26 JAN 2021
This report, Sporting Goods 2021: The Next Normal for an Industry in Flux, comes at a critical moment for the industry, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to play out around the world. The report is presented in multiple forums, including WFSGI – McKinsey webinars, ISPO 2021, and Global Sports Week 2021. This article summarizes some of the report’s findings.
29 JAN 2021
The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) is pleased to announce that the first-ever virtual General Assembly proceeded smoothly.
Due to the pandemic and the cancellation of the physical ISPO and the various travel restrictions around the world, the WFSGI Board of Directors took the decision to stage the 2021 WFSGI General Assembly virtually.
15 JAN 2021
WFSGI announced the creation of a “Digitisation of Product Information” task force, co-chaired by Decathlon and VF Corporation, and aiming at finding concrete solutions to push for digital labelling.
Adidas, New Balance, Intersport International, Columbia, Under Armour, Puma, BMC, SRAM, Scott, Pentland have already joined forces through this group, for the benefit of the whole Sporting Goods Industry.