Author: Andy Polk

Snipes has appointed Jim Bojko as president of Snipes USA. In this role, Bojko is responsible for leading the U.S. operations of the international sneaker and streetwear retailer as it continues to expand the brand across the United States. As president, Bojko will be responsible for...

Nike, the NFL’s official gameday uniform supplier, has taken down Washington Redskin’s apparel from its website amid renewed calls for the NFL team to change its name. The Nike.com NFL page has every team listed on the left sidebar except Washington. Shopping filters also omit Washington,...

Walmart plans to launch its own membership service, Walmart+, to rival Amazon Prime this July, according to Recode. The $98-per-year program will offer same-day delivery of groceries and general merchandise, along with other perks such as fuel discounts. Walmart+ is less expensive than Amazon’s $119/year Prime...

Foot Locker Inc. will invest $200 million over the next five years to support the black community through investments in black-owned businesses within youth culture, purchases from more products from black-owned brands and donations to organizations that create economic development and advancement opportunities for minorities. The...

Amazon announced it has established a new Counterfeit Crimes Unit, dedicated to bringing counterfeiters that violate the law and Amazon’s policies by listing counterfeit products in its store to justice. Amazon’s Counterfeit Crimes Unit is a global, multi-disciplinary team composed of former federal prosecutors, experienced...

Eddie Bauer will pull its advertisements from Facebook in support of the  “#StopHateforProfit” campaign. #StopHateForProfit, a coalition of civil rights organizations led by the Anti-Defamation League and the NAACP, last Wednesday called on advertisers to suspend their marketing on Facebook in the month of July due...

Deckers Brands announced the appointment of Victor Luis to its Board of Directors. Coinciding with this appointment, Deckers also announced that James Quinn has resigned from its Board. From January 2014 to September 2019, Luis served as the CEO and on the board of directors of...