The annual grades given to many aspects of physical activity among youth remain an ugly truth in this age of video games and mobile electronic devices. But some progress is being made. (Read More)
Ed Schauder, who heads the sports law practice for Phillips Nizer in New York, talks about the far-reaching impact of possible legislation like California’s “Fair Pay to Play” Act on the future of collegiate sports and licensing. He has more than 30 years year experience in the sports and entertainment space, creating programs to protect and market intellectual property and negotiating licensing and corporate sponsorships and endorsement pacts.
Chris Hufnagel will head the Merrell brand following the departure of Sue Rechner, parent company Wolverine World Wide announced. (Read More)
The publicly traded U.K.-based retailer, which completed its acquisition of the Finish Line specialty chain for $558 million in July 2018, will likely close more Finish Line doors and concept shops inside Macy’s stores through January as it continues expanding the presence of its JD banner in the U.S. (Read More)
Unadjusted, year-over-year U.S. retail sales rose 4.6 percent last month. Sporting goods stores enjoyed a 3.8 percent gain in year-over-year sales and clothing/accessory store sales increased 2.3 percent for the month, according data from the U.S. Census Bureau. (Read More)
Thirteen months after acquiring Bollé Brands, A&M Capital Europe has bought another optics company to strengthen a brand portfolio that already includes Bollé, Bollé Safety, Serengeti, Cébé, and H2Optix. (Read More)
New Balance, again partnering with the TCS New York City Marathon, has unveiled its official collection for the Nov. 3 event that features footwear, apparel and accessories for any runner or spectator. (Read More)
Decathlon, the French retailer with a retail presence in California, recently acquired a majority stake in Alltricks, an online cycling retailer, from five investment funds. (Read More)