NSGA: CPI for Sporting Goods Improves in June

The National Sporting Goods Association is reporting that the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the Sporting Goods CPI Index at 100.7 for June, down 0.2% versus the June 2002 index. The association's research group said the

Callaway Q2 Net Income Down 8.1% on 4.1% Sales Decline

Callaway Golf reported net sales for the second quarter declined 4.1% to $242.1 million, with foreign currency exchange rates favorably impacting net sales by approximately $7.5 million. Net income was down 8.1% to $34.1 million, versus $37.1 million for

Taylor Made-adidas Golf and Pixl Resolve Litigation

Taylor Made-adidas Golf Company and Pixl Golf Company have confirmed that the two organizations have been involved recently in litigation that “has been resolved to the mutual satisfaction of both parties”. Both Taylor Made-adidas and Pixl are prohibited

Nautilus Appoints New CEO; Cook Retains Board Chair

The Nautilus Group, Inc. announced that Gregg Hammann has joined Nautilus as President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Brian Cook, current Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, will continue with the company as Chairman…

NSGA: Department Stores Gain Share in Fitness Equipment

Sears and other department stores like the retailing giant continue to increase their dominance in the home fitness equipment market. Based on an NSGA analysis of consumer purchases of three major types of exercise equipment – treadmills, exercise bikes a

Worth Sues Amateur Softball Group for Rule Changes

Worth Inc. announces a lawsuit filed against the Amateur Softball Association on July 10th in Oklahoma City Federal Court based on an ASA announcement on June 30, 2003 that a new bat standard based upon a new high-speed test system is to become effective

Huffy Doubles Q2 Net Income on 25.8% Sales Gain

Huffy Corporation announced that net earnings for the second quarter of 2003 were $2.8 million or $0.18 per common share, compared to net earnings of $1.3 million or $0.12 per common share for the second quarter of 2002. Net sales for Q2 increased 25.8%

Holcombe to Spearhead New Value Outdoor Apparel Line

Blair Corporation, a national catalog and multi-channel direct marketer of women's and men's apparel and home products, has formed Allegheny Trail Corp. to launch a wholesale business targeted primarily at outdoor sporting goods and recreational