NGF: Tariffs on Chinese Products Could Affect Golf Industry

Some sectors of the golf industry could find themselves in the rough as a result of the proposed tariffs on $200 billion worth of U.S. imports from China, among them golf bags, hats and mower parts, according to a recent report from the National Golf Foundation.

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WFSGI To Host World Manufacturers Forum

The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) will host the sixth annual World Manufacturers Forum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, December 11-12. The event, “Manufacturing 4.0: Steps Towards a Future Vision,” will feature a wide range of keynote speakers discussing academics, consumer goods, electronics, and other sectors.

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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Appoints Ron Cohen President & COO

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and Alterra Mountain Co. announced Wednesday that Ron Cohen has been named president and COO of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. Cohen, who has served as interim president and COO at the resort since April, will move into the permanent position effective immediately.

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ActiveWorks Endurance Expands Marketing Reach With Garmin Coach

Active Network, a provider of a suite of race management tools, has collaborated with Garmin International Inc. to integrate listings on Active.com with Garmin Coach through a new system integration (API), providing Active’s customers and their endurance events with expanded marketing reach.

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July Retail Sales Increase 4.9 Percent Over 2017

July retail sales were up 0.4 percent seasonally adjusted from June and increased 4.9 percent unadjusted year-over-year, giving the industry a solid kickoff for the third quarter as consumers continued to spend despite concerns about the growing trade war, the National Retail Federation said Wednesday.

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