June 07, 2017
Explaining that its core business is database mining the RV and outdoor world and cross selling that database, Camping World told the Stephens investor conference that it would be way below market on guns and ammo when it opens it Gander Outdoor stores but will remain profitable because it has streamlined the supply chain and slashed the bloated SG&A of the predecessor company.
GOOS plans to grow its wholesale business mostly through greater productivity with its existing customers while leading with e-commerce in its DTC strategy but enhancing DTC with a handful of flagship stores, it told the Baird investor conference.
Iconix management touted its asset-light business model at the Baird conference, but said it has become a much more active manager of the brands it licenses, rather that just renting them out.
Poor weather conditions and new bat regulations for next Spring have hit the baseball/softball market with a sales decline in the high-single digits in the Jan.-Apr. period, according to NPD in its new tracking service for equipment.
The Eager Beavertons argue that plaintiff Monika Taylor’s amended complaint is a rehash of the original complaint and fails to allege a coherent theory that suggests it is making deceptive statements in its factory outlet pricing policies.
Formlabs 3D printing technology will bring large-scale manufacturing capabilities to New Balance with a collaboration that includes development of footwear-specific materials and printers.