Author: Andy Polk

“After years of rapid growth and building a globally-recognized brand, the dynamic landscape of 2017 was a catalyst for us to begin strategically transforming Under Armour into an operationally excellent company,” said Under Armour chairman and CEO Kevin Plank....

Recent photos from British photographer Alastair Philip Wiper go behind the scenes, where Adidas creates the brand’s wide-ranging footwear collection. Wiper’s photos take us to three locations: Adidas headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany where Adidas tests new materials and concepts, the brand’s Indonesian manufacturing facility and Adidas’...

Overseas sales increased 0.5 percent (a decrease of 2.6 percent using the previous fiscal year’s foreign exchange rate) to ¥299,085 million, mainly due to weak sales in the American and European regions, despite strong sales of running shoes and Onitsuka Tiger shoes in the Oceania/Southeast...

“Despite this tough operating environment, Volcom strove to protect the integrity and positioning of its brand by focusing on the quality of its distribution and product offering. It put in place numerous marketing and communications initiatives during the year, which had a very positive effect...

“The search is never-ending, and for that I’m grateful. I ain’t stopping anytime soon, so I need gear that is built For The Search. The good news is, that’s exactly what Vans is.” – Dakota Roche —•— This spring, Vans partners with global BMX team street rider Dakota Roche...