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28. February 2024

SPORT 2000 & Pentland Group: Growing together

SPORT 2000 International relies on strong partnerships: critical success factors are a well-positioned corporate structure, brand awareness and speciality retail orientation. The strategic partnership with the Pentland Group is a perfect example. This opens up new opportunities and strengthens both brands. Dieter Schott, Commercial Director at SPORT 2000 International, explains what makes the co-operation with […]

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23. May 2023

WITEBLAZE: from the idea to the SPORT 2000 stores

SPORT 2000 now has a brand that replaces all previous exclusive brands – WITEBLAZE. The 360° approach consisting of textile, equipment and footwear is characterised by a multifunctional brand approach and timeless design without compromising on performance. A brand full of potential for dealers, producers and consumers. Verena Isabel Schledorn, Senior Category Manager for Outdoor […]

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4. May 2021

ABSOLUTE: 2 years of specialisation at the highest level

Two years ago, SPORT 2000 International launched the specialised retail format ABSOLUTE. The market has shown that hyper-specialisation leaves room for growth. SPORT 2000’s international concept allows retailers to dramatically increase their visibility and guarantees closer cooperation at eye-level with network and suppliers alike. This enables independent sports retailers to focus still more intensively on […]

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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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