Columbia Sportswear Names Bryan Timm President
Columbia Sportswear Company promoted Bryan Timm to president and COO and named Joe Boyle to the newly-created position of vice president of merchandising and design for the Columbia brand as part of a major management restructuring aimed at supporting growth. Mark Nenow was also named president of Sorel. Tim Boyle, who has served as president and CEO since 1988, continues as CEO...
CamelBak Grows Sales 6.2 percent in 2014
CamelBak had net sales of $148.7 million for the year ended Dec. 31, 2014, up 6.2 percent compared to the same period in 2013, Compass Diversified Holdings reported Monday...(3/2/2015)
Fox Factory Reports MTB Sales Grew 2.3 Percent in Q4
Fox Factory Holding Corp.'s mountain biking sales grew just 2.3 percent in the fourth quarter, but the company's CEO said he expects growth to accelerate when the company begins shipping a new fork later this year...(3/2/2015)
PeopleForBikes Releases Initial U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report
Approximately one in three Americans over the age of two rode a bicycle at least one day in the past year, according to a first of its kind study PeopleForBikes commissioned to...
Ford Displays E-bike Concepts in Barcelona
Ford Motor Company displayed an e-bike developed with Dahon Monday that uses rear sensors to warn cyclists of approaching vehicles. The prototype is the result of a new experiment to study how electric bicycles can work seamlessly with cars and public transport to deliver faster and easier daily commutes and help businesses operating in urban centers...(3/2/2015)
Vista Outdoor Names Vice President of Marketing
Vista Outdoor Inc., the parent of Bushnell, Federal Premium, Savage Arms, Primos, Blackhawk! and Bollé, hired Brett Merrell to serve as its vice president of marketing...(3/2/2015)
Weyco's Q4 Revenues Jump 21 Percent
Weyco Group, Inc., the parent of Bogs, reported net sales for the fourth quarter of 2014 were $95.3 million, an increase of 21 percent from 2013 net sales of $78.5 million.. Bogs wholesale revenues surged 69 percent...
Garmin Signs First Snowboarders
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., will sponsor the 2015 Winter X-Games gold medal winning snowboarders Mark McMorris and Silje Norendal as their official action cam and watch provider...(3/2/2015)