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...
Running Specialty Group Acquires JackRabbit Sports
The Running Specialty Group (RSG) has acquired JackRabbit Sports, consisting of four locations in the New York City market. Additionally, JackRabbit owner and founder, Lee Silverman, will join RSG’s leadership team in Denver a senior vice president of brand strategy...
Converse Launches "Made by You" Campaign
Converse Inc. announced the global launch of "Made by you" - a landmark brand campaign celebrating fans of the brand who have been expressing themselves and their creativity in Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers for nearly 100 years. For the Spring 2015 campaign, Converse scoured the globe...(3/2/2015)
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)
Under Armour Signs Dutch Footballer Memphis Depay
Under Armour has signed Memphis Depay, one of the most promising young footballers in the world, to an endorsement deal. The winger, currently the leading goal scorer in the Dutch Eredivisie...(3/2/2015)