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Disappointing Q3 Gun, Ammo and Apparel Sales Prompt Cabela's to Slash Earnings Guidance
Cabela's Inc. tumbled Thursday after it dramatically lowered its guidance for full-year earnings per share, citing disappointing third quarter sales of firearms and apparel...
Callaway Golf Sees Annual Profit, Golf Industry Stabalizing
While sales still declined, Callaway Golf Co. trimmed its net loss in the third quarter, raised its EPS guidance for the year, and reiterated its vow that it expects to post its first annual profit this year since 2008. Said Chip Brewer, Callaway’s president and CEO, on a conference call with analysts, “Despite challenging market conditions, Callaway Golf continued its trend of improved market share, tour success and operating efficiencies”...(10/24/2014)
Jarden Outdoor on Pace to Flatline in 2014 After Tepid Third Quarter Growth
Jarden Corp. reported revenues at its Outdoor Solutions (JOS) segment, which owns Coleman, K2, Marmot and 24 other sporting goods brands, grew just 1.3 percent in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, putting it on pace for flat sales this year...(10/24/2014)
Ugg Rediscovers its Groove for Deckers Brands
Deckers Brands reported fiscal second-quarter results that beat analysts expectations with sales and earnings growth of more than 20 percent, prompting the parent of Uggs, Teva, Sanuk and Hoka One One to raise its estimates for its fiscal year...
Unifi Inc. to Invest $40MM to Boost Capacity in CAFTA/NAFTA Region
Unifi Inc. said it will increase its yarn texturing capacity in the U.S. and Central America to serve growing demand for its Repreve and other premium synthetic yarns from Hanesbrands, Patagonia, The North Face, DC, Quiksilver and other brands and retailers determined to maintain a supply chain for synthetic apparel in the region...(10/24/2014)
Pou Sheng Poised for Return to Profitability in 2014
Pou Sheng International (Holdings) Limited, which is one of the largest retailers and distributors of Adidas, Nike and other international athletic footwear, apparel and accessories brands in China, expects to report a profit for the nine months ended Sept. 30, according to an earnings alert issued by the company Oct. 24...(10/24/2014)
Softgoods, Suunto and Precor Propel Amer Sports to Solid Q3 Growth
Amer Sports revenues grew 6.0 percent currency-neutral in the third quarter as strong sales of Arc'teryx apparel and Salomon footwear and growing momentum at Precor/Fitness and Suunto/Instruments more than offset flat sales of ski and snowboard gear and low, single-digit declines at its Wilson/Ball Sports and Mavic/Cycle businesses...(10/23/2014)
Hunt Drives Rocky Brands Q3 Top-Line Gains
Rocky Brands, Inc. reported third-quarter sales increased 3.6 percent to $72.7 million. Earnings advanced 6.9 percent to $3.1 million, or 42 cents per share. On a conference call with analysts, David Sharp, president and CEO, said that following a strong first half of the year, sales growth moderated during the third quarter. He said, "We believe consumer interest in our innovative product lines remains high; however"...(10/23/2014)