Ryan, Thomas J.
September 2011
SGB;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p34
Trade Publication
The article reports that Finish Line Inc. has invested 8.5 million dollars to acquire the assets of and assume certain liabilities of Running Co. Glenn Lyon, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Finish Line has said that the acquisition is an important step in their strategic plan to drive growth outside core business.


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