Taiwan's annual international sports trade fair, Taispo opened today in a subdued manner, with little razzmatazz and a firm focus on business, reports Editor Maggie Coleman from Taipei.
Christmas sales forecast figures prediction of $50.073 billion for the key pre-Christmas retailing period were within 0.1 percent of the result.
Super Retail Group will acquire New-Zealand-based Macpac to accelerate its strategy "to build the leading adventure outdoors retail business across ANZ."
A get-together at a Gold Coast Marriott resort with the team saw Vuly Play celebrate ten years of business.
New Balance announces the launch of Fearlessly Independent Since 1906 - its new "inspirational global brand communication platform that reflects the heritage and non-conventional values".
A new report has shown teenagers are struggling to do even an hour of physical activity a day and are almost five times more likely to be on their smartphone or tablet.
News Corp Australia is promoting its newsmedia and Foxtel football coverage with a ten-stop tour of regional communities.
December trade figures released by the ABS represent a conservative Christmas instead of the merry Christmas retailers had in mind.
Winter sports and fitness were top of the pops at ISPO Munich which closed this week after four days.
A snap ASGA poll shows major sports retailers and brands mostly had a successful Christmas and post-Christmas trading period.
New players in the Australian retail market, aggressive sales tactics and substantial boosts in online sale numbers are among the many impacts on Christmas NY sales figures.
ASICS highlights its focus on tennis with the signing of Novak Djokovic to a global performance and lifestyle footwear deal.
Research company IBISWorld forecasts that sports and recreation facilities operation will be a profitable sector in 2017-18.
Emirates is reviewing its Aussie sports sponsorships and will drop the Australian golf Open after a decade, reports The Australian newspaper.
Smart technology for sports and fitness equipment design. will be on display at the TaiSPO trade show in March in Taiwan.
Not quite 24/7 but certainly 19/7 - these are the opening hours for the new, and first, Decathlon store in Australia.
The conversion of Amart Sports stores into Rebel stores has met with a widespread "positive response."
As the golden days of multimillion TV rights deals begin to recede, football codes are moving further to futureproof the loss of broadcasting revenue.
Keynoters at the ASGA meeting addressed the subject that is top of sports industry minds: the impact the arrival of Amazon will have on retail and wholesale.
French retail group Decathlon has finally named the day for "its grand opening" in Australia - December 5.
Online sales have hit apparel wholesaling hard in Australia, along with the decline in retail.
After a decade in business, Brisbane-based Joe Andon has launched his new Vuly swing sets and trampolines to New Zealand, via the rest of the world.
The impact of Amazon entering the Australian sports market will be the hot topic at the upcoming ASGA networking get together.
Sorry to spoil your Christmas, but with Amazon set to launch in weeks or even days, forecasts are that most holiday sales will be online.
The annual ARA and Roy Morgan Research prediction on Christmas shopping says Australian shoppers will spend $50 billion over the trading period from November 15 to December 24.