Author: Andy Polk

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。...

Finish Line Inc.和JD Sports Fashion Plc宣布,双方完成了并购。并购后,Finish Line间接成为完全归JD Sports所有的子公司。后者是一家在欧洲经营运动品、时装及户外品牌的顶尖零售商。由此形成一家集运动品、时装和鞋品于一体,范围扩展至全球,引领市场、拥有众多渠道和品牌的零售商。...

Puma决定声势浩大地回归篮球鞋市场。公司宣布,与各界纷纷认为会在周四NBA选秀中力拔头筹的Deandre Ayton签署一份为期几年的代言合同。Puma还和篮坛传奇Walt“Clyde”Frazier签了一份终身合同,并聘请Jay Z担任创意总监,指导篮球鞋的营销。...

“This marks a momentous step in JD Sports’ global expansion and represents an exciting opportunity to bring our market-leading, multi-brand retail proposition to the world’s largest athleisure market, both online and in stores...