The Sweden-based outdoor brand, Peak Performance, has closed its pre-orders for Fall/Winter 02/03 with an increase of 5 percent internationally, according to European news sources. In the German-speaking countries of Austria and Switzerland, pre-orders increased by 10 percent. Strong growth in these countries was attributed to the sponsorship and involvement of Peak Performance in the Ski World Cup in St. Anton in 2001 and the coming Ski World Cup in St. Mortiz in 2003.
Did you hear?... Hagloefs reports a 20-percent increase in sales
Swedish outdoor manufacturer Hagloefs has reported a 20-percent increase in sales to 274.6 million Swedish Kronor/SEK (USD $29.5 million) with pre-tax profits of 6,974,000 SEK (USD $ 748,500). The outdoor brand increased sales 26 percent to 195.7 million SEK (USD $21.0 million) ...read more