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Idea Ranch, the advertising, PR and consumer insights company serving the outdoor industry, promoted Kevin Waggoner, Dillon Jones and Katie Murphy to Account Supervisors.
Urban Outfitters, Inc., whose portfolio includes Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and Free People, began operations at its new 600,000-square-foot fulfillment center for Nuuly, the company’s women’s clothing rental brand, in Raymore, MO
The Swiss performance sportswear brand, will open its newest U.S. store in Portland, OR, on February 24 in an area of town vibrant with shops and restaurants and one mile from its Americas HQ.
Parent company of the Play It Again Sports franchisor and other retail resale banners, reported revenues for the year ended December 30, 2023 were $83.2 million, up from $81.4 million in 2022.
Net sales were $783 million in Q4, up 9 percent year-over-year, consisting of Activewear sales of $644 million, up 8 percent, and sales of $139 million in the Hosiery and Underwear category, which was up 11 percent year-over-year.
Marcus Lemonis has been a director of Beyond since October 2023 and the chairman of its Board since December 2023. As executive chairman, he will work closely with the management team to lead and execute Beyond’s strategic priorities.
Consolidated revenue was $173.4 billion for the fourth quarter, up 5.7 percent, or 4.9 percent in constant-currency terms, topping Wall Street estimates. Global e-commerce sales grew 23 percent for the period.
Macy’s formally rejected the $5.8 billion bid from Arkhouse and hedge fund Brigade Capital on January 21. Financing, or the lack of a solid plan to secure it, was called out as the primary reason.
“We are excited to be on the ground floor of the growth in the tri-cities area … And it’s extra sweet to be located next door to the historic Smokestack Restaurant, where my parents hosted their wedding rehearsal dinner in 1991.” —Heather Dawes, Co-Owner, Slim Pickens Outfitters
With over 30 years working in the sports and promo industry, Pat Foster is Outdoor Caps Promo and OC Sports rep covering the Pacific Northwest.
January prices for goods reportedly came down, which affects sales figures even if the same number of items are sold, and increased prices for services pulled dollars away from retail purchases.
This partnership will deliver an expanded range of Reebok apparel that aligns with consumers’ active lifestyles in the UK and Ireland.
Fourth quarter revenues were $960 million, an increase of just 1.6 percent, or 1.5 percent on a constant-currency (CC) basis, from the corresponding period in 2022. North America Wholesale declined 5.1 percent in Q4.
Expanding its international store count, key store openings for Skechers leading up to the milestone are in Chile, Greece, India, Mexico, South Korea, the United States, and the 5,000th store in Bogotá, Colombia.
HBI plans to permanently lay off another 159 workers in April when it repurposes a DC in Winston-Salem, NC, according to a WARN notice sent to the state of North Carolina on February 5, with an effective date of April 5, 2024.