Archive for August, 2011

PacSun Posts $19.3 Million Q2 Loss As Sales Dip 1.5%

August 29, 2011 By Mike Lewis Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSUN), announced that net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 ended July 30, 2011, were $214.9 million versus net sales of $218.3 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2010 ended July 31, 2010, or a 1.5% decrease, resulting in a net loss of […]

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Sees Fiscal Q2 Profits Beat Estimates But Comps Fall Short

August 28, 2011 Dick’s Sporting Goods reported a higher-than-expected fiscal second quarter profit and raised its earnings forecast for the year but comps came in slightly lower than expected due to weakness in outdoor categories and an overall conservative outlook for the remainder of the year led to a minor selloff of DKS shares last week. “As we […]

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Spotlight on Sales Guys

August 24, 2011 By Mike SudMeier Today, the outdoor, snow, and action sports industries face no shortage of struggles.  With a shaky economy, consumers migrating to online retailers, and markets saturated with product, the retail landscape has changed radically in the past decade.  Despite these challenges, retailers and brands are thriving with a new business model.  This […]

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Anthony De Rocco Named K2 CEO

August 22, 2011

Press Release SEATTLE (August 22, 2011) – K2 Sports today named Anthony De Rocco President and Chief Executive Officer of the Seattle-based multi-brand, global manufacturer of skis, snowboards and related outdoor recreational products. Simultaneously, current K2 President and CEO Robert Marcovitch will assume the President and CEO role with The Coleman Company, Inc. Both […]

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China: More growth, more competition, more uncertainties

August 19, 2011 The sixth edition of the Asia Outdoor trade show held in Nanjing in late July was definitely a success. It came along with two firsts: It was organized in combination with a new bicycle show called Asia Bike, and it had a new venue, the Nanjing International Exhibition Centre. In comparison with 2010, this […]

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