Socks as destination shop: Falke of Germany introduced a concept Sock Shop last year at Sport Scheck in Cologne and Sport Behrens in Hamburg for its "ergonomic sport system," and the company had a 50 percent increase in sock sales there over the previous year, although it didn't have any more square feet. Falke managers say that leads them to believe in concept shops for socks, rather than putting specialty socks in different departments.
Did you hear?... Nike ACG to open concept shop at Tigne ski resort in the French Alps
Nike ACG will open a concept shop at the Tigne ski resort in the French Alps on Dec. 11. Massimo Giunco, Nike's senior corporate communications manager there, told SNEWS® it will be the first shop at a ski resort in Europe. "We are trying to have a sustainable growth for ACG in ...read more