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RBLC New Markets Task Force announces educational plans

On Monday during the American Boating Congress biannual meeting of the Recreational Boating Leadership Council, the New Markets Task Force announced final plans for its new industry-wide multicultural educational training module, including the selection of featured industry companies and a video production firm. The forthcoming 45-minute multimedia training module is projected for a Fall 2016 debut, in time for the ...

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Sales up as losses decrease for West Marine in Q1

West Marine, Inc. reported Thursday financial results for the first quarter ended April 2, 2016. The company reported net revenues of $130.4 million in the quarter, an increase of 2.6 percent compared to the same period last year. Comparable store sales increased 2.7 percent.  Pre-tax loss was $15.2 million compared to a pre-tax loss of $18.1 million last year. “We ...

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West Marine plans National Safe Boating Week fundraiser

To commemorate National Safe Boating Week next month, West Marine has announced that it will host a weeklong, safety-inspired fundraiser in its stores across North America and on westmarine.com. From May 21-27, the world’s premier Waterlife Outfitter will donate $5 from each life jacket purchase (up to $30,000) to its nonprofit BlueFuture Fund, which supports community-based organizations dedicated to getting ...

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West Marine opens Blue Future spring grant cycle

On Friday, April 1, West Marine began accepting applications for its 2016 BlueFuture Fund grants. The spring grant cycle will run through May 1, with the names of grant recipients to be determined by June 1 and publicly announced no later than June 6. Encouraged to apply are nonprofit, community-based organizations that teach sailing, powerboating, fishing or boatbuilding skills, foster aquatic sustainability and conservation practices ...

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West Marine announces new direction for BlueFuture program

Starting this spring, West Marine is taking a new approach with its nonprofit BlueFuture program. While the program initially supported initiatives on three fronts — youth boating, sustainable fisheries and marine conservation — the company has opted to narrow BlueFuture’s focus with the aim of strengthening its impact. To grow BlueFuture and broaden its reach across North America, West Marine ...

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West Marine reports fiscal 2015 earnings per share of $0.18, more than doubled prior year

WATSONVILLE, Calif. – West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 2, 2016 (“fiscal 2015”). Fiscal 2014 was a 53-week year for the company versus a 52-week year for fiscal 2015. West Marine held a conference call and webcast on Thursday, February 25, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2015 ...

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West Marine to release Q4 earnings Feb. 25

West Marine, Inc. will report its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2015 financial results and 2016 earnings outlook at 4 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, February 25, 2016, and will host a conference call later that same day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast live over the Internet at www.westmarine.com on the “Investor Relations” ...

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West Marine opening flagship Puerto Rico store

West Marine will celebrate the grand opening of its San Juan, Puerto Rico, location — its largest on the island — Feb. 18-20. The flagship store will host an array of activities on opening day, Feb. 18, including a “parking lot” boat show, food trucks and refreshments, live music, and West Marine’s popular Cruising for a Cause charity night event. ...

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West Marine reports 5.2 percent revenue gain

West Marine, Inc. (Nasdaq:WMAR) today reported financial results for the first nine months of fiscal 2015 and for the third quarter ended October 3, 2015. 2015 Year-to-Date Results Net revenues for the first nine months of fiscal 2015 were $574.6 million, an increase of 5.2% compared to last year. Adjusted comparable store sales increased by 4.9%. Pre-tax income was $27.6 ...

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West Marine to release third quarter results Oct. 29

West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) will report its third quarter 2015 financial results before market open on Thursday, October 29, 2015, and will host a conference call later that same day at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast live over the Internet at www.westmarine.com on the “Investor Relations” page. Please allow extra time prior to the ...

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