Speciality Retailers Doing Well in France

PARIS, France (April 14) – French sporting goods shops are doing well: for the 2004 season they managed a growth of 5% to € 6.1 billion. According to a recent Sporting Good Intelligence publication the total market in France (including bicycles) just grew 2.5% to an estimated € 8.7 billion. Software (clothing, shoes) has outsold