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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....

Adidas successfully placed its first sustainability bond as the company continues to execute on its long-term sustainability plan while optimizing its capital structure...

Holiday retail sales are likely to increase between 1 percent and 1.5 percent, according to Deloitte’s annual holiday retail forecast. Overall, Deloitte’s retail...

Nike has partnered with We Coach, an organization that embraces recruitment, advancement and retention of women coaches in sports, on a new Made...

Puma has signed Neymar to an endorsement deal. In late August, Nike announced it had parted ways with Brazilian star forward Neymar a decade...

Crocs Inc. announced that Michelle Poole has been appointed as president, Crocs, Inc. effective September 10, 2020. She will continue to report to...