Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 2nd Quarter 2011

Date: August 22, 2011
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Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 2nd Quarter 2011
This report provides information, analysis and insight on: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; corporate social responsibility; events; financial results; international trade policy; joint ventures, cooperation, licensing and distribution; legal issues; manufacturing facilities; markets; online retailing; recycling; regional operations; regulations for protective apparel; and trade disputes. Companies, organisations and brands analysed in this report include 3i, Adidas, Advansa, Aero Sekur, Berghaus, Canadian Tire Corporation, Columbia Sportswear, Difco Performance Fabrics, Dobotex, DSM Dyneema, Estudio 2000, The Forzani Group Ltd (FGL), GO Outdoors, Gruschwitz GmbH Tech-Twists, Hanesbrands, LVB, Mammut, Nike, Perry Ellis International, Polymer Group Inc (PGI), Puma, Quiksilver, REI, Sabanci Holding, Skins, TenCate Protective Fabrics Americas, TenCate Protective Fabrics EMEA, Timberland, TNF Group, Under Armour, Unifi, VF Corporation and W L Gore & Associates.
SUMMARY

ACQUISITIONS, DIVESTMENTS AND MERGERS

3I HAS ACQUIRED ACQUIRE A MINORITY SHARE IN GO OUTDOORS

Canadian Tire will acquire the Forzani Group Ltd (FGL)
Hanesbrands has acquired the assets of TNF Group
Puma will acquire 100% of Dobotex’s shares
Sabanci Holding has sold its shares in Advansa BV in Europe
TenCate Protective Fabrics Americas has acquired the assets of Difco Performance Fabrics
VF Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire Timberland

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR)

Adidas will incorporate recycled and renewable materials into 70% of its products for the
London 2012 Olympic Games
Leaders from factories, sportswear brands and trade unions have signed an agreement regarding Indonesian Trade Union Rights
REI has released its 2010 annual stewardship report

EVENTS

The fourth annual Workwear and Corporate Clothing Show and the Workit! Conference were held during April 5-6, 2011

FINANCIAL RESULTS

Adidas
Columbia Sportswear
Nike
Fourth quarter 2010/11
2010/11 future orders
Outlook
Perry Ellis International
Outlook
Puma
Quiksilver
Timberland
Under Armour
Unifi
Third quarter 2010/11
First nine months of 2010/11
VF Corporation

INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLICY

The US Congress is considering a bill which would reduce tariffs on imports of performance outerwear

JOINT VENTURES, COOPERATION, LICENSING AND DISTRIBUTION

Berghaus and LVB have signed an agreement relating to the distribution of Berghaus products in Russia
DSM Dyneema and Gruschwitz Gmbh Tech-Twists have signed an agreement relating to the distribution of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibre in 21 European countries
Puma has formed a partnership with the South African Football Association
TenCate Protective Fabrics EMEA has received an order from Aero Sekur for its TenCate
Defender M fabric

LEGAL ISSUES

Puma has successfully appealed against an arbitration ruling regarding a payment of Euro98 mn to Estudio 2000

MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

Adidas Group has announced plans to build a new distribution centre
Mammut is building a European central warehouse

MARKETS

Sales of snow sport products in the USA were up in value by 12% during August 2010-March 2011

ONLINE RETAILING

Two of Columbia Sportswear’s online stores will deliver to an additional nine countries

RECYCLING

Unifi has opened a new recycling facility

REGIONAL OPERATIONS

Berghaus has opened an EMEA regional office in Munich, Germany
Quiksilver has opened a new branch office and headquarters for its Asia sourcing operations in Jakarta, Indonesia
Skins has established a subsidiary in the USA

REGULATIONS FOR PROTECTIVE APPAREL

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) has proposed a new textiles standard for comparing weights of different body armour designs

TRADE DISPUTES

W L Gore has been accused of violating EU competition laws and is being investigated by the US federal trade commission

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Adidas: breakdown of revenues by brand, 1 qtr 2010 and 1 qtr 2011
Table 2: Adidas: breakdown of revenues by region, 1 qtr 2010 and 1 qtr 2011
Table 3: Timberland: revenues by product category, 1 qtr 2010 and 1 qtr 2011
Table 4: Timberland: revenues by geographical region, 1 qtr 2010 and 1 qtr 2011
Table 5: Under Armour: revenues by product category, 1 qtr 2010 and 1 qtr 2011
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