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29. January 2021

Best agers: what customers aged 55+ want from specialist sports retailers

The outbreak of the global pandemic contributed to an increased health awareness among people. Keeping yourself fit through exercise and sport is growing in importance. This trend is set to continue in the coming years especially in the ever-growing 55+ generation – also known as “best agers”. Companies – not least those in the sports […]

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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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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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11. August 2020

SPORT 2000 Bulgaria: The right influencer mix is the key to success on social media

Partnerships with influencers are now an integral part of countless brands’ marketing mix. Ten years ago, SPORT 2000 Bulgaria (Sport Depot) first started collaborating with carefully selected opinion leaders. These were mostly athletes at first. But today, the Bulgarian sports retailers’ organization works with a wide array of influencers, from fitness trainers and travel enthusiasts […]

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