European Outdoor Market Shows Growth
The wholesale value of the outdoor market rose 3% to €5.47 billion ($6,214 mm) in 2016, according to a study by the European Outdoor Group on the sector. Unit sales last year rose 3.4% compared to an 0.8% increase the prior year, fueling optimism about the sector after a period of stagnation. The growth was a bit stronger in the Fall and Winter seasons, up 3%, than in the Spring and Summer seasons, up 2%.
Apparel sales led the sector with a 4.2% increase in value to €2.8 billion while footwear sales ... Log in to view full article.