NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — GPS giant Garmin Ltd. will be included in the Standard & Poor's 500 index starting Thursday, the company announced.
PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN) — Fueled by strong online sales, third-quarter net income at Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. rose 21 percent, to $50.1 million from $41.5 million a year earlier.
VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN) — Continuing economic concerns, particularly in Europe, coupled with back-to-back tough snow seasons led to inflated retail inventories and flat sales during the third quarter for Easton-Bell Sports.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Sports Chalet’s sales for its fiscal second quarter rose 3.9 percent to $91.5 million as same-store sales jumped 5.5 percent for the 13 weeks ended Sept. 30, the sporting goods chain reported Wednesday.
OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Growing sales in North America and Asia boosted Shimano’s sales over the first nine months of the year to $2.3 billion (182.7 billion Yen), compared to $2 billion (161.6 billion Yen) over the same period last year.
HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Mavic sales rose 7 percent in the third quarter of the year led by increased sales in helmets, apparel and footwear, according to an earnings report released by Amer Sports.
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) —Dr. Min H. Kao, the "Min" in Garmin and the company's chairman and CEO, has established a plan to sell a portion of his shares in the company over a designated period.
Two of Kao's family trusts, of which he is a trustee, also will sell shares.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—SRAM president Stan Day said on Thursday he still feels taking the company public is the right decision for the long-term, and will initiate an IPO as soon as stability and visibility improves in global financial markets.
CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Derby Cycle tempered its full-year revenue forecast on Thursday due to a weaker than expected spring selling season caused by poor weather in much of Northern Europe.
VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)—Easton-Bell Sports' sales grew slightly to $214.1 million over the second quarter of 2012, an increase of 1 percent as compared to $211.9 million over the same period last year.
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (BRAIN)—Sales in the outdoor and fitness markets helped lead Garmin, Ltd. to a 7 percent increase in total revenue in its second quarter, to $718 million.