Did you hear?... Horizon Communications changes its name

Horizon Communications has changed its name to On the Horizon Communications, Inc.

Horizon Communications has changed its name to On the Horizon Communications, Inc. In typical PR fashion, it's being billed as simply a new name, updated logo design and new website, all marking change and growth for the company. While partly true as the website reflects more detailed and updated information, the real reason behind the name change is that when the company went to incorporate after 15 years of business, it discovered another "Inc." already owned the name Horizon Communications. SNEWS® View: Rest assured that while the name has changed, it's still the same solid PR company, and it remains close at hand, not really out there On The Horizon.


Did you hear?... Marin Mountain Bikes changes name to Marin Bikes

Marin Mountain Bikes is changing its name to Marin Bikes to better reflect the company's continuing evolution and a more diverse product offering for 2003. In support of the name change, Marin Bikes is launching a new marketing campaign at Interbike 2002. Marin will unveil a new ...read more

Did you hear?... Backpacker changes its look

Backpacker hasn't changed its look (other than a few tweaks and twitches here and there) for more than 13 years now. All that changes with the September issue, of which SNEWS® was just given a sneak peek. The cover jumps out at you now from the newsstand, with a brand new logo in ...read more

Did you hear?... Horizon Communications to be U.S.-based contact for ispo news

If you are looking for information about the ispo show and can't seem to find what you want on the ispo.com web site, Horizon Communications will be the U.S.-based contact for ispo news. Holly Kusko and former Horizon partner Bob Yehling are partnering up for this endeavor ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Katina Geralis, owner and founder of specialty retail group Leisure Fitness based in Delaware, is featured in the February 2004 issue of Delaware Today magazine (www.delawaretoday.com). The story, called "A Perfect Fit," details how the University of Delaware PE major was ...read more

Did you hear?... Company changes at ROI

ROI Recreation Outfitters Inc. of Canada has made some company changes. Alex Briglio, vice president, has left ROI to pursue other career options. Jayson Faulkner joins the company as vice president of sales and marketing -- the same position he recently held at Arc'Teryx. Jon ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Technogym has been chosen as the exclusive supplier of fitness equipment for the Athens Olympics by the Greek Olympic Committee. On the grounds of the Olympic Village will be set up 11 gyms with more than 300 pieces of equipment that more than 10,000 athletes from 200 ...read more

Did you hear?…

>> The Super Show will strive for a little fun and games at the January event by trying to create the largest sports pin collection ever assembled in one place to make an entry into the Guiness Book of World Records. Management is asking attendees to bring pins for the display -- ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Mad Dogg Athletics has recently launched a program to get new consumers into clubs and onto its Spinning bikes. The program is called "Ticket to Ride," and allows consumers to try a class for free at participating clubs when they go to www.spinning.com and download a free ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> A motion filed March 23 by Savvier Inc. asking the court to dismiss the trademark-infringement lawsuit brought against it by Nautilus in January was denied July 30 by the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, Seattle. Nautilus had alleged in the suit that the ...read more