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SGB UPDATE is the only continuously updated source for news for the Sporting Goods, Athletic Footwear, and Athletic Apparel markets.  This archive area is updated by our editorial team throughout the day as news breaks in the industry.  The SGB UPDATE newsletter is delivered each business morning via e-mail in either TEXT or HTML format.

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Crocs Unveils Restructuring Plan, Reports Lower Q2 Margins
Crocs, Inc. said it would reverse its strategy Tuesday, saying and focus on profits over growth. The company will trim its product line, close stores, cut back on direct investment overseas and focus on efficiency. The company unveiled the plan while reporting that its revenue climbed 3.6 percent and gross margin fell 150 basis points during the second quarter ended June 30, 2014...(7/22/2014)

Epoch Lacrosse to Sponsor Guardian National Championship
Epoch Lacrosse has signed on as an official sponsor with the Guardian National Championships. All of the goalies attending the combine/championship style event...(7/22/2014)

Newell Rubbermaid to Acquire Ignite USA
Newell Rubbermaid has agreed to acquire Ignite USA, LLC, which makes thermal mugs and hydration bottles under the Contigo and Avex brands, for $308 million from North Castle Partners and its co-investors. Ignite's sales have grown at a CAGR of 35 percent over the last four years and are expected to reach $125 million in 2014. Newell Rubbermaid said it expects the acquisition to be accretive to its normalized EPS in the first year...(7/21/2014)

Boulder Running Co-Founder Exits
Mark Plaatjes, a co-founder of Boulder Running Co., has left the company following the chain's sales last year to Running Specialty Group. Product line manager Henry Guzman has also left the retailer, according to a report from the Daily Camera...(7/21/2014)

China's Third Biggest Outdoor Brand to List Shares in London
Fraspens, China’s third largest domestic outdoor brand, is seeking to list its shares on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange to raise $4 million in new capital and its international profile. The company reported sales of about $66 million in 2013, or about 6.8 percent of the country's outdoor products sales, which grew 28 percent last year, according to estimates by...(7/21/2014)

Physical Activity Tax Incentive (PHIT Act) Clears Major Hurdle in Congress
The Personal Health Investment Today Act (PHIT HR956) took a major step forward recently when Congress released its estimate of the investment Americans would make in physical activity if allowed to use money in pre-tax medical accounts, also known as a score. The Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation reported that Americans would invest $2.5 billion over 10 years if PHIT was passed...(7/21/2014)

ICAST Draws 11,000, Including 1,000 Media
The American Sportfishing Association estimated 11,000 exhibitors, buyers and media converged on the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) last week for the 57th International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST...(7/21/2014)

Johnson Outdoors Names VP Marketing Services and Communication
Johnson Outdoors Inc. named Patricia G. Penman, vice president - marketing services and communication worldwide. In her new role, Penman is responsible for leading development of consumer/brand research and market analytics' strategies and programs, and overseeing the company's internal and external strategic communications... (7/21/2014)

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