Nautilus to Open New Outlet in OR

Nautilus is opening a new apparel and footwear factory outlet for cycling, running and fitness enthusiasts Friday, June 8 at the Woodburn Company Stores complex along Interstate 5 at Woodburn, OR. The 2,400-foot factory store is the twelfth such store ope

Zumiez May Comps Jump 11.2%

Zumiez Inc. total net sales for the four-week period ended June 2, 2007 increased 51.6% to $22.7 million, compared to $15.0 million for the four-week period ended May 27, 2006. The company's comparable store sales increased 11.2% for the four-week pe

Everlast Inks Licensing Deal with Michelin

Everlast Worldwide Inc. signed a worldwide license agreement with Michelin Lifestyle Limited. MLL has partnered with Everlast to create a new line of technically advanced professional boxing footwear. Everlast will launch the new professional boxing footw

Mark Wilford Joins Metolius as Sales Rep

Metolius hired a new regional Sales Representative for the Midwest territory, Mark Wilford. Based in Fort Collins, Wilford joins Metolius with 19 years of outside sales experience in the Midwest and over 35 years of climbing experience. In his years of ex

Forzani Q1 Earnings Double on 5% Revenue Increase

The Forzani Group Ltd. net earnings for the first quarter were $700,000, or two cents per share, compared to the prior year's first quarter of $300,000, or one penny per share. Retail system sales for the quarter were $308.4 million, an increase of 3

Ellen Brown Joins Isis

Isis appointed Ellen Brown as independent sales representative for its Rocky Mountain regional territory. She joined the team on May 15. She replaces former representative, Polly Tucker…

OIWC adn TAPS to Co-Host OR Clinics

Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) and the Trade Association of Paddlesports (TAPS) are co-hosting two first-of-their-kind women-focused events at the paddle tank during Summer Outdoor Retailer 2007. Both events, underwritten by Kokatat, will be

New Era Cap Appoints New Counterfeiting Czar

New Era Cap Company Inc. has promoted Tony Swaffield to Director of Brand Protection in an effort to combat counterfeiting of its products on a global scale. With his new position, Swaffield, whose experience in both the public and private enforcement fie

NSGA Management Conference Sees Strong Turn-Out

With nearly 450 sporting goods industry leaders in attendance, the 43rd Annual NSGA Management Conference and 9th Annual Team Dealer Summit – held at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, Fla. – was described by many attendees as