Author: Christie Horan

Foot Locker Inc. announced that its board of directors had authorized two capital allocation initiatives that together elevate investment in its business operations and provide additional returns to shareholders. First, the board of directors approved a $297 million capital expenditure program for 2016, a significant...

Social and digital fitness trends are having a profound impact on the sports industry. The growing popularity and emergence of programs and events such as CrossFit and The Color Run show that the consumer’s definition of fitness is evolving. While solo, gym workouts in the...

DSW Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ebuys Inc., an e-commerce off-price footwear and accessories retailer with a presence in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. The transaction supports DSW's efforts to grow its market share within footwear and accessories domestically and internationally....

Converse said Geoff Cottrill, its chief marketing officer, will be leaving the company. According to a company statement, “Geoff Cottrill, Converse Chief Marketing Officer, will be leaving the company. We thank him for his many contributions to the Converse brand over the last eight years...

Kohl's Corp. is eliminating the positions of three executives - chief digital officer, senior vice president of store environment and development, and senior vice president of communications and public relations - as part of the reorganization, according to a reports....

Nordstrom has begun offering select men’s lifestyle socks from Smartwool in seven stores with Heartbreak Club pop-in-shops designed by Olivia Kim. Kim is the director of Creative Projects and most recognized for Space; a permanent shop-in-shop dedicated to emerging designers in a handful of Nordstrom...

Rihanna debuted the first ever Fenty Puma by Rihanna collection at New York Fashion Week. Drawing inspiration from today’s Japanese street culture and tradition, the showing marked the singer's first full season collection since partnering with Puma in December 2014....