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 April 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 February 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 February 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 February 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 December 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 December 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 November 2012
Sportswear giant Nike is to sell its footwear brand Cole Haan to private equity firm Apax Partners for US$570m.
6 November 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 November 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 November 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 October 2012
Iconix Brand Group has signed an agreement to acquire UK football brand Umbro from Nike for US$225m.
4 September 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 August 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 August 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 June 2012
Sporting goods giant Nike is rumoured to be a potential buyer of Australian surfwear brand Billabong.
4 June 2012
UK retailer Sports Direct is expected to join the running for Umbro after the sportswear giant put the football wear brand up for sale last week.
1 June 2012
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31 May 2012
Nike today (31 May) revealed plans to divest its Cole Haan and Umbro brands to focus on growing the Nike, Jordan, Converse and Hurley brands.
30 September 2011
Sporting goods giant Nike Inc has hired Michael Egeck, the former president of True Religion Brand Jeans, as the new CEO of its skateboarding and surfing division Hurley International LLC.
8 July 2011
Sporting goods giant Nike is opening its third multi-brand action sports retail store which features products from Nike as well as its Hurley International and Converse units.
29 June 2011
Hot on the heels of yesterday's stellar fourth-quarter earnings report, sporting goods giant Nike Inc has now raised its long-term revenue outlook too.
20 May 2011
Sporting goods giant Nike has reshuffled the executives in charge of its Umbro and Converse brands in a move sparked by the retirement of Umbro president and CEO Jim Allaker.
18 March 2011
Shares in Nike Inc fell nearly 6% in trading yesterday (17 March) after the sportswear giant's third quarter earnings missed expectations and it warned that rising oil, cotton and transport costs are set to continue to affect its near-term profitability.
9 February 2011
Sporting goods giant Nike Inc has promoted Roger Wyett, the head of its Hurley International unit, to president of its Nike Affiliates portfolio.
22 December 2010
Shareholders of US sportswear group Nike can be rest assured this Christmas that current and future growth is ahead of the field, despite a note of caution from the company's boss.
22 December 2010
Strong sales and clean inventories have helped sportswear and equipment giant Nike Inc to a 22% hike in second quarter profit, but shares fell nearly 6% after an 11% rise in future orders came in below analysts' expectations.
18 October 2010
Magnus Claesson has been appointed as VP China of New Wave Group, which designs, acquires and develops brands including Umbro and Cutter & Buck.
24 September 2010
Sporting goods giant Nike has announced robust first quarter sales, driven by higher revenues and clean inventories, and has boosted future orders in all markets except Western Europe and Japan.
24 September 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.