The following links are to web sites that we feel would be of interest to our subscribers. All of the listed sites have industry, business or financial information. If you're looking for Shockwave-laden consumer sites, look elsewhere!
SPORTING GOODS INTELLIGENCE EUROPE
|SGI Europe - Business newsletters on the European sporting goods and outdoor market + non-athletic footwear and eyewear. Market research on European countries and the BRICS for sporting goods, golf and outdoor products.
|The Outdoor Industry Compass - Focuses on the European outdoor sporting goods industry. Includes financial analysis and research.
SPORTING GOODS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS
|SFIA - Sports & Fitness Industry Association. The trade association of U.S. sporting goods manufacturers.
|NSGA - National Sporting Goods Association. The trade association of U.S. sporting goods retailers.
|SIA - Snowsports Industries America. The trade association of U.S. ski and snowboard manufacturers.
|WFSGI - World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry.
BUSINESS INFORMATION AND RESEARCH
|NPD Group. Market share reports based on cash register tracking data. Also, consumer research and many special reports on various segments of the sporting goods market.
|Sports Business Research Network. Several on-line industry publications, plus research and statistics.
|Golf Datatech. Business information regarding the golf industry.
|Sports Market Place Directory. Lots of sports companies: teams, venues, agents, sponsors, etc. If you're looking for sporting GOODS companies, look no farther than here.
|Chain Store Guide. This book was the main competitor for our Directory.
HEADHUNTERS AND CAREERS IN SPORTING GOODS
|Sports Group International Executive Search, Joe White, Dave Reinhart, Julie Yochim. Specializing in the sporting goods industry, equipment, apparel, footwear, and accessories. General Management, Sales, Marketing, and Product Design and Development.
The Q Works Group. Rich Becker and Chelsea Johnson are recruiters in the sporting goods industry.
|Shooting Search, Inc. Professional key employee search firm for the shooting, hunting, knife, law enforcement/ tactical, and outdoor industry. Candidate contact encouraged, confidential, and always free.
|Trip Young. Recruiting exclusively in the Sporting Goods/Power Sport industry, I work with clients to identify high caliber individuals. These individuals are mid-management and executives, with diverse background in Sales, Marketing, Product Development, and Engineering to name a few.
|SportSearch. Mark Tudi. Middle to Senior level positions serving the Sports and Entertainment industries. Services include critical executive recruiting and acquisition identification. www.sportsearch.net
|Cook Associates, Inc. Full-service executive search firm. Steve Krigbaum conducts searches at the management and executive-level in the sporting goods industry. www.cookassociates.com.
|Re:Search International is a global executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of accomplished executives, all management disciplines, for the footwear, apparel and sporting goods industries.
|Sher-Co. Joe Sheridan. Sales rep recruiting and training.
|Search Solutions. Bob Khoury.
|Grant Associates. Dave Grant. Grant Associates specializes in consulting and executive recruiting in the sporting goods industry capitalizing on 25 years of top management experience with well known sports companies.
|SportsDegrees specializes in degrees, guides and resources to help students and professionals find the best career options for them.
|SternfelsCamero, LLC. is an Executive Recruiting Firm specializing in the Sports & Fitness Industry. Mark Sternfels having spent over 30 years in the Sports & Fitness Industry services the Sales, Marketing, Production and Product Development positions at Mid to Senior levels.
|Capanna International, Inc., Patricia Capanna, President. Specializing in executive search and placement (staffing) in the outdoor sports, fitness, recreation and power sports industries.
|Online job site for college students looking to get their first job or internship in the sports industry.
|NLES is a focused global executive search firm specializing in the sports industry. We place talented Director through C-suite, sales, marketing, sponsorship and partnership leaders. The sectors NLES serves are sports companies, corporate sponsors and partnerships, associations, governing bodies, sports media, colleges, and professional teams and leagues. www.nextlevelexecutive.com
|Generator Group specializes in Executive Search for sporting goods (outdoor, performance footwear and apparel and CPG) companies. We search for all functional areas including sales, marketing, product creation/design, product development, operations and finance.