NEW YORK (AP) — Nike’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income rose 5 percent as higher revenue in most geographic regions offset heavy investments in marketing for the World Cup soccer tournament. Results for the March-May quarter […]
NEW YORK (AP) — So long, dingy sweatpants. Workout clothes for women, once relegated to the back of the closet, are moving to the front of the fashion scene. Yoga pants are the new jeans, […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand and introduced its familiar yellow wristband, is cutting ties with the foundation in the latest fallout from the […]
PARIS (AP) — David Beckham’s pecs are at least as much a part of his brand as his kick; his brand of shoes ultimately more lucrative than the game he’s giving up. Listed as the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — EBay has confirmed that it pulled a Nike T-shirt with the words “Boston Massacre” printed on it from its online marketplace. Nike Inc. has already pulled the T-shirts from the market. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike is causing a social media storm with its latest online ad showing a picture of Tiger Woods overlaid with a quote from him, “Winning takes care of everything.”
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — A contest that drew world-class surfers to Orange County has been canceled for the first time in 24 years because it couldn’t find a sponsor.
CHICAGO (AP) — Imagine students learning their ABCs while dancing, or memorizing multiplication tables while doing jumping jacks. Some schools are using both methods of instruction, and Michelle Obama would like to see more to help students get daily exercise.
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with the former CEO of Patagonia, Dr. Michael Crooke, who was recently selected as one of North America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior along with co-honorees Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Mark Parker (Nike), and Howard Schultz (Starbucks).
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Nike wants to expand its Oregon operations and hire hundreds of workers but is asking the government to promise it won’t change the state tax code.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has lost his Tour de France titles and the backing of major sponsors. But the Aspen Art Museum says it is standing by the part-time resident who […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Nike is severing ties with famed cyclist Lance Armstrong, citing insurmountable evidence that he participated in doping and misled the company for more than a decade. The clothing and footwear company […]