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Nike commits to help shape fashion sustainability agenda Michelle Russell | 6 Dec 18

Sporting giant Nike Inc has become a strategic partner to non-profit Global Fashion Agenda, which is working to set a common agenda and direction for focused industry efforts on sustainability in the sector.

H&M, Adidas, Gap, Nike largest BCI cotton users Michelle Russell | 15 Nov 18

H&M, Adidas, Gap Inc and Nike have been named in the top five of Better Cotton Initiative's (BCI) top brands list for sourcing the sustainable raw material.

Nike remains only sportswear firm in popularity ranking Beth Wright | 26 Oct 18

US sporting goods giant Nike has again secured the only sportswear spot in a new quarterly ranking of the footwear and apparel industry's most popular brands and products.

Nike to invest further in speeding up supply chain Hannah Abdulla | 2 Oct 18

US sporting goods giant Nike will continue to invest in speeding up its supply chain capabilities during fiscal 2019, a group of investors has been told, in the wake of the company's first-quarter results.

Nike in Q1 hike, continues North America momentum Beth Wright | 26 Sep 18

Shares in Nike Inc were down by 2.58% in pre-market trading despite the US sporting goods giant reporting double-digit increases in both earnings and revenue during the first quarter as it hailed the success of its Consumer Direct Offense and digital capabilities.

Speeding the footwear cycle is no fast-fix solution Leonie Barrie | 21 Aug 18

Nike, Adidas and Under Armour are all on parallel missions to supercharge their supply chains through the introduction of so-called "speed" factories, but it's becoming clear that there's no quick-fix solution and the process requires a steep learning curve.

Nike only sportswear firm in Q2 popularity ranking Beth Wright | 10 Aug 18

US sporting goods giant Nike has secured the only sportswear spot in a new quarterly ranking of the footwear and apparel industry's most popular brands and products.

US Q1 in brief – Destination Maternity, Tailored Brands, Boot Barn just-style | 8 Aug 18

In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, PVH Corp saw revenues exceed guidance thanks to strength across the business, while Guess saw continued momentum in Europe and Asia push earnings and sales up in the three months ended 5 May. Dick's Sporting Goods raised its full-year outlook and Destination XL narrowed its net losses.

Nike promotes Kinder to sustainability chief Beth Wright | 4 Jul 18

US sporting goods giant Nike has named company veteran Noel Kinder as its new chief sustainability officer, succeeding Hannah Jones.

Nike's new digital connections drive speed and efficiency Michelle Russell | 2 Jul 18

US sporting goods giant Nike expects to accelerate its efforts to leverage data and analytics to inform design and capabilities during the current fiscal year – and ultimately drive speed and efficiency throughout its supply chain.

Nike in Q4 hike amid North America sales gain Beth Wright | 29 Jun 18

Shares in Nike Inc were up by 9.34% in pre-market trading as the US sporting goods giant reported double-digit increases in both earnings and revenue during the fourth quarter and booked a return to growth in North America, but full-year profits were knocked by the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Nike under fire over World Cup supply deal for Iran Michelle Russell | 15 Jun 18

Nike has come under fire again over its role in the FIFA World Cup after the Iranian national team accused the US sporting giant of failing to provide them with football boots just days before the tournament started.

Nike and Adidas accused of foul play on worker wages Leonie Barrie | 11 Jun 18

Ahead of the FIFA World Cup football tournament that kicks off later this week, major sponsors Adidas and Nike are accused of paying poverty wages to supply chain workers who make the football shirts and boots worn by players and supporters.

Top 10 apparel brands combined worth US$111.3bn Beth Wright | 1 Jun 18

The world’s top ten apparel brands have grown in value by 5% year-on-year and are now worth US$111.3bn, according to the 2018 Brandz Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand rankings.

Top stories this week on just-style... Beth Wright | 20 Apr 18

Top stories this week on just-style include the news that US President Donald Trump may explore the possibility of re-joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Better Buying and the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) are to collaborate on an 18-month programme to tackle buying practices in Bangladesh, Nike develops what it claims is the first 3D-printed textile upper in performance footwear, and H&M launches a pilot to educate consumers on garment care.

