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Outreach with Canadian consumer product industry associations regarding the potential of a revised NAFTA

22 February 2017

The CSGA has been asked by the Government of Canada, Innovation, Science & Economic Development [ISED] for feedback from our industry as it pertains to NAFTA. The CSGA regards this an important topic and is appreciative of your time to read this post and submit your replies directly to Ottawa.
Please see the following statement;
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InterTrade – CSGA member profile

22 February 2017

InterTrade provides innovative B2B e-commerce solutions that optimize supply chain collaboration. We enable businesses to quickly connect to their trading partner communities and easily exchange electronic business documents via EDI. Our solutions include VAN connectivity and Managed Services for simplified EDI document exchange, as well as Electronic Catalogs for product data synchronization between suppliers & ...


 

Performance Sports Group Provides Sale Transaction and Regulatory Updates

22 February 2017

EXETER, N.H., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Performance Sports Group Ltd. (“Performance Sports Group” or the “Company”), a leading developer and manufacturer of high performance sports equipment and apparel, today announced that after consideration and consultation with its professional advisors and Sagard Holdings Inc. and Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, the Company has agreed to extend the ...


 

VF Reports 2016 Full Year Results

22 February 2017

Revenue was in line with last year at $12.0 billion (up 1 percent currency neutral) driven by continued momentum in our international and direct-to-consumer platforms, and our Vans® business.
Operating income on a reported basis was down 16 percent to $1.5 billion compared to the same period in 2015. Adjusted operating income was down 6 ...


 

Introducing The NBA’s Largest Equilateral Scoreboard

22 February 2017

Through a partnership with Daktronics of Brookings, S.D., the Milwaukee Bucks will soon boast the largest equilateral centerhung in the league – 3,922 square feet of video display – making All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo’s powerful dunks larger than life.
The main display at center court will cover more than three-fourths of the court below it and will ...


 

After 51 Years, Vans Is Finally Explaining What ‘Off the Wall’ Means

22 February 2017

The skateboarding term is now the definition of individualism
If you happened to catch the 2001 film Dogtown and Z-Boys, you might remember the story of how a bunch of ragtag teens in Venice, Calif., would expropriate neglected backyard swimming pools, then drain the water out so they could have a nice cement bowl to ...


 

United Sports Brands recognised with ISPO Awards

22 February 2017

United Sports Brands’ sports medicine expert McDavid, and run essentials leader Nathan have announced that three of their new products were chosen as winners of the 2017 ISPO Awards, which honour extraordinary sports products. “As a company, we strive to find creative solutions for athletes’ needs across a variety of sports and activities, so we ...


 

Air Max Day Collection Featuring Nike Air VaporMax

22 February 2017

Air has been an integral part of Nike ever since it was first introduced in 1979’s Air Tailwind. For the first eight years it was hidden, felt rather than seen. Then, in 1987, it became visible with Air Max. The revolution had begun. It quickly spread, from running to basketball to training and tennis, at ...


 

Boa Technology Launches New Brand Id

22 February 2017

In a bid to expand brand awareness, Boa Technology introduced a new corporate branding and visual identity. The updated branding will debut across a newly launched consumer-focused website, and will be featured in consumer and trade advertising beginning next month.
The entirely new website, TheBoaSystem.com, will focus on educating consumers about Boa, including the varying ...


 

Garmin Reports Solid Fiscal 2016 Revenue and Operating Income Growth

22 February 2017

Highlights for the fiscal year 2016 include:

Total revenue of $3,019 million growing 7% over the prior year, with outdoor, fitness, marine and aviation collectively growing 21% over the prior year and contributing 71% of total revenue
Gross and operating margins of 55.6% and 20.7%, respectively, both improving from 2015 levels
GAAP EPS was ...