French mountain sport equipment group Rossignol has announced that Vincent Wauters, the former CEO of footwear brand Hunter, will take over in December from its CEO Bruno Cercley, who will remain group president.
Virgil Abloh, Rick Owens and Raf Simons are among the designers who have dropped collaborations with outdoor apparel brands, a strong emerging trend that might set off a thorough transformation of the outdoor sector.
The great outdoors are a magnet for space-starved urbanites. As outdoor wear is increasingly directional, FashionNetwork.com explored the OutDoor show to verify if mountain apparel brands are profiting from this trend.
Amer Sports, owner of Salomon, Peak Performance and Arc'teryx, has announced renewed talks with a consortium led by Chinese rival Anta Sports, perhaps suggesting a small step closer to more definitive negotiations.