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Mizuno’s Fiscal Q1 Hurt By Americas Weakness

Mizuno Corp. reported a small gain in its fiscal first quarter ended August 3 as strength in its home market of Japan helped offset a poor performance in the Americas region and the impact of currency-headwinds.

Aisle Talk, Week of August 1

The biggest promotions, acquisitions and strategies to hit the active lifestyle industry this week.

Adidas Q2 Boosted by U.S. Momentum

Adidas AG reported sales grew 25.6 percent in North America in the second quarter, accelerating from a gain of 21.6 percent in the first quarter.

Crocs’ Shares Crash On Reduced Outlook 

Shares of Crocs Inc. fell 23.3 percent, to $8.44 on Aug. 3, after the cushy shoe maker missed top and bottom line expectations for the second quarter and lowered its guidance for the year.

Big 5 Fights Off Liquidation Pressures in Q2

Big 5 Sporting Goods reported earnings fell 19.2 percent in the second quarter due to the impact of liquidation sales by Sports Authority and Sport Chalet but they still came in ahead of internal expectations.