British outdoor retailer Cotswold Outdoor has acquired the assets of defunct 9feet.com. The acquisition includes the customer database, as well as some software, but not apparently the name and the stock, according to the UK's outdoor trade newsletter Outdoor i. The internet retailer 9feet.com had made a failed attempt last year to expand into Germany and France. Now, Cotswold claims it has the largest customer database around. If you click on Cotswold-Outdoor.com or 9feet.com, you get the same thing: Cotswold Outdoor.
Did you hear?... Marshals acquired by Nevisport
Marshals, the Aberdeen outdoor retailer, has been acquired by Nevisport. Now Nevisport has 14 stores. According to the Outdoor i newsletter in the UK, this is the first acquisition by Nevisport since the company acquired the Wilderness Ways groups in 1996. The purchase price was ...read more