Nike

Adidas and Puma are battling in court over design elements of Adidas' classic Stan Smith shoes.

Legal

WWD Law Review: The Activewear Battle Rages, and What ‘Made in’ Means

The major activewear brands continue to battle it out in courts – with mixed success – while Kering became ensared in a controversy over where its sunglasses are made.

clock June 24, 2017Julie Zerbo

Balmain's Night at the Opera With Céline Dion

Mens Fashion

Paris Men’s Sizzles — In More Ways Than One

Jam-packed with key shows and presentations, the week is expected to sizzle in more ways than one.

clock June 23, 2017Katya Foreman

Millennials

Marketing and Promotion

Gen Z’s Fashion Tastes, Buying Habits, Interests and Aspirations Discussed in Depth at FCD

Born between 1995 and 2010, the 61-million strong Gen Z has one million more people than Millennials.

clock June 19, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The Mars Yard 2.0 sneaker

Financial

Nike Altering Global Footprint, Cutting Workforce

The moves are part of a new consumer “offense,” which plans a number of changes for Nike’s presence in major cities.

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Inside the Nike Innovation for EveryBody event.

Government and Trade

Nike’s European Distribution Subject of New Competition Probe

The European Commission is cracking down on companies that may be restricting cross-border sales with distribution agreements.

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Nike Jordan Brand Fall 2017

Mens Fashion

Jordan Brand Reimagines Fall

Nike recharged its iconic brand with an elevated, edgy sensibility that draws from the line’s heritage.

clock June 9, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Tom Sachs

Footwear

Tom Sachs Challenges Conventional Athleticism With New Nike Tie-Up

The artist has set a space camp on Governor’s Island, where attendees must complete an obstacle course to purchase a pair of his new Nike sneaker designs.

clock June 8, 2017Misty White Sidell

Science of the Drop

Mens Retail Business

Streetwear, Sneaker Sellers Fine-Tune Product Drops

How sneaker and streetwear brands are creating experiences around product releases.

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David Hallberg

Mens Fashion

Nike to Highlight Innovation in New Exhibit, Shoot With Dancer David Hallberg

The dancer appears in the brand’s summer NikeLab campaign wearing the ACG poncho.

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A visual of Reebok Classic's Zoku Runner Ultraknit campaign

Fashion Scoops

Reebok Veteran Chris Froio Returns to U.S. to Serve as General Manager at Reebok America

Froio served as Reebok’s brand director in Western Europe, which became the brand’s fastest-growing market and nearly doubled sales.

clock May 30, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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Legal

WWD Law Review: Trademarks, Patent Trolls and Copyrights

Recent legal activity has involved so-called “genericide,” the concept of patent trolls and the ongoing battle between Puma and Forever 21.

clock May 27, 2017Julie Zerbo

North Face Moon Parka event at the New York flagship.

Human Resources

VF Promotes North Face Exec to Brand President

Arne Arens will take up the position immediately, which has been empty since January.

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Financial

Kohl’s Boosts Profits, but Sales Lag Behind

The retailer’s sales continued to fall during a “weak” first quarter.

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Nike’s 2016 track and field footwear collection is done in shades of Nike Volt and hyper pink to create a visual blurr in motion.

Technology

Nike’s New Patent Could Mark the Rise of Ath-Denim

The athletic multinational got its first denim patent this week.

clock April 21, 2017Kali Hays

Karl Lagerfeld x Steven Wilson Capsule Collection

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Taps Illustrator Steven Wilson for Capsule Collection

The limited-edition clothes and accessories feature designs based on the color printing process.

clock March 31, 2017Joelle Diderich

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Exclusive pictures of the Gucci Resort 2018 show in Florence

Business

Forever 21 Takes Preemptive Jab at Gucci in Fight for Stripes

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