Pambet, who has worked for 34 years at the Annecy-based French skiing brand, is handing over the reins next January to Michael White, the chief commercial officer of Salomon’s owner Amer Sports since 2016.
The co-located trade fairs have unveiled innovation as the theme of their next event in January 2020, promising a new one-day conference, an expanded educational program and a refreshed artistic direction for the show.
Sports Direct's latest acquisition is a retail park in Hertfordshire that it bought for a third of the price paid by its previous owners. The company said it's planning to transform it into an aspirational destination.
Consumer appetite for click & collect is rising, a new study has shown, with 68% of shoppers now actively choosing to pick up their online orders in a physical shop, but many also wanting more options for local pick-up.