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TJX Sees Opportunistic Buys’ Boost From Tariffs

TJX Sees Opportunistic Buys’ Boost From Tariffs

The TJX Companies Inc.’s second-quarter earnings were in line with Street expectations as same-store sales limped ahead 2 percent. But the off-pricer said its core apparel category remains strong and a "loaded" marketplace of opportunistic buys, driven in part by the tariff situation, is expected to support second-half growth. (Read More)

Doug Sanders Talks Up MSR’s 50th Anniversary

Doug Sanders Talks Up MSR’s 50th Anniversary

Twenty-nineteen marks the 50th anniversary of Seattle-based Mountain Safety Research (MSR), which got its start not with a break-through product but a newsletter that raised awareness about climbing equipment safety. Doug Sanders talks to SGB Executive about the unorthodox start as well as MSR's ongoing commitment to defying the status quo in equipment design. (Read More)

Survey: Health Clubs Prospering As Revenue, Memberships Grow

Survey: Health Clubs Prospering As Revenue, Memberships Grow

The health club industry is continuing to prosper. Club visitation is growing at a steady clip as 2018 notched a record number of consumers visiting a club, and health club revenues jumped nearly 8 percent over the previous year, according to a recent study by IHRSA, The International Health Racquet & Sportsclub Association. (Read More)

Aisle Talk Week Of August 12

Aisle Talk Week Of August 12

Top headlines from the active lifestyle industry you may have missed this week, including Gearhead Outfitters, an Arkansas-based outdoor specialty retailer, acquiring Rock/Creek Outfitters in Tennessee and Uncle Dan’s Outdoor Store in Illinois from Camping World Holdings Inc. (Read More)

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