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  • BERLIN, July 31- Adidas, the world's second-biggest sportswear firm, cut its revenue and profit targets for this year and scrapped them for next, blaming a plunge in sales at its golf business and its exposure to a weak Russian market.

  • Russia tensions hurting European companies Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 5:07 AM ET

    A group representing Germany's machinery industry cut its output forecast sharply on Thursday, pointing to the uncertainty caused by political tension with Russia over its alleged role in destabilizing Ukraine.

  • *To cut Russia store opening plan for 2014, 2015. BERLIN, July 31- German sportswear company Adidas said it would scale back plans to expand in Russia and overhaul its golf business, as problems in both areas forced it to cut its outlook for 2014 and say targets it had set for 2015 were no longer achievable.

  • Adidas aims to 'Boost' its basketball game Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 4:58 PM ET
    The D-Rose 5 Boost and Crazylight Boost, from Adidas.

    On Sunday, Adidas announced it is bringing its innovative Boost technology to basketball, in part to take on Nike.

  • Stocks hold steady at close; S&P settles at record Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    U.S. stocks closed little changed on Thursday, with the S&P touching highs, as investors weighed mostly upbeat earnings and mixed economic reports.

  • July 24- Sports apparel manufacturer and retailer Under Armour Inc raised its full-year sales forecast for the second time, citing "increased confidence" in its footwear and international businesses. Shares of Under Armour, which sponsored the 2014 U.S.

  • Microsoft makes design central to its future Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    REDMOND, Wash.— Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food— or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go.

  • Star-studded Nike ad gives Internet the chills Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 5:37 PM ET
    Screengrab from Nike’s viral ad featuring Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter

    A new ad from Jordan Brand has given the Internet goosebumps.

  • Users complain of 'gaining weight on Fitbit' Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 4:05 PM ET
    The 'Flex', a device by Fitbit

    Some users find that their bands actually make them pack on the pounds as opposed to shedding weight. The TODAY Show reports.

  • *Tencent, JD.com tie-up sharpens e-commerce challenge. SHANGHAI, March 17- Alibaba's dominance of online retail in China faces its biggest-ever challenge as the firm founded by Jack Ma in an apartment 15 years ago lines up a U.S. initial public offering that could value the firm at around $140 billion.

  • Adidas vs Nike: World Cup's marketing war     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:45 PM ET

    Darren Heitner, Founder of Heitner Legal, explains why Adidas remains ahead of rival Nike in the marketing war this World Cup.

  • Why Lego towers above all other toymakers Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:26 PM ET

    No matter how hard Sam Johnson presses down on the spider, the creature known as Sparratus stays together. It was not always so. The FT reports.

  • Lightning Round: American Airlines, Nike & more Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Corporate winners and losers from India's budget Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:39 AM ET

    *Increase in foreign direct investment cap in the insurance sector to 49 percent from 26 percent now will benefit companies such as ICICI Bank Ltd, Max India Ltd, Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd that have insurance ventures with foreign partners.

  • IWatch watch: Apple hires former Nike engineers Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    Ryan Bailey is now a mechanical design engineer and Jon Gale is a sensing system engineer at Apple, according to the MacRumors website.

  • Financial advisors see clients sticking with stocks Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 4:53 PM ET

    Financial advisors, in a snap CNBC survey, say their clients are mostly invested in the stock market and plan to hang onto their holdings.

  • Workplace footwear trend has sneaker stocks running Saturday, 5 Jul 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    According to a study from TheStreet.com and GfK's Omnitel, about half of 18 to 24-year-olds think it's OK to wear sneakers in the office compared to a third of those over 65.

  • Big data could help your health, if you let it Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 7:09 PM ET

    Imagine an app that predicts what medical conditions you're likely to suffer from and how to avoid them. You may be able to download one soon.

  • Laggardly Dow crosses 17,000 milestone Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 3- Wall Street on Thursday celebrated its love of zeros- the ones that come after commas, that is- as the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped the 17,000 mark for the first time.

  • It's still the US vs. Germany in World Cup apparel Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    Germany's Andre Schurrle reacts after scoring a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil match between Germany and Algeria on June 30, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

    Nike of the U.S. and Germany's Adidas and Puma, the three largest soccer apparel companies, poured marketing money into the tournament.