Sports industry focuses on cushioned running shoes and trail running
Running shoes with thick, padded soles, known as cushioned running shoes, are the current must-have for runners. Alongside traditional running, trail running is also starting to trend. Misael Mester, partner and concept manager of SPORT 2000 GmbH’s Running division, covers the current trends in the running sector in this blog article. Running has been a […]
There is no way around sustainability
Sports activities are more popular than ever. This is reflected in the strong increase in demand in the outdoor segment. Multi-purpose products are not just especially in demand and practical, they also positively impact ecological footprints. One sports brand that consistently delivers innovative products for outdoor sports fans and is a pioneer in sustainability is […]
Outdoor: New opportunities for sports retailers
At the first edition of Outdoor by ISPO in the beginning of July, the realignment of Outdoor was in focus. Outdoor has changed, not in its core aspects - but in its scope. In the past outdoor was consider as a term for die-hard athletes who defied all kinds of weather conditions to pursue their sport. Meanwhile, this area has grown further and now appeals to a larger audience. Sports retailers are required to launch measures in order to keep up with this development. Thus, the entire sports industry must come up with innovative and new ways to respond to the needs of customers in a more targeted manner.