Drilling Down

October 2006
SGB;Oct2006, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p21
Trade Publication
The article offers a look at information about consumer behavior in the sporting goods industry from a 2006 study of retailers. Stores mentioned include Dick's Sporting Goods, Foot Locker, The Sports Authority, and REI. Information on quality of merchandise, Internet purchasing, mass merchants, and convenience of location.


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