Nike Inc


  • NEW YORK, March 2- It may be by far the most valuable American company but Apple Inc still can't get into at least one exclusive club- the 30- member Dow Jones Industrial Average. That may not be a problem for the company behind the iPhone and the iPad, after all Apple shares recently hit record highs. If Apple had replaced a badly lagging stock such as IBM, which has...

  • CHEYENNE, Wyo.— About 150 people, businesses and organizations filed written comments on a proposal to increase minimum allowable distance between oil and gas wells and homes in Wyoming from 350 to 500 feet, state Oil and Gas Supervisor Mark Watson said Monday. Most comments had come from Laramie County and roughly half of all comments supported the change while...

  • UPDATE 2-Adidas starts search to replace veteran CEO Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 9:14 AM ET

    *CEO Hainer has been in top job at Adidas since 2001. BERLIN, Feb 19- The board of Adidas has launched a formal search for a successor to Chief Executive Herbert Hainer who has faced criticism as the German sportswear company has lost ground to U.S. rival Nike. Ingo Speich, a fund manager at Union Investment which has a 0.9 percent stake in Adidas, said the CEO should go as...

  • UPDATE 1-Adidas launches search for new CEO Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 5:25 AM ET

    *Adidas 2020 sales goal of 20 bln euros- magazine. BERLIN, Feb 19- The board of German sportswear company Adidas has launched a formal search for a successor to long-serving Chief Executive Herbert Hainer, who has faced calls from some investors to step down after his contract was extended to 2017.. "The supervisory board will now start to look for the best possible...

  • Under Armour, Muhammad Ali team up on sportswear Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 12:50 PM ET

    Under Armour and the boxing legend are collaborating on an apparel collection launching next month that will revolve around Ali's likeness.

  • NEW YORK— Frits van Paasschen, the energetic CEO of Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc., resigned Tuesday morning. The Stamford, Connecticut- based hotel company has been led by van Paasschen since September 2007. Aron has been on Starwood's board since 2006. He is the former CEO of both Vail Resorts and Norwegian Cruise Line.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed at highs on Friday, with the S&P 500 setting a new record as firming oil prices sent the energy sector higher.

  • Early movers: GPS, ANF, VFC, DTE, CAG & more Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 7:54 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Nike's CFO Donald Blair to retire Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 5:22 PM ET

    Feb 12- The world's largest sportswear maker Nike Inc said Chief Financial Officer Donald Blair would retire in October. Andrew Campion, currently senior vice president of finance, strategy and investor relations, will succeed Blair, effective Aug. 1, the company said. Blair, who has been Nike's CFO for more than 15 years, will remain in the role till July 31, and will...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Feb. 9, 2015.

    U.S. stocks turned higher on Wednesday, amid continued focus on developments in Greece's negotiations with the euro zone finance ministers.

  • Under Armour CEO is calling out Nike and Adidas Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 7:42 PM ET
    Kevin Plank, CEO of Under Armour.

    Under Armour is creating a digital health and fitness community powerhouse, CEO Kevin Plank tells CNBC.

  • Cramer: Fortunes to be made trusting in this stock Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    Millions are to be made, if you believe in Jim Cramer's top visionary pick.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 5- China's flagging economy is making it harder for Beijing to mend holes in its pension system for 166 million of the country's migrant workers, a problem that contributed to a doubling in the number of strikes last year. "The government and factory have a responsibility to look after us," says Peng Xiaomei, 50, who has worked for 22 years in a bag factory...

  • Retail FAIL: After RadioShack, who's next? Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 1:40 PM ET
    Shoppers walk through the Tower City Mall in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Who could be the next retailer to close up shop after RadioShack? Brian Sozzi names his targets.

  • Stocks close up sharply, boosted by Greece and oil Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on encouraging news from the Eurozone and stronger oil prices.

  • Pebble smartwatch sales now top 1 million: Report Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 2:05 PM ET
    Pebble Smart Watch.

    Pebble said it has sold over than 1 million smartwatches, a sign that price cuts and new features have boosted consumer demand.

  • That Super Bowl ad you loved wasn't even real Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    Exclusive data to CNBC shows people claimed to "like" Super Bowl ads that never actually aired this year.

  • Brand new shoes: One company tiptoes into Yoga Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 | 11:52 AM ET

    Yoga apparel has taken off, but until now, there wasn't a push for yoga footwear. Will Deckers' bet pay off?

  • Buy this stock to ride wearables boom: Analyst Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    Garmin Vivofit 2, Jonathan Adler + Garmin Collection

    This beaten-up casualty of smartphones is making a comeback in the fitness wearables market, according to Wall Street.

  • How to pawn designer sneakers and make a profit Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 2:24 PM ET
    Troy Reed and his son Chase Reed are Harlem-based entrepreneurs who buy, sell and trade Air Jordans and other brands at their Sneaker Pawn USA store.

    Chase Reed, 16 and still in high school, has opened a sneaker pawn shop in Harlem with his dad. And yes, they're making a profit.