Archive for February, 2012

Head Sees Winter Weather Woes Rolling Over into 2012

February 29, 2012

www.sportsonesource.com Head NV is pointing to low-single digit decline in winter sports sales in the fourth quarter and a resurgent euro currency as reasons for the company’s 1.3 percent decline in overall company revenues for the year. The company said sales would have been “broadly flat” on a currency-neutral basis. Head has not yet reported […]

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Black Diamond Stock Offering Could Provide up to $23 Million for Acquisitions

February 27, 2012

www.sportsonesource.com Shares of Black Diamond Inc. closed Friday up nearly 5 percent on more than 2.5 times average trading volume after it offered 7.75 million shares of stock for sale. Shares closed at $8.06, well above the $7.50 offering price. The issue is expected to raise at least $58 million. BDE said it will use […]

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TNF outlines retail plans for Europe

February 16, 2012

www.oicompass.com At Ispo, Arne Arens, The North Face’s sales director for the EMEA region, announced that the brand plans to expand its retail network strongly in the region this year. While TNF wants to add seven doors to its present 25 corporate stores, there will also be a major increase in the number of fran- […]

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Leisure Trends Group Outdoor RetailTRAK™ January 2012 – Retail Sales

February 15, 2012

www.leisuretrends.com Slow Start to 2012 for Outdoor Retailers Boulder, CO (February 14, 2012) Continued warmer than average temperatures dampened outdoor product sales for the second straight month in January. Preliminary Outdoor RetailTRAK™ data from Leisure Trends Group report that January 2012 sales declined 1% from January 2011. “The US monthly snow cover extent was the 3rd […]

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Sport Chalet Looks to Online Strength, Calendar Shift to Counter Q3 Weather Issues

February 14, 2012

www.sportsonesource.com Overcoming balmy winter conditions in its Western states, Sport Chalet, Inc. reported sales grew in its fiscal third quarter ended Jan. 1 as robust online sales made up for a dip in same-store sales. The loss slightly widened in the period. The retailer did warn that comps in the current its current quarter may […]

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