VOLUME 4, NUMBER 29
JULY 30, 2012
Rugged Footwear is the fastest growing major
category in sporting goods.
John Horan’s Deep Intelligence looks at
Flyknit and Primeknit.
Puma results dip on sluggish Europe, details
accelerated restructuring plan.
Cabela’s has 56% net income gain as comps
rise mid-single digits.
Deckers loss increases with Ugg sales flat and
Teva topline down.
Columbia Sportswear shaves loss, affirms
outlook for 2012.
Skechers cuts loss sharply.
Jarden sees Outdoor unit results dip on
softness at Coleman.
Under Armour shows strong topline growth,
ups sales and profit forecast.
Callaway focuses on share gains.
Outdoor market warms to weather.
B-T-S shopping awaits cool air jolt.
Judy Spies: Keen, Hydration Special.
Genesco Golf Town JJB Adidas Billabong
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RUGGED FOOTWEAR MARKET GROWS 14.6% GLOBALLY
respectively. The well-developed European rugged
International Rugged Outdoor Footwear Market
TRAILBLAZING TECHNOLOGY FOR OFF-ROAD TERRAIN
THE COLD WAR CONTINUES IN SNEAKERS
“For adidas, Gore is not just a superior
Flyknit would mean that Nike could set up localiz
Accelerated PERFORMANCE Every couple of decades a
EUROPEAN SLOWDOWN DRAGS DOWN PUMA RESULTS
ENGINEEREDFOR THEPERFECTFIT The Sof Sole® Fit Ser
14% to €256.4 million ($310.2 mm) and accessories
CABELA’S POSTS STRONG INCOME, MARGIN GAINS
the DeepeR yOuR ROOts the stROngeR yOu gROw. THE
Cabela’s sees its eventual door base will
The most breathable waterproof fabric ever. Polar
COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR LOWERS LOSS ON 8% SALES HIKE
SKECHERS SHARPLY REDUCES Q2 LOSS The net l
JACK AND ADAM'S BICYCLE DOESN'T JUST THEY COM
JARDEN OUTDOOR RESULTS SLIDE ON SALES SHORTFALL
now forecasting overall annual sales erosion of $
UNDER ARMOUR UPS GUIDANCE ON STRONG Q2 SALES
to its forecast would be more normal weather, Dog
LEANER CALLAWAY AIMS TO REGAIN MARKET SHARE
For FY12, Callaway continues to hold to a f
OUTDOOR MARKET RECOVERS WITH WARM WEATHER
Minimalist only foot- wear, which has seen its av
WHEN WEATHER COOLS, B-T-S SHOPPING WILL BE HEAVIE
3%) should show gains this Back-to- School. As f
JUDYSPIES... KEEN STEPS UP WITH LIGHTWEIGHT, PRO
low profile, proprietary PU midsole with a 4mm he
JUDYSPIES...HYDRATIONSPECIAL LITERS OF THE PACK
July 25, 2012) have inched up 3 percent compared
JUDYSPIES...HYDRATIONSPECIAL and release it to s
Water Purification System (SRP $99). The eddy Gla
JUDYSPIES...HYDRATIONSPECIAL CLEAN BOTTLE
ECO BOTTLE At Eco Bottle, the mis- sion is
JUDYSPIES...HYDRATIONSPECIAL New offerings inclu
JETFLOW The Jetflow hydration system repla
JUDYSPIES...HYDRATIONSPECIAL POLAR BOTTLE
ULTRASPIRE The latest addition to the Ultr
JUDYSPIES...HYDRATIONSPECIAL VAPUR Vapur
widemouth SuperCap provides greater “gulp-ability
E-VENTS ZEAL’S ION GOGGLE IS READY FOR ADVENTURE
UV protection, dual strap adjustments and helmet
RETAIL GENESCO extends its trademark licens
COMPANIES ADIDAS’ new PrimeKnit running sho
ment Partners (11.7%). It also reportedly has All
doors rose nearly 23%to $112.5 million. Global sa
its nine prime stars of the game. ROCKY BR
LEGAL MASTRO AUCTION, a former Chicago auc
SHORT STOPS • O’Neill secures a European footwea
OBITUARIES DAVID R. PHILLIPS, who spent 14
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