Body Glove licensee Surf 9 LLC has appointed Brad Gruber to be the new president of its footwear division. Florida-based Surf 9 designs, manufactures and distributes footwear and holds multiple Body Glove licenses.
The Pennsylvania-based sports retailer has announced high single-digit sales growth in Q4 and the full year 2017, leading to improved earnings as the company extends both its digital penetration and store network.
The social media-fueled Grab Your Wallet campaign from 2017 is back with consumers now calling for the boycott of retailers affiliated with the NRA. Apple and Amazon are being targeted for streaming NRA TV.
Amazon's private label business has earned $250M this year. 19 of 20 of the top selling private brands are sold through the AmazonBasics label. 85 percent of AmazonBasics sales come from fashion, baby care and vitamins.
Shares of sporting goods retailers were pummelled in early trading on Friday as dismal quarterly results from Hibbett and Foot Locker heightened concerns about a supply glut intensifying price wars in the industry.