BSN Sports Acquires Marlow Sports, Inc.

BSN SPORTS announced it has completed the acquisition of Marlow Sports, Inc. based in Forestville, MD.  Marlow Sports, serving team customers since 1964, is a distributor of team apparel and equipment in Maryland, Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia.

“We are excited to welcome Dick Cann, Paul Albrecht and their exceptional team to the BSN SPORTS family,” said Adam Blumenfeld, the company’s CEO. “Marlow brings incredibly talented team sports professionals to our organization in the Eastern US. The reputation that Dick and Paul have built for themselves and their Company speaks for itself. Their culture of putting the customer first, and commitment to quality, is an excellent fit with our Omnichannel approach to the team sports and community marketplaces. BSN SPORTS aims to provide the ultimate in surprise and delight via 800+ infield sales professionals, buoyed by our full suite of digital, print and traditional sales and marketing assets. Aligning these assets with the most comprehensive equipment, apparel, fanwear, and fund raising product line in the industry, we believe, creates an incomparable one stop shop for our new family members at Marlow to offer their current and future customers.”

Dick Cann, President of Marlow Sports, said, “This is a win-win for customers, Marlow employees, and BSN SPORTS. We are very happy to be a new addition to the BSN SPORTS family. Our strong local platform coupled with BSN SPORTS’ technology, large inventory and national footprint is a winning combination for customers,” Paul Albrecht said. “We have built a business for 52 years around great customer service and exceptional quality in all we do, and now have a chance to be part of a national company that prides itself on innovation and efficiency.  I look forward to building on what we have established in our local communities with our new BSN SPORTS teammates.”

Mr. Blumenfeld concluded, “With the addition of Marlow, we have added over 220 sales professionals in the last twelve months.  We have recently added valuable teammates across the USA, including Texas, California, New Mexico, Louisiana, Washington, New York, Florida and Idaho. We will continue to seek out partners that share our values and have a passion for building lifelong relationships with our customers.”

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