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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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Castore expands McLaren links in deal with F1 team

Castore expands McLaren links in deal with F1 team

Fast-growing sports label Castore has expanded its McLaren deal to the car marque's Forumula One team. The brand is adding the important new element to its link-up after the launch of their first collection last year.
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Online share of retail sales jumps to 19% amid lockdowns - U.N.

Online share of retail sales jumps to 19% amid lockdowns - U.N.

Online sales accounted for nearly a fifth of total retail turnover last year as lockdowns to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic fuelled a boom in e-commerce, a United Nations study released on Monday showed.
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HanesBrands names Michael Dastugue CFO

HanesBrands names Michael Dastugue CFO

Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based apparel group HanesBrands announced on Thursday the appointment of Michael Dastugue as chief financial officer.
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GBG sells off Spyder brand assets in South Korea

GBG sells off Spyder brand assets in South Korea

As it continues efforts to rightsize its portfolio and repay its debt, Hong Kong’s Global Brands Group has announced the sale of its Spyder business in Korea to Alpha Vista Investment Co. for $40 million.
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Zalando adds early access aspect to Plus programme

Zalando adds early access aspect to Plus programme

​Zalando is aiming to drive membership of its loyalty programme, Zalando Plus, with new benefits that add to the scheme’s value.
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