SGB Update

Royal Completes Action to Become Private Entity

Royal Precision, Inc. and Royal Associates, Inc. have announced that Royal Precision stockholders, holding more than a majority of the issued and outstanding shares, have approved the merger of RA Merger Sub, Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RA into Roya

Tommy Hilfiger Replaced as Chairman of Company

Tommy Hilfiger Corporation announced that Joel Horowitz has been named Chairman of the Company, replacing Tommy Hilfiger, who will resume his long-time role as Honorary Chairman and Principal Designer…

AAMI Signs Agreement with Nations Best Sports

American Ammunition, Inc. has announced that it has been approved as a vendor for Nations Best Sports assured payment program, which guarantees payment of all its individual members…

SIA: 2003 Show Buying Power Index Increases

The retailer buying power index for the 2003 SIA SnowSports Show rose a little over a percentage point from last year to 86.3%. The index measures how strong the potential buying power is at the show as represented by the retailers in attendance…

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

Rip Curl Founders Leave Posts; New CEO Named

Rip Curl Group has announced that the company founders had left their executive positions and the head of its Australian unit, David Lawn, had been promoted to CEO of the entire group…

Fisher Named Stein Mart CEO

As expected, Michael D. Fisher began his tenure as chief executive officer of Stein Mart, Inc., replacing the retiring John H. (Jack) Williams, Jr. who served the Company for 23 years. The planned succession was previously announced on June 3, 2002…

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