Coat Group has acquired Texon, “a global leader in premium structural components and materials for the footwear, accessories and apparel industries”, as the new owner “expands its presence in athleisure footwear”.
Canada's Lululemon announced on Tuesday plans to expand further globally, with the activewear company set to open its first stores in Spain as well as an e-commerce site dedicated to the new market over the summer.
Castore’s drive to become a pre-eminent kit producer/sponsor across professional sport, accelerates again. This time, its attention returns to rugby union signing a multi-year deal with Harlequins starting this season.
Easy payments financier Klarna has launched a campaign with credit/debit card giant Visa to promote its own Klarna card during the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 football tournament which runs across 6-31 July in England.
Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo sales in its Japanese market went into reverse again during June. But the bad news wasn't all it seemed and was due to calendar effects, with combined May and June sales actually rising strongly.
Adidas Originals is linking up again with London-based MrBailey “to ignite the start of an ongoing partnership that will see the innovative designer reimagine the Trefoil’s futuristic Ozworld family of silhouettes”.
From July 21 to 24, the French luxury house Hermès is inaugurating its HermèsFit event in Los Angeles. Four days where fitness-meets-fun in a world that immerses visitors in fashion accessories and sports.
Musician Joe Strummer was a massive football fan so the Joe Strummer Foundation has appropriately launched a charity-supporting soccer kit JSF FC with sportswear giant Umbro in the run-up to the 2020 World Cup.