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Billie Jean King

People

Fifteen Minutes With Billie Jean King

While attending the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the tennis legend reflected on advancements in athletics and women’s rights, ahead of a biopic celebrating her Battle of the Sexes triumph.

clock August 31, 2017Misty White Sidell

Foray is a new direct-to-consumer golf collection.

Markets

Former Victoria’s Secret Executive Starts Foray Golf to Sell Direct to Consumers

To give the label a fashion edge, model Agnes Sokolowska was recently shot wearing Foray by Marcelo Krasilcic and styled by Joanne Blades.

clock June 12, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Half of Burberry's former flagship location will go to Pure.

Business Features

Hong Kong Landlords Chasing Ath-leisure and Wellness Brands

The trend is exhibited by the fact that yoga brand Pure is moving into half of Burberry’s space in Pacific Place mall.

clock May 22, 2017Tiffany Ap

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

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Sports Direct Buys Bankrupt Eastern Outfitters With $30 Million Credit Bid

The English sports retailer scooped up Eastern’s assets for little more than an assumption of debt.

clock April 20, 2017Kali Hays

Gracie Carvahlo wearing designs from her collaboration with Marshawn Lynch's Beast Mode label.

Fashion Scoops

Marshawn Lynch Recruits Model Gracie Carvalho for Thai Boxing-Inspired Collaboration for Beast Mode Label

Model Gracie Carvalho “doesn’t know” whether her new collaborator Marshawn Lynch plans to return to the NFL, after retiring last year.

clock March 30, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by Paul Sancya/AP/REX/Shutterstock (6208735f)Detroit Pistons' Stanley Johnson's Nike shoes are shown against the San Antonio Spurs in the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, MichSan Antonio Spurs v Detroit Pistons preseason NBA basketball game, Auburn Hills, USA - 10 Oct 2016

Financial

Nike’s Third-Quarter Revenue, Profits Soar With Global Sales

The athletic company posted revenue of $8.4 billion for the quarter and said net income rose by 20 percent.

clock March 21, 2017Kali Hays

Financial

Gander Mountain Files Chapter 11 Petition

The company said it is in talks to sell the business as a going concern.

clock March 10, 2017Vicki M. Young

Financial

Eastern Outfitters Files Chap. 11 Petition

Sports Direct International is in talks to become the stalking-horse bidder.

clock February 6, 2017Vicki M. Young

Kevin Plank, ceo, Under Armour, will relinquish his president's title.

Technology

CES: Why Under Armour’s CEO Is Competing With Apple

Kevin Plank aims to change consumer expectations for an athletic brand and stay ahead of present and potential competitors.

clock January 7, 2017Maghan McDowell

Renzo Rosso, Nita Ambani and Rohit Sharma of the Mumbai Indians.

Fashion Scoops

Diesel Partners With Mumbai Indians Cricket Team

The collaboration marks an important step in Diesel’s growing presence in India.

clock December 12, 2016Sandra Salibian

A mock-up of the New World Development sports retail concept "The Forest".

Retail

Sports Mall to Displace Hong Kong’s Gritty Sneaker Street

The loss of Mong Kok’s prototypical shopping street reflects a new wave of retailers’ interest in Kowloon and local consumers, not tourists.

clock November 30, 2016Tiffany Ap

Cherokee

Financial

Cherokee to Sell Stock to Pay for Hi-Tec Sports

The announcement also came with the company’s preliminary results for its October quarter.

clock November 28, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Fashion Scoops

NHL Bolsters Deal With Fanatics to Produce Replica Team Jerseys, Set Up Retail Outposts

As the incoming exclusive manufacturer and supplier of all adult replica NHL jerseys, Fanatics will also develop a top-shelf offering that will be called “The Breakaway.”

clock October 26, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Adore Me

Fashion Scoops

Adore Me Launching All Size Activewear Collection

Adore Me is launching its first activewear collection on Oct. 1 with sizing up to 4XL.

clock September 19, 2016Debra Borchardt

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Industry Heavyweights Receive Green Carpet Fashion Awards

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