Chase Awards $100K Grants to Four Startups
Four sporting goods manufacturers have received $150,000 each through the Mission Main Street Grants program, which is supported by Chase and Google...(1/26/2015)
Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Draws an Estimated 22,000
In a statement released on Saturday on the last day of the show, Outdoor Retailer said Winter Market had an estimated 22,000 overall attendees while more than 1,036 exhibiting brands. Of the exhibitors, 14 percent were new to Winter Market. While preliminary, the attendee and exhibitor totals are fairly close to last year’s figures...(1/26/2015)
Sports Authority Appoints Chief Marketing Officer
Sports Authority appointed Ron Stoupa as executive vice president and chief marketing officer. He formerly headed marketing for Pep Boys...
GoPro Partners with NHL, NHLPA
The National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced a North American partnership with GoPro,. The agreement is GoPro's first with a major professional sports league...(1/26/2015)
Ruffwear Names South Korean Distributor
Ruffwear has partnered with JSK Global to manage distribution of Ruffwear's adventure gear for dogs in South Korea effective Jan. 15...(1/26/2015)
Skins Announces Inaugural Non-Sponsorship of FIFA
The Brussels summit on FIFA reform which was held at the European Parliament on Wednesday, Jan. 21 has prompted international sports brand Skins to announce the first ever ‘official’ non-sponsorship of football’s governing body. The non-multi-million pound announcement "allows the company to highlight unshared brand values and confirms Skins’ contempt for an organization"...(1/26/2015)
Brooks to Sponsor Vitality Liverpool
Brooks will be the official race partner for the Vitality Liverpool half marathon 2015. Brooks will be providing all finishers with their very own Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon finishers’ T-shirt as part of their congratulatory goody bag...(1/26/2015)
Dick's SG Announces Grand Opening Celebration in Santa Rosa, CA
Dick's Sporting Goods will be opening its 39th store in California and 604th store nationwide on Friday, Feb. 6 in Santa Rosa, CA...