OUTDOOR RETAILERS WEIGH THE IMPACT OF VENDOR ACQUISITIONS
- Group therapy. Pogoda, Dianne M. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;12/13/1999, Vol. 178 Issue 113, The Year in Fashion p2
Presents an overview of merger transactions among clothing and fashion companies and brands and retailers in 1999. Includes LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton's purchase of a stake in Gucci; Liz Claiborne's purchase of stake in Segrets; Acquisitions of Warnaco; Jones Apparel Group's purchase of...
- IT'S DECISION TIME. Ellinger, Allan // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/19/2003, Vol. 185 Issue 102, p22
Focuses on the risks faced by the fashion industry in the U.S. Change in the rules of engagement between manufacturers and retailers; Vendors chosen by retailers to consolidate relationships with; Characteristics of well-capitalized companies that are multichannel distributors.
- K2 Enters Apparel Market With Ex Officio Purchase. Ryan, Thomas J. // SGB;Jun2004, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p14
Reports on the acquisition of outdoor clothing maker Ex Officio by sporting goods company K2 Inc. Brief history of Ex Officio; Information on the plan of K2 to develop the Ex Officio clothing line; Other companies acquired by K2.
- Outdoor Performance Poised to Take Off. Cody, Tamika // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Jan2012, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p34
The article reports on the rise in merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the market for sporting goods, athletic apparel, and outdoor performance sports. Nathan Pund, managing director at D.A. Davidson, said consumers continue to demand for outdoor gear because it is an extension of their...
- SKI RUN. Bellantonio, Jennifer // Orange County Business Journal;5/2/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p1
Reports that Quicksilver Inc. of Huntington Beach, California, has expanded and acquired companies and surpassed one-billion dollars in yearly sales mark in 2004. Quicksilver's venture into the clothes and sporting goods business; Acquisition of French ski maker Skis Rossignol SA in cash and...
- 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.
- Space Invaders. Ryan, Thomas J. // SGB;May2005, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p8
Discusses the increasing mall access for sporting goods retailers in the U.S. following department store mergers and relocations. Advantages of the mergers and relocations for Gander Mountain; Impact on lease rates; Reasons for the decision of Fleet Fleet to open franchises in higher-rent markets.
- Consolidation's Speed Has its Downside. Carr, Bob // SGB;Aug2004, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p14
Discusses the impact of the consolidation of companies for the sporting goods industry. Role of the price of goods in brand differentiation; Information on the performance of Nike and Under Armour; Background on laws protecting retailers of sporting goods in Germany.
- Eaten Alive. Ryan, Thomas J. // SGB;Jan2005, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on mergers and acquisitions in the sporting goods industry in the U.S. Reason for the merger activity according to Brien Rowe, founding partner and managing director at mid-market investment banking firm Sage Group; Benefits of the acquisitions for retailers; Information on several...