SBD/9/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
CORPORATE REPORTS ROLL IN: RAWLINGS, SPORT SUPPLY
Published November 9, 1994
RAWLINGS: Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. announced results for the eight months ending August 31. Rawlings completed a transition period, changing its fiscal year to end August 31. The transition period also reflects six months when Rawlings was a division of Figgie International and two months when it was a stand alone company. Rawlings President & CEO Carl Shields said that '95 pre-season baseball equipment orders "continue to be strong" (Rawlings). Rawlings said pro forma net earnings declined 4% for the 8-month transition period that ended August 31 (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 11/9). SPORT SUPPLY: Sport Supply Group Inc. said it is "comfortable" with analysts projections of a 33% increase in earnings and a 20% increase in revenue for 1995. Sport Supply is a direct-mail marketer and manufacturer of sports-related equipment (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 11/9).