Accell Group N.V. recorded revenues grew 10 percent in the first six months ended June 30.

Adidas welcomed swimmers Benjamin Proud and Andrew Willis to its athlete team. Inc. plans to open a fulfillment center in Sacramento that will be its tenth in California and fourth announced for the state in four months.

Coolcore, the specialist in chemical-free cooling fabrics, hired David Ludd as VP of Global Marketing.

Differential Brands Group Inc. completed the acquisition of Swims AS, a Scandinavian lifestyle brand best known for its range of fashion-forward, water-resistant footwear and sportswear.

Gold’s Gym named Jolynda Ward as SVP of Human Resources.

Macy’s will pilot “Macy’s On Call,” a mobile web tool that allows customers to interact with an AI-powered platform via their mobile devices. “Macy’s On Call” taps IBM Watson, via Satisfi, an intelligent engagement.

MEC, the Canadian specialty outdoor retailer, plans to open two new stores in Calgary over the next three years.

Nike Inc. announced Steve Lesnard will become VP, GM of Global Running, succeeding Patrick Seehafer, who will become VP of Europe Merchandising.

Nordstrom appointed Scott Meden to EVP and EMO, and Kristin Frossmo to EVP of its Shoe Division.

Orangetheory Fitness promoted former COO David Carney as the new President of the growing fitness franchise.

Performance Sports Group Ltd. will restructure its baseball/softball segment with intent to consolidate all baseball/softball operations under the existing Easton baseball/softball infrastructure, phasing out Combat.

Skirt Sports launched “The Sewing Room,” an interactive crowd design section of its website with a goal of including customers and fans in the product ideation and creation process.

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows hired Casey Blann as VP of Mountain Operations at Alpine Meadows.

The ADA shared that the group surpassed the $1 million mark in rebates distributed to its members for 2015.

The OIWC awarded Boston-based Energybits a coveted spot in Pitchfest, a startup competition for women-led sports companies.

Time Sport USA management has transitioned to the Rossignol Group’s North American headquarters in Park City, UT, as of July 6.

Wilson Sporting Goods Co. and long-time Wilson Advisory Staff Member and tennis icon Roger Federer, unveiled a co-designed racket— the result of an 18-month collaborative process.

Zalando SE, which has emerged as a leading online fashion retailer across Western Europe, released preliminary figures showing its revenues grew 24 to 26 percent to €909-924 million in the second quarter.

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