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Goldwin Inc. Profit Growth Slowed in 2014
Goldwin Inc. reported its profit growth slowed substantially in the fiscal year ended March 31 and expects growth to slow further in fiscal 2016...(5/20/2015)
Lafuma Turnaround More Than Doubles Calida Group Profits in FY15
Switzerland's Calida Group reported net income more than doubled in 2014 thanks to a quicker than expected turnaround at the French outdoor and action sports businesses it acquired with its December, 2013 acquisition of Lafuma Group of France...
TJX CEO Reiterates Major Expansion Possible at Sierra Trading Post
The TJX Companies Inc. CEO Carol Meyrowitz reiterated her interest last week in developing Sierra Trading Post into the company's fourth major U.S. retail brand behind its T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Homegoods chains...(5/20/2015)
Kelty Aims to Keep Spot on Pack Wall
A major marketing campaign kicked off by Kelty last month is aimed as much at its wholesale partners as consumers. The year-long "Kelty Built" campaign is designed to build excitement around the brand ahead of a Spring 2016 product launch that Kelty will debut to the trade at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in August...(5/18/2015)
Surftech's New Parent Makes Bid for Second Surf/SUP Company
Surf Technicians LLC (Surftech) parent company Triple D Corporation of Thailand has made a conditional offer to acquire full control of Global Surf Industries (GSI), which manufactures and distributes Tom Carroll SUP, 7S, Hayden Shapes, Modern, Walden and Meyerhoffer surfboards internationally...(5/15/2015)
Descente Ltd. Profits Surge in Q4
Descente Ltd. reported net income rose nearly five times faster than sales in the fourth quarter ended March 31 thanks to currency effects that made it more competitive in Korea and favorable winter weather in its home market of Japan...(5/15/2015)
Moncler's Q1 Results Show Big Gains in North America
Moncler S.p.A. grew faster in the Americas in the first quarter than any other region of the world thanks to rapid growth in United States and Canada, where the company plans to open more of its own mono-branded stores this year...(5/14/2015)
REI Sustainability Push Trims Supply Chain by 30 Percent
Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) reduced the total number of factories its uses to make its private label products by about 30 percent in the last four years in a bid to create a more sustainable supply chain, the outdoor specialty retailer reported in its 2014 Stewardship Report, which was released last week...(5/14/2015)