Posts tagged as deuter

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    Friday, October 23rd 2015

    Deuter, Ortovox post strong growth

    by Markus Huber

    The outdoor division of German group Schwan-Stabilo, consisting of the Deuter and Ortovox brands, improved its total sales by about 15 percent to €112 million in its financial year 2014-15 ended June 30. Deuter notably grew substantially with its subsidiary in the U.S, but also through its distributors in Switzerland, China and the Netherlands. Ortovox […]

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    Thursday, October 22nd 2015

    Schöffel expands rapidly in Japan

    by Markus Huber

    The German marketer of snow and outdoor apparel is working on swift market penetration in Japan by opening single-brand stores. Just last summer, Schöffel picked SSK Corporation as its exclusive distribution partner. SSK has now opened three stores around the country in Osaka, Nagoya and, just a few days ago in the capital of Tokyo. […]

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    Wednesday, July 8th 2015

    Deuter parent company moves into the apparel business with Maier Sports

    by Markus Huber

    Schwan-Stabilo, the German writing materials manufacturer and holding company of Schwan-Stabilo Outdoor, has announced its acquisition of Maier Sports. Maier Sports is a ski wear  and sports apparel manufacturer and also has its own brand of bike wear, Gonso. The newly acquired business operates its own factories in Turkey and the Far East. For Schwan-Stabilo Outdoor, the […]

  • Friday, June 5th 2015

    BSI and leading brands join German alliance for sustainable textiles

    by Markus Huber

    BSI, the German Sports Goods Manufacturers Association, has joined the governmental initiative Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien (“alliance for sustainable textiles”). It is also encouraging its members to do the same. The federation is following the invitation of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to join forces for increased corporate social responsibility both in […]

  • Tuesday, May 19th 2015

    Deuter carries help to earthquake victims in Nepal

    by Markus Huber

    Deuter, the German outdoor backpack and sleeping bag company, has also offered its support to earthquake victims in Nepal. Its sleeping bags manufacturer, Belmart, has sent 4,000 bags to the regions hit hardest by the quakes. Deuter’s own employees collected some €1,000, while the company itself added some €5,000 to the donation. The company partners Nepalhilfe Beilngries, a […]

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    Wednesday, October 15th 2014

    Stabilo’s outdoor division sees double-figure growth

    by Markus Huber

    The outdoor division of Schwan-Stabilo, to which brands such as Deuter and Ortovox belong, mananged to boost its sales by 13.5 percent to €97.4 million in the financial year 2013-14 which ended June 30. The group as a whole improved sales by 4.8 percent to €559.2 million. Although the cosmetics division (€297.3 million) and writing instruments division (€164.3 […]

  • Wednesday, May 22nd 2013

    Deuter inaugurates new headquarters

    by Markus Huber

    Deuter, the specialty manufacturer of backpacks and sleeping bags, inaugurated its brand new headquarters last week. The site in Gersthofen outside Augsburg, Germany has a total surface area of 20,000 square meters. The three-story main building comprises 2,100 square meters for offices plus 100 square meters for a shop. The warehouse occupies some 7,200 square […]

  • Friday, February 1st 2013

    Top management reshuffle at Deuter


    Bernd Kullmann is to step down as managing director of Deuter at the end of June, after nearly 27 years at the German backpack company. He became managing director seven years ago, when the entrepreneur Michael Franke sold the company to Schwan-Stabilo. Kullmann, a warm and outspoken personality in the European outdoor industry, will stay with […]