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Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 2019 - Part Two

  • ID: 4801871
  • Report
  • June 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 21 Pages
  • Textiles Intelligence Ltd.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Adidas
  • Canada Goose
  • Elitac
  • Injinji
  • Microban
  • Sport Finance
  • MORE

This report provides information, analysis and valuable insight into developments relating to the performance apparel industry in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; corporate social responsibility (CSR); corporate strategy; events; joint ventures, cooperation, licensing and distribution; and new facilities.

Brands, companies and other organisations featured in this report include: Adidas, Baffin, BasicItalia, Callaway Golf Company, Canada Goose, Chemours, Columbia Sportswear, Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai) Company, Eigenmann & Veronelli, Elitac, Farfetch, Gore Wear, Huntsman Textile Effects, Injinji, Invista, Jack Wolfskin, Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Madshus, Microban, Polygiene, Puma North America, Shandong Ruyi, Sport Finance, Stadium Goods, Teijin Group and VOLT Smart Yarns.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Adidas
  • Canada Goose
  • Elitac
  • Injinji
  • Microban
  • Sport Finance
  • MORE

1. SUMMARY

2. ACQUISITIONS, DIVESTMENTS AND MERGERS

  • BasicItalia has acquired a 61% stake in Sport Finance
  • Callaway Golf Company has acquired the premium outdoor brand Jack Wolfskin
  • Canada Goose has acquired the outdoor apparel and footwear brand Baffin as part of itsstrategy of expanding into the footwear market
  • Columbia Sportswear has completed its acquisition of Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai) Company
  • Invista’s Apparel & Advanced Textiles business has been acquired by Shandong Ruyi
  • Teijin Group has acquired a 20% stake in Elitac, a developer of textiles and clothing with integrated wearable devices
  • The online luxury fashion retailer Farfetch has acquired the footwear and streetwear retailer Stadium Goods

3. CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR)

  • Adidas has made a commitment to increase its production volumes of shoes incorporating fibres derived from recycled plastic waste materials

4. CORPORATE STRATEGY

  • The performance socks retailer Injinji has expanded the geographical delivery options available via its e-commerce site
  • Kraig Biocraft Laboratories has entered into an agreement to import and rear its transgenic silkworms in Vietnam
  • The odour control technology specialist Polygiene will establish a subsidiary in Hong Kong
  • The performance apparel brand Gore Wear and ski manufacturer Madshus have entered into a brand cooperation partnership
  • Puma North America has announced plans to set up new headquarters in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
  • VOLT Smart Yarns has established a new division which will work with apparel manufacturers to produce smart clothing products

5. EVENTS

  • The 2019 edition of Techtextil was held in Frankfurt, Germany, during May 14-17, 2019
  • New application
  • New material
  • New technology
  • Sustainability

6. JOINT VENTURES, COOPERATION, LICENSING AND DISTRIBUTION

  • The antimicrobial and anti-odour technology maker Microban has established a newdistribution  partnership with chemicals and performance materials company Eigenmann & Veronelli
  • Huntsman Textile Effects and Chemours have entered into an agreement to expand their range of durable water repellent (DWR) treatments

7. NEW FACILITIES

  • Canada Goose has opened a new manufacturing facility in Montréal, Québec, Canada

List of figures
Figure 1: E-Caption 2.0-Smart and Safe Coat
Figure 2: cork-a-tex yarn
Figure 3: Robert Bosch and Stoll seamless knitted sensor glove

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  • Adidas
  • Baffin
  • BasicItalia
  • Callaway Golf Company
  • Canada Goose
  • Chemours
  • Columbia Sportswear
  • Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai) Company
  • Eigenmann & Veronelli
  • Elitac
  • Farfetch
  • Gore Wear
  • Huntsman Textile Effects
  • Injinji
  • Invista
  • Jack Wolfskin
  • Kraig Biocraft Laboratories
  • Madshus
  • Microban
  • Polygiene
  • Puma North America
  • Shandong Ruyi
  • Sport Finance
  • Stadium Goods
  • Teijin Group
  • VOLT Smart Yarns
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