Under Armour unveiled a new center for performance innovation in Portland, OR, bringing footwear design and development under one roof.

PrimaLoft Inc. named Clark Jin (Jin Lukai) to the new role of sales and marketing manager for the APAC region.

Asics America Corp. opened its doors to a new location in the heart of Waikiki at International Market Place.

Cherokee Global Brands appointed John T. McClain to the company’s Board of Directors.

Monomoy Capital Partners completed the acquisition of West Marine Inc. at a price of $12.97 per share or a total of approximately $337 million.

Indoor cycling brand Flywheel Sports has partnered with Strava, the social network for athletes.

Dynafit formed a partnership with Aspen Snowmass aimed at fostering the continued growth of the sport of uphill skiing.

Assos of Switzerland expanded its North American sales force and the consolidation of owned distribution.

Elite Sportswear partnered with Cheer Derby, an independently owned cheer and dance competition event company.

ShelterLogic Corp. acquired several product brands from Bravo Sports Corp. including QuikShade, MotoShade, ShadeTech, QuikChair, Solo and GO.

Japanese sports and outdoor brand Descente signed a three-year deal with the Honolulu Marathon beginning in 2017.

Lizard Skins, a producer of cycling grips and road tape, completed a deal to acquire Oury Grips, another grip maker in cycling and powersports.

Tailwind Nutrition partnered with Hans Johnsen Company and Downeast Bicycle Specialists as distributors to serve independent bicycle retailers throughout the U.S.

Lacoste has agreed to acquire French racquet and string manufacturer Tecnifibre.

MyZone, a wearable training partner that rewards effort, added Gemma Bonnett to the company’s marketing team as the global director of marketing.

Peak Sports, a Chinese sportswear and sports equipment firm, has established an across-the-board collaboration agreement with the Brazil Olympic Committee spanning the next two Olympic cycles.

Turtle Fur retained Momentum Media PR as the brand’s agency of record.

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