Hundreds of Nike employees last Monday marched in protest at its headquarters over the company’s treatment of women, according to local and national reports. This march took place as Nike reopened a building named after disgraced running coach Alberto Salazar, the coach of Nike’s shuttered Oregon Project. Read more

Wolverine Worldwide announced a significant update on its ongoing PFAS/environmental exposures in the state of Michigan. The agreement, which will be finalized for approval, calls for Wolverine to pay $69.5 million over five years to cover the cost of extending new municipal water to affected areas. Read more

Retail sales in November increased 0.1 percent seasonally adjusted over October and were up 2.1 percent unadjusted year-over-year, marking the first half of the holiday season with billions of dollars in shopping left to be done, the National Retail Federation said. Read more

Symphony Holdings Limited completed the acquisition of the global trademarks and patents of Skins, the Australian apparel manufacturer known for its compression products. Read more

iFit, the connected fitness streaming platform based in Logan, UT, completed a $200 million growth equity investment led by Pamplona Capital Management. iFit is owned by Icon Health & Fitness. Read more

ISlide, the developer of custom slide sandals, closed its most recent investment round by adding three new prominent major investors. The investors include Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin, Memphis Grizzles forward Jae Crowder, and former president of Adidas Sports Licensed division and Lids David BaxterRead more

Conzzeta AG said it is exploring sales offers for Mammut after deciding the company’s future focus will be on the Bystronic business unit. A sale is expected to be completed by the close of 2020. Read more

Decathlon reached an agreement to acquire the hockey brand Dita from All Weather SportsRead More

Safilo Group acquired a 70 percent stake in the equity of Blenders Eyewear, a San Diego-based online seller of sunglasses. Read more

Emerald Expositions Events, the parent of Surf Expo, Outdoor Retailer and other trade shows, acquired Shop Eat Surf, the trade publication. Read more

Columbia Sportswear Co. announced that Sarah Bany, a longtime director of the company, resigned from its board in order to focus on administering Gert Boyle’s estate. Bany is a daughter of Gert Boyle and a sister of Tim Boyle. Read more

S&S Activewear, based in Lockport, IL, has acquired Technosport Canada, a Montreal-based wholesale apparel firm that has distribution centers in Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Ontario, and Quebec. Read more

Lululemon Athletica’s Stuart Haselden, COO and EVP, International, plans to leave the company, effective January 10, 2020, to become CEO of travel lifestyle start-up Away. Read more

Adidas named Jon Wexler the new general manager of Yeezy, Kanye West’s line. Read more

Pelican International, the maker of kayaks, stand up paddleboards, canoes, pedal boats, and fishing boats based in Quebec, appointed Danick Lavoie as CEO. Read more

Emerald Expositions Events, parent of Outdoor Retailer, said Sally Shankland is stepping down as president and CEO for personal health reasons. Read more

Oboz Footwear, the outdoor footwear company headquartered in Bozeman, MT, hired Rich Hohne as its director of marketing. Read more

Simms Fishing Products, a manufacturer of waders, outerwear, footwear and technical apparel in fishing, announced the hiring of Strick Walker as its chief marketing officer. Read more

Honey Stinger, the sports nutrition brand featuring honey, announced two new additions to its leadership team: Sarah Mallicote as CFO and Kim Kourkoules as senior director of operations. Read more

Darn Tough Vermont appointed Ryan Dahlstrom as director of e-commerce. Read more

REI appointed Michelle Cutter as VP of e-commerce, gear and apparel. Read more

Nautilus Inc. appointed Aina Konold as CFO. Most recently, she was the founding CFO for Gap Inc. in China. Read more

The Ironman Group, a Wanda Sports Group subsidiary, added Matt Wikstrom and Chris Marciani to its Global Partnership leadership team. Read more

The New Balance Foundation reached a major milestone of $100 million in total grants to non-profits. Read more

The Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation partnered with Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes’ Mission Tiger to give a Sports Matter grant to every public middle school athletic department in El Paso — a total donation of $500,000 — to help give more middle school kids access to sports. Read more

Standard & Poor’s Corp. lowered the debt ratings of Outerstuff LLC due to continued weak operating performance and liquidity pressure. Read more

Topgolf Entertainment Group opened its newest Ohio location in Cleveland. Read more

Rossignol launched a pop-up boutique in New York’s SoHo neighborhood timed for the holidays. Read more

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