Outdoor Industry Donations Update: Dansko, Sport Chalet, Tecnica USA, Volkl Sport America

Dansko partners with AmeriCares; Sport Chalet, Tecnica USA and Volkl Sport America donate to American Red Cross.

Dansko is partnering with the non-profit AmeriCares to provide relief for people affected by Hurricane Katrina. Dansko's web site, www.dansko.com, has an AmeriCares link, and each time someone clicks on the link, Dansko will donate $1 to AmeriCares, up to $20,000. AmeriCares is providing healthcare services to people living in shelters in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
Dansko has also worked with a Houston retailer to donate about 500 pairs of shoes to hurricane survivors.

Sport Chalet has announced that is has donated $300,000 to the American Red Cross to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina. Sport Chalet matched $150,000 donated by customers and employees the first week of September. Sport Chalet stores will continue to accept donations, and the money will go directly to the American Red Cross.

Tecnica USA and Volkl Sport America have donated $14, 655 to the American Red Cross Katrina Disaster Relief Fund. Tecnica and Volkl each matched $4,885 in employee donations.


Outdoor Industry Donations Update: Thorlos, Cascade Designs, Nite Hawk Lighting

Thorlos reports that it sent 9,000 pairs of socks to the Salvation Army and other disaster relief organizations in Mississippi. The Thorlos website, www.thorlo.com, also has a link that allows people to make direct donations to the Salvation Army Hurricane Katrina Relief fund. ...read more

Outdoor financials: Garmin downgraded by Bank of America, plus Oakley, Sport Chalet

Garmin downgraded by Bank of America Bank of America downgraded shares of Garmin (Nasdaq: GRMN) from “buy” to “underperform,” citing slower consumer spending trends. It added that the downgrade was also prompted by increased competition from SmartPhone makers like Apple and ...read more

Katrina Outdoor Industry Donations Update: BFZee, Outdoor Recreation Group, Katadyn, and CamelBak

BFZee is shipping DEET towelettes to Buffalo PeakFollowing a request from Kevin Lee at Adventure 16 wholesale, Mark Prizer of BFZee notified us that the company was shipping one full pallet (21,000 towelettes) of DEET insect repellent down to Buffalo Peak via Air Freight. The ...read more

Katrina Outdoor Industry Donations Update: Horny Toad, JanSport, Adventure 16, Outdoor Research, Marmot,

Katrina Needs and Outdoor Industry Donations Update – September 7, 2005 Horny Toad donates clothing valued at $40,000 wholesaleRealizing that many survivors of the storm have literally nothing but the clothes on their backs, Horny Toad shipped over $40,000 worth of wholesale ...read more

Outdoor financials: Sport Chalet narrows Q3 loss

Sport Chalet narrows Q3 loss Stronger performance in its e-commerce and team sales divisions helped Sport Chalet (Nasdaq: SPCHA and SPCHB) narrow its third-quarter loss. Net loss for the quarter ended Dec. 26 was $0.9 million, or $0.06 per share, from a net loss of $3.8 million, ...read more

Outdoor financials: Sport Chalet tops list of biggest price decliners on Nasdaq

Sport Chalet tops list of biggest price decliners on Nasdaq Sport Chalet's (Nasdaq: SPCHA & SPCHB) class B stock topped the list of biggest percentage price decliners among common stocks on the Nasdaq Stock Market. During trading on Oct. 14, Sport Chalet shares lost $1.19 to ...read more


Financials: Dick’s Sporting Goods and Sport Chalet see boost in same-store sales, profit; plus Accell sales update

Two sporting goods chains, which also sell outdoor and fitness products, reported a boost in quarterly same-store sales as consumers head into the holiday season. Pittsburgh-based Dick’s Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) said its revenue rose 9.3 percent to $1.2 billion in the third ...read more

Outdoor financials: Deckers pays off debt, plus Phoenix, Sport Chalet

Deckers pays off $27 million debtUsing a portion of the proceeds from a stock offering, Deckers Outdoor Corp. (Nasdaq: DECK) has repaid all of its outstanding loans, the company reported on May 26. The common stock offering closed on May 18. With the net offering proceeds of ...read more

Outdoor financials: Gander Mountain Q1 loss widens, plus Sport Chalet, Amer Sports

Gander Mountain Q1 loss widens Despite an 18.2 percent in sales, Gander Mountain (Nasdaq: GMTN) reported a wider first-quarter loss as consumers cut back on their discretionary spending. For the quarter ending May 3, it reported a loss of $24.4 million, or $1.02 per share, ...read more