Archive for April, 2013

VF Corp. Benefits from Fatter Margins in Q1…

April 30, 2013

April 29, 2013 VF Corp. reported only a modest gain in revenues in the first quarter and even that was bolstered by a lingering winter sea- son that worked in favor of its North Face and Timberland brands. The more impressive feat was seen on the bottom line, with earnings on an adjusted basis growing […]

Posted in Sales / Marketing Stories | No Comments »


April 29, 2013

April 28th, 2013 INC.‘s Allison Fass shares seven effortless social media actions from Dave Kerpen, chairman of Likeable Media. First, he said, social media is not free. Second, it won’t bring you immediate results. And, third, it can’t make up for a bad product or service. If you can cope with all that, you’re ready to […]

Posted in Sales / Marketing Stories | No Comments »


April 26, 2013

The APO team and an all-star crew of specialty retailers in Grand Montets Chamonix. Growing up in the French Alps, Régis Rolland, like all his peers learned to ski almost as soon as he could walk, spending nearly all his time in the winter on two planks. But that all changed in January 1982, as […]

Posted in Sales / Marketing Stories | No Comments »

April 25, 2013 APO welcomes Sage Kotsenburg Sage Kotsenburg is now on APO snowboards. Think he’s stoked? Well watch this video to find out just how stoked he is.

Posted in Sales / Marketing Stories | No Comments »

Vail resorts Acquires Minnesota Outdoor Specialty Store

April 25, 2013

April 24, 2013 MTN’s retail division, Specialty Sports Venture, has acquired St. Louis Park, MN-Based Hoigaard’s for an undisclosed price. The 20,000-sq.-ft. outdoor equipment and apparel specialist has been in operation since 1895.  Hoigaard’s expanded from its historical roots in the tent and awning business in 1960 to become one of the first ski stores […]

Posted in Sales / Marketing Stories | No Comments »