Sunday, August 19, 2018
NIke sustainability

Nike under investigation by EU commission

Nike has come under investigation by the European commission over licensing and distribution practices across the continent.
Sports Direct

Sports Direct cancels controversial deal with Mike Ashley’s brother

Sports Direct has cancelled a controversial deal which saw its founder Mike Ashley‘s brother receive a proportion of international sales revenues for delivering items, despite it owning no trucks.
David Beckham Kent & Curwen

David Beckham’s sportswear label to open Covent Garden concept store

British heritage sportswear brand Kent & Curwen will open its first concept store in London's Covent Garden.
Go Outdoors CEO

Go Outdoors CEO departs weeks after JD Sports acquisition

Go Outdoors chief executive Chris Matthews has stepped down after fours years in the role. The news comes just weeks after JD Sports' proposal to...
Lululemon

Lululemon fourth quarter results send shares flying

Canadian athleisure giant Lululemon announced better than expected fourth quarter sending its share prices flying.
Sports Direct

Sports Direct buys up $95 million of US stock

Mike Ashley‘s Sport‘s Direct has continued to push international investment raising its stakes in US companies Iconix and Finish Line.
JD Sports

JD Sports’ £112 million Go Outdoors acquisition given the go-ahead

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given its approval for JD Sports acquisition of apparel retailer Go Outdoors.
Dave Forsey

Ex Sports Direct CEO fights criminal proceedings

Former Sports Direct chief executive Dave Forsey is fighting an attempted prosecution from the government over his handling of the collapse of the company‘s subsidy USC.
Adidas (Shutterstock)

Adidas CEO says board “ideal” after welcoming first female since 1993

The recently-appointed chief executive of sportswear giant Adidas has stated that its board is now “ideally set up” following a widespread shakeup.

Sports Direct urged to put warehouse workers on permanent contracts

Unions are urging Sports Direct to move agency workers onto permanent contracts after one of its employment agencies submitted court documents preparing it for...

Feature Resource

The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...