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18. December 2020

Best practice: with its Ski Pros, SPORT 2000 Austria demonstrates unparalleled winter-sports expertise

During this year’s winter-sports season, retailers and sport fans alike are having to demonstrate huge amounts of patience and flexibility. Across Europe, the rules on winter sports keep changing from one minute to the next, as do opportunities to practise these sports. What hasn’t changed, though, is the excitement we feel as we look forward […]

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6. November 2020

A discipline in itself: international category management in winter sports

The task of purchasing goods in the sports retail sector is challenging both strategically and from an operational viewpoint. Winter sports, in particular, pose purchasers with new challenges every season due to their dependence on weather and snow conditions – even in “normal” years when there is no pandemic. One person who is more acutely […]

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30. September 2020

Future in sports retail: New SPORT 2000 generation in the fast lane

The branch of sports retail offers exciting future prospects for young people who are enthusiastic about the world of sports. The new generation of retailers, Andreas Strobl (24) from Austria and SPORT 2000 Store Manager Matthieu Peron (33) from France, seized this opportunity and are still burning for their professional careers today. With SPORT 2000 […]

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26. August 2020

Fusion of Online and Offline: The role of digitalization in the Sports Industry

2020 completely changed the rules of retail. The crisis due to the coronavirus presented the retail of all branches with numerous new challenges. Especially the heavily brick and mortar driven sports industry. Policies disrupted the status-quo and retailers found themselves facing a storm they had never anticipated, with mounting stocks, shortage of delivery and payment […]

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24. January 2020

Sports Business Trade Fairs: from Trade- to Networking Platforms

2,800 exhibitors and 80,000 visitors. The ISPO Munich is known as the world’s largest trade fair for sports business. Although experts were still predicting the demise of trade fairs a few years ago, their consistent visitor numbers paint a different picture. Margit Gosau, CEO of SPORT 2000 International and SPORT 2000 GmbH is convinced that […]

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