NAERA Releases 2023 Reconditioning Letter

The National Athletic Equipment Reconditioners Association (NAERA) sent out its annual letter about reconditioning and recertification recommendations for football, lacrosse, baseball and softball helmets.

NSGA Applauds Reintroduction of Credit Card Competition Act into Congress 

CONTACT: Marty Maciaszek, Director of Communications and Team Dealer Division (847) 296-6742, ext. 1260  DOWNERS GROVE, ILLINOIS (June 7, 2023) – The National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) is pleased to see the bipartisan Credit Card Competition Act reintroduced into Congress today. NSGA supports this legislation because it would bring much-needed competition into the United States credit card … Continued

US Census Monthly Retail Trade Report – March 2023

According to the US Census Bureau’s Monthly Retail Trade Report, sales for sporting goods stores during the month of March reached $5.3 billion, representing a decrease of 3.9 percent versus the prior year.  Information for April will be available next month.  Important side note: You may have already seen what appears to be a similar … Continued

Sports Excellence 2023 Hockey Congress & Dealer of the Year Award

MONTREAL, QUEBEC (November 10, 2022) – After over two long years, Sports Excellence brought their network of members and supplier partners together for a three-day Hockey and e-Bike Congress at the Toronto Congress Centre from October 24th to 26th, 2022. The Congress was well attended by Sports Excellence members, suppliers, and specially invited guests with … Continued