BERLIN, Germany — U.S. sportswear maker Nike Inc, battling Adidas AG to be the world's biggest soccer brand, expects kit sales to keep growing fast after the World Cup, its chief executive was quoted as saying in a German newspaper.
FRANKFURT, Germany — The biggest event in soccer starts next month with the first kick at the World Cup. Puma SE won’t start its major promotional push until it’s all over.
BERLIN, Germany — U.S. sportswear group Nike is banking on its sponsorship of more of the world's best-known soccer stars than Adidas in its battle to overtake the German firm as the sport's top-selling brand at its World Cup this summer.
BERLIN, Germany — The long-serving chief executive of Germany's Adidas said preparing the sportswear giant for a change at the top when his contract ends in 2017 will be among his biggest priorities, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Saturday.
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany — Puma SE, Europe’s second-largest sporting-goods maker, reported a decline in first-quarter profit, underscoring the scale of the challenge facing Chief Executive Officer Bjoern Gulden to achieve a turnaround.
BERLIN, Germany — Marks & Spencer Plc is making a new push to expand abroad, hoping e-commerce will give Britain's biggest clothing retailer a better chance to succeed than earlier attempts to enter new markets. It is one of several retailers that are using expertise developed in the UK's fast-growing e-commerce market to expand overseas.
FUERTH, Germany — German sportswear company Adidas might take longer than expected to achieve targets for 2015 due to a combination of weak European growth, foreign exchange effects and executional mistakes, its chief executive said on Thursday.
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany — Adidas AG reported first-quarter profit that missed analysts’ estimates as the world’s second- biggest sporting-goods maker suffers from the relative strength of the euro and a drop in revenue at its golf unit.
HONG KONG, China — Adidas AG is moving some production away from Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd.’s shoe factory in Dongguan, China, where a strike over benefits and pay disrupted output for a ninth day.
BERLIN, Germany — Zalando AG, Europe’s largest online shoe and fashion retailer, appointed a law firm as it works toward an initial public offering as early as this year, according to people familiar with the matter.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, supports higher wages for textile workers in Bangladesh, its chief executive said, but warned that higher costs could also prompt some companies to go elsewhere.
BERLIN, Germany — British clothes retailer Primark will pay a further $10 million in compensation to victims of the collapse of a Bangladeshi factory last year that killed more than 1,100 people.