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Columbia Sportswear Surprises With Strong Q4
Columbia Sportswear Co. stumped some analysts this week by reporting net sales and operating income reached record levels in the fourth quarter...(2/12/2016)
Garmin Agrees to Acquire DeLorme
Garmin Ltd. has agreed to acquire substantially all assets of DeLorme from its founder and owner David DeLorme for an undisclosed sum...(2/12/2016)
Marmot Super Bowl Ad Seen by 108 Million
Marmot estimates 108 million people saw its 30-second ad during the first quarter of Super Bowl 50...(2/12/2016)
Cabela’s Strategic Moves Include New President
Cabela’s Inc. appointed Scott K. Williams as its new president, splitting the role from CEO Tommy Millner, who had held both positions since 2009...
CamelBak, Jimmy Styks Offset Organic Sales Declines at Vista Outdoor Segment
Vista Outdoor reported sales grew 19.2 percent to $236 million at its Outdoor Products segment, as $41 million in sales from recently acquired CamelBak and Jimmy Styks easily offset a 1.6 percent decline in organic sales compared with the third quarter of fiscal 2014...(2/12/2016)
Reno Company Buys Second SUP Brand
LXV Outdoor of Reno, NV has emerged as the newest strategic buyer in the crowded stand-up paddleboard, or SUP, market with its second acquisition in the space in months...(2/11/2016)
Sigg Switzerland to Be Sold for $16 Million
The private equity firm that acquired Sigg Switzerland AG in 2003 has agreed to sell the company after an unusually long ownership tenure to a Chinese manufacturer of vacuum bottles for CHF16.1 million ($16 mm)...(2/11/2016)
Shimano Says 2015 Growth Came at Expense of 2016
Shimano Inc. reported its sales rose 13.6 percent in 2015, or about 9.27 percent-currency neutral, but lowered its guidance for 2016, saying much of its growth last year came from pulling bicycle component sales forward from this year...(2/10/2016)