SGB Update Outdoor

OR Show Crash Kills One, Critically Injures Three

The long-awaited wintry blast that swept across the Salt Lake City region on Sunday was a much needed boost for the local ski operators that hoped to salvage a season, but the snow storm that greeted many of us on Sunday morning at the Outdoor Retailer Wi

Jones and Wills Take Direct Control of Parisian

Retailer Saks Incorporated announced that in addition to his role as President and CEO of Saks Department Store Group, George Jones has assumed operating leadership of Parisian, SDSG's specialty department store division. Kevin Wills has been promot

Quiksilver Makes Senior Executive Promotions

Quiksilver Inc. announced several executive promotions for the company's domestic business. Greg Ziegler, formerly executive vice president of operations, becomes chief operating officer. The copany also named presidents of its men's and women&

InSport International Rebrands Corporate Identity

Seeking to invigorate its position as the leading specialized manufacturer of athletic apparel, InSport International released its new brand identity to the trade last week during the Outdoor Retailer Show…

Mr. Rags Files Chapter 11…

California-based Mr. Rags Acquisition Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. A private investment firm bought the 114 store teen retailer last spring from Claire’s Stores…

Quiksilver Expands CapEx Budget in 2003…

Quiksilver Inc. announced in an SEC filing last week that it expects $35 million to $40 million in capital expenditures in fiscal 2003 ending October 31, 2003. Fiscal 2002 capital expenditures were $22.2 million, compared with $22.6 million in fiscal 200

Head Consolidates Winter Sports Operations

Head N.V. announced a two-stage process to consolidate offices and warehousing in the U.S. The Head Tyrolia Wintersports business will move to Norwalk, CT and the company's Winter warehouse will be consolidated into the new, larger, state-of-the-art

Malden Strikes Initial Deal on Chapter 11 Exit

Malden Mills Industries, Inc. announced that the company, the agent for its senior lending group, and its unsecured creditors' committee have agreed in principle to terms for a consensual plan of reorganization…