The Winning Numbers
- THE ROAD TO RECOVERY. // SGB;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p20
The article focuses on the optimistic outlook of executives on the sporting good industry as the economic recovers in 2010 in the U.S. Craig Levra, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Sport Chalet, expects that customers will respond to the introduction of new technology and designed...
- 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...
- Industry sales reach $52.1 billion in 2006; NSGA expects 3% growth in '07. // NSGA Retail Focus;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p16
This article describes the sales activity of the sporting goods retail industry in the year 2006, and explains that the National Sporting Goods Association expects sales to grow in the year 2007. In 2006, sales of sport footwear rose, while sales of athletic clothing fell. Some sporting...
- WHAT do you see as the trends, brands or categories that will make a difference in 2010? // SGB;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p18
The article offers information on the different perceptions of consumers regarding the impact of trends and brands to the sporting goods industry for 2010 in the U.S. Chief executive officer Jennifer Mull remains optimistic for 2010 despite of consumer's cautious spending. An online retailer...
- Fast Rolling Skating's wheels of fortune. // Time;8/6/1979, Vol. 114 Issue 6, p66
The article reports on the impact of the increased passion of American teen-agers in roller skating to businesses which the products and services are related to the sport. It states that in 1979, there were 28 million estimated roller skaters in U.S., which resulted to nearly 300,000 pairs of...
- Buying into exercise. // Health (Time Inc. Health);Sep94, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p25
Presents statistics on the millions of dollars spent by Americans on fitness machines. Treadmills; Cross-country ski machines; Stationary bicycles; Stair climbers; Rowing machines.
- Athleisure Trend Boosts Nike And Others. VINCENT MAO // Investors Business Daily;9/28/2015, pB12
The article reports on the developing trend of casually wearing athletic footwear and apparel that helps boost footwear companies' sales in the U.S. in 2015.
- 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.
- Make more with less. Johnson, Patricia M.; Outcalt, Richard F. // NSGA Retail Focus;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p14
This article explains how a Gross Margin Return On Inventory Investment (GMROI), can help sporting goods retailers better analyze their investments. It explains the steps involved the GMROI process including calculating the margin dollars and gross margin percentage, average inventory at cost,...