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Woolrich drops parka made with plant-based fibres
The US outdoor label has launched an eco version of its iconic parka, produced by Goldwin using a next-generation fibre developed by Japanese start-up Spiber, which utilises plant-derived sugars as raw material.
M&S spring style campaign puts bigger focus on men's and kidswear
M&S has unveiled its spring style marketing campaign and it’s interesting that the company said the campaign “has an upweighted focus on kids and menswear".
Sports Direct owner mulls buying France's Go Sport
One of the UK’s most acquisitive companies as far as distressed brands are concerned — Frasers Group — is mulling the purchase of France-based Go Sport out of insolvency.
Nic+Zoe names new CEO; enters activewear, denim categories
U.S. fashion brand Nic+Zoe announced on Thursday the promotion of current president Avra Myers to the role CEO, in addition to the launch of new denim and activewear collection, respectively.
Sports Direct opens "most advanced store to date"
It’s Frasers Group’s third and newest Sports Direct UK flagship and it’s set to be “the pinnacle” of the brand’s retail offer, as well as “the most advanced store to date”.
Superdry to sell Asia Pacific IP assets to South Korea's Cowell
Superdry is continuing its rationlisation drive while also expanding its brand reach and has struck a deal for the sale of its intellectual property assets in parts of Asia Pacific for a fee of US$50m, payable in cash.
Wolverine appoints new chairman, adds to board
Wolverine World Wide Inc. announced that its chairman and retired CEO, Blake Krueger, will be retiring from the board on May 4. Tom Long has been appointed to serve as the new chairman.
Nike beats revenue estimates on strong demand for sneakers
Nike Inc beat analysts' estimates for third-quarter revenue on Tuesday, helped by strong demand for its sneakers such as Jordan Retro in North America and Europe.
Arizona Coyotes ice hockey franchise launches e-shop around Rhuigi Villaseñor-designed collections
Last October, the Arizona Coyotes ice hockey franchise chose designer Rhuigi Villaseñor, founder of Rhude brand and creative director of Bally, as its head creative. His first collections are now on sale on an e-shop.
Man City's Nathan Aké and Nike Underwear launch SS23 collection
Footballer Nathan Aké has joined the roster of sportsmen for the Nike Underwear SS23 campaign. The Manchester City and Netherlands star debuts with the new collection that has been curated for athletes.
Kick It Out and Fanatics link with five major football clubs for debut fanwear
Tackling discrimination and promoting equality and inclusion in all sports has moved into merchandise. Charity Kick It Out and major sportswear producer/retailer Fanatics have teamed up with five English football clubs.
Charity Super.Mkt to open at Oracle after Brent Cross success
No wonder Charity Super.Mkt is back with a new pop-up store. It had raised over £300,000 for UK charities at Brent Cross, London, last month (and reinvented charity shopping in the process, it says).
On continues to make progress as sales jump in 2022 and Q4
Fast-growing Swiss sports specialist On has reported its Q4 and full-year results and said 2022 was a strong one for the still-young business.
Kestin Hare is new Henri-Lloyd creative director as it makes wholesale comeback
British sports-to-lifestyle brand Henri-Lloyd has named Kestin Hare as its creative director. The highly respected designer is also founder and creative chief of Kestin, his own Edinburgh-based premium menswear label.
Vinted report claims big CO₂ savings for secondhand compared to buying new
Vinted — the peer-to-peer secondhand fashion marketplace — has released a new report backing up its sustainability claims and saying that it's "a better choice for the climate than buying new".
Nike sales to gain from Adidas-Kanye split, Jordan Retro demand
Nike is set report a rise in third-quarter revenue and grow its market share through 2023, helped by major rival Adidas' split with Kanye West that caused the German company to lose about $600 million in quarterly sales.