Genesco Inc. reported adjusted third-quarter earnings dipped 2.0 percent. Comps were down 1 percent with a 5 percent increase in the Lids Sports Group offset by a 2 percent decrease in the Journeys Group. Earnings came in slightly better than Wall Street's estimates but Genesco still slightly lowered its full-year guidance due to the "somewhat choppy" retail climate...(12/6/2013)
Lids Sports Group announced its acquisition of Canadian-based Game On Sports, a licensed apparel, headwear and novelty retailer. Established in 1994, and carrying the Game On Sports banner since 2000, Game On Sports primary focus has been NHL jerseys and headwear...(12/6/2013)
Johnson Outdoors Inc. reported double-digit growth in operating profit on higher revenue, and a 90 percent improvement in net income year-over-year for fiscal year ended Sept. 27...(12/6/2013)
Zumiez Inc. reported total net sales for the third quarter ended Nov. 2 increased 6.2 percent to $191.1 million from $180.0 million a year ago. Comps rose 1.5 percent but earnings declined slightly due to higher expenses...
Adidas Outdoor has begun accepting nominations for the fourth annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards, which recognize individuals, groups and companies for extraordinary work encouraging others to participate in outdoor activities. The awards will be presented at Outdoor Retailer next...(12/6/2013)
The North Face has named Baltimore-based Charm City Run the winner of The North Face 2013 Running Specialty Never Stop Exploring Award, recognizing the specialty running store that demonstrates the most dedication to encouraging and enabling outdoor exploration within the community...(12/6/2013)
Gibbon Slacklines USA has hired Derick Cole as the new vice president of sales. Cole is leading the sales efforts in all channels including retail, event sponsorship, park design and installation...(12/6/2013)
Imports of camping apparel and gear were running 4.79 percent ahead of last year for the first ten months of 2013, outpacing growth in overall consumer goods imports, according to data released this week by the U.S. Census...
The European Cyclists Federation (ECF) has chosen Taipei City to host the ECF the Velo-city Global Conference for 2016, which is expected to draw more than 1,000 of the world's leading transport planners, economists, health experts, cycling advocates, cycle tourism promoters, politicians and other cycling experts.(12/6/2013)
Backcountry entered the European outdoor market by acquiring Bergfreunde.de, which it described as the leading e-commerce company for outdoor enthusiasts in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland...(12/5/2013)