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EXEC: 5.11 Tactical was the Lone 2023 Active Lifestyle Gainer at CODI

The 5.11 Tactical brand was the only active lifestyle brand in the segment to post an increase in sales for the year, due in large part to its direct-to-consumer component of the business as all other brands continued to deal with the ongoing retail de-stocking process prevalent across the U.S. retail landscape.

EXEC: Inside the Wolverine Worldwide C-Suite – Assessing the Year Ahead

Fiscal 2024 revenue is expected in the range of $1.7 billion to $1.75 billion, roughly a 5.5 percent decline at the mid-point versus the 2023 revenues. Gross margins are expected to reach 45.5 percent of sales, a record high, and EPS is forecast to improve 5X at the mid-point.

EXEC: Footwear Brands Are Ramping Up Factory Orders

Yue Yuen Industrial reported that its footwear manufacturing segment revenue posted 12.5 percent growth in January 2024, a big turnaround from the 18.4 percent decline in its footwear manufacturing segment for full year 2023.

EXEC: Under Armour CEO Sees Less Promotional, More Premium Online Presence

UA now expects revenue in North America to be down at a high-single-digit rate versus the previous expectation of a 5 to 7 percent decline, and turning to the International business that is now seen to be down at a high-single-digit rate versus the previous low-double-digit rate increase.