Author: Andy Polk

Nike Inc.’s Converse brand has appointed Sophie Bambuck to the role of chief marketing officer, replacing Julien Cahn who, according to Advertising Age, left the brand in February to lead marketing at Supreme....

Jim Conroy, chief executive officer, commented, “Texas is the largest western and work market in the U.S., and the acquisition of Lone Star’s three stores enables us to expand our presence in this important region. Lone Star opened its first store in 1977 and has...

Rocky Brands—which owns Rocky, Georgia Boot, Durango and Lehigh, and licenses Michelin Footwear—reported first quarter net income of $3.3 million, or 44 cents per diluted share, up 54.5 percent from the company’s net income of $1.5 million, or 20 cents per diluted share, in the...

Dick’s Sporting Goods has announced a three-year technology partnership between GameChanger, the digital scorekeeping and management app for baseball and softball teams, and the National Federation of State High School Associations, the national leadership organization for high school sports and activity programs....

Family-owned Pentland Brands Ltd. has made a name for the company in the outdoor and active lifestyle market thanks to a portfolio filled with successful and well-known assets including Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Mitre and many more....

Wells Fargo raised the rating on Newell Brands due to expectations that proceeds from divestitures will come in greater than planned. Wells Fargo expects the second round of asset sales will include Newell’s outdoor & recreation division, which includes Coleman, along with the former Jarden...

“I’m excited to join such a passionate team at Keen who are not only dedicated to delivering innovative, high performance-product, but also for driving action in our communities and a life outside,” Sweeney said. ...

“The underlying SurfStitch Australia business is in good shape; it is fundamentally a good business,” he said. “Unfortunately, it has been caught up in the group’s administration which has caused issues, such as uncertainty for staff, suppliers and customers that we can now put to...