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Fanatics Planning To Quintuple Sales To $5B Over Next Decade With Sales As Hot As Ever
Published September 23, 2013
FANZZ ACQUIRES JUST SPORTS: In Utah, Jason Lee reports the Jazz-owned Fanzz sports apparel stores are "acquiring Just Sports, a retail chain of licensed apparel stores based in the Pacific Northwest." Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Fanzz upon completion of the deal will "employ more than 900 people, including approximately 225 full-time workers." Jazz CFO and Fanzz President Bob Hyde said that projected sales for the combined entity "could top" $100M annually with the addition of the new stores (DESERET NEWS, 9/23).