Rockport's sales declined by 6.9 percent to €56 million in the first quarter of this year, with a 5.2 percent drop in local currencies. Rockport is now part of the ?other? businesses of Adidas AG, along with TaylorMade and Reebok CCM Hockey. Together, these operations posted sales growth of 7 percent to €316 million in the period and generated an operating margin of 29.0 percent, 14.4 percentage points better than in the same quarter a year ago (more on the group's results in Sporting Goods Intelligence Europe).