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VF Corp. Stymied by Winter Leftovers in Q1
VF Corp. reported operating profits at its Outdoor & Action Sports coalition fell 12.7 percent in the first quarter, to $227 million. Sales gained 2.3 percent to $1.64 billion...
Exploring Majestic Athletic Alternatives(4/29/2016)
Columbia Sportswear Continues to Roll in First Quarter
Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ: COLM) turned in its second blockbuster quarter in a row, but trimmed its outlook for margins to reflect the closing of dozens of retail stores and a relapse in South Korea...(4/29/2016)
US IBD Inventories Remain Unusually High
U.S. bike suppliers did not make much headway last month clearing their warehouses despite favorable weather and deep discounts, according to financial results and industry data released this week...
West Marine's E-commerce Gains Boost Q1 Comps
West Marine Inc. (NASDAQ: WMAR) continued to grow sales, gross margin and comparable stores sales; add outdoor brands and customers; and cut its losses in the first quarter, thanks to a big boost from online sales...(4/29/2016)
Cabela's Merchandise Losses Mount on Higher Q1 Boat and Gun Sales
Cabela’s Incorporated reported operating losses at its Merchandise segment quadrupled in the quarter ended April 1 as strong sales of boats and firearms failed to revive sales of higher margin apparel and accessories...
Cabela's SEC Settlement Reveals Multiple Accounting Failures
Cabela's Inc. and its CFO Ralph W. Castner agreed Tuesday to pay civil penalties of $1 million and $50,000 respectively to settle Securities Exchange Commission charges that they inflated the company's reported earnings from 2012 through the first quarter of 2014 by...
New OR Winter Market Dates Latest in Trade Show Shuffle
The trade show, which will now be only three days instead of four, will begin Tuesday, January 10, 2017, and wrap up Thursday, January 12, with the All Mountain Demo day scheduled for Monday, January 9...
Accell E-bikes Gain Traction Outside Europe
Accell Group NV attributed strong revenue and profit growth in the first quarter largely to improved demand for higher-priced electric and sports bikes, but did not say how much of the growth came from the U.S., where bike dealers have resisted stocking e-bikes and are struggling to...(4/27/2016)