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Alibaba Fined $2.78 Billion for Monopolistic Behaviors in China

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June Newton, aka Alice Springs, Dies at 97

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Nike Again Tops Annual Apparel 50 Study From Brand Finance

Nike maintained its lead despite dropping in value while Gucci ranked second and Louis Vuitton overtook Adidas for the third position.

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Nike Sues MSCHF Over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’

Fashion Scoops

Nike and MSCHF Settle Lawsuit Over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoe’

The controversial sneaker made headlines last month for its biblical theme and use of human blood.

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Nike Sues MSCHF Over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’

Business Features

Repurposing Brands Is Complicated for Designers, Artists and Brands

For decades, artists have reimagined logos without companies’ consent and designers have taken to the practice, too.

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Business Features

Brands Accelerate Shift From Wholesale to D-to-c

The pandemic has quickened a process that has been going on for a while as brands rely more on their own e-commerce and physical retail.

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Nike emphasizes the experiential.

Legal

Former Nike Executive Pleads Guilty in Criminal Case

The former marketing manager was terminated by the sneaker giant in 2018.

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Nike Sues MSCHF Over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’

Fashion Scoops

MSCHF Responds to Nike’s Lawsuit Over ‘Satan Shoe’

The brand was also temporarily ordered to halt production and sales of the controversial sneakers.

clock April 2, 2021Layla Ilchi

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Fashion Features

The New Solution to Cultural Appropriation? ‘Nothing From Us Without Us,’ Mexico’s Culture Secretary Says

“Behind a garment, there’s a cultural community,” Alejandra Frausto Guerrero said during a Fairchild Diversity Forum.

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Sportswear

EXCLUSIVE: Nike Swim Launches First Sustainable Swimwear Collection

Nike Swim President Kelly Hibler said the swimwear business is on track to have its best year ever.

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Fashion Scoops

Nike Building In-house Social Commerce App Aimed at Gen Z

Focused on shopping for young women, the upcoming app is part of Nike’s relatively new business incubator.

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Nike Sues MSCHF Over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’

Fashion Scoops

Nike Sues MSCHF Over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoe’ Collaboration

The sneaker, which Nike was not involved in creating, has drawn mixed social media reactions for its satanic theme and use of human blood.

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Human Resources

Innerwear Brand Tommy John Taps Nike Execs

Beth Brown has been hired as VP of sales, while Melissa Ohm will soon begin as chief product officer at Tommy John.

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Lil Nas X Nike 'Satan Shoe' With Human Blood Causes Social Media Backlash

Fashion Scoops

Lil Nas X and MSCHF’s ‘Satan Shoe’ Is Getting a Whole Lot of Attention on Social Media

The MSCHF-designed Nike Air Max 97 shoe, which contains a drop of human blood, is causing a mixed reaction on social media.

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A man uses his smartphone as he walks past an H&M clothing store at a shopping mall in Beijing, Friday, March 26, 2021. H&M disappeared from the internet in China as the government raised pressure on shoe and clothing brands and announced sanctions Friday against British officials in a spiraling fight over complaints of abuses in the Xinjiang region. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Business Features

Assessing China’s Xinjiang Cotton Fallout

At least six H&M stores have been shut in China, and Huawei removed Nike and Adidas from its app store over the weekend.

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Business Features

New Racial and Gender Pay Scorecard Gives Walmart, TJX an ‘F’

The pandemic shutdown and the subsequent financial fallout has magnified pay inequities.

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Business Features

Macy’s Releases First Human Capital Report

Diversity and gender equity are among the areas highlighted in the new report.

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