France: Decathlon has announced its financial report for full year 2016. The retailer’s revenue increased by 12% to Euros 10 billion, excluding taxes. In the period under review, Decathlon noted a sales growth of 2.2% in France where it opened eight additional domestic outlets. The online sales also zoomed from 3.1% in 2015 to 4.1% in 2016. The company revealed that international sales represented 67% of total group revenue. The world’s largest sporting goods retailer is now planning to expand its reach in Israel, Canada and Philippines in the current year. France however remains Decathlon’s biggest retail market by far with 301 stores, followed by China and Taiwan (214) and Spain (149).