Sporting Goods Industry News for April 06, 2020
The complaint argues that Governor Cuomo’s executive order denying gun retailers’ status as essential retail businesses deprives the state’s residents of their Second Amendment rights, violates due process rights granted by the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments, and argues that the decision was politically motivated since the state has allowed retailers of liquor, pizza and donuts to remain open.
The Eager Beavertons launched an unusually aggressive, 25%-off all footwear sale on its website and shopping app, with exclusions limited to just a few high-end retro Jordans.
Dick’s has notified landlords that it is exercising the force majeure clause in its leases due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to letters obtained by the Pittsburgh Business Times, and that it has right to abate all rent from the day a store first closed because of the virus.
Former Ravens and Panthers safety Haruki Nakamura, who left the league in 2013 after suffering a concussion, is suing Riddell and related entities for conspiring with the NFL to conceal the connection between head injuries and brain disease.
Jessica Junkins, an Innovator I at Nike, claims that she was paid less than men doing substantially similar work, and that the lower base pay also cost her opportunities for increased bonus compensation.