Under Armour Inc
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| 27 Aug 2014
Any talk of Gap Inc's portfolio invariably focuses on its Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brands. But new number crunching suggests the company's Athleta women's athletic wear line is also gaining momentum.
| 26 Aug 2014
Li & Fung has outlined a number of new frontiers the global sourcing giant is looking to explore as it works through its three-year roadmap, which it hopes will capture new customers in new categories and countries, and increase the group's cross-selling activities.
| 28 Jul 2014
With abundant growth opportunities in the pipeline at Under Armour, the performance apparel, footwear and accessories brand has said it aims to look back on 2014 as a pivotal year in its diversification. And five of its business categories bringing diversity to its story are footwear, women's, connected fitness, direct-to-consumer and international.
| 24 Jul 2014
Sporting goods giant Nike is raising its prices at a time when other companies are turning to increased markdowns and heavy promotional activity to drive traffic. And analysts say the strategy is single-handedly driving growth in the US sneaker market, as well as helping the company to carve out a new competitive advantage.
| 26 Aug 2015
The UK market for sportswear is expected to see considerable growth over the next five years to surpass GBP8bn (US$12.5bn) as the trend for athleisure rockets, a new report has forecast.
| 14 Aug 2015
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at what Britain's Modern Slavery Act will achieve in the garment industry, the role of ethical buyers in a supply chain, and Under Armour investing in product lifecycle management (PLM) software to support growth and product innovation.
| 11 Aug 2015
Performance apparel and footwear brand Under Armour has chosen to implement Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) software to support its growth and product innovation.
| 24 Jul 2015
Sportswear specialist Under Armour is strengthening its position in Germany and Austria with a number of new strategic partnerships as part of the brand's aggressive global expansion plans.
| 23 Jul 2015
Sportswear specialist Under Armour has lifted its full-year outlook after booking its 21st consecutive quarter of revenue growth above 20%, driven by consumers ongoing interest in fitness and athleisure products.
| 17 Jul 2015
As part of efforts to drive the brand forward, sportswear specialist Under Armour has tapped former Nike executive Terdema Ussery as president of its global sports categories.
| 15 Jul 2015
The latest findings from a survey into consumer awareness of US athletic footwear and apparel brand Under Armour suggests its profile remains low in Europe – but the region presents a “a big opportunity” in the coming years.
| 15 Jul 2015
Sportswear specialist Under Armour has launched what it describes as a “game-changing bra” built for high-impact workout activities such as kickboxing, running and spinning.
| 26 Jun 2015
Under Armour has unveiled its newest retail presence after teaming up with one of the largest mall-based specialty athletic footwear and apparel retailers in the US to launch a premium store-within-a-store concept.
| 14 May 2015
Sportswear specialist Under Armour has launched a new football boot using its "revolutionary" SpeedForm technology, which is designed to feel like an extension of the foot and offers "game-changing speed".
| 22 Apr 2015
Under Armour has been hailed by one analyst as “the next global athletic company” after the US company recorded its 20th consecutive quarter of 20%-plus revenue growth.
| 5 Mar 2015
Performance apparel, shoe and accessories brand Under Armour has unveiled a series of changes to its management team, one of which involves moving COO Kip Fulks to president of footwear and innovation.
| 11 Feb 2015
Under Armour is likely to enter the wearable technology market over the next two to four years, analysts believe, as the group's 'Connected Fitness' initiative gives it a strong technological edge over competitors.
| 5 Feb 2015
Sporting apparel and footwear business Under Armour surged to its 19th consecutive quarter of 20%-plus revenue growth in the fourth quarter, boosting profit by 37%.
| 28 Jan 2015
Performance apparel, shoe and accessories brand Under Armour has bolstered its executive team with the appointment of former Nike executive Peter Ruppe as senior vice president of footwear.
| 23 Oct 2014
Performance apparel, footwear and accessories brand Under Armour has upped its full-year guidance as it revealed an increase in third-quarter earnings and sales.
| 3 Oct 2014
Performance apparel, footwear and accessories brand Under Armour is investing more than US$100m in a new distribution centre to service its rapidly expanding business.
| 26 Sep 2014
Outdoor apparel and footwear specialist Columbia Sportswear Company has tapped former VF Corp executive Steve Woodside to the newly-created position of vice president of global manufacturing.
| 25 Sep 2014
Sportswear firm Adidas is planning to open a new creative studio in New York City next year and has hired three "world class" designers from Nike to drive the brand's direction.
| 18 Sep 2014
The latest findings from an ongoing survey into the popularity of US athletic footwear and apparel brands suggest there has been a huge leap for Under Armour among female consumers.
| 15 Sep 2014
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| 1 Aug 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include an analysis on East African countries courting clothing and textile business, Fung Capital investing in a PLM software provider, and a look at why diversification is key for Under Armour.
| 25 Jul 2014
An increase in projected full-year earnings and revenue at Under Armour has been described as "bullish" and a "positive catalyst" move by one analyst.
| 3 Jun 2014
Sportswear specialist Under Armour is to extend its ClutchFit hi-tech footwear material innovation into numerous sports.
| 24 Oct 2014
Competition for pole position in the women's sportswear market is about to heat up after Nike this week revealed it has set its sights on growing its women's business by 40% over the next two years.
| 22 Sep 2014
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