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Adidas plans to sell struggling Reebok brand

Adidas plans to sell struggling Reebok brand

German sportswear maker Adidas AG plans to sell or spin-off its underperforming Reebok brand, 15 years after it bought the U.S. fitness label to help compete with arch-rival Nike Inc.
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​Sports Direct to anchor revitalised Lexicon mall in Bracknell

​Sports Direct to anchor revitalised Lexicon mall in Bracknell

It’s big and it’s playing a big part in Bracknell’s revitalisation. Frasers Group is to become an anchor destination at the £30 million redevelopment of The Lexicon mall in the Berkshire town with a 40,000 sq ft store.
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New York Fashion Week Day Two: Pride and Volume

New York Fashion Week Day Two: Pride and Volume

No one could fault the latest crop of designer showing, in New York, for effort. In a busy Monday, with almost 30 collections, their arty videos and polished ideas were a reminder of how hard  people have been working.
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Hibbett opens 3 new boutique-style locations

Hibbett opens 3 new boutique-style locations

Having recently reported positive progress in its comparable sales, the Birmingham, Alabama-based sportswear retailer has announced new store openings in California, Virginia and South Carolina.
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Loss-making Asics upbeat as 2020 includes wins as well as losses

Loss-making Asics upbeat as 2020 includes wins as well as losses

Asics was unsurprisingly loss-making last year but the company was upbeat as China and e-commerce outperformed, while it made market share gains in key categories in EMEA.
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Jason Wu and Imitation of Christ open New York Fashion Week

Jason Wu and Imitation of Christ open New York Fashion Week

Jason Wu opened this month’s New York Fashion Week on the Sunday night of Valentine’s Day, with a nostalgic ode to Coca Cola capitalism. Imitation of Christ followed him with pure whimsicality.
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Katie Grand to kick-off Fila’s 110th Anniversary with heritage collection

Katie Grand to kick-off Fila’s 110th Anniversary with heritage collection

Italian sports fashion brand Fila is launching a special 110th Anniversary collaboration with UK stylist, creative director and founder of The Perfect Magazine, Katie Grand.
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Hibbett Sports reports 22% boost in comps, raises earnings prevision

Hibbett Sports reports 22% boost in comps, raises earnings prevision

The sportswear retailer has published its preliminary Q4 results, reporting a 21.9% rise in comparable sales, increasing its quarterly earnings predictions, and providing a first look at its guidance for the new year.
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Opening Ceremony: Humberto and Carol on going to the mattresses

Opening Ceremony: Humberto and Carol on going to the mattresses

Opening Ceremony may have closed down its destination boutique in Soho last spring, but the brand is very much alive and kicking, as the latest collection from its founders – Carol Lim and Humberto Leon - trumpets.
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Pandemic powers Under Armour online sales, surprise profit

Pandemic powers Under Armour online sales, surprise profit

Online demand for Under Armour’s apparel and accessories, and stronger Asia-Pacific sales helped it post a surprise holiday-quarter profit and top revenue estimates on Wednesday.
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HanesBrands sees improvements in sales, predicts strong growth in Q1

HanesBrands sees improvements in sales, predicts strong growth in Q1

The Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based owner of the Champion brand reported a 2.8% increase in its Q4 sales on Tuesday and revealed an optimistic outlook for the quarter currently in progress.
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JD Sports eyes European warehouse to counter post-Brexit tariffs

JD Sports eyes European warehouse to counter post-Brexit tariffs

Britain's biggest sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion is likely to build a distribution centre within the European Union and create around 1,000 jobs there to avoid paying post-Brexit tariffs, its chairman said.
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John Lewis in major fashion and beauty expansion as it adds 50 new brands

John Lewis in major fashion and beauty expansion as it adds 50 new brands

John Lewis on Tuesday unveiled a big expansion of its fashion and beauty offer and the fashion labels it’s adding are designed to reflect the casualisation trend that has only accelerated in the past year.
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Decathlon links with NBA for "dream" basketball deal

Decathlon links with NBA for "dream" basketball deal

France’s Decathlon has been named official licensee to the US-based National Basketball Association (NBA). The retailer said NBA licensed merchandise will launch in over 1,200 Decathlon stores globally and online.
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Skechers records fourth-quarter sales dip despite  strong e-commerce, international sales

Skechers records fourth-quarter sales dip despite strong e-commerce, international sales

Despite seeing a dip in fourth quarter sales, the company's e-commerce skyrocketed to 142.7%.
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Guess taps social media icon Jen Selter for activewear campaign

Guess taps social media icon Jen Selter for activewear campaign

Los Angeles-based denim and lifestyle brand Guess is teaming up with social media icon Jen Selter for the launch of its spring 2021 activewear campaign. 
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