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Genesco Inc.announced that John F. Lambros has been appointed to its board of directors. Lambros is president of the GCA-U.S. investment bank. He serves...

Centric Brands has completed its financial restructuring and emerged from bankruptcy protection after filing in May. The company reduced its debt by roughly $700...

Adidas is exploring a sale of its Reebok division, according to reports in Germany’s Manager Magazin and Bloomberg. A source familiar with the matter...

eBay announced the expansion of its Authenticity Guarantee service for sneaker sales on its platform. Through this program, all new and pre-owned collectible...

VF Corp. appointed Steve Murray global brand president, The North Face. Previously VF’s president of the Americas Region, Murray replaces Arne Arens who...

Puma has appointed June Ambrose, Jay-Z and Missy Elliott’s longtime stylist, as the brand’s new creative director. Ambrose will be designing for Puma’s women’s...

Adidas has appointed Amanda Rajkumar, an executive from French bank BNP Paribas, as its new head of human resources. Rajkumar, a 48-year-old British national,...

Neiman Marcus Holding Company, Inc. announced it has emerged from voluntary Chapter 11 protection, successfully completing its restructuring process and implementing the Plan...

Reebok today announced the appointment of Kerby Jean-Raymond to Vice President, Creative Direction across all design disciplines for Reebok working closely with Reebok’s Product,...

Allbirds, the San Francisco-based casual footwear and sneaker maker, raised $100 million in financing in a funding round that valued the company at...

Nordstrom, Inc. announced the company will stop selling products made using animal fur or exotic animal skin by the end of 2021, becoming the first major U.S....