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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...
Olympic sponsors Avon and General Motors are teaming up for the "Achieve the Dream" promotional sweepstakes, according to BRANDWEEK. The sweepstakes is promoted on the cover of a special 132-page Olym
An engineering report written by New York-based Weidlinger Assoc. revealed the $280M Atlanta Olympic Stadium needs $3M in repairs and reinforcements before it can be opened to the public, according to
Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell said Monday he will ask the City Council to amend the city''s budget to include $2.5M for overtime for police, fire and corrections officers (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 2/27)...
A poll by Georgia State Univ. shows that fewer state residents think hosting the ''96 Games is a good idea, and half as many expect to see an Olympic event as did one year ago. The poll shows resident
ACOG got the "highest marks possible" from the IOC''s oversight group Tuesday after two days of reports on the final months of preparations for the Games, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. IOC Co
Baseball could be out of the Olympics after this summer if the IOC can''t find a way to have MLB players participate in the Sydney Games in 2000, according to the BOSTON GLOBE. USA Baseball Head Dick
At a closed-door meeting, the USOC gave preliminary approval Sunday to a revised code of conduct and a no-notice drug testing program, according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. USOC President Dr. LeRoy Walker s
USOC President LeRoy Walker has "dropped the organization''s conflict-of-interest issue" regarding the selection of a new President. The matter will not be on the Executive Board''s agenda this weeken
The CBC has lined up six full sponsors for the broadcasts of the Atlanta Games -- McDonald''s, IBM, Royal Bank, UPS and Kodak. Rona, a home-improvement chain in Quebec, will sponsor Radio- Canada only
The USOC''s share of money expected from marketing the 2002 Games "apparently isn''t going to be settled" before an IOC- imposed March deadline, according to the DESERET NEWS. The SLOOC/USOC joint mar