New Wave Group AB, the Swedish parent company of suppliers such as Cutter & Buck, Ahead Inc. and Sagaform, has acquired the rights to distribute its CRAFT line of sportswear products from Karhu North America. Karhu North America has been the exclusive distributor in the United States and Canada of products under New Wave Group AB's sports brand CRAFT since 1999.

IRONMAN recently announced Zorrel International Inc. as the official lifestyle apparel of IRONMAN in the United States and Canada for the next three years. Zorrel will be the exclusive provider of lifestyle apparel for IRONMAN official merchandise, both online ( and at races throughout the United States and at select races in Canada. Products will include event T-Shirts, Polo's, Fleece and Softshell jackets.

Canada may be the latest country to ban the sale of small, high-powered magnets. The Canadian minister of health, Leona Aglukkaq, announced several new health initiatives last week including increased regulation of small magnets in children's products.

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