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Adidas laces up $100M CCM hockey brand sale

21 July 2017

Adidas has agreed to sell its CCM hockey equipment brand for roughly $100 million to Canadian private equity firm Birch Hill Equity Partners, The Post has learned.
The German sports apparel and athletic footwear brand, looking to concentrate on its core businesses, is selling off peripheral units.
CCM, generates roughly $10 million in Ebitda.
Adidas ...


 

Iconix Brand Group Acquires 100% Ownership of Iconix Canada

21 July 2017

NEW YORK, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICON) (“Iconix” or the “Company”), today announced that it has bought back the remaining 50% interest in Iconix Canada from its joint venture partner for $19 million, subject to a net asset value adjustment. Under the terms of the agreement, Iconix paid $12 million ...


 

Lg2 named Under Armour Canada AOR

21 July 2017

As the brand’s first AOR in Canada, the shop is tasked with developing creative for its global hockey strategy.
Lg2 Toronto has been named Under Armour’s creative agency of record in Canada, the brand’s first in this market.
The win comes following a competitive pitch involving an undisclosed number of agencies.
“This is a big ...


 

Garmin® acquires Montreal based Alphamantis™

21 July 2017

Developer of cycling aerodynamics testing and measurement
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced that it has acquired Alphamantis Technologies Inc., a privately held designer of aerodynamics testing and measurement technology for the cycling industry.
“Alphamantis is on the leading edge of aerodynamics analysis in the cycling world, and that makes the company a perfect ...


 

BAUER 3D Skate Lab: Fit For Performance

20 July 2017

Step into the future with the BAUER 3D Skate Lab. Re-imagine the feeling of a perfect fit using state-of-the-art technology and algorithms to bring your game to the next level. The 3D Skate Lab is available globally at select dealers.

Ready to step into the future? #3DSkateLab is here! Let science help you get ...


 

Projected Top NHL Draft Pick Nico Hischier Partners with CCM Hockey

20 July 2017

Talented Forward Will Be CCM’s Latest Brand Ambassador
CCM Hockey is pleased to announce that Nico Hischier, the highly-touted Swiss center and projected top pick in the upcoming 2017 NHL Draft, has decided to exclusively use CCM equipment to start his NHL career. Hischier joins an impressive roster of CCM athletes including Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid, Carey Price, John Tavares, ...


 

The Altra Timp

19 July 2017

The Altra Timp fills a gap in the brand’s trail line. With a stack height of 29mm, it’s for those who want a little less cushion than Altra’s Olympus (36mm), but more than the Lone Peak (25mm).
Like all Altra trail shoes, the Timp is named for a Wasatch mountain peak where the Altra team ...


 

Under Armour Launches “Unlike Any,” A New Global Campaign Celebrating Women Who Are Beyond Compare

19 July 2017







Spoken word artists and Under Armour create poetry that honors trailblazing female athletes whose achievements are often minimized through gender comparisons







NEW YORK, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Under Armour (NYSE: UA, UAA) launches Unlike Any, its newest global marketing campaign. Through collaboration ...


 

LIGHTWEIGHT RUNNING SHOES FROM ASICS PUT EVERY RUNNER ON THE FRONT FOOT

19 July 2017








DynaFlyte 2™, Dynamis™ and RoadHawk FF™ offer wearers speed plus comfort thanks to lightweight FlyteFoam™ midsole
Three new models from ASICS’ FlyteFoam Fast Series of performance running shoes are set to give an injection of speed and comfort for runners across various levels and needs – from park ...


 

At the turn: Handmade in Halifax, leather golf club covers turn heads worldwide

19 July 2017

For many Canadians, golf is a family affair. For the Bishop brothers, it’s become a family business. The parallels between playing the game and becoming an entrepreneur are not lost on the Nova Scotia-based Bishops, the brains behind start up Dormie Workshop, whose custom-designed, handmade leather head covers have been taking the gold world by ...