Sporting Goods Industry News for September 30, 2016
With the euro appreciating some 20% against the US$ and many of the key brands operating in that currency, the rugged outdoor market was able to eke out just a 1.5% growth rate to $4,590 million from $4,521 million.
The bi-partisan legislation would shift oversight of non-military and sporting firearms from the State Department to the Commerce Department.
The 7-year deal will pay the University of Alabama at Birmingham a $50,000 per year rights fee and just over $1 million per year in on-field and training gear for 18 varsity sports including coaches and staff.
The smart sports bra features seamless embedded sensor technology that tracks metrics such as heart rate and breathing, and will sync with the OMrun app for biometric coaching.
SafeSize, a digital 3D scanning platform, was created with Jabi to make custom insoles.