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11/12/97
SEIZE THE MARMENT: CT-BASED MARKETING GROUP ACQUIRES EMG

CT-based The Marment Group has acquired 50% of NY-based entertainment and marketing firm, Entertainment Management Group (EMG). Terms were not disclosed. EMG''s clients will form the basis of a new en

Tags: Finance

11/11/97
MARRIOTT TO CHAMPION 20 NEW SPORTS BARS AND RESTAURANTS

MD-based Marriott International "intends to spend $447,000 to purchase the rights to the Champion Sports memorabilia brand, part of a push to open sports-oriented bars and restaurants," according to t

Tags: Finance, Marriott

11/06/97
FASHION TRENDS LEAD TO A DROP IN SALES FOR ATHLETIC SHOES

Industry experts say that sales in the athletic shoe market "will be flat this year, mainly because of an unexpected drop in basketball shoe demand," according to CNBC''s Amanda Grove on "The Edge." F

Tags: Converse, Fila USA, Finance, Nike, Washington Nationals

11/06/97
ROLLERBLADE SKATING TO NEW JERSEY AS MANY WILL LOSE JOBS

Over the "next several months," corporate owner Benetton Sportsystems "will shift the bulk of Rollerblade''s administrative departments" to its Princeton, NJ, North American headquarters, according to

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11/05/97
EARNING REPORTS: ADIDAS REPORTS STRONG PROFITS FOR 3Q

adidas yesterday "surprised investors with a stronger than expected increase in third-quarter pre-tax profits," according to Graham Bowley of the FINANCIAL TIMES. The company said pre-tax profits rose

Tags: Converse, Fila USA, Finance, Int'l Speedway Corp., Washington Nationals

11/05/97
AMF BOWLING ROLLS A STRIKE ON NYSE UNDER PIN

VA-based AMF Bowling debuted on the NYSE yesterday under the symbol PIN, and finished up 11.5% for the day, according to Bob Rayner of the RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH. AMF opened at $19.50 per share but c

Tags: Finance, Time Warner

11/05/97
BENETTON TO RELOCATE MUCH OF ROLLERBLADE TO NEW JERSEY

Over the "next several months," corporate owner Benetton Sportsystems "will shift the bulk" of MN-based Rollerblade''s "administrative departments" to its Princeton, NJ, N.A. headquarters, according t

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11/04/97
NEW BOARD COULD DELIST RESTRUCTURING L.A. GEAR

Three weeks after gaining control of "ailing" L.A. Gear, its new board announced a "restructuring," eliminating the jobs of "about" 60% of the roughly 100 employees at headquarters in Santa Monica, CA

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11/04/97
SPALDING BEEFS UP ITS GOLF PRESENCE IN BEN HOGAN ACQUISITION

Evenflo and Spalding Holdings Corp., parent of Spalding Sports Worldwide, has signed a letter of intent to acquire certain assets of the Ben Hogan Company, primarily in exchange for stock in Evenflo &

Tags: Finance, Russell Athletic

11/03/97
DON'T CRY FOR THEM: TEAR DROP TO ACQUIRE TOMMY ARMOUR GOLF

NJ-based Tear Drop Golf Co. is expected to announce today an agreement to acquire Tommy Armour Golf Co. from U.S. Industries for "about" $24.5M in stock and cash, according to the WALL STREET JOURNAL.

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