Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Nike earnings

Nike earnings slump 22% in first quarter

Nike has recorded its slowest quarterly sales growth in almost seven years as it expands its retail business amid an intensifying competition in the sportswear market.
Elaine Wrigley

5 Minutes With Elaine Wrigley, Retail Director, Outdoor and Cycle Concepts

The Retail Gazette caught up with the retail director of Cotswold Outdoor's parent company, Outdoor and Cycle Concepts, for this week's '5 Mins With'.
ASICS half-year

ASICS Europe enhances marketing team with two new hires

Sportswear retailer ASICS has enhanced its EMEA marketing team with the appointment of Robin Karakash and Olivier Mignon.

Nike introduces “Flyleather” made from 50% recycled leather

Nike has announced a new Flyleather material made from 50 per cent recycled leather in an effort to reduce wastage during manufacturing.

JD Sports snaps up £5.5m stake in South Korean Hot-T

Sportswear giant JD Sports has acquired an £5.5m stake in a South Korean retailer Hot-T in efforts to ramp up international expansion.
Sports Direct AGM

Sports Direct accused of “deliberately underpaying” staff by whistleblower

Sports Direct has once again come under fire from MPs over working practices after it was accused by a whistleblower of underpaying couriers.
Halfords CEO

Halfords poaches Dixons Carphone’s Graham Stapleton for new CEO

Halfords has raided the senior ranks of Dixons Carphone to hire Graham Stapleton as its new chief executive.  
Halfords traineeships

Halfords criticised over unpaid traineeships

Halfords has been identified as one of the companies found to be employing young people without pay for six weeks or more under a government scheme.
record results

JD Sports posts more record results

JD Sports has seen another set of record results seeing a huge jump in both profits and revenues raising its full year outlook and quashing investor fears.
Sports Direct Debenhams House of Fraser

£43 million awarded to Sports Direct staff in bonuses

Sports Direct has dished out over £43 million in bonuses to over 2000 staff to reward “their magnificent achievements”.

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