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Sports Direct Breaks Into U.S. Retailing

Sports Direct said the Eastern Outfitters acquisition will provide Sports Direct “with a footprint in U.S. bricks-and-mortar retail and a platform from which to grow U.S. on-line sales.”

International Momentum Helps Skechers Beat Plan

Said David Weinberg, EVP, COO and CFO, on the domestic wholesale channel, “While we are cautious due to the closing of numerous stores in 2016 and again, in the first quarter of 2017, we remain optimistic and poised to move quickly to fulfill consumer demands in our dedicated wholesale accounts.”

Rocky Brands Sees Profits Rebound

Said Mike Brooks, chairman and CEO, on a conference call with analysts, “While the retail environment remains challenging, many of our accounts started the year with improved inventory positions, which have created better at-once opportunities for certain of our product lines.”


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