Archive for August, 2010

True Color Films

August 30, 2010

The new episode of True Color Films “A Trip to Austria” is online. Featuring our Austrian rookie, René Schnöller and local destroyer, Alex Fischer. Check it out at http://www.truecolorfilms.com/

Posted in Sales / Marketing Stories | No Comments »

Contour & Skullcandy Named In Inc. Magazine’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies

August 30, 2010

By Mike Lewis http://business.transworld.net/45860/features/contourhd-skullcandy-named-in-inc-magazines-500-fastest-growing-companies/ Contour, the Seattle-based makers of HD, hands-free cameras, and Skullcandy have been named by Inc. Magazine as two of the nation’s top-500 fastest growing companies – the 183rd and 256th to be exact. Inc.’s Top 500/5,000 lists are ranked using three-year growth percentages, additionally companies had to be based in the United States, privately […]

Posted in Sales / Marketing Stories | No Comments »

Nike Air Mag “Marty McFly” Patent News

August 30, 2010

BY L. RUANO, AUGUST 25, 2010 http://hypebeast.com/2010/08/nike-air-mag-marty-mcfly-patent-news/ Nice Kicks updates us with some news that’ll have all the hardcore collectors sweating, as they unveil a look into the official patent for an automatic lacing system from Nike. The design eerily resembles the system featured within Nike’s Air Mag, Marty McFly’s sneakers in the cult film […]

Posted in Industry News | No Comments »

SIA Newsletter – Sales and Participation Trends and Insight from Bill Dzierson of Swany and Jim Hunt of Rossignol

August 28, 2010

Member Edition – Ver. 5.9 | August 26, 2010 WHAT’S THE TREND? TEN YEARS OF SALES AND PARTICIPATION Perspective is the reason we analyze trends, to make sure that our view of the season is balanced and not a product of emotional reaction to the current economic situation. Last season, consumers purchased 1,128,804 total downhill […]

Posted in Sales / Marketing Stories | No Comments »

Outdoor Retail Sees Record Sales in July

August 27, 2010

Boulder, CO (August 26, 2010) – RetailTRAK™ RETAIL MARKET – JULY OVERVIEW: JULY 2010 Leisure Trends’ Outdoor RetailTRAK™ reports that July core outdoor retail sales totaled $405M, a solid 7% gain across all three channels and the largest July in at least a decade. Specialty stores, with $159M at retail, increased 5% over July 2009 […]

Posted in Sales / Marketing Stories | No Comments »