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Leisure Nintendo Profits Fall on Reduced Wii and DS Sales

27 January 2011

Financials

Japanese gaming group Nintendo reported a 74 percent drop in profits for the nine months ended December 2010, due in large part to lower sales of its Wii console and DS gaming device. Ninte...

Leisure Oakley Capital Acquires Majority Stake in Emesa E-Commerce Group

25 March 2011

Contract Wins

Oakley Capital Investments Limited (OCL) said Friday that Oakley Capital Private Equity L.P. had acquired a significant majority stake in Emesa B.V., a leading e-commerce company active in the...

Leisure Acquisition of Cinesur Circuito Sanchez-Ramade by Cineworld Group PLC

7 April 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

Leading UK cinema operator, Cineworld Group PLC, has today announced that it has purchased Spanish cinema chain Cinesur Circuito Sanchez-Ramade. Cineworld currently operates 78 UK sites and...

Leisure Owners of Big Three Poker Sites Hit with Indictment

15 April 2011

General

The owners of the world's three largest poker sites were today charged with bank fraud, money laundering and illegal gambling offenses. PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, ...

Leisure Mondrian Los Angeles Hotel sold for $137 million

25 April 2011

Operations

In a statement today, boutique hotel operator, Morgans Hotel Group confirmed that it is to sell its Mondrian Los Angeles hotel in a deal valued at $137 million, equivalent to $580k per room. The an...

Leisure IGT to sell Barcrest Group to Scientific Games Corporation for $54 million

27 April 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

Specialist gaming equipment and software company, International Game Technology (IGT), has confirmed it is to sell its UK based subsidiary, Barcrest Group in a deal expected to reach up to $66 mill...

Leisure Firemint to become part of Electronic Arts, Inc

3 May 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

Independent Australian gaming design company, Firemint, has been acquired by leading gaming software company, Electronic Arts, Inc (EA), in a deal of undisclosed value which looks set to be finalis...

Leisure Post-Recession Recovery Anticipated in Boardsports Market

6 July 2011

General

Recession halted growth in boardsports market<strong...

Leisure Sports Equipment Expenditure in the US to Reach $26Bn in 2011

25 October 2011

General

US Consumer Sports Equipment Market by Sport 2007-2011. The US consumer sports equipment market has seen strong growth over the period 2007 to 2011. By the end of this year, total ...

Leisure Sri Lanka Tourism Numbers Set to Rise Six Percent each Year

27 October 2011

General

The forecast for Sri Lankan tourism shows strong and sustained growth. Arrivals are projected to grow at a CAGR of 6% over the forecast period. As the country stabilises and gets its tourism act to...

Leisure Report: Specific Strategies Needed to Target Women Surfers

5 December 2011

General

World surfing market is forecast to reach $13.24 billion by the year 2017. Although the recent global recession had thrown a temporary dampener on growth patterns, the surfing market is expected to...

Leisure Ninety Six Percent of Dogs sent to Shelters are Untrained: Pet Care Industry To Address

5 January 2012

General

PetSmart is celebrating National Train Your Dog Month and a recent study by the National Council on Pet Population (NCPPSP) revealed that ninety six percent of all dogs in shelters are untrained. P...

Leisure Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc report Twelve Percent Increase in Revenue

5 January 2012

Financials

Home Inns &amp; Hotels Management Inc reported RMB988 million in the third quarter 2011, representing a 12.3% increase in revenue, year-on-year. The company's most mature set of hotels reported bet...

Leisure Digital photography market set to reach $82.5 billion by 2016

17 May 2012

Market

The digital photography market is se...

Leisure MaterCard reveals new breed of football fans

18 May 2012

General

To celebrate the UEFA Champions League final, official sponsor MasterCard today revealed a new breed of football fans who, in Europe, are collectively spending a staggering €35 billion each season ...

Leisure Gaylord Entertainment to sell brand to Marriott International

31 May 2012

Mergers & Acquisitions

Gaylord Entertainment Co. has announced an agreement to sell the Gaylord Hotels brand and the rights to manage its four hotels to Marriott International, Inc. for $210 million in ...

Leisure William Hill moves closer to Nevada operating license

8 June 2012

General

The largest bookmaker across Britain, William Hill, has moved somewhat closer to winning a licence to operate in Nevada after the state's Gaming Control Board backed its application.The fina...

Leisure International Game Technology authorises share repurchase program

14 June 2012

General

It was announced today that the Board of Directors of International Game Technology (IGT), a global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming industry, has authorised a new share repur...

Leisure Online movie ticketing services market to total $13.7 billion by 2017

21 June 2012

Market

Services within the global online movie ticketing services market are forecast to total US $13.7 billion by the year 2017. This market growth is being predominantly driven by increasing digitisatio...

Leisure Boardsports market to achieve revenue of $19.6 billion by 2017

21 June 2012

Market

The global boardsports market is set to achieve revenue of US $19.6 billion by the year 2017. This market growth is being predominantly driven through an undying interest of hard-core participants,...

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