French winter sports brand Salomon is set to cut 82 manufacturing jobs, while at the same time adding to its R&D and head-office staff, where 59 new jobs will be created to speed up the company’s diversification.
French mountain sport equipment group Rossignol has announced that Vincent Wauters, the former CEO of footwear brand Hunter, will take over in December from its CEO Bruno Cercley, who will remain group president.
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.
Shanghai's Intertextile, Yarn Expo and Chic trade events showed the local textile industry is shifting towards sustainable materials, as it strives to respond to the Chinese millennials’ new expectations.
Amer Sports on Thursday said it delivered another strong fourth quarter and yearly performance in 2018, posting record sales and profitability for the twelve month period -- the ninth year the Finnish firm has done so.