SGMA: Solo Sports Appeal To U.S. Men

When it comes to athletic activities, American men prefer individual sports over group/team endeavors. According to SGMA International's recent analysis of the Superstudy® of Sports Participation (conducted by American Sport

Genesco Q1 Earnings Jump Nearly 76%; Raises Guidance

Genesco Inc. reported that first quarter net earnings jumped nearly 76% to $5.8 million, or 26 cents per diluted share, for the period ended May 1, 2004. Net sales for the first quarter were up 17% $226 million compared to $193 million for the first quar

Russell Athletic Unveils New ‘Energetic’ Logo

Russell Athletic recently unveiled a more athletic and evolutionary version of its classic red and blue capital “R” logo that has been seen for decades on thousands of sports teams worldwide. The new logo features an energetic orientation, a richer blue c

Huffy Completes Sales of Service Business

Huffy Corporation has finalized the sale of its services to retail segment, which includes Huffy Service Solutions, Creative Retail Services, and Creative Retail Services (Canada) to National Product Services Inc., a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, L

Easton to Debut TV Ads During College World Series

As the best teams in college baseball compete for a spot in the College World Series in Omaha, Easton will debut a series of new commercials showcasing their new lineup of Stealth™ bats and cleated footwear. Three spots were created by The Ballpark, a fu

SGMA: U.S. Women Set Their Sights on the Gym

Many women are getting their inspiration from perspiration. According to SGMA International's recent analysis of the Superstudy® of Sports Participation (conducted by American Sports Data), millions of American women are focused on fitness – at home

VewDo Adds New Reps; Opens Burlington office

Balance Designs, creators of the Vew-Do™ Balance Board and re-inventor of the concept, continues to build their sales and customer service team. Five more reps have been added, with Kurt Moscarello covering Metro NY; Kurt Kopp in WI, IL, MN; Kennon Smith

Sport Chalet Fiscal Q4 Net Jumps 516%; Comps Up 10.5%

Sport Chalet, Inc. reported that sales for its fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31, 2004 increased 19.2% from $58.2 million to $69.4 million. Comparable store sales increase 10.5% for the period. Net income increased 516.0% to $328,000, or five cents p