Archive for October, 2010

Zumiez Founder Tom Campion Shares Insight On Building A Sales Based Culture, Canadian Expansion, And Giving Back

October 31, 2010

By Mike Lewis Love it or hate it, Zumiez has built a position in the market that commands respect, and no one at the company has done as much as Co-founder and Chairman Tom Campion to write its playbook of success over its 32-year history. Campion, 62, opened his first store, Above the Belt, […]

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New Events Move a Step Closer to Inclusion in Sochi 2014

October 30, 2010 The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it is looking favourably at the inclusion of the following events in the program of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014:- – Women’s Ski Jumping – Ski Halfpipe (Men and Women) – Ski Slopestyle (Men and Women) – Snowboard […]

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October 29, 2010 Net income rose 11% to $52,205,000 compared to $46,915,000 on a 16% revenue hike to $504,028,000 from $434,473,000 for the three months ended Sep. 30, a profit result that was below expectations because of added shipping costs to bring product to market. Gross margin was down 90 basis points to 42.5% because of the […]

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Seattle’s evo Founder On Top Sellers & Snow Season Predictions

October 28, 2010

By Kailee Bradstreet Seattle, Washington based evo has been a major part of the Northwest snow community since it was founded in 2002 by Bryce Phillips. The last time we checked in with Phillips more than a year ago, the shop’s online sales were thriving, outperforming its brick-and-mortar sales. We caught up with him recently […]

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VF Posts Record Q3 Earnings As Vans & TNF Lead The Way

October 25, 2010

By Mike Lewis VF Corporation released its third quarter results today in which it posted a 7% increase from the same quarter last year to a record $2.23 billion.  Here are some of the quarter’s financial highlights: 3Q EPS increases 14% to record $2.22 3Q revenues up 7% to record $2.2 billion 3Q gross […]

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