July 11, 2017
In a decision described as mutual between DeYoung and the VSTO board, he will accelerate his retirement and step down from the top job effective immediately to make room for new leadership.
Following a tortuous path that involved finding a new buyer for the credit card operation and a lengthy regulatory approval process, the final hurdle to the proposed merger of Cabela’s and Bass Pro was cleared when shareholders voted to approve the merger at $61.50 per share in a deal that will be worth $5 billion.
The helmet makers have reached a settlement in the lawsuit over Riddell’s patents which it accused Xenith of copying.
Scott Hudler will be SVP responsible for all marketing and report to Lauren Hobart, president of Dick’s, who most recently held the position of EVP and chief marketing officer.
Retailers stocking up for Back-to-School and Holiday are showing mid-single-digit growth in imports, according to the National Retail Federation’s port tracker service.