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- 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...
- The Winning Numbers. Powell, Matt // SGB;Mar2007, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p6
The article focuses on sporting goods and apparel retail sales in 2006. Women's performance footwear and apparel outperformed the fashion segment, showing an increase in sales when measured in dollars, though amounting for a similar number of units sold as the previous year, representing an...
- Stocking Stuffers. Bouchard, Nancy Prichard // SGB;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p56
The article focuses on the capability of accessories to contribute to the ten to 15 percent revenue of stores during the holiday seasons in the U.S. Retailers have reported that the sale of accessories had a double digit percentage of sales because consumers are attracted to low-priced...
- Clearance pricing and inventory policies for retail chains. Smith, Stephen A.; Achabal, Dale D. // Management Science;Mar98, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p285
Clearance pricing and end of season inventory management are challenging and important problems in retailing. Sales rates depend upon price, seasonal effects, and the remaining assortment of items available to customers. There is little time to react to observed sales, and pricing errors result...
- Note. The Role of Returns Policies in Pricing and Inventory Decisions for Catalogue Goods. Emmons, Hamilton; Gilbert, Stephen M. // Management Science;Feb1998, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p276
Manufacturers often use returns policies to encourage retailers to stock and price items more aggressively. We focus on the effect that such policies have on both a retailer's and a manufacturer's profits when the retailer must commit prior to the selling season to both a stocking quantity and a...
- The diamond of doom. Outcalt, Dick; Johnson, Pat // Gifts & Decorative Accessories;Jan1995, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p32
Opinion. Comments on the dangers of the harboring of a high inventory by gift retailers. Role of high inventories in the occurrence of lower operating profits and other issues; Advice regarding the same.
- 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.
- What's in store. Gindin, Rona // Restaurant Business;3/1/93, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p119
Reports on the viability of restaurants chains' retail outlets. Elusive gains; Slow traffic at retail foodservice centers; Saturation levels of traditional locations; Share of mall-style food court arrangements with complementary concepts; Supreme Court concept; Bloomingdale's ten-seat Eat...