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Foot Locker elects two new board members

Foot Locker elects two new board members

The New York-based sports and footwear retailer announced on Monday that The Coca-Cola Company veteran Darlene Nicosia and Walker & Company Brands CEO Tristan Walker have been elected to its board of directors.
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At ISPO Munich, Sunday is trophy day

At ISPO Munich, Sunday is trophy day

The first day of the sports trade show in Munich showcased the award-winning products of the 2020-21 season with the presentation of the Ispo Awards and the French Outdoor Valley prizes.
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U.S. trial accusing Trump foe Avenatti of Nike extortion kicks off

U.S. trial accusing Trump foe Avenatti of Nike extortion kicks off

Lawyers in the extortion case of Michael Avenatti are expected on Monday to begin choosing jurors who will decide the fate of the celebrity lawyer.
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Musto unveils five-year global license agreement with Land Rover

Musto unveils five-year global license agreement with Land Rover

British outdoor clothing expert Musto is set to launch an Autumn/Winter 2020 clothing range with UK car brand Land Rover as part of a new five-year global license agreement.
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Schöffel launches Intellitex in innovation push

Schöffel launches Intellitex in innovation push

Schöffel, the German outdoor company, has launched a portfolio of technology solutions called Intellitex. The first innovation will debut as part of the wider Schöffel collection at the upcoming edition of Ispo Munich.
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Alessandra Facchinetti named creative director of Harlan + Holden

Alessandra Facchinetti named creative director of Harlan + Holden

Alessandra Facchinetti has been named creative director of Harlan + Holden, an Asian fashion company that defines itself as the world’s first “time-saving” clothing brand.
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Global brands urge Cambodia to reform labour amid EU sanction threat

Global brands urge Cambodia to reform labour amid EU sanction threat

Global clothing and shoe brands have written again to Cambodia’s longtime leader saying the country’s record on labour and human rights threatens to bring down sanctions on its garment industry. 
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New Balance partners with Superfeet for insoles license agreement

New Balance partners with Superfeet for insoles license agreement

As part of the partnership, Superfeet said it will expand its insole offering to include New Balance insoles in North America and parts of Asia, starting this year. 
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Former NBA star, Nike ambassador Kobe Bryant killed in California helicopter crash

Former NBA star, Nike ambassador Kobe Bryant killed in California helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA’s all-time greats whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others on board.
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Athletics body reportedly tightening rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble

Athletics body reportedly tightening rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble

Athletics' ruling body World Athletics will tighten regulations governing shoe technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, after Nike's popular Vaporfly brand helped re-write running records.
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Pentland's Endura commits to planting 1 million trees

Pentland's Endura commits to planting 1 million trees

The project is already under way in Mozambique, where the local community is planting mangroves – water-thriving trees that are thought to absorb large quantities of carbon. 
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Adidas rings in Chinese New Year with a new collection

Adidas rings in Chinese New Year with a new collection

Adidas is marking Chinese New Year with the launch of a new sportswear collection and the announcement of a new brand ambassador.
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Soccer stars Ashlyn Harris, Ali Krieger Land new faces of Bumble & Bumble

Soccer stars Ashlyn Harris, Ali Krieger Land new faces of Bumble & Bumble

World Champion soccer stars Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger have scored a beauty deal with Bumble & Bumble.
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VF Corp’s sales growth comes in under expectations

VF Corp’s sales growth comes in under expectations

The Vans parent company announced a 5% increase in third-quarter revenue on Thursday, falling short of analysts’ expectations, despite strong growth in China and the group’s digital channel.
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Louis Vuitton deepens U.S. ties with NBA basketball deal

Louis Vuitton deepens U.S. ties with NBA basketball deal

Louis Vuitton said on Wednesday it had struck a partnership with the National Basketball Association, as the luxury goods brand ramps up its efforts to make a splash in the United States. 
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Adidas bets on recycled material 'to combat ocean plastic'

Adidas bets on recycled material 'to combat ocean plastic'

German sportswear giant Adidas said Tuesday more than half of the polyester used in its products this year would come from recycled material, including millions of shoes made from plastic waste.
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