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USA: Foot Locker Reports Slight Sales Growth | 2 Aug 05

Specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has reported a 3.0 per cent rise in second-quarter sales, as a “very disappointing” performance in Europe was offset by improving sales and profit results in the US.

USA: Foot Locker Divisional Management Changes | 9 Jun 05

Athletic goods retailer Foot Locker has named Keith Daly as president and chief executive officer of its Foot Locker Europe division, and has promoted Marla Anderson to be president and chief executive officer of its Lady Foot Locker division, replacing Daly.

UK: Umbro Replica Kit Boosts 10% Sales Growth | 23 May 05

Sportswear manufacturer Umbro Plc, which has recently been fined for price-fixing, has reported a 10 per cent rise in 2004 turnover to £140.38 million from £127.39m in 2003.

USA: US Stores Boost Foot Locker's Q1 | 19 May 05

Athletic goods retailer Foot Locker Inc said its first-quarter sales and income rose, driven by its combined US store businesses which benefited from increased sales of higher-priced marquee footwear.

Brands continue to drive global sportswear market | 11 Mar 05

The world market for total active sportswear and athletic footwear in 2003 amounted to US$145 billion, meaning that US$23 was spent on behalf of every man, woman and child in the world. However, what sets sportswear chains apart from retailers of other clothing categories, is that they are primarily selling brands, as opposed to own-label merchandise.

UK: Umbro Profit Triples On Strong Replica Kit Sales | 4 Mar 05

Sportswear brand Umbro has recorded a steep growth in yearly sales and profits, spurred on by high demand for its replica England kits during the Euro 2004 football championships.

USA: Foot Locker Posts 21% Q4 Income Growth | 2 Mar 05

Athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has posted 21 per cent rise in fourth quarter net income on a same-store sales increase and a better operating profit margin.

USA: Foot Locker Names New US, Lady Foot Locker CEOs | 11 Jan 05

Athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has promoted Nick Grayston to president and chief executive officer of its Foot Locker US division. He will replace Tim Finn who is retiring.

USA: Foot Locker Settles Sexuality Discrimination Case | 17 Dec 04

Gay and lesbian support group Lambda Legal has reached an agreement with sports apparel retailer Foot Locker Inc after a former employee of the company said he was harassed by co-workers because of his sexuality.

USA: Foot Locker Posts 19% Hike In Q3 Income | 19 Nov 04

The UK’s biggest sports-shoe chain, Foot Locker Inc, saw a 19 per cent income hike in the third quarter, due to good expense management within the company.

USA: Foot Locker Records 14.3% Q3 Sales Increase | 5 Nov 04

Athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has reported a 14.3 per cent increase in third-quarter sales to $1,365 million compared to $1,194m in the year-before period. Same-store sales in the quarter increased 1.2 per cent.

USA: Foot Locker Buys 11 Irish Stores From Champion Sports | 21 Oct 04

Athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has bought 11 stores in Ireland from Champion Sports Group Limited.

UK: Umbro Scores 15% H1 Pre-Tax Profit Goal | 9 Sep 04

In its first set of results since the company floated in June, soccer kit maker Umbro has reported a 15% rise in first half pre-tax profit, fuelled by strong sales of licensed apparel around the Euro 2004 tournament.

USA: Umbro Signs Distribution Deal With Foot Locker | 8 Sep 04

Sportswear designer and soccer kit manufacturer Umbro Plc on Wednesday signed a formal distribution agreement with Foot Locker Inc to sell its apparel, equipment and footwear.

USA: Marshall Goburty Accuses Nike Of Copycat Garments | 31 Aug 04

Clothing manufacturer Marshall Gobuty International USA Inc has filed a multi-million dollar patent infringement suit against sportswear giant Nike Inc.

USA: Footlocker Doubles Q2 Profit On Better US Sales | 20 Aug 04

Foot Locker Inc more than doubled its second-quarter profit, boosted by improved sales in its US stores and better gross margins in its comparable-store base.

USA: Everlast Steps Into The Ring With Contender Partners | 4 Aug 04

Sporting goods maker Everlast Worldwide Inc is to serve as exclusive supplier of boxing equipment, active wear, and athletic shoes for a new NBC television series.

USA: Foot Locker Launches Kevin Garnett Line | 22 Jul 04

Athletic retailer Foot Locker today launched the adidas ‘Garnett’, the first signature shoe of NBA’s current Most Valuable Player, Kevin Garnett, of Minnesota Timberwolves.

USA: Footstar To Sell Distribution Centre For $20m | 12 Jul 04

Shoe retailer Footstar Inc has agreed to sell its distribution centre in Mira Loma, California for about $20 million.

USA: Foot Locker Sued By Ex-Employee Over Anti-Gay Harassment | 2 Jul 04

Leading footwear retailer Foot Locker Inc is being sued by a former employee who claims he was fired for complaining about anti-gay harassment in the workplace.

USA: Charming Shoppes Names Chasin SVP Marketing | 3 Jun 04

Plus-size women's apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has named Hilary Chasin as senior vice-president of marketing.

USA: Finish Line Accuses Foot Locker Of Spying | 24 May 04

Athletic footwear retailer Finish Line Inc has accused competitor Foot Locker of stealing its employees in a corporate spying scheme.

USA: Foot Locker Posts 15% Q1 Earnings Boost | 20 May 04

Athletic apparel and footwear retailer Foot Locker Inc has registered 15 per cent income growth for the first quarter to $47 million, up from $39m in the same period last year.

USA: Foot Locker Q1 Sales Up 5.1% | 7 May 04

Athletic apparel and footwear retailer Foot Locker Inc has posted a first quarter sales increase of 5.1 per cent to $1.18 billion, up from $1.12m in the same period a year earlier.

USA: Foot Locker Purchase Of Footaction Stores Approved | 22 Apr 04

Specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has had its $225 million purchase of 350 Footaction stores approved by the US Bankruptcy Court.

USA: Foot Locker To Buy 350 Footaction Stores For $160m | 13 Apr 04

Athletic shoe retailer Foot Locker Inc has signed a definitive agreement with Footstar Inc to purchase about 350 of its Footaction stores for $160 million in cash.

USA: Gottschalks Appoints Achabal To Board | 22 Mar 04

Department store and specialty apparel retailer Gottschalks Inc has appointed Dr Dale Achabal to its board of directors.

USA: Nike Q3 Profit Soars 61% | 19 Mar 04

Athletic footwear and apparel giant Nike Inc has posted a 61 per cent rise in third quarter net income to $200.3 million, up from $124.7m in the same period a year ago.

USA: Media Figure Slams Reebok's Rapper Ties | 11 Mar 04

A high profile media figure has slammed athletic apparel and footwear giant Reebok International Ltd for its ties to rapper 50 Cent, the Boston Herald has reported.

USA: Footstar To Close 165 Stores | 8 Mar 04

Troubled footwear retailer Footstar Inc is set to close 165 underperforming stores in a bid to strengthen and refocus its business under Chapter 11 protection.








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