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Precor Makes Promotions in Sales Division

Precor promoted Larry Domingo to Vice President of Commercial Sale. Domingo previously was Commercial Sales Director. In addition, Domingo has promoted Dan Toigo and Sean Kearney to Regional Sales Director positions, and Chuck Fedorka to Director of Natio

TSL Snowshoes Opens Vermont Production Facility

Arnaud Claude, President of TSL Snowshoes, LLC announces the opening of its Vermont production facility, set to manufacture twenty new snowshoe models for the 2006/07 collection. TSL Snowshoes, LLC is located in Williston, VT.

EMU Australia Names Rockies Rep

EMU Australia added action sports industry sales rep veteran David Poletti as the company’s new sales rep for the Rockies region. David has almost twenty years of experience in the action sports realm, and has focused on building such brands as Freestyle

Head Awards Hard Workers

Tom Kelley, who manages Southern California for Head/Penn Racquet Sports, was named District Sales Manager of the Year for 2005, while Steve Rothstein, who represents the Midwest, was named Rookie of the Year. Both Steve and Tom were commended on their t

Alleson Athletic Names Creative Director

Alleson Athletic appointed Nicole Lux as Creative Director. Nicole will develop, build, and market apparel across all product categories focusing on sublimation printing techniques. Nicole comes to Alleson from Allied Duralux, a North Carolina-based manu

Columbia Teams with Nissan on European Model…

Columbia Sportswear Company and Nissan Europe SAS have entered into a joint branding effort aimed at building brand awareness throughout Europe. The two companies have joined forces to launch the Nissan X-TRAIL Columbia Edition with a series of events, ma

OIA Develops Fair Labor Code; Announces First Annual Awards

Outdoor Industry Association has adopted a supplier code of conduct as developed by the organization’s Fair Labor Working Group. In addition, OIA released a Fair Labor Toolkit at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. The Fair Labor Toolkit presents a code of co

Kangol Partners with Stereo Sound Agency for Headwear

Kangol has joined forces with Stereo Skateboards, a.k.a. The Stereo Sound Agency, to release an exclusive line of headwear for SpringISummer '06.
Stereo Skateboards, founded in 1992, is the brainchild of skateboarder/artist Chris Pastras and

adidas/Reebok Deal Clears European Regulators

The European Commission has unconditionally cleared adidas-Salomon AG's proposed acquisition of Reebok International Ltd. No other anti-trust approvals are required to complete the transaction. Reebok will hold a Special Meeting of Shareholders today

ThirtyTwo Adds Foxy and Casselberry to Team

ThirtyTwo added two of the industry vets to their team, hiring Mike Fox as Product Line Manager and Todd Casselberry as Product Merchandising Manager. As Product Line Manager for ThirtyTwo, Fox’s responsibilities include all aspects of line conception, de

Reebok Gets 98% Affirmative Vote on adibok Deal

At a Special Meeting of Shareholders held Wednesday, Reebok’s shareholders approved Reebok International's previously announced merger agreement with adidas-Salomon AG. More than 98% of the votes cast were voted in favor of the transaction. adidas-