Looking Ahead

Ryan, Thomas J.
November 2005
SGB;Nov2005, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p8
Trade Publication
This article reports on the impact of higher energy prices on sporting goods retail trade in the U.S. as of November 2005. While early wintry weather is a driver for a successful Christmas holiday retail season, fuel prices are also affecting sporting goods merchants. The extent to which higher energy prices will affect holiday spending seems to be puzzling both economic forecasters and industry insiders. INSET: HUFFY PEDALS OUT OF BANKRUPTCY.


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