April 21, 2017
The mid-teens contraction in sporting goods retail floor space is clearly a result of the shift to online retailing more than anything else, and sporting goods appears to be one of the retail sectors that is most vulnerable to this disruption.
On Day Two of the upcoming Outdoor Retailer show, the Outdoor Industry Association, Conservation Alliance and Outdoor Alliance will host an industry march to the Utah state capitol building to celebrate public lands.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Michael Ridgway denied the motion brought by plaintiffs who had asked the court to let proceed their suit against Gander over a straw purchaser sale of a Bushmaster MSR.
The overall participation rate was 48.6% last year up from 48.4% in 2015 and the number of participants also increased to 144.0 million from 142.4 million, but the total outdoor outings slipped to 11.0 billion from 11.7 billion, according to a new study from the Outdoor Foundation.
Rx Smart Gear says that BattleboxUK Ltd. and Nano Gear Ltd., which used to be resellers of its jump ropes, have copied its trade dress and are now selling knock offs.