Did you hear?... Jack Wolfskin opens its 43rd store

Jack Wolfskin is on a roll. On Oct. 4, the Germany-based outdoor company opened its 43rd store in Wuerzburg.

Jack Wolfskin is on a roll. On Oct. 4, the Germany-based outdoor company opened its 43rd store in Wuerzburg. That came on the heels of its 42nd store overall, in Zuerich, Switzerland, which is its second store in that country. That came just a couple of weeks after the company's 41st store in midtown Berlin, which is nearly 2,700 square feet (250 square meters).


Did you hear?... Jack Wolfskin reaches Finland

After already being sold for a few years by four dealers in Greenland, Jack Wolfskin has now reached Finland. The shop Rintamaki in Oulo, a city with a population of 100,000 in the northwest, is the newest dealer of the Wolfskin paw in its 13,000-square-foot store. ...read more

Did you hear?... Globetrotter to open its sixth store

Globetrotter of Germany is opening is sixth and largest store on March 2 in Berlin. Its current Berlin store will close when this one -- in a former central bus station -- opens. Already, Hamburg-based Globetrotter operates stores in Hamburg (2), Bonn, Dresden, Frankfurt, and ...read more


Jack Wolfskin continues to open brand stores even as own sale called off

In the last weeks before German brand Jack Wolfskin was taken off the market, the company continued its marketing push, opening 11 new brand stores. All of the stores – opened in the final negotiations stages with several interested suitors – swung open their doors in the first ...read more

Did you hear?... Jack Wolfskin introduces technical jacket for kids

Germany's Jack Wolfskin brand has introduced a highly technical jacket for kids that is "CE-certified." That is a European certification that verifies a product complies with a certain standard. In this case, the jacket has reflective tape all around so the wear is visible from ...read more

Did you hear?... Jack Wolfskin appoints Andrew Nicolson as U.K. country manager.

Jack Wolfskin, based in Germany, has appointed Andrew Nicolson as U.K. country manager. "Nicolson's appointment is timed to coincide with the rejuvenation of the U.K. outdoor market whereby retailers previously affected by the recent difficult trading conditions are now ...read more

Did you hear?... Jack Wolfskin establishes a branch in Switzerland

Jack Wolfskin has established a branch in Switzerland (Jack Wolfskin Switzerland GmbH), taking one more step to expand the brand in other Alpine countries. Country manager will be Beat Vogt. ...read more

Did you hear?... Andaska to open more stores

Andaska, the first and only outdoor specialty store in Paris, which opened in Spring 2001, is not resting on its laurels. It has announced plans to open another six or seven outlets in the next two years, not counting other retail opportunities it may get involved in based on the ...read more

Jack Wolfskin was not sold, contrary to reports

In contradiction to news reports that have circulated in U.S. trade newsletters and international newspapers, Germany-based outdoor specialist Jack Wolfskin has not been sold. Wolfskin President Manfred Hell told SNEWS®, after rumors re-surfaced at and after the recent ispo ...read more

Did you hear?... Jack Wolfskin president says post-9/11 market situation has been tough for small companies

Manfred Hell, president of Jack Wolfskin, tells SNEWS® that the market situation post-Sept. 11 for small companies like his has been a tough row to hoe, but that his company at least is in for the long haul. It doesn't hurt to have posted a growth rate of nearly 18 percent for ...read more