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Academy Sports and Outdoors Inc. announced that certain of its stockholders, including affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P., intend to offer for sale in an underwritten secondary offering 12 million shares of common stock of Academy Sports.
Boot Barn Holdings Inc. reported earnings rose 19.5 percent in the third quater ended December 26 on a 6.5 percent revenue gain.
Feetures announced executive changes as part of succession planning. The changes include national sales manager for footwear specialty retailers, Steve Hallinan, becoming key accounts manager, John Gaither becoming chief operations officer and Joe Gaither, executive vice president.
Curtsy, a shopping app for clothing, shoes, and accessories, has raised $11 million in Series A funding. The funding, led by Index Ventures, will enable Curtsy to scale and build out its team.
Retail sales during the 2020’s November/December holiday season grew an unexpectedly high 8.3 percent over the same period in 2019 to $789.4 billion, exceeding the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) holiday forecast despite the economic challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, NRF said. The numbers include online and other non-stores sales, which were up 23.9 percent at $209 billion.
Poshmark Inc.’s shares more than doubled in its initial public offering debut Thursday.
Stock+Field, the farm supply and outdoor department store, has filed for bankruptcy and is closing all 25 of its locations.
Zumiez Inc. reported comparable sales increased 1.7 percent for the 10-week period ended January 9, 2021, compared to the 10-week period ended January 11, 2020.
Adobe said based on Adobe Analytics data, U.S. online spend totaled $188.2 billion over November and December, which represents 32.2 percent growth year-over-year.
Crocs Inc. raised its 2020 revenue guidance and expects accelerated full year 2021 revenue growth of 20 percent to 25 percent.
Tilly’s Inc. reported same-store sales grew 2.7 percent for the nine-week period ended January 2. Comparable net sales in physical stores decreased by 12.4 percent while e-commerce net sales jumped 65.2 percent.
Columbia Sportswear Co. announced that its board of directors appointed John Culver to serve as a director and member of its Compensation Committee.