Sporting Goods Industry News for January 18, 2018
Total online spending for the 2017 Holiday season hit a record $108.2 billion, according to Adobe Analytics, up from $94.4 billion the year before and surpassing the 14.4% growth rate from 2015 to 2016.
He succeeds Greg Hoffman, who was most recently named VP global brand creative and marketing innovation in charge of brand communications, design, advanced concepts and digital marketing innovation.
The two companies, both located in Lyons Falls, NY, have complementary product lines with Otis specializing in gun cleaning kits and accessories and Shooters Choice focusing on lubricants, cleaners and protectants.
National parks had 14,777,514 visitors in Dec., down 5% from 15,591,017 in 2016, and full year 2017 visits were slightly lower at 330,433,854 vs. 330,971,689.
Protest Sportswear, the 25-year-old Netherlands-based sports apparel brand, will launch here in Fall 2018, with plans for the U.S. operation currently being developed by Peter Korver, former CEO of Puma Benelux.