Decathlon and Hervis invest in Romania

Decathlon and Hervis invest in Romania

Two new names are entering the Romanian sport products' market: Decathlon, the biggest European sport products' retailer and Hervis, the retail division of sports products of the Dutch from Spar .Decathlon is to open its first store on the Romanian market in the first half, next year, based on an investment of some million euros or some dozens of millions of euros, Tatian Diaconu, responsible for development of Decathlon Romania, told Business Magazine.Sport products market's potential, whose value stood in 2006, according to some estimations, at 350 million euros, is to rise by minimum 10-15 percent in the coming years. This estimation comprises all brand or no-name products' sales of leisure products (fishing and hunting) and sport - from clothes, footwear, food and nutritional supplements, skis, sledges, balls, fitness equipment etc.