Turnover: 352 million EUR (2020)

Country: France

  • The company has its own stores and franchises.
  • 2.000 employees.
  • Go Sport was born in the Alps in 1978. Developed by Daniel Cathiard, a former member of the French alpine ski team, GO Sport was a pioneer in the sportswear industry and is now owned by the Rallye group .
  • Go Sport sells products from international brands (such as Nike, Adidas, Asics...) as well as its own brands: Athlitech (technical sports), Wanabee (outdoor sports), Scrapper (cycling) and Up2Glide (urban sports).
  • The ailing company was taken over in 2021 by Michel Ohayon for €1.

News

Intersport to the rescue of Go Sport 08/06/2023

  • Intersport takes over 72 Go Sport stores
  • 1,446 employees taken over out of 1,574
  • 50 Go Sport stores will become Intersport
  • 22 Go Sport stores to remain Go Sport
  • Target: 250 new Go Sport stores by 2030
  • Target sales: over €650 million
  • Intersport - 800 Intersport stores
  • Intersport sales in 2022: 3.3 billion euros
  • Intersport target with the arrival of Go Sport: 4.4 billion euros
  • Decathlon sales: 4.5 billion euros

In financial difficulty, Go Sport gets a new boss 06/01/2023

  • 2,600 employees
  • Patrick Puy has been appointed head of a company management specialist in dire financial straits
  • Michel Ohayon's group, which owns the company, has applied to the commercial court for a conciliation procedure in order to be able to resell the brand

march 10, 2021 - Using sport to sell - Source (Europe 1)

  • Rallye, parent company of the casino, to sell Go Sport for a symbolic euro
  • Go Sport has 85 stores and 48 affiliates in France
  • Exclusive negotiations underway with Financière Immobilière Bordelaise

february 28, 2019 - Go Sport to sell Courir brand to Equistone - source(Le Figaro)

  • Go Sport, a subsidiary of the Rallye group, previously owned Courir
  • Equistone Partners Europe acquires Courir for €283 million
  • Courir: 251 stores in France and 34 abroad

Financial Data

DUNS: 428560031

Legal Name: GO SPORT FRANCE

Address: 17 AV DE LA FALAISE , 38360 SASSENAGE

Number of employees: Entre 1 000 et 1 999 salariés (2021)

Capital: 41 509 983 EUR


Financial Data:

Year 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Turnover 351 639 140 428 206 843 430 821 960 415 398 900 424 327 486 419 149 953
Gross margin (€) 20 084 461 50 201 532 686 074 137 189 514 252 670 989 361 -
EBITDA (€) -34 243 530 -17 477 154 -43 248 334 -30 792 282 -35 812 250 -
Operating profit (€) -39 338 958 -21 922 167 -23 427 593 -24 583 203 -27 462 823 -
Net profit (€) -39 198 733 -27 120 268 -31 876 694 -33 996 079 -33 169 811 -32 868 676
Turnover growth rate (%) -17,9 -0,6 3,7 -2,1 1,2 -
Ebitda margin rate (%) -9,7 -4,1 -10 -7,4 -8,4 -
Operating margin rate (%) -11,2 -5,1 -5,4 -5,9 -6,5 -
Working Capital (turnover days) 54,3 34,9 -62 -72,6 -55,2 -
Working Capital requirements (turnover days) 57,7 38,3 -56,9 -69,3 -49,7 -
Net margin (%) -11,1 -6,3 -7,4 -8,2 -7,8 -
Added value / Turnover (%) 4,2 10,2 157,3 43,9 156,1 -
Wages and social charges (€) 41 652 865 51 145 543 -52 534 752 51 409 876 - -
Salaries / Turnover (%) 11,8 11,9 -12,2 12,4 - -

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