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    Tuesday, July 15th 2014

    No more deliveries: Mammut runs its tusks into SDI

    by Markus Huber

    Swiss vendor Mammut Sports Group has announced that it is going to end its business relations with U.K. retailer Sports Direct International, effective deliveries for fall/winter 2014-15. This is due to strategic reasons, as the brand puts it. The same applies to Austria’s Sport Eybl & Sports Experts, a retail chain of which SDI won […]

  • Wednesday, March 26th 2014

    Mammut grows faster than the outdoor market

    by Markus Huber

    Mammut Sports Group increased its sales, in 2013, by 6.2 percent to a total of 246.9 million Swiss francs (€202.0 million). This evolution was influenced by a takeover of the distribution in South Korea that helped to increase sales by 1.1 percent. Unfavourable currency effects, however, had a negative impact of 2.2 percent. Conzzeta, the […]

  • Wednesday, October 2nd 2013

    Nine movies, nine countries, 200 events: E.O.F.T. hits the road again

    by Markus Huber

    The European Outdoor Film Tour is hitting the road again, starting on Oct. 12. It visits nine European countries and 200 movie theaters. Nine films are on the program: North of the Sun (surfing), Wide Boyz (offwidth climbing), The Road From Karakol (mountain biking), Supervention (skiing & snowboarding), Cascada (kayaking), Sound of the Void (steep-face […]

  • Wednesday, August 14th 2013

    Mammut posts significant growth for the first six months

    by Markus Huber

    Mammut Sports Group hit total sales of CHF100.3 million (€80.8 million) for the first six months of 2013. This equates to an increase of 9.2 percent. In local currencies and excluding the takeover of Mammut’s distribution in South Korea, the increase would be 7.7 percent. For the period, the Swiss brand of mountaineering gear’s fastest growing […]

  • Thursday, May 16th 2013

    Fair Wear award goes to Mammut, Odlo and Schöffel

    by Markus Huber

    The Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) has granted its “Best Practice Award” to three outdoor and sportswear companies, Odlo, Mammut and Schöffel. The non-profit organization has praised the brands’ efforts to cooperate and provide outstanding examples of how to improve working conditions in their own factories and/or affiliated manufacturing partners in their respective supply chains. Last […]

  • Wednesday, March 27th 2013

    Mammut grows by 8.4% on a comparable basis


    The Mammut Sports Group raised its sales by 10.3 percent to 232.5 million Swiss francs (€173 million) in 2012, with an increase of 8.4 percent in local currencies and excluding the effect of acquisitions, according to its parent company, Conzzeta Group. The highest growth rates were recorded in the Asian region and in the hardware […]

  • Wednesday, September 5th 2012

    Change of generations at Mammut in Switzerland

    by Markus Huber

    Thomas Brock, who has been with Mammut Sports Group as sales director for equipment and footwear in Germany since 2003, was appointed as head of Mammut’s operations in the Swiss market. He will replace Bernhard Bolliger, the long-time country manager in Switzerland, who decided to go into retirement and to spend much of his time climbing. In […]

  • Thursday, August 9th 2012

    Mammut is going direct in China

    by Markus Huber

    Mammut Sports Group has taken action to make it into the Chinese market. At the Asia Outdoor show in Nanjing at the end of July, the Swiss company did not have a stand, but rented a room to present itself to local trade. According to Matthias Preussel, head of the company’s Far East sales division […]

  • Monday, July 2nd 2012

    Former Odlo CEO joins Mammut


    Andreas Kessler, who left a few days ago as chief executive of the Odlo Sports Group, has been hired by the Mammut Sports Group to act as its new chief sales officer, starting on Aug. 6. Born in 1965, Kessler worked for Unilever, Swatch and Rado before running Odlo. At Mammut, he will take the […]