New players in the Australian retail market, aggressive sales tactics and substantial boosts in online sale numbers are among the many impacts on Christmas NY sales figures.
ASICS highlights its focus on tennis with the signing of Novak Djokovic to a global performance and lifestyle footwear deal.
Research company IBISWorld forecasts that sports and recreation facilities operation will be a profitable sector in 2017-18.
Emirates is reviewing its Aussie sports sponsorships and will drop the Australian golf Open after a decade, reports The Australian newspaper.
Smart technology for sports and fitness equipment design. will be on display at the TaiSPO trade show in March in Taiwan.
Not quite 24/7 but certainly 19/7 - these are the opening hours for the new, and first, Decathlon store in Australia.
The conversion of Amart Sports stores into Rebel stores has met with a widespread "positive response."
As the golden days of multimillion TV rights deals begin to recede, football codes are moving further to futureproof the loss of broadcasting revenue.
Keynoters at the ASGA meeting addressed the subject that is top of sports industry minds: the impact the arrival of Amazon will have on retail and wholesale.
French retail group Decathlon has finally named the day for "its grand opening" in Australia - December 5.
Online sales have hit apparel wholesaling hard in Australia, along with the decline in retail.
After a decade in business, Brisbane-based Joe Andon has launched his new Vuly swing sets and trampolines to New Zealand, via the rest of the world.
The impact of Amazon entering the Australian sports market will be the hot topic at the upcoming ASGA networking get together.
Sorry to spoil your Christmas, but with Amazon set to launch in weeks or even days, forecasts are that most holiday sales will be online.
The annual ARA and Roy Morgan Research prediction on Christmas shopping says Australian shoppers will spend $50 billion over the trading period from November 15 to December 24.
Performance footwear specialist wholesaler and retailer RCG Corporation is reshuffling its board and changing its name to Accent Group Ltd.
VF Corporation - whose brands include The North Face - has agreed terms to buy Kiwi outdoor icon Icebreaker.
Everlast have teamed up with PIQ to combine technology and boxing, creating a revolutionary product that is the first of its kind in combat sports.
In a dual launch this week, ASICS ambassadors showed off the new shirts our elite Aussie teams will wear in battle this summer.
League-crazy celebrities are thrilled to throw their weight behind the Kangaroos, as they gear up to defend their world championship at this year's Rugby League World Cup.
According to market research company Roy Morgan, Rebel is Australia's top sports store, with an improved customer satisfaction rating over this time last year.
Gold Coast-based sportswear brand Beyond Known Limits will divide its sponsorship dollars 50-50 in its new grassroots to elite sport strategy announced this week.
Focus of the SRG sports division collective minds just now, the merger of the Amart Sports network into new Rebel stores, is well underway.
Two Roy Morgan Snap SMS Surveys taken after the AFL and NRL Grand Finals show millions more Australians watched than were captured by conventional '5 City Metro' ratings figures.
A survey has shown that many Australian retailers are not prepared for Amazon's arrival, and not fully aware of its implications.