Posts tagged as Sport 2000

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    Monday, February 3rd 2014

    Sport 2000 and Gigasport progress with joint marketing

    by Markus Huber

    After completing a year of joint purchasing, Sport 2000 Austria and the specialty chain Gigasport have agreed to intensify their alliance by joining forces in marketing activities. In a first step, the Gigasport outlets will be co-branded with a new logo which incorporates the Gigasport logo with the tagline “official partner of SPORT 2000“. In […]

  • Sunday, January 26th 2014

    After a tough year German Sport 2000 optimistic for 2014

    by Markus Huber

    The German section of Sport 2000 managed to increase its centrally regulated turnover by 5.3 percent. At the same time, however, its affiliated retailers saw sales drop: At retail level, turnover dipped 1.8 percent to about €1.55 billion. For the current year, the group expects sales to grow again by 3 percent, in large part […]

  • Thursday, July 11th 2013

    German Sport 2000 – outdoor apparel sales up, the rest was down

    by Markus Huber

    For the first six month of the current year, Sport 2000 Germany has posted a decrease in sales of 3.1 percent compared with the same period the previous year. Turnover was significantly affected by the cold weather in spring with falls in team sports (-3.9 percent) and beach wear (-8.9 percent). In contrast, running was […]

  • Tuesday, June 11th 2013

    ANWR announces launch of new O1 order center

    by Markus Huber

    ANWR, Europe’s leading network of shoe and sports retailers, chose its annual general meeting in Paris to announce the launch of project O1 – the group’s new order center being built in Mainhausen, Germany. Targetting the construction of Europe’s most modern order center in the industries that ANWR covers, the building is set to be […]

  • Saturday, March 23rd 2013

    Sport 2000 enhances international brand awareness through ski jump sponsoring

    by Markus Huber

    Sport 2000 has now offically started its involvement in the sponsoring of international ski sports by presenting its first ski designed for ski jumping. The initiative aims to raise brand awareness for the international retail network’s banner. Sport 2000’s sponsoring campaign will begin with the start of the next 2013-14 winter season. The first ambassador […]

  • Sunday, February 3rd 2013

    German Sport 2000 retailers post healthy growth for 2012

    by Markus Huber

    Sport 2000 Deutschland reports a sales increase at retail prices of 4.3 percent to €1.55 billion in 2012 compared with the previous year. The figures are for German retailers alone and exclude affiliated retailers in Switzerland. The increase is in line with the average increase of 4 percent over the last six years. On the […]

  • Thursday, January 31st 2013

    Austria’s Sport 2000 and Gigasport sign strategic partnership

    by Markus Huber

    Effective Feb. 1, Gigasport, the sports retail banner of the Kastner & Öhler chain of department stores, and the Austrian Sport 2000 cooperative have agreed on a purchasing partnership intended  to boost the buying group’s retail turnover significantly in Austria and Eastern Europe. The new alliance adds 18 Gigasport doors to the existing 321 Sport 2000 […]

  • Tuesday, January 15th 2013

    ANWR posts stable sales for 2012

    by Markus Huber

    ANWR Group, the parent company of Sport 2000 Germany and several buying groups in shoe retailing, reached sales of €7.6 billion in 2012, which was about the same as the previous year. Some €5.2 billion came from financial services provided by the group, the rest from sales to affiliated sporting goods and shoe retailers across […]

  • Wednesday, November 21st 2012

    ANWR gets Dutch license for Sport 2000


    After several months of talks, the Ariston-Nord-West-Ring (ANWR) Group has taken over the Sport 2000 license in the Netherlands. Eighty Dutch stores carrying the Sport 2000 banner are to become members of Fair Play International Sports, which is part of the ANWR-Garant organization in the Netherlands. The deal reinforces the influence of this group in […]

  • Tuesday, November 20th 2012

    Sport 2000 reinforces international team


    Sport 2000 International, the second-largest buying group for sports retailers in Europe, has appointed Dieter Schott in the new position of commercial director from the start of next year to reinforce Sport 2000 as an international retail brand. He will support Wolfgang Schnellbügel, the managing director of Sport 2000 International. After several years at Nike […]