After nearly two weeks of relentless pressure from not only lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, but also business executives, trade groups and global leaders, Pres. Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexican imports that were slated to start at 5 percent July 1 and escalate monthly through October have been abandoned. (Read More)
In a no-frills, get-down-to-business event that some attendees said had similarities to the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Connect Show for outdoor specialty retailers, 24 key running brands and 65 to 70 key U.S. running shop owners and staff convened in Denver last week... (Read More)
Catching up with RIA Executive Director Terry Schalow, Nike’s Scott Gravatt, 361’s Ike Avalear, New Balance’s Tom Carleo, Altra’s Todd Dalhausser and Big Peach Running Co. owner Mike Cosentino.
As if the football helmet business didn’t have enough challenges in making money and keeping players safe, a jury recently awarded a major win to Riddell over rival Schutt Sports for patent infringement. (Read More)
Caleres-owned Famous Footwear is continuing to actively shed inventory in Q2 after reporting a 1 percent comparable sales decline and overall 3.1 percent revenue drop to $352.2 million on 28 fewer doors in Q1. (Read More)
The footwear industry veteran and forever optimist lost her four-year battle with breast cancer on May 26. She was 59. (Read More)
Mizuno introduces the latest iteration of its technical swimsuit, the GX-Sonic IV—in time for the summer competition season—featuring a new Sonic Light Ribtex II fabric and Sonic Line Design X taping structure to help lift the lower body. (Read More)
Shock Doctor is teaming with new Cleveland Brown Odell Beckham Jr. to launch the new Interchange Lip Guard, which gives athletes the ability to quickly and easily change out of their shields and offers a variety of looks. (Read More)