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Sof Sole, the provider of insoles and footwear accessories for athletic and lifestyle markets, is officially accepting applicants for its 2016 ambassador team. Team Nova will be comprised of a range of individuals including performance-oriented athletes, weekend warriors, and foot-care professionals...

Skechers has teamed up with Major League Baseball (MLB) Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith for a new marketing campaign featuring the brand’s Relaxed Fit from Skechers footwear collection. The campaign kicked off on Sunday with a television commercial that aired during MLB opening day...

The unsecured creditors committee in the Sports Authority’s bankruptcy case has filed a strong objection to the retailer’s proposed DIP financing package. The committee, representing largely vendors and landlords, called it a “lopsided deal” that favors lenders and argue the mandate that the company be...

The athletic and outdoor industries have traditionally been “guy” industries, illustrated by the fact that most of the executive boards and management teams of major companies in this space fall short when it comes to gender diversity. Historically, most athletic brands have used the strategy...

Nike gained 2.9 million new Instagram followers in February and also outpaced fashion industry competitors by large numbers. The “Just Do It” brand’s social influence on the platform grew close to 27 percent ahead of Chanel, which earned nearly 777,000 new fans....