Beauty

Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Fashion

Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

clock June 5, 2020Miles Socha

Adidas

Adidas' flagship store in Shanghai, China.

Financial

Adidas’ China Sales Pick Up but Outlook Remains Grim

Chinese consumption is recovering earlier than expected. But it’s unlikely to be quick enough to make a significant difference to dire predictions for this quarter.

clock June 4, 2020Cathrin Schaer

Guillermo Andrade

Mens Fashion

424’s Guillermo Andrade Talks 10-Year Anniversary and Career

The cofounder and designer of 424 is rolling out 10 collaborations this year and in 2021 to celebrate the milestone.

clock May 28, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Allbirds, carbon, sustainability

Fashion Scoops

Adidas, Allbirds Team in Race for Low-Carbon Impact Sports Shoe

The Adidas-Allbirds collaboration is racing to develop the “lowest ever carbon footprint” for a sports performance shoe.

clock May 28, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Shefit

Intimates

Sports Bra Brand Shefit Thrives During Pandemic With D-to-C Model

Sales at the business, which counts former Oscar de la Renta ceo Jeffry Aronsson as a shareholder and adviser, grew 250 percent from March to April.

clock May 27, 2020Kellie Ell

Sole Collector app

Fashion Scoops

Complex Launches Sole Collector App

App users can compare prices of sneakers on resale sites and shop for sneakers through video and editorial content from Sole Collector.

clock May 19, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Palm Angels' sports bra, $250.

Activewear

Sweat Check

Sales of sweatpants saw an uptick during the first quarter as more people had to move their workouts into the home.

clock April 29, 2020Luis Campuzano and Kimberly Infante and Thomas Waller

Sporting goods brands

Business Features

Global Sporting Goods Industry Left Reeling in the Pandemic

The global sporting goods business is a $400 billion entity.

clock April 28, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Amazon delivery coronavirus

Business Features

How to Protect Your Company’s Reputation During the Coronavirus Crisis

Companies navigating the global health and economic crisis face new rules of engagement.

clock April 28, 2020Joelle Diderich

Tough times at the German sportswear giant.

Financial

Adidas Warns Sales Could Drop 40 Percent in Q2

Despite worse than expected news, Adidas’ ceo and market analysts agree that the sportswear sector still holds promise.

clock April 27, 2020Cathrin Schaer

Air Max Day 2020

Fashion Scoops

Sports Brands Retain Value, While High Street Lags

According to the latest Brand Finance report, Nike had led the way for the sixth year as the world’s most valued apparel brand.

clock April 15, 2020Natalie Theodosi

Fashion Scoops

Workers Rights Consortium Launches COVID-19 Brand Tracker

The new online tool keeps track of companies that have committed in full to paying for completed orders or ones that are in production.

clock April 14, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Adidas Originals

Footwear

Adidas to Receive 3 Billion Euros in Aid, Stop Dividend Payments

The German sportswear company said the coronavirus’ impact on its business has been severe.

clock April 14, 2020Jennifer Weil

A Burton worker creates face shields.

Fashion Scoops

Burton to Import, Donate 500,000 KN95 Masks

Burton is donating KN95 respirator masks, while Adidas and Carbon are providing face shields for first responders.

clock April 8, 2020Jean E. Palmieri and Rosemary Feitelberg

A Silou resort 2020 campaign image

Lifestyle

Powering Through the Crisis with the Fitness Community

The fitness industry and freelance instructors in particular have been hit hard by the closure of gyms and stores. But they were quick to reinvent themselves and keep demand for active wear and online workouts high.

clock April 3, 2020Natalie Theodosi and Fiona Ma

Air Max Day 2020

Mens Lifestyle

The Sneakers Are Still Dropping, but for How Long?

Halted production, delays and an indefinite lockdown raise concerns for sneaker brands and retailers.

clock April 3, 2020Obi Anyanwu

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Beauty companies donate black lives matter

Beauty

Beauty Companies Donate to Black Lives Matter

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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