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Nike faces shareholder proposal on human rights
Activist shareholder platform Tulipshare is calling on Nike to offer more transparency on working conditions in its supply chain.
Dior in Mumbai: Midway to métier d'art with a Mumbai soul
With Bollywood stars and Indian aristocracy sitting front row, Dior staged its latest show before the famed Gateway of India, a collection that celebrated Mumbai’s great métier d’art – intensely unique embroidery.
Under Armour names Stephen Curry president of Curry Brand
In this role, Curry will help drive athlete insights, product development, and strategic business and marketing.
Uniqlo and Theory to open Covent Garden combo flagship
After opening a joint giant-sized Uniqlo-Theory space on London’s Regent Street, the owner of both brands, Fast Retailing, is clearly pleased with the results and will open another in Covent Garden late next month.
H&M profit gets Q1 Sellpy boost, says womenswear, COS and Arket are strong
H&M’s Q1 results showed the company increasing operating profit, net profit and sales in the three months to the end of February. But challenges remain and many spring season sales have been delayed by cold weather.
Wolverine places Sweaty Betty under new leadership, reveals UK job cuts
Wolverine Word Wide Inc. announced on Wednesday plans to move its Sweaty Brand brand to its London-based international group, in addition to revealing job cuts within its UK workforce, as it looks for a new CEO.
Fabletics teams up with Normani to launch spring line
Fabletics, the active lifestyle brand co-founded by actress Kate Hudson, has teamed up with singer, songwriter and dancer Normani on a spring line inspired by country club sports.
London Lions launch jacket collaboration with Beautiful Struggles brand
Pro basketball team The London Lions has secured a “landmark collaboration” with fashion label Beautiful Struggles to produce a limited edition Euro Varsity Jacket.
Next has good year, says price rises will slow
Fresh from news of its latest acquisition — Cath Kidston — Next has reported its annual results and as is usually the case with the company, it achieved a performance many peers would envy.
Adidas retracts opposition to Black Lives Matter design
Sneaker giant Adidas has retracted its request to the U.S. Trademark Office to reject an application for a Black Lives Matter trademark featuring three parallel stripes.
Lululemon sees 2023 sales, profit above estimates on strong demand
Lululemon Athletica Inc forecast annual sales and profit above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, betting on strong demand for its pricier yoga wear even as inflation hurts consumer spending.
Ivy Park: is the love affair between Adidas and Beyoncé drawing to a close?
The Ivy Park label, developed jointly by the US pop star and the German sportswear giant, has not been the success both parties had been hoping for, to the point that some sources are saying the partnership is over.
Jordan World of Flight opens first Japan location
Nike Inc.-owned Jordan World of Flight officially opened its doors on March 25 in Tokyo, serving as the first Jordan-only store in Japan.
Woolrich drops parka made with plant-based fibres
The US outdoor label has launched an eco version of its iconic parka, produced by Goldwin using a next-generation fibre developed by Japanese start-up Spiber, which utilises plant-derived sugars as raw material.
M&S spring style campaign puts bigger focus on men's and kidswear
M&S has unveiled its spring style marketing campaign and it’s interesting that the company said the campaign “has an upweighted focus on kids and menswear".
Sports Direct owner mulls buying France's Go Sport
One of the UK’s most acquisitive companies as far as distressed brands are concerned — Frasers Group — is mulling the purchase of France-based Go Sport out of insolvency.