USA: Sporting Goods Producers Told To Expect Flat Sales
Sportswear and sports goods manufacturers in the United States were today warned to expect flat sales this year after an estimated three per cent slip in shipments in 2001 - the first fall in 15 years. The stark message was issued by John Riddle, chief executive of the country's Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA), at the industry trade group's annual show in Las Vegas.
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