HANOI, March 31- Thousands of workers at a major factory in southern Vietnam went on strike for a fifth day on Tuesday in protest over social insurance cover, in rare show of labour unrest in a country positioning itself as a future Asian manufacturing powerhouse. Witnesses in the industrialised suburbs of Ho Chi Minh City said hundreds of workers massed...» Read More
*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,...
Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant signed a major new shoe deal with Nike, rejecting an offer from Under Armour.
Skechers waded into the crowd of potential investors mulling taking a bid for the LA Clippers.
Footwear maker Skechers reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by strong sales to US and international wholesale customers.
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 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.
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.
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.
What's hot and what's not in sports and footwear? Sam Poser, Sterne Agee, explains why he likes Under Armour and Foot Locker.
Host of "Shark Tank" and FUBU CEO & founder Daymond John speaks to Mad Money host Jim Cramer about the importance of branding.
Nike beat on earnings Thursday and said future demand for its apparel and shoes rose. Shares rose after-hours.
Nike says its second-quarter net income fell 18 percent as the European economy remained weak and growth slowed in China.
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 will pay $40 million to settle charges in an advertising case, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.
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.
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?
Mad Money's Jim Cramer reviews a checklist investors should analyze before buying a stock, using Nike as an example.
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.