Author: Andy Polk

Jack Wolfskin, Germany's leading domestic outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear brand, has appointed Melody Harris-Jensbach as Chief Executive with immediate effect. Michael Rupp, who has been at the helm since July 2012, decided for personal reasons not to extend his contract with the company, which...

Net sales in the North American wholesale segment, which include North American wholesale sales and licensing revenues, were $68.0 million for the third quarter of 2014, up 5 percent as compared to $64.8 million in 2013. Within the wholesale segment, net sales of our...

According to a regulatory filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, Under Armour Inc. promoted Henry B. Stafford to chief merchandising officer, Matthew C. Mirchin to president, North America, and Adam Peake to EVP, global marketing....

Hicks will continue as Executive Chairman of the Board through the company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders in May 2015 and will then step down from the Board. He will be succeeded as President and Chief Executive Officer by Richard (Dick) A. Johnson, who has...

Democratic incumbents fell right and left, even in seats that they had originally been favored to win. President Barack Obama’s poor approval rating — 42 percent in the last nationwide Galluppoll — dragged down candidates across the country in the face of a Republican wave....

The Skechers Foundation announced that the 2014 Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk broke records and raised over $1.1 million for children with special needs and education. Co-sponsored by Nickelodeon, the Walk was the largest to date – with more than 11,000 participants rallied by...

Frisk, 51, has served as president of Timberland since September, 2011, when VFC promoted him to the position following its $2.3 billion acquisition of The Timberland Company, which also owned the Smart Wool brand. Frisk has served as coalition president, Outdoor Americas since April. ...

The new spot, dubbed "The Process," opens with Wall's friend complimenting his new Adidas basketball shoe from Foot Locker, asking, "All part of the process, right?" After Wall indicates he's not familiar with "The Process," the friend goes on to describe it – landing a...