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Prince Sports Appoints Southern Region VP

Prince Sports announced the promotion of Matthew Haley to regional vice president, Southern Region. Haley started his career in the tennis industry on the teaching side, managing a professional tennis staff and tennis program for juniors and adults. Durin

True North Adds Turtle Fur to Client List

The Turtle Fur Group has selected True North Brand Group, Inc., Hingham, Ma., to handle its public relations and product placement campaign. The Turtle Fur Group, which includes both the Turtle Fur brand and the Nordic Gear brand, is a manufacturer of hat

Rebel Sport NZ Sales Gain Can’t Offset Other Briscoe Divisions…

Briscoe Group Limited reported that Rebel Sport sales increased 6.1% to NZ$23.7 million ($16.5 mm) for the fiscal third quarter ended October 31. Rebel Sport comp store sales increased 3.8% versus last year.
Total BGL sales were NZ$73.2 million ($51.1 mm

Sport Chalet Bottom Line Takes Hit from Recap…

Sport Chalet, Inc. turned in another solid quarterly performance for the fiscal second period ended September 30, but saw its recapitalization efforts in the quarter wipe out otherwise stellar results. The five new stores opened since fiscal Q2 last year

Sport-Haley in JV to Sell Top-Flite to Wal-Mart…

Sport-Haley, Inc. and Explorer Gear USA, Inc., a California corporation have entered into a joint venture in order to manufacture and market Top-Flite branded apparel to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in the U.S. The joint venture is to be formed and operated as a

Shoe Pavilion Swings to Profit in Q3 on Solid Comp Sales Gain…

Shoe Pavilion announced comparable store net sales for the third quarter ended October 1 increased 7.8% versus the same period last year. Net sales for the third quarter increased 20.1% to $24.8 million from $20.7 million for the year-ago period. SHOE pos

Footstar Sees Q3 Sales Fall 13%; Narrows Net Loss

Footstar, Inc. reported that net sales decreased $24.3 million, or 13.1%, to $161.7 million in 2005 compared with $186.0 million in 2004. A 9.6% comparable store sales decline in Shoemart during 2005 accounted for $15.7 million of this decrease and the cl

Feehan Replaced as Confluence CEO

Confluence Holdings issued a statement last week regarding changes to the company's executive team. Effective Thursday, November 3, 2005, Robert Sharp, Chairman of the Board of Confluence Holdings Corp., has assumed operational responsibilities of Co

Intrawest Sees Fiscal First Quarter Return to Profitability

Intrawest Corporation, for the first quarter of 2006, reported total revenue of $301.8 million, an increase of 47%. Net income increased significantly to $9.2 million, resulting in diluted earnings per share of $0.19. Total Company EBITDA more than triple

Sears Names EVP Apparel Design

Sears Holdings Corporation named Lisa Schultz as executive vice president, Sears Holdings Apparel Design, a new position. In this new role, Schultz will have responsibility over all of Sears' and Kmart's apparel design teams. She will report to

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