SGB Executive

SIA Broadens Focus With B2C Show Acquisition

SIA Broadens Focus With B2C Show Acquisition

Snowsports Industries America (SIA) is getting back into hosting large-scale, live shows—albeit with a different target market than its former signature event. About two and a half years after selling its annual B2B event Snow Show, SIA announced Friday it had agreed to acquire a pair of B2C snow sports expos. SIA leaders share why this move is another step in a new direction for the trade association. (Read More)

Political Climate Forces American Outdoor Brands To Split

Political Climate Forces American Outdoor Brands To Split

Amid a challenging political climate for the firearms industry, American Outdoor Brands Corp. (AOBC), the parent of Smith & Wesson, announced it would split into two publicly traded companies— Smith & Wesson Brands Inc. (firearms) and American Outdoor Brands Inc. (outdoor products and accessories, or OP&A). SGB digs into why the company chose the spinoff route. (Read More)

What Does Nike’s Exit From Amazon Mean?

What Does Nike’s Exit From Amazon Mean?

Nike’s move to stop selling footwear and apparel directly through Amazon is apparently an admission that the art of policing Amazon's third-party sellers is becoming more challenging as the marketplace continues to grow. But it also reinforces Nike’s ambition to directly connect with consumers. (Read More)

Loading

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This