 in absolute terms, and to 1.1 percent on a same-store basis from 1.8 percent in the previous year. The French retail group’s total revenues reached €6.5 billion, with France’s share declining to 44.6 percent from […]

  • Friday, March 9th 2012

    Students design Quechua tents


    Décathlon is going to produce limited series of three models of its classical 2Seconds tent that have been created by graphic design students of an art school in Lausanne. Décathlon will offer 1,500 units of each tent on the e-commerce platform, starting in July. The three Quechua tents were voted as the best designs […]

  • Monday, November 28th 2011

    Décathlon opens in Sweden


    More than 15,000 people flocked to the first store opened by Décathlon in Sweden last week-end. The store of about 7,000 square meters is situated in a shopping center near the airport of Bromma, in a former building of the Pripps brewery. The French retail giant said that it was studying all sizeable Swedish towns […]