TITLE

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

AUTHOR(S)
Erwin, Charlotte
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
SGB;Jan2006, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a forecast on the sporting goods industry in the U.S. for 2006. Mergers and acquisitions will play a major role. Retailers are trying to streamline operations, and are contemplating major technology upgrades. While many consumers will remain loyal to specialty stores that provide excellent service, brand selection, product knowledge and community outreach, financial pressures in some segments will impact weaker shops.
ACCESSION #
19639974

 

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