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Nike Appoints VP of Running
Nike Inc. announced that Steve Lesnard will become VP, GM of global running, succeeding Patrick Seehafer who will become VP, Europe Merchandising...
Under Armour Spends $70.3 Million on New Headquarters Site
Under Armour has closed on a $70.3 million deal to purchase the land for its new headquarters along Baltimore's waterfront...(7/18/2016)
ICSC Survey: BTS Sales Expected to Climb
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)'s annual back-to-school survey shows 78 percent of BTS shoppers expect to spend more this year, a significant increase compared with those who planned to do the same in 2015...(7/18/2016)
Nike Looks to Lead on Race Relations
Nike's Chairman and CEO Mark Parker sent a letter last Thursday to the company's 32,000 employees underscoring Nike's commitment to "racial justice" following the heightened tensions in black communities and the police. He also said Nike will hold meetings at Beaverton headquarters and in its NY, Chicago and LA offices to explore race issues...(7/18/2016)
Rack Room Launches Real People Project Campaign
Rack Room Shoes for more than a decade has featured real customers – instead of professional models – in all of its seasonal advertisements, selected through the retailer’s annual Models Wanted contest. The family footwear retailer plans to evolve the initiative with the launch of The Real People Project...(7/18/2016)
Retail Sales Climb in June
Retail sales (excluding automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants) continued to grow in June and were up 5.1 percent year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said today. Retail sales rose 0.8 percent unadjusted over May, according to NRF’s calculations...(7/18/2016)
HanesBrands Completes Acquisition of Pacific Brands Limited
HanesBrands has completed the acquisition of Pacific Brands Limited, the leading underwear and intimate apparel company in Australia...(7/15/2016)