Retailers All Face Similar Issues
- Checking the List. Leand, Judy // SGB;May2007, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p4
The article discusses the over arching theme published within the issue which is dedicated to listing the top 100 retailers of sporting goods in the U.S.
- Specialty athletic footwear stores grab biggest price increase. // NSGA Retail Focus;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p18
The article offers news briefs related to research conducted by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) on the performance of the sporting goods market. Initial data from the NSGA Sporting Goods Market in 2008 report indicates that athletic footwear stores have the biggest price increase....
- Retailers tighten belts, prepare for soft landing. Perry, Phillip // NSGA Retail Focus;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p12
The article focuses on the effects of a slowing economy in the sporting goods industry. The article presents information supporting the estimation of slow economic growth in 2007. Rising energy costs and higher shelf prices are contributing to a decrease in consumer spending, as well as the...
- Hot spots. Monget, Karen // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/13/1994, Vol. 168 Issue 8, p12
Features sporting goods outlets selling active/athletic wear in the United States. Oshman's of Houston, Texas; Sportmart of Niles, Illinois; Gazelle Sports of Kalamazoo, Michigan; Herman's of Carteret, New Jersey; Sears, Roebuck & Co. of Chicago, Illinois; Backstage Inc. of Little Rock, Arkansas.
- Action Sports Retail Industry Swimming Along. Wiedemann, Liz // San Diego Business Journal;8/25/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 34, p4
The article offers information on the Action Sports Retailer (ASR) national trade show to be held at the San Diego Convention Center in California from September 4-6, 2008.
- Riding It Out. Bhonslay, Marianne // SGB;Jan2008, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p6
The article reports on increase in the sale of sporting goods due to the early advent of winters in the U.S. in 2007. As of the end of October 2007, ski clothing inventory was 10% higher than in 2006, while snowboard apparel inventory was 25% higher. However the retailers are still worried about...
- SGMA: Sporting Goods Sales Increased in 2007. Ryan, Thomas J. // SGB;May2008, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p12
The article reports that sporting goods sales in the U.S. increased at an annual rate of 3.3 percent in 2007. Driving the gains were continued strength in athletic footwear, licensed athletic merchandise, fishing, firearms and martial arts. Stability in the fitness equipment, sports apparel, and...
- What's Selling Where. // SHOT Business;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p48
The article features several sporting goods industry in the U.S. The Four Corners General Store offers a variety of general sporting goods, with muzzleloaders as its best selling equipment. Meanwhile, the Gun City offers 1,200 guns with its two best selling guns Taurus Model 85s and Ruger LCPs...
- TALKING TO A TEAM DEALER: BUDDIE CLENDENIN, SPORT MART, CHARLESTON, W.VA. Maciaszek, Marty // NSGA Retail Focus;Dec2012, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p8
An interview with Buddie Clendenin, team leader at sporting goods retailer Sport Mart located in Charleston, West Virginia, is presented. When asked on the major concerns in the team business, he refers to the Internet and the consolidation of all the big team dealers. Clendenin explains his...