The 10-year deal between Under Armour and the MLB that replaces Nike will now begin in 2019. The athletic apparel company will debut the new on-field uniforms in 2019 and will make fan merchandise available in 2018.
Discussions that dominated the Prime Source Forum (PSF) held in Hong Kong recently were economic environment in 2017, survival under global political frictions; and meeting the demands of ‘look now, buy now, wear now’.
Amazon topped the list of Engagement Labs' TotalSocial ranking for its online brand sharing performance and offline reputation. Nike, Nordstrom, Victoria's Secret, Adidas and Under Armour also topped the list.
The Minnesota-based outdoor retailer is selling all of its merchandise at its 160 retail locations in the US. Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC's The Profit, said on Sunday evening that he plans to keep 70 stores open.
Hong Kong’s Global Brands Group is to manage Juicy Couture in Europe and will kick off its new remit with a major push in the UK. Juicy is also targeting menswear growth with a capsule collection called Dirty English.
Despite all the reports to the contrary, Dick's Sporting Goods is still investing in brick and mortar retail, announcing 3 new stores opening this month. The retailer is also expanding its private label lines.