Under Armour Inc
Hot on the heels of its best quarterly growth of the year, US sportswear giant Under Armour has defended questions over the competitive posi...
Faced with downward pressure on demand from unseasonably warm weather, the outdoor industry is broadening its appeal to work across multiple...
Having set out plans to double annual revenues to US$7.5bn by 2018, US sportswear giant Under Armour is adding more detail on the building blocks that will help to achieve its big-picture ambitions – including a shake-up of the way it makes its products.
Deflationary pressures, the rise of Amazon and the expansion of off-price and fast fashion chains all have the potential to disrupt traditional US apparel retailers - but it is the athletic players that are “well positioned” to come out on top, analysts suggest.
For the second year in a row, it seems consumers are being more restrained when it comes to back-to-school shopping. But with new fashions, a shift in spending away from electronics, and a more optimistic consumer, industry analysts are cautiously optimistic for clothing retailers.
Innovation in materials and performance in the outdoor apparel and footwear category is on the increase as enthusiasm for technology grows, a recent industry conference highlighted.
Under Armour’s local-for-local manufacturing vision is taking shape with a new state-of-the-art facility in the US that will serve as the "epicentre" for the sportswear giant's manufacturing and design innovation.
Performance footwear and apparel brand Under Armour says that Dave Dombrow, its former senior vice president, creative footwear and accessories, will be making a return to the company as chief design officer this summer.
Performance footwear and apparel brand Under Armour has cut its full-year outlook as a result of the liquidation of its long-standing customer Sports Authority.
Performance footwear and apparel brand Under Armour has appointed Kip Fulks to the role of interim chief merchandising officer as Henry Stafford announces his intention to step down after six years in the position.
Performance footwear and apparel brand Under Armour is replacing Nike in a sponsorship deal with The University of California, Berkeley, after signing a ten-year agreement to outfit all of its sports programmes.
Performance footwear and apparel brand Under Armour has delivered what analysts say is another solid quarter of revenue growth, driven by higher footwear and international sales.
Performance footwear and apparel brand Under Armour has introduced its first 3D printed trainer, which it says is "key to the future of underfoot innovation".
Performance wear specialist Under Armour has reiterated its previously issued earnings and sales outlook for 2016, despite one of its longest standing customers entering Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.
Performance wear specialist Under Armour has posted its best quarterly growth of the year as fourth-quarter earnings soared and net revenues in apparel, its largest product category, surged 22%.
In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers Gymboree, Aeropostale, Sears and New York & Co narrowed their losses, while Oxford Industries, Destination Maternity and J Crew saw theirs widen. Both The Finish Line and Men's Wearhouse swung to a loss. On a positive note, The Children's Place, Express, American Eagle Outfitters, G-III Apparel Group and Abercrombie & Fitch booked higher earnings.
Performance wear specialist Under Armour has launched what it describes as its first "cutting-edge" smart shoe, designed to track and store data, as part of its new connected fitness product portfolio.
Performance wear specialist Under Armour has appointed Chip Molloy as its new CFO, a move which has been described by one analyst as a "great hire".
Materials science business PrimaLoft has developed PrimaLoft Gold Insulation Active, which is said to offer a breathable four-way stretch performance and unmatched warmth during outdoor activities.
Performance footwear and apparel brand Under Armour has opened a new 1m square foot distribution and warehouse facility in Tennessee as part of a $100m investment to grow its US-based operations.
Performance wear specialist Under Armour has implemented an organisational reshuffle which sees the departure of Terdema Ussery, the president of its global sports categories, after less than two months in the role.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at Ethiopia's potential as an emerging apparel sourcing hub, the building blocks that will help Under Armour achieve its manufacturing vision, and Esquel Group investing $2.4m in Sea Island cotton research.
Under Armour CFO and COO Brad Dickerson is to step down to pursue other opportunities, after 11 years with the performance wear specialist.
Performance wear specialist Under Armour has said it expects to book revenues of US$7.5bn in 2018 – double what it is forecasting for the current fiscal year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two separate calls came last week urging the various safety initiatives in Bangladesh to work more closely to coordinate their efforts - and for more input from the Bangladeshi government if the work achieved so far is to continue its momentum.
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