Archive for April, 2012

Outdoor Product Maintain Moderate Sales Gain in March

April 11, 2012

www.sportsonesource.com The SportsOneSource Group is reporting that overall outdoor product retailsales for the fiscal month of March rose 1.1 percent to $786.7 million in the channels tracked by SportScanInfo for OIA VantagePoint. Outdoor Footwear posted a low- to mid -single-digit decline for the month, while Outdoor Apparel and Outdoor Hardgoods both posted low- to mid […]

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TOPLINE RETAIL MARKET OVERVIEW: February 2012

April 9, 2012

www.leisuretrends.com SNOWSPORT RETAIL MARKET OVERVIEW: February 2012 Mother Nature did us no favors once again this February. Fortunately, specialty and online retailers, moving aggressively, managed to increase dollar sales 7% and 14%, respectively. Chain store sales, however, fell 18%. Across all three channels, units declined 9%, dollars edged up 2% and average retail-selling price across […]

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New Moosejaw CEO: The New Retailing 101

April 5, 2012

www.sportsonesource.com When Michigan-based outdoor specialty retailer Moosejaw announced in January it was going to leapfrog Lake Erie and New York and open its eighth store in Natick, MA, more than a few people scratched their heads. But in an interview with The B.O.S.S. Report, the retailer’s newly minted CEO Eion Comerford explained some of the […]

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