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- NHL strike could penalize sales. // DSN Retailing Today;8/16/2004, Vol. 43 Issue 16, p37
Reports on the impact of the impending strike in the National Hockey League on the sporting goods industry and retail trade. Difficulty on the part of retailers in planning for merchandise assortments and promotional schedules; Labor agreement between players and team owners.
- Little guys find ways to compete with chains. Battaglia, Tammy // Crain's Cleveland Business;01/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p20
Cites the sales strategies that Cleveland, Ohio-based independently owned sporting goods stores are using to stay competitive in a business saturated with big national retailers. Haney's Sporting Goods' Web site; Creative sales tactics; Cleveland Sporting Goods Co.'s customer service strategy;...
- retail IQ. // SGB;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p61
A quiz related to sporting goods retailing is presented.
- Retailer news. // Discount Store News;2/17/97, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p25
Details retail developments related to the sporting goods industry as of February 17, 1997. Includes the closure of 50 Oshman's Sporting Goods stores; Merger of Las Vegas Discount Golf with Saint Andrews Golf; Home Team Advantage specialty store's opening in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
- Retailer news. // Discount Store News;6/8/98, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p25
Reports on developments concerning sporting goods retailers in the United States as of June 8, 1998. Includes Sunny's Great Outdoors Inc.'s plans to double the number of its stores; Bass Pro Shops' sponsorship of a automobile racing team; JumboSports' intentions to open an additional store in...
- Sports Authority KOs competition, but contenders are still in the ring. // Discount Store News;7/01/96, Vol. 35 Issue 13, p74
Lists the top sporting good retailers in the United States based on sales in 1995. Sports Authority Inc., Sports and Recreation and Sportmart as the top three chains; Number of stores as of January 1996; Average store size; Comparison with 1994. INSET: Outlook..
- Utah spending on sports activities totaled $2.5 billion in 2009. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;2/28/2011, Vol. 40 Issue 32, p1
The article reports that the sports industry contributed to the growth of the economy of Utah in 2009, with spending on sports activities including attendance, participation and retail purchases amounting to 2.5 billion U.S. dollars.
- Retailer news. // Discount Store News;10/5/98, Vol. 37 Issue 19, p37
Presents news briefs related to the sporting goods retailers in the United States, as of October 5, 1998. Includes protest staged at a Wal-Mart sponsored fishing tournament; MC Sports' expansion strategy under its president and chief executive officer, Bruce Ullery; Opening of Cabela's store in...
- Here and There. Leand, Judy // SGB;Jan2006, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p6
The article reflects on the transit strike in New York City. The city has become a nightmare to navigate, replete with total gridlock, freezing temperatures, and commuting options. Flexibility and innovative problem solving will become increasingly critical ingredients to success in the sporting...