Sportswear giant Nike plans to accelerate its innovation agenda, with more new ideas and faster solutions, as part of efforts to bolster lon...
Shareholders of US sportswear group Nike can be rest assured this Christmas that current and future growth is ahead of the field, despite a...
| 24 Sep 2010
Sporting goods giant Nike has joined the chorus of retailers and brands warning of rising input costs in the supply chain, even though its stable of portfolio brands has returned strong revenue growth during the first quarter of its current financial year.
| 27 May 2010
Four years is a long-time in football, but the moment French captain Zinedine Zidane headbutted an Italian defender during the World Cup final at Berlin's Olympic Stadium will live long in the memory. The next question is, how many fans remember what brand of shirt he was wearing? Joe Ayling reports.
| 6 May 2010
Nike’s long-term growth plans constitute, to paraphrase the words of one rather underwhelmed analyst, more of an evolution than a revolution. The headline revenue target of US$27bn looks impressively bullish, but much of what lies behind it is little more than a development of past strategies.
| 18 Mar 2010
Taking the figures in isolation, it appears that Nike president and CEO Mark Parker is indulging in a little pre-World Cup hype when he calls the company’s third quarter “great”.
| 3 Feb 2015
Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has acquired the North American rights to the athletic brand Pony and related intangible assets in partnership with Anthony L&S Athletic (AL&S) for US$37m.
| 19 Mar 2014
Iconix Brand Group has unveiled a series of changes to its management team, including the appointment of Jeff Lupinacci as its new CFO, replacing Warren Clamen.
| 3 Mar 2014
Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 50% of its Latin America business from joint venture partner New Brands Group for US$42m.
| 21 Feb 2014
Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has reported a 6% increase in fourth-quarter net profit thanks to higher sales.
| 29 Oct 2013
Iconix Brand Group has raised its earnings guidance for the full year, despite reporting a slight decline in third-quarter net profit.
| 24 Jul 2013
Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has lifted its full-year guidance after reporting a 31.4% increase in second-quarter net profit.
| 21 Jun 2013
Former Esprit chief product officer, Colin Henry, has been appointed as the new CEO of UK luxury fashion brand Jaeger, taking over responsibility from executive chairman Stewart Binnie, who stepped down in March.
| 28 May 2013
Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 49% stake in the Ecko portfolio of brands that it did not already own, in a deal worth US$45m.
| 2 May 2013
Oregon-based sportswear giant Nike has promoted Michael Spillane to the position of vice president and general manager of Greater China.
| 25 Apr 2013
Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has raised its full-year earnings guidance after reporting a 28% increase in first-quarter net profit.
| 20 Feb 2013
European denim brand Lee Cooper has been sold to Iconix Brand Group in a $72m deal that will help the New York based firm grow its international presence.
| 20 Feb 2013
Iconix Brand Group Inc, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has raised its full-year profit and sales guidance after buying European denim brand Lee Cooper.
| 4 Feb 2013
Sportswear giant Nike has completed the sale of footwear brand Cole Haan to private equity firm Apax Partners, after the US$570m deal was revealed in November.
| 21 Dec 2012
Sporting goods giant Nike Inc has booked a 9% jump in profit from continuing operations during it second quarter, helped by growth in all key categories, product types and geographies except China.
| 3 Dec 2012
Iconix Brand Group, which licenses fashion and footwear labels like Candie's, Bongo, London Fog and Joe Boxer, has completed the acquisition of UK football brand Umbro from Nike for US$225m.
| 19 Nov 2012
Sportswear giant Nike is to sell its footwear brand Cole Haan to private equity firm Apax Partners for US$570m.
| 6 Nov 2012
Sportswear giant Nike is reportedly nearing a deal to sell its footwear brand Cole Haan to private equity firm Apax Partners for US$500m.
| 5 Nov 2012
Sportswear giant Nike today (5 November) confirmed some redundancies are "likely" following the agreement to sell its Umbro football brand to Iconix Brand Group.
| 1 Nov 2012
Iconix Brand Group, which licenses fashion and footwear labels like Candie's, Bongo, London Fog and Joe Boxer, has today (1 November) booked an increase in third-quarter net profit despite a fall in sales.
| 24 Oct 2012
Iconix Brand Group has signed an agreement to acquire UK football brand Umbro from Nike for US$225m.
| 4 Sep 2012
Sportswear giant Nike has inked a sponsorship deal with the Football Association (FA) to design and supply kit for England's football teams.
| 29 Aug 2012
Nike has remained quiet on rumours the sporting goods giant is close to signing a deal to become the official uniform supplier for the England football team.
| 10 Aug 2012
Private-equity firms TPG Capital and Apax Partners are reportedly among several parties in the running to buy Nike-owned footwear brand Cole Haan.
| 26 Jun 2012
Sporting goods giant Nike is rumoured to be a potential buyer of Australian surfwear brand Billabong.
| 28 Aug 2014
Inditex-owned fast fashion chain Zara has gone and done it again.
- M&S to launch supply chain human rights policy
- Nike reaffirms US production commitment
- VF pushes ahead on chemicals management
- M&S project benefits garment worker health
- Levi Strauss raises the bar on sustainability
- Myanmar minimum wage set at US$3.2 per day
- China cotton stockpile auction may shake up market
- Far Eastern to invest $323m in Vietnam textile hub
- C&A to add "accurate fit" label to garments
- US retail landscape "mediocre" over next 5 years