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Since opening its first store in Sacramento in 1976, Fleet Feet has become one of the nation’s most successful retail franchisees, even ramping up its expansion efforts in recent years. We sat down with CEO Jeff Phillips to see what’s ahead.
The Finish Line plans to remodel 50-60 Finish Line stores this year using a new store design that will debut in July, the CEO of its parent company said June 24.
Incipio LLC, which makes everything from phone cases to smart plugs, is expanding its reach into the active-lifestyle market, reaching an agreement to acquire Skullcandy Inc., best known for its stylish and sporty headphones, in a cash deal worth $177 million.
Modell’s Sporting Goods and U.K.-based Sports Direct International PLC were identified by the Wall Street Journal Monday as the “bulk buyer” considering an 11th-hour bid for up to 200 Sport Authority store leases, intellectual property and e-commerce assets.
With no additional bids for the business, Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (PacSun) cancelled its scheduled June 22 auction, paving the way for Golden Gate Capital to take ownership of the company.
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Newell Brands, which now owns more than 50 sporting goods and outdoor brands after its recent acquisition of Jarden Corp., announced this week it has plans to divest product lines with combined annual sales of $250-to-$300 million over the next two to three years.
Investors weren’t particularly wooed, sending the stock down nearly 4 percent following the news.
Saving companies and American manufacturing jobs, particularly in the textile industry, is not for the faint of heart.
Three months after leaving to take a job with Nike, Dave Dombrow, the mastermind behind the Curry 1, is coming home to Under Armour and getting a promotion.
Attendance at the three-day Team Dealer Market organized by reps in the Carolinas rebounded this year as the event returned to Charlotte, NC after a one year detour.
Performance Sports Group Ltd. has a tall task for its new CEO Harlan Kent.