The sporting goods and outdoor industries have started laying the groundwork to manage or block higher duties on items produced by their respective members following Pres. Trump’s proposal last week to enact a fourth round of punitive tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports. (Read More)
New Balance is rolling out a new performance running footwear platform, FuelCell, next month. Two years in development by the company’s Innovation Design Studio, the idea behind the concept is to make fast athletes faster. (Read More)
Catching up with athletes Jenny Simpson, Jake Wightman, VP of Running Tom Carleo and designers Drew Nyssen and Drew Spieth during New Balance’s global FuelCell launch in Brooklyn, NY.
After three consecutive years of operating losses, Mizuno generated a small profit (approx. $1.45 million) in the Americas in FY18 despite a 13.5 percent topline decline to the equivalent $162.9 million. (Read More)
Year-over-year U.S. retail sales in April rose 3.1 percent, but were down 0.2 percent from March, according to monthly data released by the U.S. Census Bureau last week. (Read More)
Katherine Blair, a Los Angeles lawyer for more than two decades, was named an independent director at Skechers to become the first woman on the 10-member panel joining Chairman and CEO Robert Y. Greenberg, President Michael Greenberg and COO David Weinberg among others. (Read More)
FILA is introducing two new tennis collections, the men’s Legend and the women’s Heritage, at the French Open in Paris that runs from today through June 9. (Read More)
Amy Sport, a stylish, high-performance sportswear brand for petite women, receives a strategic investment from Patricia Grundhofer, who has joined the Palm Desert, CA company as VP of business development. (Read More)