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HONG KONG: Yue Yuen Sets Up Safety Shoe JV just-style.com | 17 Oct 05

Footwear maker Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd has established a safety shoes joint venture in partnership with Upmax Investments Ltd.


JAPAN: Asics Sets Up Sportswear Design Subsidiary just-style.com | 26 Sep 05

Japanese sporting goods maker Asics Corp is setting up a sportswear design and production subsidiary next month, and closing its women's sportswear subsidiary Asics Almos Inc.


JAPAN: Asics Sets Up Sportswear Design Subsidiary just-style.com | 26 Sep 05

Japanese sporting goods maker Asics Corp is setting up a sportswear design and production subsidiary next month, and closing its women's sportswear subsidiary Asics Almos Inc.


JAPAN: Asics Covets Puma's Fortunes - Paper just-style.com | 11 Aug 05

Japan-based sports shoe maker Asics Corp says it aims to come up to the same level as German competitor Puma AG within the next few years, German weekly magazine WirtschaftsWoche said today.


JAPAN: Asics Covets Puma's Fortunes - Paper just-style.com | 11 Aug 05

Japan-based sports shoe maker Asics Corp says it aims to come up to the same level as German competitor Puma AG within the next few years, German weekly magazine WirtschaftsWoche said today.


JAPAN: Asics Plans China Sales Expansion just-style.com | 11 Jul 05

Japanese sportswear maker Asics Corp says it will sell its lines in 300 sales outlets in China by the end of 2008, according to a report in Japanese News Digest.


JAPAN: Asics Plans China Sales Expansion just-style.com | 11 Jul 05

Japanese sportswear maker Asics Corp says it will sell its lines in 300 sales outlets in China by the end of 2008, according to a report in Japanese News Digest.


UK: John Casey Joins Asics As UK Sales Director just-style.com | 8 Feb 05

John Casey has been appointed to the newly created position of sales director at sports brand Asics.


USA: Asics America Reports Record 2004 Performance just-style.com | 12 Jan 05

Athletic wear maker Asics America Corporation said ever-increasing footwear sales led to a record financial performance in 2004.


USA: Asics America Runs Into 9.5% Q2 Sales Leap just-style.com | 23 Jul 04

Asics America Corporation, distributor of performance-driven athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, has reported a 9.5 per cent jump in second-quarter sales.


USA: Phoenix Names Jackson Trotters VP And Brand Manager just-style.com | 13 Apr 04

Footwear and apparel maker Phoenix Footwear Group Inc has named Gregg Jackson as vice-president and brand manager of its Trotters division.


UK: Campaign Calls For Fair Play By Sportswear Giants just-style.com | 4 Mar 04

Sportswear giants are violating the rights of millions of workers in order to meet merchandising deadlines for the Athens Olympics, a coalition of anti-poverty campaigners and trade unions has claimed.


USA: Asics Files Trademark Lawsuit Against Payless just-style.com | 6 Jan 04

Japanese athletic footwear maker Asics Corp has filed a lawsuit against United States retail chain Payless ShoeSource Inc alleging trademark infringement and false advertising.


USA: Asics Files Trademark Lawsuit Against Payless just-style.com | 6 Jan 04

Japanese athletic footwear maker Asics Corp has filed a lawsuit against United States retail chain Payless ShoeSource Inc alleging trademark infringement and false advertising.


BELGIUM: Asics Becomes Regular FESI Member just-style.com | 27 Oct 03

The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), which represents the interest of about 1,800 sports producers, has announced Asics Corp has become its latest regular member.


BELGIUM: Asics Becomes Regular FESI Member just-style.com | 27 Oct 03

The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), which represents the interest of about 1,800 sports producers, has announced Asics Corp has become its latest regular member.


USA: Asics Tiger Changes Names To Asics America just-style.com | 1 Oct 03

The United States unit of Japanese sports shoe and apparel company Asics Corp, Asics Tiger Corp, on Tuesday changed its name to Asics America Corp.


USA: Asics Tiger Changes Names To Asics America just-style.com | 1 Oct 03

The United States unit of Japanese sports shoe and apparel company Asics Corp, Asics Tiger Corp, on Tuesday changed its name to Asics America Corp.