Nike claims first 3D-printed performance textile upper  Beth Wright | 18 Apr 18

US sporting goods giant Nike has developed what it claims is the first 3D-printed textile upper in performance footwear.

Nike acquires fashion technology firm Invertex Beth Wright | 10 Apr 18

US sporting goods giant Nike has acquired Israel-based fashion technology company Invertex as it continues to strengthen its digital technology and talent as part of its Consumer Direct Offense strategy.

Nike remains world’s most valuable apparel brand Beth Wright | 26 Mar 18

US sporting goods giant Nike has once again retained its position as the world's most valuable apparel brand, despite a "significant" 12% drop in brand value to US$28bn, new figures show.

Nike in Q3 loss amid Tax Act, acquires Zodiac Beth Wright | 23 Mar 18

Shares in Nike Inc slipped this morning (23 March) after a 4.47% hike in after-hours trading as the US sporting goods giant booked a loss in its third-quarter and announced the acquisition of a leading consumer data analytics firm as part of its Consumer Direct Offense strategy.

Nike CEO Parker commits to continue beyond 2020 Beth Wright | 16 Mar 18

In a number of executive changes announced by US sporting goods giant Nike, the company's chairman, president and CEO Mark Parker is to remain in the role beyond 2020 – while Nike brand president Trevor Edwards, who had been seen as a potential successor to Parker, is to leave the business this summer.

Nike launches circular innovation challenge Beth Wright | 15 Mar 18

US sporting goods giant Nike has launched a search for new ideas to help it create better products but with less waste.

Nike's new thinking about women's sneakers Beth Wright | 1 Mar 18

US sporting goods giant Nike is initiating four new ways of thinking about sneakers for women – including a dedicated global digital and retail concept especially designed for female consumers.

Nike develops Flyknit 360 footwear construction Beth Wright | 23 Feb 18

A "major advancement" in Flyknit technology from US sporting goods giant Nike has allowed for a shoe upper to be constructed in a complete 360-degree form that wraps the entire foot, helping athletes feel more secure and controlled during their movements.

Nike, Adidas, VF among Unifi sustainability leaders Beth Wright | 26 Jan 18

Sportswear brands Nike and Adidas, Swedish fashion retailer H&M, and US apparel giants VF Corp and PVH are among the recipients of the first Repreve Champions of Sustainability award created by US yarn maker Unifi.

Nike posts mixed Q2, extends Amazon pilot Beth Wright | 22 Dec 17

Shares in Nike Inc regained their upward trajectory this morning (22 December) after slipping 2.27% in after-hours trading as the US sporting goods giant reported a mixed second-quarter, extended its deal with online behemoth Amazon and outlined a new pilot with apparel subscription service Stitch Fix.

Nike footwear to benefit from high-performance foams Beth Wright | 13 Dec 17

Shares in Zotefoams, a leader in cellular material technology, were up by 12.9% this morning as the firm announced it has inked a strategic partnership to develop footwear technology and supply materials for US sportswear giant Nike.

Nike launches first women's ACG line Beth Wright | 8 Dec 17

Sportswear giant Nike has launched the first women's collection from its ACG (all-conditions gear) division, with a focus on blending form and function.

Why Nike is laser-focused on getting faster Leonie Barrie | 27 Oct 17

Sporting goods giant Nike Inc continues to pin its hopes on speed and scale as the driving forces for future growth – and is already getting faster in creating, making and delivering its products.

Nike Q1 sales slip as North America demand wanes Beth Wright | 27 Sep 17

Shares in Nike Inc slipped by 3.58% to US$51.78 yesterday (26 September) as the US sporting goods giant reported flat total sales and a decline in earnings during the first quarter.

Inditex, H&M, Adidas among top 15 European supply chains Beth Wright | 22 Sep 17

Zara brand owner Inditex, Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M, and German sportswear giant Adidas have some of the best supply chains in Europe, according to a new review





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