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ABG and SPARC to acquire Eddie Bauer

ABG and SPARC to acquire Eddie Bauer

Authentic Brands Group (ABG) and the SPARC Group announced on Friday the acquisition of Eddie Bauer.
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Vans co-founder Paul Van Doren dies

Vans co-founder Paul Van Doren dies

The Boston-born businessman who helped found the iconic Californian sneaker company in the mid-1960s has passed away at the age of 90.
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Maya Lakis in collab boot project with Melanie Huynh for charity

Maya Lakis in collab boot project with Melanie Huynh for charity

Shoe designer Maya Lakis has teamed up with her good friend Melanie Huynh, the noted stylist and founder of beauty brand Holidermie, to create a capsule boot collection for a Cambodian girls' charity.
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French Federation planning live Paris menswear shows this summer

French Federation planning live Paris menswear shows this summer

The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode confirmed Friday that it is planning to host live catwalk shows in Paris this summer, during the upcoming menswear season in June.
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Adidas hikes outlook despite lockdowns, supply chain issues

Adidas hikes outlook despite lockdowns, supply chain issues

​German sportswear giant Adidas raised its 2021 sales outlook on Friday, saying it expects strong demand for new products despite ongoing lockdowns in Europe, supply chain challenges and political tensions.
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Timex Group and Adidas strike global licensing deal

Timex Group and Adidas strike global licensing deal

Middlebury, Connecticut-based Timex Group, a world leader in watchmaking, and Adidas, revealed on Thursday a new global licensing agreement for watches. 
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Puma promotes Hubert Hinterseher, Arne Freundt, who join board of directors

Puma promotes Hubert Hinterseher, Arne Freundt, who join board of directors

On June 1, Hubert Hinterseher will take over from Michael Lämmermann, the German sport group’s CFO since 2013. Arne Freundt, currently head of EMEA, has instead been promoted to the post of chief commercial officer.
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Paula Nickolds joins Sainsbury's in charge of fashion and GM

Paula Nickolds joins Sainsbury's in charge of fashion and GM

UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury’s has announced that former John Lewis MD Paula Nickolds is to join the business in June as General Merchandise and Clothing Commercial Director and become a member of its operating board.
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Gym+Coffee names marketing agency to drive UK brand awareness

Gym+Coffee names marketing agency to drive UK brand awareness

Gym+Coffee is flexing for expansion and improved visibility. The Irish athleisure brand has hired the Mongoose marketing agency “to raise awareness of the brand and build on its global community in Europe”.
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Profits, sales surges and new logistics hubs underline Zalando's stellar Q1

Profits, sales surges and new logistics hubs underline Zalando's stellar Q1

E-tail giant Zalando swung to a profit in Q1 and is expecting general merchandise value growth of up to 36% this financial year after a stellar start to 2021 in which GMV grew as much as 55.6% to €3.2 billion.
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Arc’teryx names new global design ambassador with sustainability focus

Arc’teryx names new global design ambassador with sustainability focus

Canadian performance outerwear and equipment retailer Arc’teryx on Wednesday named Nicole McLaughlin as the brand’s first-ever design ambassador.
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Gildan swings to profit on strong activewear sales

Gildan swings to profit on strong activewear sales

The Montreal-based owner of brands including Gildan and American Apparel announced Q1 earnings of $98.5 million on Wednesday, as solid progress in activewear drove an uptick in the company’s sales.
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Adidas launches Reebok auction, China row may dent Asian interest

Adidas launches Reebok auction, China row may dent Asian interest

Sporting goods maker Adidas has launched the sale of its Reebok brand in an auction which risks being affected by a political row over possible forced labour in China's western Xinjiang region, three sources said.
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Monki enters activewear with small range

Monki enters activewear with small range

​H&M’s Monki brand has entered the activewear segment for the first time with the launch of its Feel Good Wear range this week.
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Under Armour raises annual forecast as reopening of economies lifts demand

Under Armour raises annual forecast as reopening of economies lifts demand

Under Armour Inc raised its expectations for annual profit and sales on Tuesday, after reporting a 35% jump in revenue as the reopening of economies in the US and Asia fueled demand for its sports shoes and apparel.
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Pentland names new Berghaus brand director as outdoor brand grows

Pentland names new Berghaus brand director as outdoor brand grows

​Berghaus has a new global brand director with Pentland Brands announcing the appointment of Charlie Pym to the role. He joins at a busy time for the brand as outdoor product booms.
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