Mike Mozart

Eastern Mountain Sports, Bob’s Purchased By UK Retailer Sports Direct

After their parent company went bankrupt twice in one year, sporting goods chains Bob’s and Eastern Mountain Sports have a new owner: Sports Direct, which already operates hundreds of stores in Europe and has had its eye on U.S. expansion for a while. [More]

Mike Mozart

Report: Parent Company Of Eastern Mountain Sports Also Headed For Bankruptcy

We can draw only one conclusion from the bankruptcies of Sports Authority and the parent company of Eastern Mountain Sports, Bob’s Stores, and Sport Chalet: Apparently, Americans have stopped going outside. Or maybe there’s some kind of larger business issue with the sporting-goods business sector. Probably the second thing. [More]

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