Sports Authority Appoints Chief Marketing Officer
Sports Authority appointed Ron Stoupa as executive vice president and chief marketing officer. He formerly headed marketing for Pep Boys...
Brooks to Sponsor Vitality Liverpool
Brooks will be the official race partner for the Vitality Liverpool half marathon 2015. Brooks will be providing all finishers with their very own Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon finishers’ T-shirt as part of their congratulatory goody bag...(1/26/2015)
Dick's SG Announces Grand Opening Celebration in Santa Rosa, CA
Dick's Sporting Goods will be opening its 39th store in California and 604th store nationwide on Friday, Feb. 6 in Santa Rosa, CA...
Gap Inc. to Shutter Piperlime
Gap Inc. has decided to close its Piperlime brand, including the online platform and single store in New York, by the end of the first quarter of fiscal year 2015...(1/26/2015)
Nike Signs Five-Year Deal with Xavier
Xavier University Athletics announced a new five-year all-school deal with Nike to cover all sports. Xavier men's basketball has been a Nike program since 2001-02...(1/26/2015)
HanesBrands to Expand Arkansas Hosiery Plant
HanesBrands, the parent of Hanes, L’eggs, Just My Size, Champion and other basic apparel brands, will add 120 jobs to expand the scope of production at its Clarksville, AK., sheer hosiery plant to take the place of offshore outsourcing...
Adidas Agrees to Sell Rockport to Berkshire/New Balance Partnership
The Adidas Group entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Rockport business to a new entity formed by Berkshire Partners and New Balance for a total consideration of $280 million, most of which will be paid in cash with the remainder comprised of notes...(1/23/2015)
REI Foundation Donates $1.5 Million to Fund Women's Leadership Initiative
The REI Foundation is donating $1.5 million to the Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition (OIWC) to develop programming for a women's leadership initiative backed CEOs at a dozen outdoor brands, including The North Face, Outdoor Research, Smartwool and w.L. Gore & Associates...(1/23/2015)