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Company Overview of City Sports, Inc.

Company Overview

City Sports, Inc. owns and operates athletic gear and equipment stores for urban athletes and active lifestyle enthusiasts in Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, D.C. It provides running, triathlons, training, tennis, yoga, swimming, gear, and cycling products; and athletic apparel, accessories, equipment, and footwear for men, women, and kids. The company sells products online. City Sports, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Wilmington, Massachusetts with store locations in Baltimore, Bethesda, Boston, Burlington, Georgetown, New York, Philadelphia, Providence, Silver Spring, Wayne, and Wellesly.

77 North Washington Street

5th Floor

Boston, MA 02114

United States

Founded in 1983

Phone:

617-391-9100

Key Executives for City Sports, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 60
Co-Founder
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Age: 65
Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President of Merchandising
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

City Sports, Inc. Key Developments

City Sports Appoints Eve Bould as Director of Marketing

City Sports, Inc. announced the appointment of Eve Bould to the post of Director of Marketing, effective immediately. Bould joins City Sports with twelve years of strong marketing experience with a variety of organizations, including Jenzabar, Patagonia, Staples and Bain and Company. Her broad base of expertise is focused upon building quality brands and communicating value through email campaigns, websites, on-line advertising, catalogs, trade shows, public relations and social media. Eve has led successful growth initiatives both domestically and internationally.

City Sports Adds New Store in Boston Financial District

City Sports, Inc. announced that it will open its latest retail outfit in the week at 225 Franklin Street, marking the company's eighth store in its hometown Boston market and first in the city's financial district. The Franklin Street store will open the week of September 9, 2013, giving a fresh look to the space once occupied by State Street. This will be the brand's second new store in the Boston area in the year, following the opening of City Sports' Chestnut Hill location at The Street this past spring. Located in the heart of Boston's Financial District, the 8,000-foot Franklin Street space spans two floors with the majority of the sales area contained on the lower level in the original location of the State Street bank vault. The retail space will feature signature City Sports offerings, including team sports, kids apparel, men's training and apparel, the brand's specialized women's section with separate bra and pant walls, and over 250 styles of footwear which can be tested on a 50-foot track. The brand will also pay homage to the original vault along the staircase connecting the two levels with a 16-foot installation that includes over 2,000 real pennies.

City Sports, Inc. Appoints Ted Manning as New Chief Merchandising Officer

City Sports, Inc. announced that it has named Ted Manning as Chief Merchandising Officer. Manning joins City Sports following nearly two decades of service with outdoor retailer Eastern Mountain Sports, most recently as their Executive Vice President, where he developed strategies for retail expansion, merchandising, product development and marketing.

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