Author: Christie Horan

Kering, the parent of Puma and Volcom, has sold the Electric accessories brand through a management buyout to a group led by Eric Crane, Electric’s chief executive officer. The transaction, which is effective Mar. 16, includes all the assets of Electric and the rights attached...

Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE), through its strategic partnerships team, has taken a minority investment in CA-based start-up, Reflektion -- an online retail predictive analytics. Reflektion announced in early March 2016 that it secured Series B round funding....

Li Ning Co Ltd posted a profit in 2015 following three consecutive years of losses. The China-based sports giant posted an annual net profit of 14.3 million yuan ($2.2 million), compared with a 781.5 million yuan loss a year ago. Revenue rose 17 percent to...

Payless ShoeSource正在展开名为“Payless成就时尚”的电视宣传,聚焦当季时尚元素。《广告周刊》透露,这家折价鞋零售商计划今年播出8支15秒的电视广告,每支都紧贴当下潮流。例如,3月的广告片将配合感恩节和春季时装,展现带花的彩绘鞋,。...

Reebok日前在斯德哥尔摩街头进行了人类速度测试,推广它新的ZPump 2.0鞋。路过售货亭又能跑过广告上17千米每小时(即10.6英里每小时)的人,可以打开玻璃橱窗,赢得一双新跑鞋。这个噱头是瑞典代理商Animal想出的点子,给予消费者品牌方面的“即时体验”。...

根据International Council of Shopping Centers(ICSC)刚发布的礼品卡调查,千禧世代比X世代或婴儿潮世代更倾向于在购物中心使用他们在2015年假期购物季期间收到的礼品卡。调查发现,58%的千禧世代表示,他们会在购物中心的门店或是剧院、餐厅等实体场所使用礼品卡。有着相同表述的人在X世代中占52%,在婴儿潮世代中占46%,紧随其后。在收到礼品卡的消费者中,近八比十(即77%)的人说,他们希望在实体店里用卡。...

一家飞机租赁公司于星期三证实,Amazon.com正派出自家的货运机群,确保两天内把货送到日益壮大的高级会员手中。Air Transport Services Group, Inc.(纳斯达克股票代码:ATSG)宣布于3月9日同Amazon.com, Inc.(纳斯达克股票代码:AMZN)的子公司Amazon Fulfillment Services Inc.达成协议,着手经营一张货物空运网络,服务Amazon在美国的客户。...

Jitters in China. Weak U.S. retail sales. What can we expect this peak season? The Port of Long Beach’s 12th annual Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast breakfast is scheduled for Wednesday, March 30 from 7 to 10 a.m.. A well-regarded panel of industry...