Welcome to the new NSSRA Newsletter. This monthly publication will be sent to all NSSRA members via email and be posted on the NSSRA website, www.nssra.com.

We welcome your comments and ideas for articles in future issues. In addition, if there is an issue troubling you, this newsletter is the appropriate vehicle to bring that topic to the attention of your fellow retailers.

Wilbur Rice, Equipe Sports
NSSRA Chairman of the Board

Larry Weindruch
NSSRA President
Chairman's Letter

To My Fellow NSSRA Members:                      

 

I'd like to start this letter off with the old "good news and bad news" message.
Industry Inteview
Bob Gundram, 
CEO C3
We are pleased to introduce a new feature in the NSSRA newsletter, a monthly interview with a snowsports industry leader. This month, we are pleased to share a Q&A with C3 CEO Bob Gundram, who serves as the Chairman of the SIA Board of Directors. 
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Snowsports Sales 

Reach $3.4 Billion in January

Snowsports Sales
The NPD Group and SIA have released retail results showing the snowsports market up 2% to $3.4 billion through January 2015.
World's Largest Lesson in 2016

An early-January 2016 promotion to attract new skiers and riders is an opportunity to build your business and also be part of the Guinness Book of World Records.. 

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UPS and FedEx Announce Fuel Surcharge Increase

NSSRA's shipping and express delivery program provider PartnerShip has informed us that FedEx and UPS have both increased their fuel surcharges, effective February 2, 2015. 
April 2015 Issue
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NSSRA Thanks These Supporting Members

 

Apex Sports Group, LLC

 

Boa Technology, Inc.

 

Comfort Zone Apparel

 

Cross Insurance

 

Dalbello Sports

 

Dryguy, LLC

 

Fischer Skis US

 

Head, USA

 

Horizon Agency, Inc.

 

Hotronic USA, Inc.

 

Leisure Trends Group

 

Leki USA, Inc.

 

Marker-Volkl USA

 

National Ski Areas Association (NSAA)

 

Nils, Inc.

 

Nordica USA

 

Polarmax

 

Rossignol

 

Shopatron

 

Smith Optics

 

Snowsports Industries America (SIA)

 

Sports, Inc.

 

Tecnica Group USA

 

Turtle Fur Group