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  • Dick’s Team Sports HQ Adds West Coast Technology And Support Center Jun 22, 2017 - Newswire Dick’s Sporting Goods announced the opening of a new Dick’s Team Sports HQ office in San Diego to serve as a west coast technology and innovation center.
  • Keds Appoints VP Of Sales Jun 22, 2017 - Newswire “It’s a privilege to be part of the leadership team guiding the Keds brand through the next phase of growth,” stated Grange. “Keds is such an iconic American brand with over 100 years of history.
  • J.C. Penney Secures Refinancing Jun 22, 2017 - Newswire The amended and restated facility provides improved pricing terms and extends the maturity from 2019 to 2022. The revolving line of credit will remain available for seasonal working capital needs and general corporate purposes.
  • Report: Nike In Discussions To Sell Directly On Amazon Jun 22, 2017 - Newswire Nike is close to reaching a deal to sell directly on Amazon.com, according to a report from Goldman Sachs. Nike products are already sold on the site through third-party and unlicensed dealers.
  • Puma Releases Puma One Boot Jun 22, 2017 - Newswire Puma will release its Puma One soccer boot on June 29. The design was created after Puma’s realization that today’s players are not good at one thing; they are good at a lot of things.
  • Sport Chek Features Store Associates In Ads Jun 22, 2017 - Newswire Recent marketing creative had focused on grit and inspiration but the Canada sporting goods chain wanted to place more of a focus on the store with more consumers beginning their shopper journey online.
  • The Complex Pedigree Of Nike Basketball Shoes Jun 22, 2017 - Newswire First, there is the matter of design, wherein designer and player sit down and discuss everything that could conceivably influence that year’s model. That’s what goes into it.
  • Brooks Partners With 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Jun 22, 2017 - Newswire Brooks Running Company and the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Organizing Committee stated that Brooks has signed on as a partner of the 2018 USA Games. More than 4,000 athletes and coaches from across the U.S. will participate in the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle from July 1-6, 2018.
  • USPA Global Licensing Appoints COO Jun 22, 2017 - Newswire His expertise in international branding, licensing and retail, and his vision for the future growth of the U.S. Polo Assn. brand, were key factors in adding him to the executive team, per USPAGL President and CEO David Cummings.
  • Nike Announces New Consumer Direct Offense Jun 15, 2017 - Newswire Nike Inc. introduced the Consumer Direct Offense, a new company alignment that allows Nike to better serve the consumer personally, at scale.
  • Columbia Sportswear Appoints CFO And Chief Transformation Officer Jun 15, 2017 - Newswire Columbia Sportswear Company appointed Jim Swanson as the company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer and Peter Rauch as the company’s senior vice president and chief transformation officer.
  • Sports Direct Completes Acquisition Of EMS And Bob’s Jun 14, 2017 - Newswire Sports Direct said the coming months will be marked by an expansion of product lines available in the US stores and websites, including the U.S. debut of an extensive portfolio of European brands “at exceptional value.”
  • Bass Pro Named To List of “America’s Most Reputable Companies” Jun 14, 2017 - Newswire Bass Pro Shops has been named one of “America’s Most Reputable Companies” by Forbes magazine in recognition of the public’s trust in the organization.
  • Back-to-School Shopping To Grow 4.0 percent in 2017 Jun 14, 2017 - Newswire U.S. retail sales during the back-to-school shopping season of July and August 2017 will grow 4.0 percent over 2016, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast. E-commerce for the back-to-school season are expected to grow 14.8 percent.
  • Sports Direct Lifts Finish Line Stake Jun 14, 2017 - Newswire Sports Direct International, the U.K.’s largest sports goods retailer, lifted its stake in Finish Line to 18.9 percent from 17.4 percent previously.
  • Hudson’s Bay To Cut 2000 Jobs Jun 14, 2017 - Newswire HBC, the parent of Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue and Gilt, announced its Transformation Plan focused on identifying efficiencies, streamlining processes and improving back-of-store productivity in North America.
  • Michael Jordan Still Leads Shoe Deals Jun 14, 2017 - Newswire According to Forbes, Michael Jordan, the endorser that put Nike on the map, again ranked far ahead of other players in royalties from shoe deals. Jordan earned $110 million last year, according to the business magazine.
  • PF Flyers Celebrates 80th Anniversary Jun 14, 2017 - Newswire To celebrate 80 years of comfort, quality and style, PF Flyers has partnered with Brand Historian Alyasha Owerka Moore and Open-End Agency to take a look through the brand’s archives.
  • TÜV SÜD Safety Gauge: How safe are the shoes on our feet? Jun 9, 2017 - TÜV SÜD The TÜV SÜD Safety Gauge report investigates consumer sentiments on topics in product safety, providing businesses with deep insights into how their customer think.
  • TÜV SÜD Chemical Data Management System (CDMS) Jun 9, 2017 - TÜV SÜD The complexities of national and international chemical testing requirements demand an efficient chemical testing system. However, in general due to production and sourcing models many companies lack the foundational systems to build an improved chemical testing program.