SportsOneSource Transitions to SGB Media [PREM]
New site brings entire scope and depth of SGB Media content — including SGB Updates, SGB Today, SGB Magazine and SGB Executive — to one place on a modern and mobile-adaptive platform.
Athletic Dealers of America Reach Rebates Milestone [PREM]
The Athletic Dealers of America shared at its recent Buying Show in Orlando, FL that the group has surpassed the $1 million mark in rebates distributed to its members for 2015...
Nike Appoints VP of Running [PREM]
Nike Inc. announced that Steve Lesnard will become VP, GM of global running, succeeding Patrick Seehafer who will become VP, Europe Merchandising...
Smith & Wesson to Acquire Taylor Brands [PREM]
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. signed a definitive agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Taylor Brands, LLC, the supplier of knives and specialty tools, for $85.0 million...(7/18/2016)
Under Armour Spends $70.3 Million on New Headquarters Site [PREM]
Under Armour has closed on a $70.3 million deal to purchase the land for its new headquarters along Baltimore's waterfront...(7/18/2016)
ICSC Survey: BTS Sales Expected to Climb [PREM]
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)'s annual back-to-school survey shows 78 percent of BTS shoppers expect to spend more this year, a significant increase compared with those who planned to do the same in 2015...(7/18/2016)
Nike Looks to Lead on Race Relations [PREM]
Nike's Chairman and CEO Mark Parker sent a letter last Thursday to the company's 32,000 employees underscoring Nike's commitment to "racial justice" following the heightened tensions in black communities and the police. He also said Nike will hold meetings at Beaverton headquarters and in its NY, Chicago and LA offices to explore race issues...(7/18/2016)
Rack Room Launches Real People Project Campaign [PREM]
Rack Room Shoes for more than a decade has featured real customers – instead of professional models – in all of its seasonal advertisements, selected through the retailer’s annual Models Wanted contest. The family footwear retailer plans to evolve the initiative with the launch of The Real People Project...(7/18/2016)