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Columbia posts record Q4, annual sales on strong namesake brand growth

Columbia posts record Q4, annual sales on strong namesake brand growth

Columbia Sportswear announced on Thursday record-breaking fourth-quarter and annual sales for 2022, on the back of strong gains in its Columbia brand, partially offset by declines in its emerging brands. 
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Skechers post record quarterly sales for 18% surge in 2022 revenues

Skechers post record quarterly sales for 18% surge in 2022 revenues

Skechers U.S.A. Inc. announced on Thursday record quarterly sales of $1.88 billion for the fourth quarter, capping off a year of strong growth for the footwear brand, with annual sales up 18%. 
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Cristina Betts bullish for Iguatemi, explains the Brazilian giant’s future M&A roadmap

Cristina Betts bullish for Iguatemi, explains the Brazilian giant’s future M&A roadmap

This past week in Paris, Brazil’s most important luxury retailer Iguatemi feted its rebound from the pandemic, as its CEO Cristina Betts explained its M&A plans and predicted double continued digit growth in 2023.
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GFG unveils leadership changes as Schmidt steps down

GFG unveils leadership changes as Schmidt steps down

Global Fashion Group has announced a co-CEO and leadership transition with Christoph Barchewitz to become sole CEO as Patrick Schmidt steps down as co-CEO after 10 years with the business and five years of co-leadership.
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Karl Lagerfeld celebrates 100 years of Disney

Karl Lagerfeld celebrates 100 years of Disney

The Karl Lagerfeld brand is celebrating Disney's 100-year anniversary with a capsule collection featuring the eponymous late designer's infamous sketch of Donald Duck.
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Football player Alexia Putellas is Mango's newest ambassador

Football player Alexia Putellas is Mango's newest ambassador

The Spanish company has named Barcelona midfielder Alexia Putellas as the brand's latest ambassador with the aim of developing social welfare projects to promote equality and education for children.
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JD Sports new CEO Schultz lays out growth plans

JD Sports new CEO Schultz lays out growth plans

British sports fashion retailer JD Sports laid out its growth plan for the next five years, which includes adding up to 350 new stores annually.
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Superdry denies reports founder wants to take it private

Superdry denies reports founder wants to take it private

​There have been persistent rumours that founder and CEO Julian Dunkerton is planning to take Superdry private, but on Thursday he poured cold water on the speculation.
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Adidas unveils new label, just a day after Jenna Ortega is named its ambassador

Adidas unveils new label, just a day after Jenna Ortega is named its ambassador

That was quick. One day after naming Jenna Ortega as the face of a soon-to-launch new brand, Adidas has unveiled the label. And it’s significant that it’s more athleisure than active sports
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New Era ties up with Formula E for headwear deal

New Era ties up with Formula E for headwear deal

Formula E and New Era announced on Thursday a multi-year global licensing deal for a range of fan headwear products with New Era supplying the official podium cap for the motorsport.
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New Adidas ambassador Jenna Ortega will front its new label

New Adidas ambassador Jenna Ortega will front its new label

​Jenna Ortega’s is not only the newest brand ambassador for Adidas but she's been signed up to front a soon-to-be-revealed new label for the sports giant.
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Under Armour adds to board

Under Armour adds to board

Under Armour announced on Tuesday the appointment of Carolyn Everson and Patrick Whitesell to its board of directors, effective February 1. 
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Intersport International reports 13.4% sales growth in 2022

Intersport International reports 13.4% sales growth in 2022

The turnover of the sporting goods group, with a total of 5,300 outlets in 42 countries, reached a record level of 13.7 billion euros last year (+13.4% compared to 2021).
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Australian fashion week to take place May 15

Australian fashion week to take place May 15

IMG announced on Tuesday its lineup of designer runway shows and programming for Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW): The Experience, taking place from May 15 – 19 at Sydney's Carriageworks. 
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Castore grows its football family as Feyenoord Rotterdam joins kit roster

Castore grows its football family as Feyenoord Rotterdam joins kit roster

Castore has wasted little time putting recent fresh funding to good use. The premium performance sportswear brand has added yet another major name to its roster of major professional football clubs – its sixth.
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JD Sports says some customer data compromised for online orders

JD Sports says some customer data compromised for online orders

British sports and fashion retailer JD Sports Fashion has been the victim of a cyber attack which saw customer data relating to historical online orders compromised, it said on Monday.
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