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  • *Mars, Coca-Cola, Nike, Adidas offer personalized products. BERLIN, Dec 11- Looking for a unique Christmas gift to wow friends or family? But big consumer brands, including major names like Coca-Cola, and Nike have latched on to personalized products because they seem to have a particular appeal to consumers known as "Millennials" in marketing speak.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- Nike Inc is accusing three of its former senior shoe designers of stealing its commercial secrets and making off for German rival Adidas AG, which announced in September the trio would staff its new urban footwear design studio in Brooklyn. Nike said the designers hatched their plan last April, and pitched Adidas on a design studio that would help...

  • Oct 23- Sports apparel manufacturer and retailer Under Armour Inc reported a 22 percent rise in quarterly profit due to strong demand for its sports footwear and outdoor apparel. The company, known for its Highlight football cleats and SpeedForm Apollo running shoes, said net income rose to $89.1 million, or 41 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30,...

  • Durant signs Nike deal, spurning Under Armour Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder.

    Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant signed a major new shoe deal with Nike, rejecting an offer from Under Armour.

  • Skechers jumps into fray for LA Clippers Friday, 2 May 2014 | 9:20 AM ET

    Skechers waded into the crowd of potential investors mulling taking a bid for the LA Clippers.

  • Skechers earnings, revenue beat; stock rallies Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    Footwear maker Skechers reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by strong sales to US and international wholesale customers.

  • US sneaker start-up pockets $1.5M investment Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    Brooklyn, N.Y.-based sneaker brand, Greats, said it has raised $1.5 million in new capital from a group of investors, Crain's reports.

  • Nike CEO: Custom-made shoes coming   Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Nike CEO: Athletes loves the Flyknit shoe

    Nike Pres/CEO Mark Parker talks exclusively with CNBC about the new Free Flyknit shoes and how eventually, customers will be able to get custom made shoes designed to fit their feet.

  • DSW, a 'shoe-in' for profits?   Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 10:15 AM ET
    DSW, a 'shoe-in' for profits?

    Michael MacDonald, DSW Inc. president & CEO, breaks down the shoe retailer's second quarter earnings beat, and provides an outlook on retail and the footwear industry.

  • Shut up and pay: Rihanna wins battle over T-shirt Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 10:06 AM ET

    Pop star Rihanna has won a legal battle in London against fashion giant Topshop over the sale of a T-shirt bearing the R&B singer's image.

  • The Sneaker Trade   Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    The Sneaker Trade

    What's hot and what's not in sports and footwear? Sam Poser, Sterne Agee, explains why he likes Under Armour and Foot Locker.

  • FUBU CEO: Footwear Becoming Consumable Goods   Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:45 PM ET
    FUBU CEO: Footwear Becoming Consumable Goods

    Host of "Shark Tank" and FUBU CEO & founder Daymond John speaks to Mad Money host Jim Cramer about the importance of branding.

  • Nike Shares Jump 8% After Earnings Beat Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    Nike beat on earnings Thursday and said future demand for its apparel and shoes rose. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Nike Earnings Fall, but Beat Street Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:12 PM ET
    Nike shoes are displayed at Modell's Sporting Goods in Philadelphia.

    Nike says its second-quarter net income fell 18 percent as the European economy remained weak and growth slowed in China.

  • New Balance Fights to Stay in USA   Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 11:45 AM ET
    New Balance Fights to Stay in USA

    Robert DeMartini, New Balance president and CEO, explains how a change in U.S. trade policy could force him to shutdown factories and lay off workers.

  • Skechers, FTC Announces Global Settlement   Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 11:38 AM ET
    Skechers, FTC Announces Global Settlement

    Skechers will pay $40 million to settle charges in an advertising case, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.

  • Cramer: Stop Penalizing Nike Stock!   Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 6:25 PM ET
    Cramer: Stop Penalizing Nike Stock!

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why Nike's so-called disappointing quarter was actually quite good, and reminds investors that future orders are the key metric when deciding whether or not to buy the stock.

  • 2011 Top Stocks: No. 7 VF Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 1:31 PM ET

    With a 47 percent year-to-date increase in its share price, apparel giant VF is the No. 9 stock in the S&P top performers of 2011. But should you buy, sell or hold?

  • Cramer's 10 Stock Picking Tips: Nike   Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 6:25 PM ET
    Cramer's 10 Stock Picking Tips: Nike

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer reviews a checklist investors should analyze before buying a stock, using Nike as an example.

  • Nike Poised for Upward 2012 Swoosh, Pros Say Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 5:55 PM ET

    With major sporting events next year and acquisition of a franchise license ahead, Nike appeared poised for a strong 2012, “Fast Money” pros said Tuesday.