Basketball still tops in youth participation
Engh expects outdoor soccer to overtake baseball as the second most popular sport among kids. Jeff Hennion, chief marketing officer at Dick’s Sporting Goods, expects soccer and lacrosse equipment to lead sales of equipment for youth team sports.
Private Sporting Goods Stores Have Some Swagger
As retail industry watchers await earnings from Dick’s Sporting Goods and Hibbett Sports Hibbett Sports next week, a look at privately held sporting goods stores shows strong growth over the last 12 months, according to recent data from ...