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Finish Line Reports Dip In Q4 Earnings Despite Uptick In RevenuePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 27 / 15
Finish Line reported a decline in Q4 earnings and "warned that profits in the current year may miss expectations," as the sports-apparel retailer has "struggled lately in a retail environment dogged by more promotions and lower mall traffic." The company's earnings fell 5% to $40.8M despite revenues...
THE DAILY begins its look at USOC licensees: 1ST CENTURY PROJECT/WORLD SPORT RESEARCH & PUBLICATION (CA): Olympic book series; ACE NOVELTY CO. (WA): Novelty items for amusement prize redemptions and r
Coca-Cola and NationsBank have paid MARTA -- Atlanta''s mass- transit authority -- $320,000 for the rights to do Olympic advertising and entertainment at 16 rail stations (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/28).
CNN''s Jim Huber reports, despite recent construction accidents and the fact Atlanta is still "awash in bulldozers and red clay," organizers insist they will be ready for the Games -- just 100 days aw
NAOC has drawn up an operating budget for the ''98 Games of 94.5B yen, up 18.5B yen over their initial plan, according to KYODO NEWS. NAOC put telecom expenses at 16.7B yen, up 11.6B yen. Transportati
ACOG has yet to make its initial $1.9M payment to the city of Atlanta for municipal services such as police and fire protection. ACOG officials say they are still reviewing the contract (ATLANTA CONST
Some sporting-goods chains are keeping apparel orders with Olympic markings "to a bare minimum" in order to avoid getting stuck with leftover merchandise when the Atlanta Games end, according to USA T
ACOG announced yesterday Merrill Lynch & Co. will become an official sponsor of the ''96 Games and the ''96 U.S. Olympic Team in the broker/dealer securities, investment advisory services and investme
In bidding for the ''98 Games, the city of Nagano promised to "bear the transportation, meals and lodging expenses of all the delegations." Japanese officials now say soaring costs prohibit them from
Pontiac execs are "considering" an Olympic soccer tie-in for an estimated $2M dealer-marketing effort behind the ''97 Grand Prix in five southeastern cities, according to BRANDWEEK. Separate from GM''
A steel beam supporting the temporary roof over part of the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center collapsed Monday shortly after it was installed. Olympic officials are investigating the incident and say the co