Did you hear?... Being in Germany didn't stop the real Super Bowl fans

It was Super Bowl Sunday and being in Munich, Germany for the international sporting goods trade show ispo wasn't going to stop the real football fans.

It was Super Bowl Sunday and being in Munich, Germany for the international sporting goods trade show ispo wasn't going to stop the real football fans. The Super Bowl party was happening at the Marriott Hotel -- at midnight because of the time difference. Joe Campisi and Caesar Aguilar from Malden Mills planned to claim front-row seats. And they’d still be at their booth at 9 a.m. the next morning? "Absolutely!" Campisi told SNEWS®. (Footnote: They looked in fine form on the show floor Monday. Well, OK, maybe a little bleary, but the smiles were big. Perhaps New England winning what will go down as one of the most historic and amazing Super Bowl games ever chased away any fatigue?)



Five Ten gets Super Bowl halftime exposure

Besides the exciting finish to Super Bowl XLVI that saw the New York Giants defeat the New England Patriots 21-17, audiences were abuzz over Madonna’s halftime show featuring slackliner Andy Lewis. The performance (click here to see it on You Tube) has brought Lewis a flood of ...read more

Did you hear?... Outdoor will be represented at Super Show

A quick peek into The Super Show's web site exhibitor area indicates -- based on categories you can select -- that outdoor will be represented. So click on the "Hiking and Mountaineering Footwear" category to find a list of exhibitors and what companies come up? Chungsan Trading ...read more

Fitness: Did You Hear?...

>> At 11:40 a.m. on the first day of The Super Show, the fire alarms at the Sands Expo suddenly opened up with a piercing whooping screech. Most heads didn't even pop up, and no one made a move for the door. One exhibitor near the door said, after a couple of alarm whoops: "Hey ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Pacemaster's retailer who laid it all on the line at the company's annual dealer costume party each won a treadmill for their daring at the festivities at the Health & Fitness Business show on Aug. 19. First place went to Chris Newman of the Fitness Depot in Calgary who was ...read more

Did you hear?... "Get Real Girl" dolls

These dolls can definitely beat up Barbie -- and probably Ken too. A line of six "Get Real Girl" dolls don't come with pre-formed high-heel feet and pearl-drop earrings. Instead, look for backpacks, hiking boots, soccer balls, snowboards, and other killer athletic and ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

For the week of Nov. 9-15 >> RUSSIA -- Management of the Munich, Germany-based, sporting goods show ispo has announced a new ispo show in Russia, with the first to be Sept. 14-17, 2005, in Moscow. This will be the second new show for the management group, Messe Muenchen ...read more


Did you hear?...Facebook fans prove their worth in dollars, studies show

With more than 320 million people on Facebook around the world, companies are hoping to tap into more than numbers and actually quantify the value of corporate participation in the social media site. And two recent studies will help: They are proving that a brand’s Facebook fans ...read more


Fitness: Did You Hear?...

For the week of June 21-27 >> Since RBC Capital had worked with Nautilus on the acquisition of Pearl Izumi, it wasn't allowed to do a report at that time about the purchase. Now, a week later, it's come out with what it called a "Q2 earnings preview," titled, "A good month ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For the week of March 22-28 >> This customer needs to be cloned and distributed! On Feb. 21, Leki received a surprise letter at corporate, from a fan of its trekking poles, along with a $20 check, made out to Leki. The letter stated: "Enclosed you'll find a check for $20. After ...read more