Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 3rd Quarter 2010

Date: November 22, 2010
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Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 3rd Quarter 2010
The global workwear market is forecast to be worth US$29 bn in value by 2015. Growth will be driven by a revival in several end use sectors, including construction, health care and hospitality.

TaylorMade-adidas Golf has become the world’s biggest golf company with sales reaching US$308 mn in the first half of 2010, while Aquascutum has agreed to develop its first golf wear collection in collaboration with TPD Luxury Solutions. Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing and Exquisite Apparel have signed a licensing agreement relating to Dickies branded performance apparel, and NanoHorizons has entered into an agreement with J2LFA relating to the distribution of SmartSilver treated yarns and fabrics in South Korea.

In another development, LaCrosse Footwear has received an order worth US$8.6 mn for its Danner Combat Hiker boot from the US Army. Furthermore, the company has opened a new facility in Portland, Oregon, USA, for the production of Danner footwear.

In other news, Asics America has acquired Agence Quebec Plus while its parent company Asics has entered into an agreement to buy Haglöfs. Billabong International has completed the acquisition of West 49, and has entered into two separate agreements to acquire RVCA and Rush Surf. In more acquisition news, Columbia Sportswear has signed an agreement to purchase OutDry Technologies, and P2i has acquired 100% of the shares in Surface Innovations.

Several companies have reported increases in their quarterly results, including Adidas (up by 19%), Columbia Sportswear (up by 24%), Perry Ellis International (up by 2%), Puma (up by 3%), Timberland (up by 5%), Under Armour (up by 25%), Unifi (up by 27%) and VF Corporation (up by 7%). Among those which recorded falls were Nike (down by 8%) and Quiksilver (down by 12%).

In other developments, Unifi is planning to invest in a new recycling facility for the production of polyester chips. The chips will be used in the manufacture of Repreve polyester fibres and yarns.

Haglöfs has opened its first ever branded retail store, in Sweden. Intersport has opened its first store in Saudi Arabia, and Patagonia has opened its second store in Hawaii. In the field of online retailing, Adidas has opened its first online Adidas retail store for Chinese consumers on Taobao’s retail website. In the USA, Mizuno USA has opened an online store dedicated to the sale of running products to US consumers. Mountain Hardwear has also opened an online store for US consumers.
SUMMARY

FINANCIAL RESULTS

Adidas
Second quarter 2010
First half of 2010
Columbia Sportswear
Nike
Fourth quarter 2009/10
2009/10
First quarter 2010/11
Future orders
Perry Ellis International
Outlook
Puma
Second quarter 2010
First half of 2010
Quiksilver
Timberland
Under Armour
Second quarter 2010
First half of 2010
Unifi
Fourth quarter 2009/10
2009/10
VF Corporation

JOINT VENTURES, COOPERATION, LICENSING AND DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS

Aquascutum will collaborate with TPD Luxury Solutions to develop its first golf wear collection
LaCrosse Footwear has received an order worth US$8.6 mn for its Danner Combat Hiker boot
NanoHorizons has entered into a distribution agreement with J2LFA
Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing and Exquisite Apparel have signed a licensing agreement
relating to Dickies branded performance apparel

MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

LaCrosse Footwear has opened a new factory for the production of Danner footwear

MARKET FORECASTS

The global workwear market is forecast to be worth US$29 bn by 2015

MARKET LEADERSHIP

TaylorMade-adidas Golf has become “the biggest golf company worldwide”

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

Asics America has acquired Agence Quebec plus
Asics has signed an agreement to purchase Haglöfs
Billabong International has completed the acquisition of West 49
Billabong International has entered into two separate agreements to acquire RVCA and Rush
Surf
Columbia Sportswear will acquire OutDry Technologies
P2i has acquired Surface Innovations

NEW STORES

Haglöfs has opened its first ever retail store
Intersport has opened its first store in Saudi Arabia
Patagonia has opened its second retail store in Hawaii

ONLINE RETAILING

Adidas and Taobao have opened an online Adidas retail store for Chinese consumers
Mizuno USA has opened an online store in the USA which is dedicated to the sale of running products
Mountain Hardwear has opened an online retail store for US consumers

RECYCLING

Unifi has announced plans to invest in a new recycling facility

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Adidas: breakdown of revenues by brand, 2 qtr 2009 and 2 qtr 2010
Table 2: Adidas: breakdown of revenues by region, 2 qtr 2009 and 2 qtr 2010
Table 3: Adidas: breakdown of revenues by brand, Jan-Jun 2009 and Jan-Jun 2010
Table 4: Adidas: breakdown of revenues by region, Jan-Jun 2009 and Jan-Jun 2010
Table 5: Nike: revenues by geographical region, 4 qtr 2008/09 and 4 qtr 2009/10
Table 6: Nike: revenues by geographical region, 2008/09 and 2009/10
Table 7: Nike: revenues by geographical region, 1 qtr 2008/09 and 1 qtr 2009/10
Table 8: Timberland: revenues by product category, 2 qtr 2009 and 2 qtr 2010
Table 9: Timberland: revenues by geographical region, 2 qtr 2009 and 2 qtr 2010
Table 10: Under Armour: revenues by product category, 2 qtr 2009 and 2 qtr 2010
Table 11: Under Armour: revenues by product category, Jan-Jun 2009 and Jan-Jun 2010
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