- Irons in the Fire. O'Brien, George // BusinessWest;Apr2003, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p81
Reports on the operations and financial performance of the Massachusetts-based sports equipment manufacturer, Spalding Sports Worldwide Inc. Marketing strategies; Competition with other companies; Range of products offered; Business strategies.
- A New Ball Game. // BusinessWest;Apr2003, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p84
Reports on the golf ball manufacturing operations of Spalding Sports Worldwide Inc. Operations in its golf manufacturing facility in Chicopee, Massachusetts; Efficiency of production; Standards and methods for ensuring product quality; Competition with other golf ball manufacturers.
- Nike in hunt for Spalding. Grimm, Matthew; Stogel, Chuck // Brandweek;5/13/96, Vol. 37 Issue 20, p4
Reports that Nike Inc. may be among the suitors of Spalding Sports Worldwide, put on the selling block by its parent, the Cisneros Group of Argentina. Spalding as Nike's potential entry point into the sporting goods industry's hard-goods side; Comments from Spalding president and CEO George...
- Getting Pumped. Bednar, Joseph // BusinessWest;Mar2002, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p9
Examines how sporting goods manufacturer Spalding Sports Worldwide combats its challenges through new product development. Features of the Spalding Infusion ball; Number of balls ordered by Wal-Mart; Price; Impact of competitors' Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings on the company.
- A Whole New Ballgame. Kaufmann, Martin // Brandweek;1/20/2003, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p25
Focuses on how Spalding recovered from financial losses, and highlights marketing strategies employed by the company. Status of the company when chief executive officer Jim Craigie arrived in 1998; Characteristic of the sporting goods industry; Career background of Albert Goodwill Spalding,...
- New name reflects Spalding's focus on golf balls. Boyd, Justin // Rubber & Plastics News;6/30/2003, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p19
The former U.S.-based company Spalding Sports Worldwide Inc. has renamed itself Top-Flite Golf, reflecting its exclusive focus on golf balls and equipment and the recent sale of its other sporting goods businesses. Spalding Sports Worldwide officially ceased to exist in May 2003 when U.S.-based...
- Golf Industry Sees Greener Pastures In Dedicated Shops at Retail Chains. Stogel, Chuck // Brandweek;2/3/2003, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p10
Focuses on the efforts of sporting goods chains to help the golf industry improve its annual sales in the U.S. Plans of Gart to open several golf shop-within-store concepts; Factors that contribute to success among sporting goods stores; Promotional activity organized by Spalding for its Strata...
- And the top Edison winners for 1997 are... // Marketing News;03/30/98, Vol. 32 Issue 7, pE6
The article presents information about the winners of the Edison Best New Products Award for 1997. Nike Inc. has introduced the Jordan brand, which will leverage the name of the Chicago Bulls star for a new generation of athlete-spokespeople. In September 1997, Nike Inc. announced the Jordan...
- THE INSIDER. // Golf World;10/14/2005, Vol. 59 Issue 15, p2
The article presents information on developments related to the sporting goods industry. Nike Golf executives have ruled the launch of a separate Michelle Wie collection. The said that the women's market is too small to divide labels at this point. Dogleg Right Corp. has been preparing quietly...