TITLE

Spin Cycle

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Thomas J.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
SGB;Sep2005, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Interviews Stephen Charrier, vice president of sales and marketing at Rollerblade, about expectations on the changes in the inline skate category. Effects of the ownership of Rollerblade by Benetton on its market share in the U.S.; Benefits of the acquisition of Rollerblade by Tecnica in 2003; Reasons behind the interest of retailers in inline skating.
ACCESSION #
18380050

 

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