Sales / Marketing Stories

Vail Resorts’ Shares Slip After Q4 Revenue Miss

Posted by on October 10, 2018 at 8:30 am

Shares of Vail Resorts Inc. fell $11.71, or 4.1 percent, to $274.42 at market close Friday after the company reported revenue of $211.6 million for the fiscal fourth quarter ended July 31 missed Wall Street’s revenue target by $1.7 million. The Broomfield, CO-based company reported a net loss that widened to $83.7 million, or earnings […]

More consumers than ever want retailers to personalize service

Posted by on October 9, 2018 at 8:35 am

Dive Brief: As shopping becomes more ubiquitous through online, mobile and brick-and-mortar channels, retailers need to become more trusted advisors to their customers and more capable of providing them with personalized, immersive shopping experiences, according to new research from Accenture and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). The research found that 63% of consumers surveyed are interested […]

Wall Street Reacts Positively To Under Armour’s Job Cuts

Posted by on October 2, 2018 at 8:00 am

Shares of Under Armour Inc. rose $1.24, or 6.6 percent, to $20 at market close Thursday following the company’s early morning announcement that it would increase the number of job cuts as part of a broader restructuring plan. Under Armour, which raised guidance for 2018 while announcing the cuts, said it will reduce the company’s […]

Government confirms outdoor recreation is a large and growing percentage of U.S. economy

Posted by on September 22, 2018 at 9:30 am

Data puts the outdoor industry economy at 2.2 percent of GDP and growing faster than the overall U.S. economy. We all know that the outdoor recreation is an economic powerhouse. And on Thursday, the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) recognized that too. A final report shows that it accounts for 2.2 percent ($412 billion) of the […]

Nidecker Brothers Acquire Rome SDS, and Bataleon Parent Low Pressure Studio

Posted by on September 21, 2018 at 8:30 am

The Nidecker brothers: Henry, Xavier and Cédric The Nidecker brothers are making major moves in snowboarding. They announced today that they have acquired Vermont-based Rome SDS in addition to Low Pressure Studio in Europe, which is home to the Bataleon, Lobster and Switchback brands. Rome will join the operating platform of Low Pressure Studio (LPS), […]