Adidas

Rapper VaVa performs for MAC at the Tmall Collection show.

Technology

Alibaba’s See-Now-Buy-Now Extravaganza

Fashion and luxury are increasingly at the forefront of Singles’ Day activities.

clock October 20, 2017Casey Hall

A Forever 21 store.

Legal

Forever 21 Copied Alo Yoga Sports Bra, Brand Says

The fast-fashion chain is no stranger to infringement lawsuits, but claims around athleticwear are getting more frequent.

clock October 19, 2017Kali Hays

Adidas’ polyester and spandex shorts and Under Armour’s polyester and elastane leggings. APL sneakers.

Fashion Trends

Men’s Activewear Trend: Pump Day

Battle ropes are in vogue in gyms — and so is activewear decked out in bold colors, compression fabrics and vivid graphics and logos.

clock October 19, 2017Alex Badia

A visual of Reebok's spring campaign featuring Gigi Hadid

Business Features

Athletic Companies Lean Toward Lifestyle Options to Fuel Sales

Just as American and European designers have taken inspiration from activewear brands — or jumped in altogether — now the tables are turning with more sportif labels offering shoppers everyday options.

clock October 19, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

A recent Instagram post from The 12ish Style,

Media

Influencers Still Can’t Get Behind Disclosing Paid Posts

Influencers behind The 12ish Style, Scout Sixteen and Hummingbird High bristled at the idea of disclosure during a panel discussion on marketing.

clock October 12, 2017Kali Hays

A look from Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang.

Legal

Adidas Ends Lawsuit Against Juicy Couture Over Stripes

The brands have reached their second settlement in recent years.

clock October 11, 2017Kali Hays

Business Features

Prince Teams With DYNE’s Chris Bevans for First Lifestyle-Inspired Men’s Wear

The Authentic Brands Group-owned company is launching its first lifestyle collection for men through a collaboration with DYNE and second one will follow with the streetwear label Publish.

clock October 2, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Europe’s Stock Markets Uneven in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail, luxury stocks were mostly up.

clock October 2, 2017Samantha Conti

David Beckham

Retail

Adidas Inaugurates ‘Brand Center’ in Milan

The brand’s international ambassador David Beckham will attend the opening event on Friday.

clock September 29, 2017Alessandra Turra

Selena Gomez in fall Coach campaign.

Financial

Fashion, Beauty Influencer Marketing Still a Hit-or-Miss Strategy

Influencer partnerships don’t always work out and scrutiny around disclosure is a developing challenge to “authenticity,” according to a new report.

clock September 28, 2017Kali Hays

Photo, an Adidas game ball rests on the scorer's table prior to an NCAA college basketball game between Michigan State and Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb. Unlike the NBA, which uses the Spalding ball for all games, the NCAA has no uniform brand for regular-season games. That means a team could be playing with a type of ball it's unaccustomed to when it goes on the roadGame Balls Galore Basketball, Lincoln, USA

Financial

Adidas Exec at Center of College Basketball Bribery Scheme

A longtime Adidas executive is facing multiple allegations of bribing young athletes and their families.

clock September 26, 2017Kali Hays

Legal

FBI Bribery Investigation Ensnares Adidas Exec, NCAA Officials

The investigation led to charges against 10 people, including one executive at Adidas.

clock September 26, 2017Evan Clark

The Hublot Big Bang One Click Italia Independent pictured at the world watch and jewellery show Baselworld in Basel, Switzerland, 22 March 2017.World watch and jewellery show Baselworld, Basel, Switzerland - 22 Mar 2017

Legal

WWD Law Review: Stripes, Stripes and More Stripes, Plus the Counterfeit Battle

Kule has sued the Clare Vivier brand over the use of stripes, while LVMH goes to court over web sites selling fake Hublot and Tag Heuer watches.

clock September 23, 2017Julie Zerbo

Participants practice yoga at a Lululemon event in Chengdu.

Business Features

Chinese Women Present Major Opportunity for Sportswear Brands

A shift in beauty standards, increase in sports participation and desire for fashionable athletic attire drives a new generation of Chinese women.

clock September 19, 2017Casey Hall

Inside the Nike store in SoHo.

Business Features

Athletic Industry Insider Peter Moore Sizes up the Business Climate

Going forward, Moore expects athletic companies to be more selective in their distribution with some only showcasing all of their products through their own channels.

clock September 18, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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