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Newly Named BRG Sports Inc. Poised to Grow Remaining Helmet and Cycling Brands
Easton-Bell Sports Inc. closed the sale of its baseball and softball business to Bauer Performance Sports, refinanced its debt and officially changed its name on Tuesday in a series of move that position it to invest more in its remaining helmet and cycling brands...(4/19/2014)
Sportsman’s Warehouse IPO Prices Below Target Range
Shares of Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings, Inc. began trading at $9.50 a share Thursday on the NASDAQ, or below the $11 to $13 range the company was shooting for with the initial public offering...(4/19/2014)
VF Corp. Promotes Key Execs
VF Corporation appointed Steve Rendle to the newly created role of SVP, Americas, and split its Outdoor & Action Sports Americas coalition into two segments: Outdoor Americas and Action Sports Americas...(4/11/2014)
Bauer Secures Double-Digit Back-to-Hockey Bookings
Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. reported revenues rose 16 percent on a currency-neutral (C-N) basis its third quarter ended Feb. 28 and that its loss before non-recurring items had narrowed. But the best news was that “Back-to-Hockey” bookings were up 18 percent to $200.2 million on a C-N basis and ahead 12 percent to $190.1 million at current FX rates...(4/11/2014)
Freedom Group’s Q4 Revenues Slide
Freedom Group, the parent of Remington, Bushmaster and other gun and ammunition brands, reported revenues in the fourth quarter declined 2.4 percent to $247.7 million. Sales of Firearms were down 9.2 percent to $133.8 million while Ammunition increased 7.3 percent to $99.4 million. All Other sales were down 24.5 percent to $14.5 million...(4/11/2014)
Nike Raising NFL Jersey Prices
Nike is increasing prices on two of the three types of NFL jerseys it sells, according to a report on ESPN. Prices on the Limited jersey, which features embroidered twill numbers and letters, increases to $150 from $135. The Elite jersey, a tight-fitting jersey that is close...(4/11/2014)
Nike+ Fuel Lab Launches in San Francisco
Nike last week opened its Nike+ Fuel Lab in San Francisco, a collaborative work and testing space in the city's SOMA neighborhood designed for selected partner companies to develop products that integrate the NikeFuel system for tracking and measuring activity...
Thule Divestiture Will Allow Greater Focus on Outdoor Enthusiasts
The Thule Group has agreed to sell its $90 million-a-year trailer business to an investment group as part of its strategic plan to tighten its focus on designing, making and selling gear that helps enthusiasts carry their boards, boats, bikes, kids, skis and other gear...(4/4/2014)