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Wolverine appoints new chairman, adds to board
Wolverine World Wide Inc. announced that its chairman and retired CEO, Blake Krueger, will be retiring from the board on May 4. Tom Long has been appointed to serve as the new chairman.
Nike beats revenue estimates on strong demand for sneakers
Nike Inc beat analysts' estimates for third-quarter revenue on Tuesday, helped by strong demand for its sneakers such as Jordan Retro in North America and Europe.
Arizona Coyotes ice hockey franchise launches e-shop around Rhuigi Villaseñor-designed collections
Last October, the Arizona Coyotes ice hockey franchise chose designer Rhuigi Villaseñor, founder of Rhude brand and creative director of Bally, as its head creative. His first collections are now on sale on an e-shop.
Man City's Nathan Aké and Nike Underwear launch SS23 collection
Footballer Nathan Aké has joined the roster of sportsmen for the Nike Underwear SS23 campaign. The Manchester City and Netherlands star debuts with the new collection that has been curated for athletes.
Kick It Out and Fanatics link with five major football clubs for debut fanwear
Tackling discrimination and promoting equality and inclusion in all sports has moved into merchandise. Charity Kick It Out and major sportswear producer/retailer Fanatics have teamed up with five English football clubs.
Charity Super.Mkt to open at Oracle after Brent Cross success
No wonder Charity Super.Mkt is back with a new pop-up store. It had raised over £300,000 for UK charities at Brent Cross, London, last month (and reinvented charity shopping in the process, it says).
On continues to make progress as sales jump in 2022 and Q4
Fast-growing Swiss sports specialist On has reported its Q4 and full-year results and said 2022 was a strong one for the still-young business.
Kestin Hare is new Henri-Lloyd creative director as it makes wholesale comeback
British sports-to-lifestyle brand Henri-Lloyd has named Kestin Hare as its creative director. The highly respected designer is also founder and creative chief of Kestin, his own Edinburgh-based premium menswear label.
Vinted report claims big CO₂ savings for secondhand compared to buying new
Vinted — the peer-to-peer secondhand fashion marketplace — has released a new report backing up its sustainability claims and saying that it's "a better choice for the climate than buying new".
Nike sales to gain from Adidas-Kanye split, Jordan Retro demand
Nike is set report a rise in third-quarter revenue and grow its market share through 2023, helped by major rival Adidas' split with Kanye West that caused the German company to lose about $600 million in quarterly sales.
Foot Locker sales inch forward in 2022, reveals transformation plan
Foot Locker Inc. announced on Monday net sales for the year 2022 inched forward 0.9% to $8.75 billion compared to 2021, on the back of a solid fourth quarter that clocked strong comps growth to end the year.
Swiss label On moves into pro tennis with key signings
Swiss sportswear brand On has entered professional tennis, boosting its roster of elite athletes with signings including world number one and three-time Grand Slam Champion Iga Świątek, and rising star Ben Shelton.
Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
Back to the 90s, Umbro/MTV launch rave range
Consumers old enough to remember the acid house/rave days — and those discovering it for the first time — might like UK sports brand Umbro’s latest move.
M&S is doubling down on brands strategy, sees £1bn potential
M&S is reportedly ready to dive even deeper into selling external fashion brands alongside its own label in a move that would take it even closer to a traditional department store model.
Backlash starts over John Lewis potentially changing staff ownership structure
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has moved fast with reassurances that any outside investor s brought in won’t mean the end of the firm’s employee ownership model as criticism of what’s not even a definite plan has begun.