- Gander Mountain gets into water sports. Tierney, Jim // Multichannel Merchant (Penton Media, Inc.);Jan2008, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p7
The article reports on the acquisition of water sports cataloger and retailer Overton's by sporting goods retailer Gander Mountain. Gander Mountain paid an estimated $70 million for Overton's, which include the repayment of Overton's debt. According to David Ewald, spokesperson of Gander...
- RETAIL BRIEFS. // Retail Traffic;Jan2007, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p13
The article reports developments in the retail trade. Hat World Inc., a subsidiary of Genesco Inc., has entered in an agreement to acquire retailer Hat Shack Inc. for $18 million. Saks Inc. has named Dennis Ling as senior vice president and treasurer of its Saks Fifth Avenue Enterprises, which...
- adidas to Buy Reebok. Freifeld, Lorri // License!;Sep2005, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p52
Reports that German sporting goods company Adidas-Salomon AG has bought Reebok International Ltd. Total amount of combined sales; Significance of the purchase to Adidas; Statement of Adidas CEO Herbert Halner on the management plans for the two businesses.
- Adidas unveils details of American strategy. // Marketing Week;4/13/2006, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p6
The article reports on the marketing strategy of Adidas Corp. after its acquisition of Reebok International Ltd. in the U.S. The Adidas brand will replace Reebok as the uniform provider for the National Basketball Association. CEO Herbert Hainer said that the deal will immediately scatter the...
- Mergers, Olympics and More. Kletter, Melanie // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;12/8/2005, Vol. 190 Issue 121, p16
The article reports on the pending merger between Adidas and Reebok as of December 2005. Some analysts believe the deal will not yield positive results. The impact of the deal on the industry is uncertain as Adidas aggressively seeks to build its U.S. business in an attempt to over take chief...
- Urge to Merge. Kletter, Melanie; Poggi, Jeanine // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/1/2004, Vol. 188 Issue 1, p9
Reports on the consolidation of several companies in the sporting goods industry in the U.S. as of July 1, 2004. Statement issued by analyst Jim Duffy on the consolidation; Reasons of Reebok for acquiring The Hockey Co.; Benefits of consolidation; Disadvantages of consolidation. INSET: SIDELINES.
- NEWS BRIEFS. // SGB;May2004, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p12
Presents news briefs on the sporting goods industry in the U.S. as of May 2004. Information on the merger agreement between Reebok and Hockey Co. Holdings Inc.; Sports clinics which will be added to the 2004-2005 Op Girls Learn To Ride program; Theme of the fall 2004 apparel collection of Redsand.
- Culture Clashes. Carr, Bob // SGB;Mar2006, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p15
The article deals with the merger of several athletic goods companies in the U.S. in 2006. Adidas was able to close its proposed acquisition of Reebok earlier this year. In February, the merger of Easton Sports with Riddell Bell Holdings was reported. Hence, the latter is still waiting to close.
- Big Score. // License!;Jun2004, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p222
Reports on Reebok International Ltd.'s acquisition of The Hockey Company Holdings Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of hockey apparel and equipment. Estimated equity value of the transaction; Comments of Reebock International chief executive officer Paul Fireman.