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Accell North America: Challenging IBD Market Slowed 1H Growth
Accell Group N.V. reported sales in North America increased 2 percent as it adapted to rapid changes in the independent bicycle dealer and parts distribution...(7/24/2015)
Cabela's Q2 Miss Overshadows Turn in Gun Sales
Cabela’s Inc. reported comparable stores sales grew in U.S. for the first time in a year, thanks in part to a mid-single-digit increase in gun sales...(7/24/2015)
VF Hikes FY Guidance on Robust Q2
With another stellar performance from its triumvirate of outdoor brands – The North Face, Vans and Timberland, VF Corp. reported earnings and revenues that expanded at a double-digit rate on a currency-neutral basis in the second quarter while lifting its EPS guidance for the year...(7/24/2015)
Vista Outdoor Pays Hefty Multiple to Enter SUP Market
With determination to diversify beyond shooting sports, Vista Outdoor Inc. paid a rich multiple to acquire SUP supplier Jimmy Styks LLC...(7/24/2015)
Calida Group: Weak Euro Complicates Turnaround at Lafuma and Oxbow
Calida Group reported the strength of the Swiss franc and the U.S. dollar against the euro complicated turnaround efforts at Lafuma outdoor and Oxbow board sports...(7/24/2015)
OIA, Grassroots and OR Partner to Help Specialty Retailers
Outdoor Industry Association, Grassroots Outdoor Alliance and Outdoor Retailer to provide education and other tangible business support to independent specialty retailers...(7/24/2015)
Q&A: OIA's Amy Roberts on What She Learned at MEC
Amy Roberts takes the reins as executive director of Outdoor Industry Association Monday after what could be described as a 43-month reality check...(7/23/2015)
Case Logic's Q2 Woes Obscure Thule's Solid Growth in North America
Thule Group surpassed all its financial targets in the second quarter although continuing declines at its U.S.-based Case Logic business more than offset growth of its core sports and outdoor businesses in the Americas...(7/22/2015)