SGB Update Outdoor

Deckers 2002 Earnings Flat on 8.0% Sales Gain

Deckers reported 2002 net sales increased 8% to $99.1 million versus $91.5 million in the same period last year. Net earnings before cumulative effect of accounting change for the year ended December 31, 2002 were $1,620,000, or $0.17 per diluted share,

Former Venator CEO Joins Gadzooks Board

Gadzooks, Inc. announced that Carol Greer, President of the Carol Greer Associates retail consulting firm, has joined its Board of Directors, increasing its number of Directors to seven…

Famous Footwear Helps Brown Shoe Achieve Record Profits

Brown Shoe Company, Inc. reported net sales for 2002 rose 4.9% to $1.8 billion. Net income for fiscal 2002 was $45.2 million, or $2.52 per diluted share, compared with a net loss of $3,962,000, or 23 cents per diluted share, in fiscal 2001. Fiscal 2002

West Marine February Comps Drop 13.9%

West Marine, Inc. reported that net sales for the four weeks ended Feb. 22, 2003 were $31.1 million, a 12.6% increase from net sales of $27.6 million for the same period a year ago. Comparable store net sales for the four weeks ended Feb. 22, 2003 decreas

Pacific Sunwear Increases 2003 Store Opening Plans

Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. announced that it is increasing its store opening plans to 75 net new stores for fiscal 2003, which includes at least 10 net new d.e.m.o. stores…

Court Approves Kmart Disclosure Statement

Kmart Corporation announced Wednesday that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois has approved the Disclosure Statement filed in connection with the Company's First Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization…

SportsLine.Com To Produce Official NCAA Site; Dumps Gambling Sites

SportsLine.com has carved out a deal to produce the website for all of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's championship events, starting with the men's basketball tourney next month. But the deal, which runs until 2006, means that th

Kratowicz Named ShopKo Division VP

ShopKo Stores, Inc. announced the promotion of James Kratowicz to vice president of pricing, consumer information resources and e-commerce for the company's ShopKo division…

REI 2002 Net Income Surges 112% on Total Sales Decline

Recreational Equipment, Inc.(REI)declared a $38.7 million patronage refund to its active members on 2002 sales of $735 million. The cooperative also announced that, based on the 2002 results, its corporate giving commitment will increase by 80% to $1.8 mi

Oakley Tries to Diversify in Weak Economy

Oakley is known for making quality sunglasses for serious athletes. Oakley is also known for making sunglasses with $100-$300 price tags, which has hurt the Foothill Ranch company in this soft economy where consumers are looking to save a buck…

Kamik Names Hallgren VP Eastern Sales

Kamik has named David Hallgren to the position of Vice President Sales, Eastern Region, where he will direct Kamik’s sales efforts east of the Mississippi…

Skechers on the Back Side of the Curve…

Skechers USA saw shares plunge 18.4% for the week after the company surprised the market — and the industry — with projections for Q1, which show a dramatic slowdown to their business…

Galyan’s to Stay in Hometown…

Galyan’s Trading Co. has decided to stay in Plainfield, IN, the town where it first started in business more than 40 years ago. The retailer had been looking at numerous sites in the Indianapolis area, but will now work with Plainfield to locate a buildi