Sporting Goods Companies Play Ball -- and Fair
- For Gart and Sports Authority, timing for merger may be now. Troy, Mike // DSN Retailing Today;5/20/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p1
Reports on the merger of full-line sporting goods stores operators Gart Sports Inc. and The Sports Authority. Terms and conditions of the deal; Total number of stores after the merger; Reason for merger between companies.
- A Sleeker Sports Authority. Moin, David // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/20/2004, Vol. 187 Issue 106, p9
Discusses the merger of Sports Authority and Gart Sports in the U.S. Information on the stores operated by Sports Authority; Plan to remodel the stores to unify the subsidiaries of Sports Authority; Benefits of the merger to both companies.
- Martin Hanaka Joins Sports Authority. // DNR: Daily News Record;2/9/98, Vol. 28 Issue 17, p8
The article announces that Martin E. Hanaka was appointed as vice chairman of the Sports Authority Inc.
- Sports Authority chooses Hanaka as vice chairman. Seckler, Valerie // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;2/3/1998, Vol. 175 Issue 21, p2
Announces the appointment of Martin Hanaka as vice chairman of The Sports Authority Inc. Job experiences of Hanaka; Comments of Alexander L. Stanton of Sports Authority about the estimated sales of the company for the 1998 fiscal year; Plans of the company for the 1988 fiscal year.
- The Shift Toward Big-Box Stores Spurs Sports Equipment Makers to Merge. Harrison, Joan // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Sep2003, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p13
Reports on merger and acquisition activities in the sporting goods equipment industry. Merger of Sports Authority Inc. and Gart Sports Co.; Purchase of Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. by K2 Inc.; Acquisition of Spalding Sports Worldwide Inc. by Russell.
- The Sports Authority Picks up 13 Stores in Copeland Liquidation. Versteegen, Kris // SGB;Dec2006, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p13
The article discusses the Copeland family's decision to sell its retail chain, Copeland Sports, in a joint venture led by The Sports Authority. Reasons for the sale are provided. Three companies agreed to pay $21.7 million for the stores: The Sports Authority; Hilco Real Estate, LLC; and Hilco...
- Sports Equipment M&A Flexes, but Weakly. Roberts, Ricardo // Mergers & Acquisitions Report;11/25/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 45, p1
Provides information on the merger and acquisition deals in the sports equipment industry in the U.S. as of November 2002.
- Tough times allow for little profit. // Discount Store News;8/9/99, Vol. 38 Issue 15, p63
Details the performance of the sporting goods industry in the United States in 1998. Issue facing sporting goods stores; Factors that contributed to the industry's dilemma; Restructuring plan adopted by Marty Hanaka, chief executive officer of the Sports Authority.
- Maintaining Authority. Stankevich, Debby Garbato // Retail Merchandiser;Apr2002, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p39
Provides information on Sports Authority, a sporting goods chain in the U.S. Preparations made by the chain for its expansion in the country; Details on the management strategies of the chain; Factors behind the improving sales of the chain, as of April 2002.