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Superdry denies reports founder wants to take it private

Superdry denies reports founder wants to take it private

​There have been persistent rumours that founder and CEO Julian Dunkerton is planning to take Superdry private, but on Thursday he poured cold water on the speculation.
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Adidas unveils new label, just a day after Jenna Ortega is named its ambassador

Adidas unveils new label, just a day after Jenna Ortega is named its ambassador

That was quick. One day after naming Jenna Ortega as the face of a soon-to-launch new brand, Adidas has unveiled the label. And it’s significant that it’s more athleisure than active sports
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New Era ties up with Formula E for headwear deal

New Era ties up with Formula E for headwear deal

Formula E and New Era announced on Thursday a multi-year global licensing deal for a range of fan headwear products with New Era supplying the official podium cap for the motorsport.
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New Adidas ambassador Jenna Ortega will front its new label

New Adidas ambassador Jenna Ortega will front its new label

​Jenna Ortega’s is not only the newest brand ambassador for Adidas but she's been signed up to front a soon-to-be-revealed new label for the sports giant.
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Under Armour adds to board

Under Armour adds to board

Under Armour announced on Tuesday the appointment of Carolyn Everson and Patrick Whitesell to its board of directors, effective February 1. 
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Intersport International reports 13.4% sales growth in 2022

Intersport International reports 13.4% sales growth in 2022

The turnover of the sporting goods group, with a total of 5,300 outlets in 42 countries, reached a record level of 13.7 billion euros last year (+13.4% compared to 2021).
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Australian fashion week to take place May 15

Australian fashion week to take place May 15

IMG announced on Tuesday its lineup of designer runway shows and programming for Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW): The Experience, taking place from May 15 – 19 at Sydney's Carriageworks. 
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Castore grows its football family as Feyenoord Rotterdam joins kit roster

Castore grows its football family as Feyenoord Rotterdam joins kit roster

Castore has wasted little time putting recent fresh funding to good use. The premium performance sportswear brand has added yet another major name to its roster of major professional football clubs – its sixth.
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JD Sports says some customer data compromised for online orders

JD Sports says some customer data compromised for online orders

British sports and fashion retailer JD Sports Fashion has been the victim of a cyber attack which saw customer data relating to historical online orders compromised, it said on Monday.
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H&M's profit tumbles more than expected as costs bite

H&M's profit tumbles more than expected as costs bite

Sweden's H&M reported on Friday a much larger than expected drop in September-November profit, hit by weak consumer confidence and soaring costs that it did not fully pass on to price tags.
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Mixed news from Superdry as Christmas is strong but wholesale lag dents profits

Mixed news from Superdry as Christmas is strong but wholesale lag dents profits

​Superdry reported “strong” Christmas trading on Friday and generally rising sales, but it scaled backs its profit forecast to "breakeven" and stayed cautious on its outlook for the rest of the year. 
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Foot Locker reveals staff cuts on wind down of Sidestep Europe ops, top exec departs

Foot Locker reveals staff cuts on wind down of Sidestep Europe ops, top exec departs

U.S. specialty footwear retailer Foot Locker announced in a regulatory filing on Thursday that Andrew Gray, EVP, global lockers and Champs Sports, had left the company, effective January 23.
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Go Sport: Michel Oayon challenges receivership, ditches Wilhelm Hubner

Go Sport: Michel Oayon challenges receivership, ditches Wilhelm Hubner

In an interview with Challenges magazine, HPB (owner of Go Sport and Gap France) denied the sport retailer has stopped paying its creditors, saying it has always acted “within the boundaries of the law.”
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News analysis: will it be a long road back to profit for Boohoo Group?

News analysis: will it be a long road back to profit for Boohoo Group?

Boohoo has fallen from grace spectacularly since the pandemic. But here's why we shouldn't write it off just yet, even though it might take some time for it to regain its former glory
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Fewer sneakers on Paris runways, but sportswear brands still keen on Parisian presence

Fewer sneakers on Paris runways, but sportswear brands still keen on Parisian presence

Formal wear made a strong runway come-back in Paris this season, leaving less room for sneakers and performance wear, although a men’s fashion week presence is still essential for leading sportswear brands.
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Primark: why its sales rose so strongly this festive season

Primark: why its sales rose so strongly this festive season

​After delivering a strong trading update for the latest quarter this week, Primark parent company ABF's finance chief has detailed just what made the company so strong in this key end-of-year shopping season.
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