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Nike sues EMS over trademark term used to allegedly nab customers

Nike filed a trademark infringement lawsuit on June 12 against Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) in the Federal District Court for the District of Oregon over the use of the term "DRI-FIT." Dri-Fit is a trademark of Nike. According to the complaint filed by Nike (click here to ...read more


More companies using social media for job recruiting

An updated resume, skilled recruiting firm and a bank of personal contacts may no longer be enough to help land that perfect new job if findings from the 2010 Jobvite.com Social Recruiting Survey are any indication. In fact, 83 percent of respondents to the survey -- which ...read more


Did you hear?...Social media use outstrips email use, according to report

Would you be able to spend 73 percent more of your time on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networking site? According to Nielsen's "The Global Online Media Landscape" report, released April 22 at the Ad-Tech conference in San Francisco, time spent on social networking sites ...read more


2009 SNEWS Outdoor Retailer Survey results: Revealing how retailers view, use social media

In Part 5 of the 2009 SNEWS® Outdoor Retailer Survey -- where outdoor specialty retailers get to speak their minds and offer industry observations and commentary on what is great, good, not so good and desperately needs improvement in the industry -- this installment focuses on ...read more

Outdoor financials: Jarden reiterates long-term profit guidance

Jarden reiterates long-term profit guidance Jarden Corp. (NYSE: JAH), parent of Coleman and the K2 portfolio, said it plans to reach its profit goal of $5 per share by 2011. "Our business platform is resilient, defensive and diversified, and we have proven strategies for ...read more

SNEWS® Cartoon Corner: Long-term fitness goal

Jerry King’s client list includes Disney, American Greetings, The United States Golf Association, Better Homes and Gardens, The Saturday Evening Post, National Enquirer and Women’s World – oh, and of course, now SNEWS®. Aside from greeting cards and magazines, King is the author ...read more


Used, consignment goods help some retailers thrive in down economy

While the word “consignment” often conjures up images of racks of used dresses and floors cluttered with old furniture and toys, increasingly, traditional outdoor and fitness retail shops find used gear can mean hidden gold. Consider that there are now more than 20,000 ...read more

Used fitness equipment market worth $173 million in 2004, per NSGA

Sales of used fitness equipment in 2004 accounted for about 20 percent of the total sales of used sporting goods equipment, or almost $173 million of $855 million. Although total used sales are up nearly $100 million or 13.5 percent over 2003's $753 million, sales of used fitness ...read more

SNEWS® Cartoon Corner: More uses for treadmills

Randy Glasbergen is no stranger to many with his “The Better Half” and “Thin Lines” syndicated cartoons. And now SNEWS® readers will be able to enjoy his fitness and health creations occasionally. He began his professional cartooning career at the ripe old age of 15. While still ...read more