Big Rock Sports Acquires Canadian Distributor
Big Rock Sports, Canada has acquired KTL Canada, a fishing tackle distributor based in Mississauga, ON. The acquisition will greatly expand KTL Canada’s product offering and...(10/6/2015)
Gymcraft Wins Spot at Breed Reply Incubator
Gymcraft, which creates virtual reality games people can experience while exercising on standard fitness machines, landed an undisclosed equity investment from UK-based technology incubator Breed Reply...(10/6/2015)
City Sports Files for Bankruptcy
City Sports Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Boston-based chain plans to hold going-out-of-business sales at eight of 26 stores and seek out a buyer for the remaining locations. The filing listed assets of $38.6 million and $39.6 million in liabilities...(10/5/2015)
Pure Hockey Acquires California-based Hockey Giant
Pure Hockey, LLC has acquired all of the assets and ongoing business of SportsGiant, LLC. Sports Giant includes ice hockey retailer Hockey Giant and online property HockeyGiant.com...(10/5/2015)
Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Reached
The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations on Monday agreed to the largest regional trade accord in history, clearing the way for trade associations to scrutinize the deal before it goes to Congress for an up or down vote early next year...(10/5/2015)
AAFA Wants TaoBao Labeled 'Notorious Market'
The American Apparel & Footwear Association called on the U.S. Trade Representative to reinstate Alibaba's TaoBao e-commerce site as a 'Notorious Market,' for failing to curb the sale of counterfeit clothing, shoes, and handbags...(10/5/2015)
Nike Chairman Phil Knight to Pen Memoir
Phil Knight, the co-founder and chairman of Nike, Inc., has written a memoir. Simon & Schuster Inc. told the Associated Press the book, currently untitled, is scheduled for Spring 2016...(10/5/2015)
Pacific Sunwear Appoints SVP of Women's
Pacific Sunwear promoted Brieane Breuer to the position of senior vice president, women's merchandising and design...