January 09, 2019
Five Democrats and five Republicans introduced a bill that will require background checks on almost every sale of a gun, including private sales in most instances, fulfilling a campaign pledge to make gun rights a central issue over the next two years even as the bill faces almost certain oblivion in the Senate and a Presidential veto.
The Eager Beavertons and engineering powerhouse Flex quietly ended their partnership at the end of 2018 in Guadalajara, Mexico, saying the agreement to terminate the venture was mutual and Flex said it would re-purpose the plant to something other than footwear.
The bike maker objected to ASE’s motion for authority to reject certain executory contracts with Specialized, specifically its license to make bicycles under the Roubaix trademark, which it first licensed from Advanced Sports in 2003 for the U.S. market.
Total sales increased 3% from $164.6 million from $160.0 million in the five weeks ended Jan. 5, and comp store sales increased 4.9%, lapping a +7.9% comp last year.
JR286, which was contracted to operate the surf company by owner Marquee Brands, hired industry veteran David Orr to oversee all aspects of sales, product creation and operations for Dakine.
Grand Prairie, TX-based GSM Outdoors, which has been on a buying spree lately, is acquiring the parent of tree stand brands Muddy Outdoors, Hawk, and Big Game.