• ASICS Europe announces 13% sales increase for first quarter of 2015

    By SGB sports on 19/05/2015
    ASICS Europe has announced strong double digit sales figures and accelerated growth across the EMEA region, delivering an overall 13% increase in net sales between January and March 2015. The increase was largely driven by strong growth across the brand’s running, tennis and lifestyle categories. The results for the first quarter of 2015 show significant growth in the brand’s key […]
  • Swiss running brand On opens office in Asia

    By SGB sports on 11/05/2015
    On, the innovative young running shoe company built on patented Swiss technology, has officially opened its first office in Asia. Chief operating officer, Marc Maurer, said, “On strives to provide the worldwide community of running enthusiasts with a new running sensation – to run on clouds, “Since its founding in 2010, international expansion is a key element of the strategy […]
  • Introducing Xtenex Elastic Laces

    By SGB sports on 01/05/2015
    A growing number of athletes are switching to Xtenex Elastic Laces to achieve extra comfort and support while running short distances, Marathons and Ultra Running. The patented knot design allows the runner to adjust the tension at each section of the lacing system and maintain those comfort settings at all times. This means that on every forward stride taken there […]
  • Teva takes on the Thames

    By SGB sports on 05/09/2011
    Footwear brand to join Thames clean-up operation on September 17 Adventure footwear brand Teva is joining forces with environmental charity Thames21 to clear litter and debris from the banks of the River Thames. From 12.30-15.30 on September 17, Teva and the Thames21 team will be down on the south side of Kew Bridge in London to clean up what it […]
  • Walsh Sports marks 50 years

    By SGB sports on 31/08/2011
    Limited edition shoe to mark 50 year anniversary of footwear brand Footwear brand Walsh Sports is marking 50 years in business with a limited edition V Ripple shoe. Walsh Sports was started by Norman Walsh in 1961 before being sold on his retirement to Dennis Crompton and his brother Jon in 1996. Over the last five decades the company claims […]
  • Last chance to win cricket shoes signed by Eoin Morgan

    By SGB sports on 19/08/2011
    Win a pair of Asics Gel-Advance cricket shoes signed by international batsman Eoin Morgan – enter by August 19 We’re giving you the chance to win one of two pairs of Asics Gel-Advance cricket shoes signed by batsman Eoin Morgan. All you have to do is become a fan of SGB Sports on Facebook by clicking the ‘Like’ button on our official […]
  • Helly Hansen joins STAG

    By SGB sports on 01/08/2011
    Apparel brand becomes supplier to buying group members Apparel brand Helly Hansen has joined the STAG buying group as a supplier, and will offer members preferential terms. STAG said the Norwegian business’s outerwear, base layers, sportswear and footwear for winter, outdoor and water sports are sold in more than 40 countries. Helly Hansen will also become a supplier to Freedom, […]
  • GnL puts sole wear its mouth is

    By SGB sports on 29/07/2011
    Swiss footwear brand looking for UK business for 3D cushioning system Swiss footwear firm GnL is targeting its new 3D cushioning system at the UK, claiming tt it alleviates stress issues not covered by conventional footwear. GnL 360 footwear was shown for the first tme to an international audience at outdoor industry tradeshow OutDoor 2011 last month, with a spokesperson […]
  • HH makes fashion statement

    By SGB sports on 28/07/2011
    Navigare sneaker one of its ‘most fashion-forward footwear styles to date’ Helly Hansen has made a move to develop its range of fashion footwear with the Navigare sneaker, described as one of its ‘most fashion-forward footwear styles to date’. Helly Hansen said the Navigare has been inspired by the brand’s long heritage, Scandinavian design and an ongoing commitment to exceptional […]
  • Puma reports record results

    By SGB sports on 28/07/2011
    Q2 sales at €674m after currency adjustments, increase of more than 14 per cent; H1 sales up 11.5 per cent to €1.45bn Puma reported record second quarter (Q2) and first half (H1) results in 2011, citing investment in core markets and its ‘Back on the Attack’ company growth strategy. Puma’s Q2 results were underpinned by running, with the Faas range […]