Aventuron, a distributor in the bicycle and outdoor industries, partnered with Orange Bikes, making the product available in the U.S. and Canada.

Callaway Golf Company reported a 6.5 percent increase in net sales in the second quarter and a 140-percent increase in earnings per share.

Chaco signed on as a member of the Outdoor Industry Women’s Coalition (OIWC).

Downlite, a major down and feather processor, is expanding its RDS supply chain in both Europe and Asia on July 27.

DSW Inc. launched DSW Kids in more than 200 stores and 40 states across the country. The retail expansion will include footwear for kids of all ages, from infants and toddlers through teens.

Gildan Activewear Inc. signed a definitive agreement to acquire Peds Legwear Inc. for $55 million.

H&H Shooting Sports, Inc. appointed Leroy Ussery as President.

Ibex Outdoor Clothing is partnering with The Renewal Workshop to refurbish Ibex’s “unsellable” returns and excess inventory.

Maui Jim, sunglasses manufacturer, added Jace Lipstein as a worldwide brand ambassador.

Nemo Equipment, the outdoor gear manufacturer, announced Mike Welch as its new North American Sales Director.

Nike is reducing the price of LeBron James’ Nike signature sneakers. The upcoming LeBron 14 shoe will sell for $175, down from the $200 price tag for the LeBron 13.

NikeLab reignited its NikeLab Gyakusou collaboration with Japanese fashion designer and Founder of Undercover, Jun Takahashi, in a new capsule of minimalist run-wear.

The NSGA’s Board of Directors named David Labbe as their Chairman for the next two years.

PolyOne Corporation will acquire Gordon Composites on July 27.

Princeton Tec completed the initial phase of its move into new headquarters in Pennsauken, NJ.

Sport Chek opened its newest flagship retail location at CF Sherway Gardens in Toronto on July 28.

SRAM and RockShox announced the retirement of Greg “HB” Herbold on July 26.

Under Armour’s most recent SVP and Executive Creative Director for Women’s and Concept divisions, Leanne Fremar, was appointed SVP and Executive Creative Director for Starbucks Corp.

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