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Lululemon revenues rise 24% as direct sales continue to soar

Lululemon revenues rise 24% as direct sales continue to soar

The Vancouver-based athletic apparel company announced Q4 revenues of $1.7 billion on Tuesday, up 24% compared to $1.4 billion in the prior-year period as direct-to-consumer sales almost doubled.
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RYU Apparel to acquire Kosan Travel Apparel

RYU Apparel to acquire Kosan Travel Apparel

RYU Apparel Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kosan Travel Company Ltd., a British Columbia-based travel apparel and accessories maker.
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Key fashion and beauty items add to shopper happiness - survey

Key fashion and beauty items add to shopper happiness - survey

Fashion and beauty items are among the products that make consumers feel happiest when they buy them online, a new study shows, with sneakers and eyeshadow palettes both on the happiness list.
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Nike sues company that made 'Satan Shoes' with Lil Nas X

Nike sues company that made 'Satan Shoes' with Lil Nas X

Athletic shoe maker Nike Inc on Monday sued a New York-based company that produced "Satan Shoes" purported to contain a drop of human blood as part of a collaboration with "Old Town Road" rapper Lil Nas X.
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Superdry sponsors Campbell Hatton as he turns pro

Superdry sponsors Campbell Hatton as he turns pro

​Superdry is linking up with boxer Campbell Hatton, son of two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton, ahead of his professional boxing debut. 
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Mercer vegan sneaker brand opens first flagship

Mercer vegan sneaker brand opens first flagship

Mercer, the high-end sustainable sneaker brand, has opened a flagship brand store in Amsterdam. At Ferdinand Bolstraat 54 in De Pijp, it “immerses the consumer in the world of Mercer with its latest SS21 collection”. 
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Sports Direct launches drive for women's sport equality

Sports Direct launches drive for women's sport equality

​Sports Direct has launched a new long-term project and campaign called Equal Play that it said is addressing inequalities in sport with the company creating welcoming spaces where women can discover new sports.
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Foot Locker appoints Andrew Page as chief financial officer

Foot Locker appoints Andrew Page as chief financial officer

New York-based specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc. announced on Thursday the appointment of Andrew E. Page as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
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K-Way launches collab collection with Le Stade Français

K-Way launches collab collection with Le Stade Français

K-Way, the French-born but Italian-owned sportswear label, has launched a new collab collection with rugby club Le Stade Français, known for a long-standing tradition of provocative campaigns and happening marketing. 
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Nike sees social media storm in China over Xinjiang statement

Nike sees social media storm in China over Xinjiang statement

Anger with Nike erupted on Chinese social media on Wednesday after China's netizens spotted a statement from the U.S. giant saying it was "concerned" about reports of forced labour in Xinjiang.
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Fanatics reaches $12.8 billion valuation

Fanatics reaches $12.8 billion valuation

Sportswear retailer and licensing company Fanatics said that it recently raised $320 million in new funding, giving it a valuation of $12.8 billion.
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Paul & Shark names Roberto Mancini as latest brand ambassador

Paul & Shark names Roberto Mancini as latest brand ambassador

Paul & Shark has named Roberto Mancini, a football legend and the current coach of the Italian national football team, to be its latest brand ambassador.
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Big-name fitness brands boom on pandemic's consumer fitness focus says Clearpay

Big-name fitness brands boom on pandemic's consumer fitness focus says Clearpay

While many people have been less active during lockdown, a considerable number have been making sure they stay fit and this has boosted fitness brands in the last year.
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Decathlon growing again with experiential Trinity Leeds opening

Decathlon growing again with experiential Trinity Leeds opening

Decathlon is returning to its expansion programme. The French sporting goods retailer is set to open a experiential flagship store at the Landsec-operated Trinity Leeds shopping centre.
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Tie-dye, denim, glitter tights, velour and Uggs to make 2021 comeback says PLT

Tie-dye, denim, glitter tights, velour and Uggs to make 2021 comeback says PLT

Boohoo Group’s PrettyLittleThing (PLT) label has been looking at internal search data from last year and this to see what's been driving most interest and has identified some clear trends that will be key for 2021.
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Adidas launches latest Wales Bonner collab

Adidas launches latest Wales Bonner collab

​Adidas Originals has launched its new collaboration collection with British label Wales Bonner. The SS21 offer builds on Grace Wales Bonner’s “exploration of the diasporic connections between Britain and the Caribbean”.
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