American Skiing Appoints Carey Sales and Marketing SVP

American Skiing Company has named Chip Carey, a 31-year-veteran of the skiing and hospitality industries, to the position of senior vice president of sales and marketing. Carey will assume all sales and marketing responsibilities for the Company's se

Fleet Feet Names 2003 Award Winners

Fleet Feet, Inc. presented a number of awards at their annual National Franchise Conference in Boston July 13-16. The Brand Builder award went to Fleet Feet Syracuse and Fleet Feet Cincinnati was named Rookie of the Year. Brooks was again named the reta

K2 Inc. Sees Q2 Net Income Up 52% on 27% Sales Increase

K2 Inc. reported that net sales for the second quarter ended June 30, 2003 increased 27.0% to $199.7 million from $157.2 million in the 2002 second quarter. Net income was $5.8 million and diluted EPS was $0.19, including $0.03 per share relating to a ga

TNF Gains in Q2 Not Enough to Offset Other VF Declines

VF Corporation reported second quarter income from continuing operations was $74.9 million, or 68 cents per share, compared with $88.5 million, or 79 cents per share in Q2 2002, which included a 3 cents per share benefit from unusual items. Sales in Q2 fe

SGAA July Rep News

The Sporting Goods Agents Association has recently inducted several rep agencies into the 69 year-old trade organization. New reps welcomed by SGAA president Gary Niland were Bob Watkowski, Double Eagle Sales Inc.; John Conlin and Mike Bloom, John Conlin

K2 Inc. Acquires V2 Optics

K2 has reached agreement to acquire V2 Optics, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance sunglasses and technologically advanced snow goggles. V2 is also the first company to develop a snow goggle specifically for women…

Cutter and Buck Renews Sorenstam Sponsorship Deal

Cutter & Buck Inc. has renewed its sponsorship deal with Annika Sorenstam. Under this three-year contract, the Swedish athlete will wear Cutter & Buck golf and lifestyle apparel exclusively for all professional golf tournaments, events and media appearan

Fotoball Sees Q2 Loss as Sales Cut Almost in Half

Fotoball USA Inc. reported net sales for the second quarter of 2003 were $7.5 million with a net loss per diluted common share of ($0.02) versus second quarter of 2002 net sales of $14.3 million with a net income of $0.12 per diluted common share. The co

NRF: Back-to-School Spending to Top $14 Billion

Consumers are planning a trip back to the stores before sending their children back to school this year, according to the findings of a new National Retail Federation (NRF) survey. The NRF 2003 Back-to-School Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey

Next, Inc. Locks Up Major Shareholders

Next Inc. has announced that its significant stockholders (representing approximately 63% of total shares of common stock outstanding as of July 22, 2003) have entered into lock-up agreements with each other and the Company restricting their ability to se

Coleman Reaffirms Termination of Fleetwood License

The Coleman Company, Inc. said that it stands by its announcement Monday that its licensing agreement with Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. has been terminated, and disagrees with Fleetwood's position expressed in a company press release late Monday…

Kohl’s Snags CFO From Abercrombie and Fitch

Kohl's Department Stores announced that Wesley McDonald is joining the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer. McDonald comes to Kohl's from Abercrombie and Fitch, where he has served as chief financial officer since 20