Archive for August, 2012

Tim Petrick Returns to K2 as Sales, Marketing President

August 31, 2012

http://skiingbusiness.com/14253/newswire/press-release/tim-petrick-returns-to-k2-as-sales-marketing-president/ Seattle, Wash. – Celebrating their 50th anniversary as a leading global manufacturer of outdoor sports gear, K2 Sports isn’t backing into the monumental occasion passively. The Seattle, Wash.-based company is driving into its next era with full steam. K2 Sports is currently in the middle of a multi-year investment plan comprising a substantial capital […]

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SIA WINNING RETAILER OF THE YEAR: STURTEVANT’S

August 30, 2012

http://www.snowsports.org/Reps/SIANewsletter/NewsletterDetail/Contentid/2058/#sturtevants   Sturtevant’s in Bellevue, WA was awarded the 2011 SIA SnowSports Pacific Retailer of the Year Award for their contribution and commitment to the growth of the snow sports industry. Sturtevant’s history traces back to over 50 years in the Greater Seattle area, but this story really began in 1977 when Duncan Campbell and Alan Quinn purchased Sturtevant’s in […]

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VENTURE SNOWBOARDS WELCOMES JEROME BOULAY AS SALES MANAGER

August 26, 2012

By Alina O http://business.transworld.net/109240/news/venture-welcomes-jerome-boulay-as-sales-manager/#.UDbWAKekw1c.facebook Silverton, CO, August 22, 2012 – Venture Snowboards today announced the addition of Jerome Boulay to the company’s management team in the role of Sales Manager. As Sales Manager, Boulay will be charged with overseeing all aspects of Venture’s sales program, both domestically and abroad. He will also play a key role […]

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July Sales Jump 8%, Largest Gain since Last November

August 24, 2012

Boulder, CO (July 22, 2012) According to preliminary RetailTRAK™ data from Leisure Trends Group (LTG), total sales in the outdoor industry increased a healthy 8% from July 2011 to reach $487M. This marks the strongest dollar growth since last November’s 9% increase. Units added 4% and average retail-selling price increased 5%. Channels showed mixed results […]

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30/30: BLUE TOMATO FOUNDER DISCUSSES ZUMIEZ ACQUISITION

August 23, 2012

By Alina O http://business.transworld.net/108297/features/3030-blue-tomato/ Blue Tomato was founded in 1994 by European Snowboard Champion Gerfried Schuller, who opened his first little shop for snowboarders in Schladming. It started off as a snowboard school, spreading the “boarder love,” but soon realized the great potential of online shopping. In 1997, Schuller launched his website blue-tomato.com, which has […]

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