Author: Andy Polk

Foot Locker Inc. released its Impact Report, which describes the company’s efforts to advance its environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities. “As a purpose-driven organization, Corporate Social Responsibility is not a separate mandate for our business. Instead, it is embedded in our fabric and fuels our...

U.S. consumer confidence in March climbed to a one-year high, after a modest increase in February, as Americans grew more upbeat about the economy and labor market. The Conference Board’s index increased to 109.7 from a revised 90.4 reading in February. That was the sharpest one-month...

A Chinese consumer boycott threat against international brands including  Nike and Adidas appeared to be losing momentum over the weekend, according to a report from the South China Morning Post. Last week, Nike, H&M, Burberry and other Western brands faced backlash from Chinese state media and...

Nordstrom will begin hosting a series of live streaming events, where store employees or brand partners will showcase certain products on video. Customers who tune in can then purchase those products in real-time. The virtual events allow shoppers to engage with the hosts and ask questions about...

Nordstrom Inc. discussed its long-term strategy to generate sustainable shareholder value Thursday at a virtual investor event. The company also reiterated fourth quarter 2020 expectations, introducing its fiscal year 2021 outlook and providing its long-term financial outlook. “We have a unique business model with two powerful...