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Sergio Tacchini Partners with GMI USA for Distribution of the Brand in the USA

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Sergio Tacchini ("ST") officially announces a strategic partnership with GMI USA that will have the exclusive rights for ST apparel and shoes in the United States. The agreement is very important for the Italian sportswear brand who has now a professional partner for the distribution of the brand in the U.S.

"Historically USA for Sergio Tacchini has been such an iconic market; the brand won 12 U.S. Open titles with Nastase, John McEnroe and Novak Djokovic; McEnroe has been our brand ambassador for many years all over the world," said Patrizia Bolzoni, General Manger Sergio Tacchini. "We are very excited about the signature of the license agreement with GMI; finally, we are reaching out again to our USA consumers and able to provide a full service to them."

The first collection to launch through GMI will be the SS19 collection, which is composed by a tennis collection, an Archivio collection including original pieces from the historical archive of the brand that are faithfully reproduced with the same graphics, colors and cuts and an elevated special edition called STLA sold exclusively on the U.S. website:

"We are honoured to bring back in USA such an iconic, heritage and quality brand for elite sports and classic lifestyle as Sergio Tacchini; we see an opportunity and we are ready take the challenge being aware of the highly competitive landscape in one of the largest category in the U.S. marketplace," said Stefano Maroni, President of GMI USA.

About Sergio Tacchini:

Sergio Tacchini, a world known Italian sportswear brand, was established in 1966 by the Italian tennis player Sergio Tacchini. During the years, the brand's name became synonymous with Italian style and elegance and the clothing gained international recognition through celebrity endorsements from some of the greatest tennis champions of all time: John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Vitas Gerulaitis, Mats Wilander, Gabriela Sabatini, Pete Sampras, Pat Cash, Martina Hingis and Novak Djokovic, with whom the brand has reached 37 Grand Slam victories.

Today the brand remains a leader in distinctive sportswear, with its authenticity coming from its tennis DNA for discerning consumers seeking to unite elegance with an active lifestyle. The brand is official technical sponsor of Rolex Monte-Carlo Master tennis tournament. Learn more at:

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TeamSnap Partners with Champion Athleticwear to Launch New Team Apparel Platform

BOULDER, Colo. -- TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, has partnered with Champion Athleticwear to be the official provider of custom fanwear sold through TeamSnap's Team Store. The Team Store ecommerce platform gives TeamSnap's 20 million users direct access to purchase custom branded Champion apparel through the popular app.

This is the first of its kind partnership in the sports management industry to merge team information and on-demand, custom fanwear printing technology. Coaches, players and parents on TeamSnap can now order an array of Champion products - such as t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, sweatpants and accessories - that represent their teams. The Team Store allows teams to easily customize the merchandise to showcase their team colors, name, logo or mascot. Team members can order their branded apparel at any point throughout the season, with no minimums or constraints on when orders can be placed.

"We are thrilled to be giving our teams direct access to custom branded apparel from Champion's high-quality athletic wear," said Dave DuPont, co-founder and CEO, TeamSnap. "This really is a game changer for teams and supporters looking to show their pride. No longer do teams have to endure long waits, bulk order requirements and time constraints and hassle of dealing with merchandise vendors. Our mission is to help everyone spend less time organizing and our partnership with Champion makes ordering team apparel easier than it has ever been."

"TeamSnap has more than 20 million users and two million teams who engage with their platform every day. Connecting the expansive line of Champion products from inside the TeamSnap environment is an incredibly exciting endeavor for us" said Tyler Lewison, General Manager of Champion Team Athletics. "Having the Team Store embedded into the TeamSnap app simplifies the ordering process for teams nationwide and allows Champion to continue being a leader in outfitting the next generation."

Anyone with a TeamSnap account can configure their Team Store in minutes and give shopping access to the entire team.

About TeamSnap:

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Boulder, Colo., TeamSnap has taken the organization of youth, recreational and competitive sports into the 21st century. 20 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap's web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season. TeamSnap makes organizing sports as simple as click, tap and go. For more information, please visit

About Champion(r):

Since 1919, Champion Athleticwear has offered a full line of innovative athletic apparel for men and women including activewear, sweats, tees, sports bras, team uniforms and accessories. Champion uses innovative design and state-of-the-art product testing to ensure uncompromised quality and innovative apparel for our consumers. Champion Athleticwear can be purchased at department stores, sporting goods, specialty retailers, and at For more information, please contact us at 1-800-315-0563 or at, follow us on Twitter @Championusa or on Instagram @Champion. Champion is a brand of Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI).

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