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Innovation.
The products, brand, retailers and ideas that are driving the industry.

Back to Basics: Performance brands tell us how they compete in a tough market.

   


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Studio Fitness
A primer on key activities and gear
for the next “big thing” at the gym.

Brace For It: Our Vendor Roundtable goes
in-depth on trends in braces and sleeves.

   
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Mash Up Style.
Outdoor + Fashion + Athletic = Style.
The consumer is in charge.
Street & Sport: The line between street style
and gymwear continues to blur.
   

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12 Top Stores. Retailers that do
a good job of selling to women.
How and why.

Sizzling Hot: Checking in on new products
and hot trends in compression.

   



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The Power 14. Our annual report
on the most powerful retailers
in sporting goods.
NHL Special Section: Because It's The Cup
   

 

 

 

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Forecast 2014: Trends, issues
and business strategies to watch
in the year ahead.

Blurred Lines. The divide between outdoor
and athletic at retail gets fuzzy.
   

 

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Department stores and mass
merchants continue to up the ante
in their battle with sporting goods
retailers. We take a look at how
the competition stacks up.

Performance Apparel: 10 trends to watch in 2014
   

 

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The Hot Trends:
“Very few sports hook kids the way
lacrosse does,” says David Gross,
the commissioner of Major League
Lacrosse. “The sport becomes a
lifestyle, which helps it grow from
generation to generation.”

Sports Medicine: How to get ahead in the
competitive sports med marketplace.
   

 

 

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Understanding The Millennial Male:
A demographic that influences nearly
every brand, even the ones who
don’t target him

Sporty Audio Headphones: targeting athletes are carving out a solid niche at retail.

 

 

   

 

 

 

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Fitness: Functional Fitness takes
over the marketplace

Compression: The category continues to evolve
in the mainstream market
   

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The Power 12: The 12 largest and
most influential sporting goods retailers
in the country are profiled in this
special section.

City Sports: A day in the life of the highly-regarded
retail chain. A behind the scenes look at what makes
City Sports tick.
   

JF13

 

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2013 Forecast: A primer to the big
industry stories to watch in the
year ahead.

Shoe Care: From insoles to laces, it's all about bells
and whistles
   

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