Nike

Free People FP Movement

Retail

Free People Stretches Retail Footprint With Stand-alone FP Movement Stores

The move comes as a number of companies and brands try to take share in the growing activewear market.

clock September 15, 2020Kellie Ell

Neymar in Puma.

Fashion Scoops

Neymar Signs With Puma After Severing Nike Deal

The deal signals Puma’s ambition to challenge its competitors Nike and Adidas on the soccer field.

clock September 14, 2020Joelle Diderich

Les Green Teespring

Fashion Features

Teespring Hires Former Nike Senior Brand Director Les Green

Green is Teespring’s new vice president of marketing.

clock September 8, 2020Alexa Tietjen

Bubba Wallace

Business Features

NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace Talks Leadership, Social Injustice and Urban Outfitters Deal

The six-time NASCAR National series winner discusses racial inequality and how athletes and brands can help to unify people.

clock September 8, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Golfer Michelle Wie West in looks from the Nike M collection.

Activewear

Nike Launches Maternity Collection, Nike M

The four-piece collection is intended to help pregnant women feel comfortable participating in sports.

clock September 1, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

A look from Nicole Miller’s new casual line.

Business Features

Working Out at Home Offers Opportunities for Some Brands

Exercising at home or outdoors has become routine for some consumers, and they are dressing differently as a result.

clock September 1, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Features

A Look at Tennis‘ Lasting Influence on Fashion

Victorian-era players wore long-sleeved corseted dresses, whereas current competitors have the freedom of movement.

clock September 1, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg and Tonya Blazio-Licorish

Lululemon Mirror

Activewear

Athletic Companies Bank On At-home Fitness

Will the exercise-at-home trend continue post-COVID-19?

clock September 1, 2020Kellie Ell

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Activewear

The Growing Activewear Market

The activewear apparel games are in full swing as a number of smaller players face off against athletic giants like Nike, Adidas and Lululemon for their share of the market.

clock September 1, 2020Kellie Ell

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Financial

Stock Market Mayhem

The market had a summer rebound, but just what happens next is still anybody’s guess.

clock August 31, 2020Evan Clark

The Unknwn x Renowned LA "Hands to the Sky" T-shirt

Business Features

Latest Protests Lead to Store Closures, Sit-outs

Some boutiques are closed this weekend in response to racial injustices, while others delayed product launches or became voter registration hubs.

clock August 28, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Naomi Osaka, 2020.

Fashion Scoops

Naomi Osaka Exits Tennis Tournament Over Racial Injustice, Western & Southern Open Pauses Play

The 22-year-old tweeted about “the genocide of Black people at the hands of the police.”

clock August 27, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Boy band BTS is a Fila ambassador.

Business Features

Active Brands Reexamining Endorsement Deals in Intermittent Sports World

With pro sports teams playing to empty stadiums, some athletic companies are looking for nonathletic personalities to endorse their brands.

clock August 27, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg and Jean E. Palmieri

Bologna, 22/06/2017 - PRESS PREVIEW di FASHION RESEARCH ITALY - Foto di Massimo Paolone

Retail

Clienteling Takes Fashion Retailers Directly to Shoppers

Here’s what companies and brands need to know.

clock August 20, 2020Kellie Ell

We Wore What activewear

Activewear

EXCLUSIVE: Danielle Bernstein’s We Wore What Launches Activewear Collection

The inaugural collection debuts with two types of sports bras and leggings. But Bernstein said there’s more to come.

clock August 19, 2020Kellie Ell

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Fashion

Transgender representation in the modeling world: Times are changing.

clock October 30, 2020Luis Campuzano

Social Studies

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