9 December 2013
Increased costs, quality issues, and weakened demand resulted in job cuts and widened losses for certain retailers in 2013. But overseas expansion, the value of domestic manufacturing, and innovative products bolstered others.
1 November 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how innovations boosted Under Armour's third-quarter results, Camobodia fights to maintain its competitive outsourcing edge, and pressure mounts on Bangladesh to accelerate its reform of the country's garment industry.
28 October 2013
"Our consumer moves quickly, and fortunately so does Under Armour," the company's CEO Kevin Plank told analysts last week. The performance apparel, footwear and accessories brand has shown that constantly evolving really does pay off, especially with its latest set of results.
25 October 2013
Performance apparel, footwear and accessories brand Under Armour has raised its full-year earnings outlook after reporting strong third-quarter profit and sales growth, driven by innovations.
23 October 2013
Performance apparel, footwear and accessories brand Under Armour has made a number of changes to its senior executive team, with new additions and elevated roles for two of its top leaders.
18 September 2013
Facing up to capacity constraint issues that have been weighing on sales and the availability of certain products, apparel maker Gildan Activewear is forging ahead with its expansion plans.
10 September 2013
As part of efforts to grow its market share in activewear and attract more millennial shoppers aged between 13 and 30, department store retailer Macy's is to expand its athletic apparel assortment into more stores this autumn.
23 August 2013
Apparel and footwear firm Wolverine Worldwide has appointed Gene McCarthy, former senior vice president of footwear at Under Armour, as president of the Merrell brand.
16 August 2013
Since its introduction in the country three years ago, the International Labor Organization's (ILO) Better Work programme has been credited with helping elevate Nicaragua as an ethical sourcing location and a major player in the global apparel industry.
26 July 2013
If you’re going to make grand statements about the global expansion of your company, it helps if your next set of results sound a similarly buoyant note – and those of Under Armour have done just that.
25 July 2013
Fast-growing sportswear business Under Armour more than doubled second quarter net profit after its 13th consecutive period of 20%-plus revenue growth.
6 June 2013
International sportswear brand Under Armour is planning to double revenues to $4bn in the next three years as it moves into the "next chapter" of its business evolution.
3 June 2013
Finding a cheap and responsive outsourcing option closer to home is increasingly a key option for US and European brands.
1 May 2013
How retailers deal with the omni-channel challenge varies greatly, as do opinions on how to integrate strategies for online, mobile and physical transactions.
25 April 2013
A new high performance water shoe launched by sportswear brand Under Armour features a protective coating developed by Line-X in its construction.
22 April 2013
Sportswear firm Under Armour has revealed that it has begun sourcing its Fleece products from higher cost suppliers after facing delivery issues last year.
19 April 2013
Performance apparel and footwear maker Under Armour has posted a 47% decline in first-quarter net profit, after higher marketing costs offset rising sales.
12 April 2013
The Guatemalan government has agreed to enforce its labour laws - finally resolving a complaint filed in 2008 by the US government under the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA).
26 March 2013
Sportswear brand Under Armour is being sued by footwear brand Gravity Defyer over Under Armour's use of the G Defy name on its footwear.
1 March 2013
The most read stories on just-style this week include a look at the challenges Burma faces in becoming a competitive sourcing destination, Under Armour filing a trademark infringement lawsuit against Nike, and Inditex and New Look compensating the families of victims of the Smart Export Garment factory fire.
1 March 2013
Under Armour has signed an eight-year agreement to supply the USA Gymnastics team with competition and training performance apparel, footwear and accessories.
25 February 2013
Performance apparel and footwear maker Under Armour has filed a lawsuit that claims sportswear giant Nike is infringing its I Will trademark.
18 February 2013
Performance apparel and footwear maker Under Armour has opened its first specialty retail store in Baltimore.
7 February 2013
Sports and casual wear retailer JD Sports has confirmed to just-style that Tom Knight, who led the development of its sports performance fascia, has left the business.
4 February 2013
Performance apparel and footwear maker Under Armour attributed its fourth-quarter profit growth to innovation and product expansion - and said this focus on innovation is set to continue in 2013.
31 January 2013
Under Armour saw net revenue shoot up during the fourth quarter, helping the company record strong full-year growth.
24 January 2013
Gene McCarthy, senior vice president of footwear at Under Armour, is to leave the performance apparel and footwear specialist next month.
13 November 2012
Sportswear retailer Foot Locker has unveiled a new store concept designed for women, featuring fit zones.
25 October 2012
New products helped performance apparel and footwear specialist Under Armour to post an increase in third-quarter net profit and lift its full-year guidance today (25 October).
2 October 2012
Performance apparel and footwear maker Under Armour has appointed Leanne Fremar as senior vice president and executive creative director of its women's business as part of plans to expand the category.