He is most famous for pioneering the first ever internet website to sell sporting goods: http://www.ShopSports.com. The website was created in partnership with the the leading West Coast sporting goods retailer, Copeland's Sports. Fialho, the Director of Operations for Copeland's, left the company in 2000 after selling it to Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill, and Co. L.L.C. Fialho went on to start the largely successful internet solutions and consulting business, Auspient, Inc. Fialho also started Uptown Jean Co., a popular denim retail chain in California. Fialho was named as one of the "Top 25 Executives" in the country by Sports Trend Magazine in 2001.
Sporting Goods Chain to be Anchor in Valley River Center in Eugene, Oregon.(Originated from The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore.)
Mar 03, 1997; Mar. 3--A regional sporting goods chain is claiming the anchor space at Valley River Center in Eugene vacated last year by...