Ath-leisure

The Lululemon storefront on Fifth Avenue.

Human Resources

Lululemon, Creative Director Lee Holman Parting Ways

Lee Holman is parting ways with the yoga-centric brand for “personal reasons.”

clock November 9, 2017Kali Hays

Jenna Dewan Tatum for Danskin

Financial

Iconix Shares Drop on Concerns Over Convertible Note Retirement

Iconix also amended its term loan facility and reduced the line to $225 million from $300 million.

clock October 30, 2017Vicki M. Young

Under Armour's “Unlike Any” campaign featuring Zoe Zhang.

Legal

Lululemon Drops Sports Bra Infringement Suit Against Under Armour

A patented bra design wasn’t enough to keep the rival athleticwear brands in court.

clock October 30, 2017Kali Hays

Vimmia's Brentwood store

Retail

Activewear Brand Vimmia Dives Into Retail

The company has opened a store in Brentwood with plans to open more and expand into new categories.

clock October 17, 2017Kari Hamanaka

The Lululemon storefront on Fifth Avenue.

Markets

Lululemon Looks to China for International Growth

Lululemon plans to have $4 billion in annual volume by 2020 through four categories — men’s, North America, international and digital sales.

clock October 17, 2017Vicki M. Young

Something Navy's Arielle Charnas in Bandier's exclusive Something Navy x Monrow collection.

Retail

Adrian Cheng-Led Fund Takes Minority Stake in Bandier

The ath-leisure retailer counts six stores and a burgeoning e-commerce business that accounts for half of total sales.

clock October 10, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The Adidas and JD Sports fall 2017 EQT campaign featuring Stormzy and Hailey Baldwin

Marketing and Promotion

Winners Win: Adidas, Nike, Under Armour Lead Activewear Vertical

The athletic companies have diversified products and tapped hard-hitting influencers to secure gains in earned media value.

clock October 10, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Chinese people walk next to a screen showing Chinese soldiers, at a shopping and tourist district in Beijing, China, 30 July 2017. China will mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army on 01 August 2017.Daily life in Beijing, at 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army, China - 30 Jul 2017

Financial

International Reach to Boost Apparel Companies’ Profits in 2018

Moody’s said international operations for America’s biggest apparel companies will have profits ticking up next year.

clock September 25, 2017Kali Hays

Under Armour's “Unlike Any” campaign featuring Zoe Zhang.

Financial

Nike, Under Armour, Lululemon Facing Dwindling Ath-leisure Trend

A new Wells Fargo report says the ath-leisure boom times for athletic giants are looking close to over.

clock September 19, 2017Kali Hays

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

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Financial

Lululemon Sales Grow in Q2, but Profits Still Down

The yoga-centric brand will incur millions in costs related to store closures, but $4 billion in revenue by 2020 is still the larger plan.

clock August 31, 2017Kali Hays

Demi Lovato wears Fabletics

People

Demi Lovato on Her Latest Fabletics Collection and Her New Album

The pop star discussed her second activewear collection, her workout routine and her upcoming release.

clock August 16, 2017Marcy Medina

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Activewear

Analytics Firm Sees Ath-leisure Trend Driving U.K. Sports Market 8% This Year

GlobalData said in a research report that the trend will push sales to 2.5 billion pounds.

clock August 15, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Financial

YogaWorks Completes IPO, Raises $40 Million

After postponing its first IPO attempt last month, the company succeeded in completing its second try.

clock August 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

The 40th anniversary edition of the Champion Absolute Sport Bra.

Markets

Hanesbrands Q2 Results in Line With Wall Street’s Expectations

The company also reaffirmed full-year guidance for 2017.

clock August 1, 2017Vicki M. Young

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The "Snow White" Saks holiday windows with dresses by  Alberta Ferretti and Naeem Khan.

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Breakfast at Saks, Disney-Style, in a ‘Snow White’ Holiday Campaign

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