The $28 million acquisition by Sportsman’s Warehouse of eight Field & Stream stores from Dick’s Sporting Goods not only pushes the outdoor chain’s store count above 100 but also signals a continued pullback by Dick’s from the “hooks and bullets” demographic. (Read More)
A customs trade attorney closed the annual SFIA Industry Leaders Summit last week with both warnings and advice for attendees. Comments by Frances Hadfield, counsel for international law firm Crowell & Moring LLP ended the two-day event that included... (Read More)
Digital and data-mining, along with tighter bonds with its narrowed cast of strategic and differentiated retail partners, are the keys to the Swoosh’s long-term strategy for its home and most mature market, North America. (Read More)
Monica Eaton-Cardone, the COO and Co-Founder of Chargebacks911 and Chief Information Officer of Global Risk Technologies, discusses security and fraud issues that may face retailers during the Holiday 2019 season, six days shorter than in 2018, and what measures specialty retailers should take to reduce chargeback and fraud losses during their most important selling period of the year.
Two recent developments bode well for the development of U.S. youth sports.
Just days after U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services released the National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS), the non-profit PHIT America disclosed that it will receive new funding in the multi-millions from... (Read More)
ISlide, known for its ability to create custom slides within days via a proprietary printing process, has forged a two-year licensing deal with the National Hockey League to make and distribute footwear product and designs with NHL team logos. An initial program features four designs per NHL team. (Read More)