Did you hear?... Kevin Karch hired by JanSport Inc.

Kevin Karch has been hired by JanSport Inc. to head the company's Eastern U.S. sales operations for its JanSport and Eastpak product lines.
Author:
Publish date:

Kevin Karch has been hired by JanSport Inc. to head the company's Eastern U.S. sales operations for its JanSport and Eastpak product lines.Prior to joining JanSport, Karch served as an independent rep for the company for five years, and was named rep of the year in 2000. In addition to working with the company's network of independent reps, Karch will also be working directly with JanSport's large national accounts, including Modells, Dick's Sporting Goods and Sports Authority, to "provide the additional programs and support necessary for high-volume retailers," according to JanSport.

Related

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Get ready to chill out once again with the Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition (OIWC) at the non-profit's popular and annual ChillFest, this year from August 15-17 at the historic Wasatch Mountain Club Lodge at Brighton, Big Cottonwood Canyon. Women of our industry will ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> BackcountryStore.com has been coveting the Backcountry.com URL since the company's inception, but acquiring the name came down to money. In 1996, when co-founders John Breese and Jim Holland started the company, the decision was easy. Since they barely had enough money to even ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> A note about the devastating Southern California fires: Our friends in companies and stores throughout the region tell us that the fires all around them have so far meant not much more than smoke and ash everywhere … and some scary moments for friends and family nearby. One ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Super cool way to recycle athletic shoes:The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) and Nike have announced they are re-lacing their partnership to recycle used athletic shoes, expanding the Nike Reuse-A-Shoe program to every state in the continental United States. In the second ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Auf Wiedersehen Vaude -- for now. Ever since Vaude and Windsong terminated their all-too-brief distribution relationship in a less than smooth manner, Vaude has been working on trying to re-establish a distribution foothold in the United States, which didn't get finalized. ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Retailer Leisure Fitness racked up a few "readers' choice" type awards recently: "Best Fitness Equipment Store" by readers of Delaware Today magazine for the second consecutive year, "Best Fitness Equipment Store on the Main Line" by readers of Main Line Life (in Philadelphia) ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> In SNEWS® travels in the last few days, we came across a hotel in Virginia with an indoor pool and workout room. Always curious, we went to check it out. Yup, indoor pool in a steamy room … with the bikes (Life Fitness), ellipticals and treadmills (both Precor) on the pool ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For the week of Oct. 26 to Nov. 1 >> Planalytics -- www.planalytics.com -- has reported that a winter-like trough of low pressure across the eastern half of the country combined with a warm high pressure ridge strengthening across the Western U.S. will create a four- to five-day ...read more