Sports and fashion retailer JD Sports Fashion bucked the gloomy sector trend, with a 54 percent rise in first-half profit, boosted by sales of cutting-edge trainers, sending its shares over 5 percent higher.
Gap Inc will buy Athleta Inc, the women's sports apparel brand, for $150 million in cash to capture a larger part of the growing women's activewear market in the United States, the company said on Monday.
Do real men wear Prada? New Line Cinema will presumably answer that question in a romantic comedy feature about professional hockey player Sean Avery's experiences as an intern at the fashion bible Vogue.
Ashworth Inc , a maker of golf-inspired sportswear, said it was exploring strategic alternatives, including a possible sale of the company, and posted a wider quarterly loss hurt by a fall in gross margin.
Adidas AG , the world's number two sports goods maker, will keep battling those who misuse its three-stripe logo, it said on Wednesday, September 3rd after settling a infringement lawsuit against Wal-Mart .
Sports apparel maker Quiksilver Inc said on Wednesday it agreed to sell its Rossignol business to a group led by Rossignol's former CEO for 100 million euros ($147 million), sending its shares up as much as 15 percent.
China may have overwhelmed the United States -- not to mention the rest of the world -- in its quest for Olympic gold, but when it comes to trade China may be losing its edge. A spate of factors including a weak dollar, sluggish U.S.
With as many scientists behind them as coaches, athletes have used everything from radio thermometer pills to space-age fabrics designed to land robots on Mars to reach new heights at the Beijing Games.
Snowboarding gear retailer Zumiez Inc posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, but lowered its fiscal 2008 outlook citing a challenging macro environment, sending its shares down as much as 8 percent.
Sporting-goods retailer Hibbett Sports Inc posted quarterly revenue well ahead of market expectations as it sold more performance shoes and apparel, but profits failed to keep pace due to slightly lower margins.
Athletic-shoe retailer Foot Locker Inc posted a second-quarter profit, soundly beating market estimates, as fewer discounts boosted margins, sending its shares up as much as 11 percent. The company reported net income of $18.