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Under Armour Plans to Add 200 Stores

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Baltimore, MD—Despite fears over shuttered stores among majors, there are others planning to expand their retail foothold. Most notably, Under Armour, the athletic wear maker who has seen its earnings soar as it capitalizes on the athleisure trend. Recently, at the NRF’s Retail Big Show, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank …

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Foot Locker and Pensole Collaborate to “Fuel the Future of Footwear” Design

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

ork –Foot Locker, Inc. in collaboration with Pensole Design Academy, announced that it will continue its comprehensive partnership and education program; committing to foster innovation and creativity in the next generation of footwear designers through 2016. As a part of its commitment to delivering the freshest most innovative sneakers, Foot …

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Under Armour, lululemon athletica, H&M Among Nation’s Fastest-Growing Retailers

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Washington–The list of the fastest-growing retailers this year tells a story of consumers’ growing affinity for fast-fashion and specialty  apparel. Stores Hot 100 Retailers list, published annually in the August issue of Stores magazine, consists of retail companies that reported the greatest increase in domestic sales between 2011 and 2012. …