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Bridgestone Sees Success With Spikeless Golf Shoes Employing Tire Technologies

Bridgestone Sports Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108), has announced that a line of spikeless golf shoes under its Tour B series achieved a major sales landmark over Sept. 10–16, becoming the week’s top-selling over-the-counter line of spikeless golf shoes in Japan. This comes as Bridgestone has applied technologies from its tires to the new line of shoes,...

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Kasco to Sell Golf Balls with Jointly Developed Eucommia Elastomer Covers

Golf equipment maker Kasco Corp. has announced that it will next April release a new golf ball made using eucommia elastomer. The ball, branded the Biospin, will be a high-end product with a suggested retail price of 1,000 yen ($8.88) per ball. The cover material is made with trans-1,4-polyisoprene, an inedible biomass produced by the Eucommia ulmoides tree – also...

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Dunlop Sports’ Strong Global Sales Push up Revenue and Profit

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.’s (TYO:5110) group company Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd. (TYO:7825) has released consolidated financial results showing an increase in both revenue and profit for the combined first three quarters (January–September) of the fiscal year ending December 2017. For this period, the company reported 55.76 billion yen ($488.91 million) in sales, up 1.8 percent from the same period a...

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Bridgestone Sports Eyes 15% Share of US Golfball Market: CEO Ken Nishimura

Bridgestone Sports Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108), has persevered in a challenging domestic market for the golf products business in Japan during 2016. As a result, the company projects that year-on-year golf ball sales will be up 5 percent. While cutting back on selling bargain goods, Bridgestone Sports has increased sales of authentic products by more than...

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Dunlop Releases Special Good Luck Golf Balls to Commemorate Year of the Rooster

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 will be the year of the rooster. To celebrate, Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd. (TYO:7825), a maker of golf and tennis equipment in the Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) group of companies, is releasing a limited edition golf ball. The XXIO 2017 Eto Ball, a special version of the XXIO Premium line of golf balls,...

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