Author: Andy Polk

The innovation behind design and technology starts with collaboration, developing new materials, testing their capacities, discovering shortcomings or potentials and identifying big questions about form, function and performance. Yesterday we spoke with Silke Kimmerling, product specialist with Gore’s Fabric Division, from her office in Germany, pictured...

The Rockport Group LLC, which filed for bankruptcy on May 14, announced that, after completing a court-approved marketing process, the company intends to complete the previously announced asset purchase agreement with CB Marathon Opco LLC, an affiliate of Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, pending approval by...

Fila三月推出Axilus Energized,见图。这是一款集轻盈、灵活和前沿于一体的鞋,通过美国网球专卖品零售商、Fila.com在线网站、加利福尼亚州印第安维尔斯举办的法国巴黎银行公开赛现场,卖给消费者,赢得好评。 ...

第一条消息来自Polartec,这个品牌百分之百地用到了名为“力量填充(Power Fill)”的循环式保温面料。“力量填充”一段时间里占所有填充物的80%。现在它的比重跃升了20%。这是这家公司这周要说的。别忘了,这项材料很长一段时间都是由研发实验室生产的,许许多多真正伟大的人长时间地工作在幕后,让它成了人们谈论的话题。另外还有担任品牌形象大使的运动员们,发布这些消息前,他们一里里的跑步,并提出意见。我们进来瞧瞧吧。...

上周晚些时候,美国最高法院颁布规定,最终让各州有权要求在线零售商向消费者收营业税。许多实体店零售商对此表示赞许。但在采访不少独立的专卖品零售商时了解到,业界许多成员跟在线销售还是有很困难的仗要打。...

Many brick-and-mortar retailers hailed the Supreme Court’s ruling late last week that finally gave states the authority to require online retailers to collect sales tax. But interviews with a number of independent specialty retailers show many in the industry still face uphill battles competing with...

法院颠覆了长期以来的一项规则,即:只有当零售商在一个州设有实体店时,该州才能在交易的基础上征收营业税。作出这项决定后,更多的州都可以向那些完全从事在线经营的企业收取营业税了。法官们没有说明,为限制对小企业造成的负担,各州可以将哪些情况视作例外。票选环节,支持这项决定的人以5比4的微弱优势获胜。法官Kennedy、Clarence Thomas、Ruth Bader Ginsburg、Samuel Alito和Neil Gorsuch是投多数票的一方。...