USA: Asics Hits Target With Sports Shoe TM Lawsuit just-style.com | 23 Jun 03

Japanese sports shoe firm Asics Corp on Friday filed a lawsuit against US retail giant Target Corp for alleged trademark infringement and unfair competition over a line of shoes Target sells at its stores. Kobe-based Asics is demanding a court injunction and unspecified punitive damages from the discount store chain amid claims the shoes feature a stripe design similar to one of its branded footwear lines.


USA: Asics Hits Target With Sports Shoe TM Lawsuit just-style.com | 23 Jun 03

Japanese sports shoe firm Asics Corp on Friday filed a lawsuit against US retail giant Target Corp for alleged trademark infringement and unfair competition over a line of shoes Target sells at its stores. Kobe-based Asics is demanding a court injunction and unspecified punitive damages from the discount store chain amid claims the shoes feature a stripe design similar to one of its branded footwear lines.


UK sportswear sales race ahead just-style.com | 26 Feb 03

Since the 1980s sports clothing and footwear has shifted from the specialist market into mainstream fashion, and in 2002, UK consumers spent £4.05 billion kitting themselves out with these products. Globalisation, branding and new technologies and designs are driving sales, making this a sector that’s permanently established as an option for leisurewear, active or otherwise.


MALAYSIA: Hytex To Open Garment Plant In China just-style.com | 4 Oct 02

Garment manufacturer and fashion retailer Hytex Integrated Bhd has confirmed it plans to set up an integrated garment manufacturing plant in China. The company, which hopes to RM27 million from its forthcoming initial public offering, said the factory is likely to be built in Shanghai with operations due to begin in 2004.


MALAYSIA: Hytex IPO To Fund China, South Africa Expansion just-style.com | 19 Sep 02

Garment manufacturer and fashion retailer Hytex Integrated Bhd plans to raise RM27 million from its initial public offering (IPO) to finance its future expansion in China and South Africa.


USA: Asics Seeks Contempt Of Court Against Harkham Industries just-style.com | 15 Aug 02

Sports shoe maker Asics Tiger Corporation has asked a judge to hold Harkham Industries Inc in contempt of court amid claims its rival continued to distribute and sell its Hype Happenin shoes in violation of a permanent injunction.


BRAZIL: Azaleia And Asics Team Up In US$4m Sports Shoe Deal just-style.com | 15 Jul 02

Leading sports shoe maker Azaleia is investing US$4 million in a new shoes, clothing and accessories line for Japan's Asics Corp. Azaleia's plant will also be used as Asics' Latin American export base.


BRAZIL: Azaleia And Asics Team Up In US$4m Sports Shoe Deal just-style.com | 15 Jul 02

Leading sports shoe maker Azaleia is investing US$4 million in a new shoes, clothing and accessories line for Japan's Asics Corp. Azaleia's plant will also be used as Asics' Latin American export base.


JAPAN: Asics Looks To Cash In On Marathon Craze just-style.com | 18 Jun 02

Sportswear producer Asics Corp is looking to cash in on the growing interest in marathons in Southeast Asia by marketing high-end running shoes in Thailand later this year and in Indonesia in early 2003. The company has signed a sales agency agreement with a Singapore firm and is setting up three separate sales networks in the Asian region targeting South Korea, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia.


JAPAN: Asics Looks To Cash In On Marathon Craze just-style.com | 18 Jun 02

Sportswear producer Asics Corp is looking to cash in on the growing interest in marathons in Southeast Asia by marketing high-end running shoes in Thailand later this year and in Indonesia in early 2003. The company has signed a sales agency agreement with a Singapore firm and is setting up three separate sales networks in the Asian region targeting South Korea, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia.


UK: Allan Cope Joins Lotto Sport Italia From Asics just-style.com | 22 Apr 02

Lotto Sport Italia is continuing to develop its commercial structure by appointing Allan Cope as its new sales and marketing manager for the UK market. Mr Cope joins the Lotto team from Asics UK, where he was managing director. He brings with him significant management experience in the sporting goods business, having worked previously with New Balance, Nike and Adidas.


USA: Asics Sues Harkham For Sales Of Hype Shoes just-style.com | 1 Mar 02

Performance footwear manufacturer Asics has filed a lawsuit against Harkham Industries Inc for "trademark infringement, unfair competition, and trademark dilution."

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