World Footwear


New Global Chief Digital Information Officer at Nike

Jun 17, 2019 / United States
Effective from today, Ratnakar Lavu will become the company’s first Global Chief Digital Information Officer. He will report to Eric Sprunk, Nike's Chief Operating Officer

Nike to move into new London headquarters

May 1, 2019 / United Kingdom
With the lease on its current UK headquarters set to expire in 2020, the US-based sportswear has reportedly signed a long-term lease for a new 11-storey building in the North London district of King’s Cross

Nike reports strong growth

Mar 25, 2019 / United States
The Oregon-based sportswear giant reported financial results for its fiscal third quarter. Revenue increased by 7% totalling 9.6 billion US dollars (up by 11% on a currency-neutral basis)

Nike names G. Scott Uzzell Head of Converse

Jan 7, 2019 / United States
Effective from the 22nd of January G. Scott Uzzell will become President & CEO of Converse, Inc. Uzzell comes to Converse from The Coca-Cola Company where he most recently served as President, Venturing & Emerging Brands Group (VEB)

Nike beats expectations

Dec 26, 2018 / United States
The Oregon-based sportswear giant reported earnings rising by 10.4% in the second quarter. A 9.6% revenue gain was registered. Earnings and revenues both topped expectations as margins improved and strong sales were witnessed in North America and China

Puma is back to basketball

Oct 15, 2018 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant is to release its first basketball silhouette in more than 20 years. Launch happens in-store this Thursday 11th

Double-digit growth for Nike's revenue

Sep 26, 2018 / United States
The Oregon-based sportswear giant has announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2018. Revenue grew by 13% in the last quarter pf the year. Year closed with a 6% increase in revenue

Nike to sell on

Sep 17, 2018 / United States
Walmart-owned will start offering Nike product in October ahead of the holiday season as part of a relaunch focused on urban dwellers. Converse will also be available

Nike Vaporfly 4%: boosting running economy

Jul 26, 2018 / United States
According to studies from both the New York Times and the journal Sports Medicine, Vaporflys do improve running times considerably, but questions are being raised: is this ethically acceptable?

Nike appoints new Chief Sustainability Officer

Jul 24, 2018 / United States
Sportswear group Nike has appointed Noel Kinder as its new Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), effective from the 5th of September onwards

Nike is working on customer engagement

Jul 16, 2018 / United States
The US-based sportswear giant is set to bring back in-store traffic through Nike Live, a new tech-driven concept store at the intersection of digital and physical retail

Nike's recovery in the last quarter

Jun 28, 2018 / United States
Fourth quarter revenue increased by 13% totaling 9.8 billion US dollars, driven by strong double-digit revenue growth in international markets and Nike Direct globally and a return to growth in North America

Nike refuses to supply Iran for World Cup

Jun 14, 2018 / Iran
Nike won’t be providing cleats for Iran’s national team to abide by US reinstated sanctions on Iran. Seeing footballers compete barefoot for a world title would be a first

Nike's VP leaves company

Apr 20, 2018 / United States
Greg Thompson, VP of Express Lane Footwear, has left the company, a company spokesman said. This is the most recent announcement in a series of executive departures at the sportswear giant Nike

Nike with robust earnings from digital sales

Mar 22, 2018 / United States
Nike reported financial results for its fiscal 2018 third quarter ended on the 28th February. Revenue growth was led by international geographies and Nike Direct globally
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