In a note, Erinn Murphy, analyst for Piper Jaffray, listed Nike and Under Armour among her team’s “2019 ideas.” Also making the list were Crocs, Ulta Beauty and Funko.
DonorsChoose.org and The Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation are calling on football fans to support public school classrooms through the Teacher Champion Challenge, launching January 3. The Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation will award $100,000 to support team sports-related classroom project requests in the playoff city that raises the most in total donations-per-student.
Puma has signed a long-term sponsorship agreement with Porsche Motorsport to become the exclusive technical partner for fireproof racing clothing as well as shoes, caps and luggage.
Justin Rose, the second-ranked PGA Tour player in the world, has signed an apparel deal with Bonobos. He had long been with Adidas.
Weber State University’s (WSU) Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center has announced its second annual Outdoor Weber outdoor recreation idea competition, sponsored by Camping World.
Darby Communications, a boutique public relations firm specializing in the outdoor, fitness and wellness industries, has announced selections for its 2019 Stand Up Initiative.
Said Ron McPherson, president and CEO of Antigua. “We are very proud of our history and heritage and look forward to continuing
our growth in the markets we serve. Antigua will have several promotions at the January trade shows and throughout the year to commemorate our 40th Anniversary.”
Foot Locker Inc. announced that it has made a strategic investment in Super Heroic Inc., best known for its kids footwear with an underlying message of empowerment. As part of Foot Locker, Inc.’s strategic investment, Kids Foot Locker will be the first brick-and-mortar retailer of Super Heroic products in the U.S.
Toms has launched “End Gun Violence Together,” a campaign aimed at helping end the epidemic in America and kickstarting an evolution to the brand’s giving model. To launch the campaign, Toms will invest $5 million into organizations across the country that are committed to addressing the complex nature of gun violence through various tactics, including programming in communities of color, mental health, research and policy, and suicide prevention.
Blake Nordstrom, the 58-year-old co-president of his family’s retail company, passed away unexpectedly, less than a month after being diagnosed with lymphoma.
The Ski Monster, a Boston-based retailer, announced the hire of Matt Berkowitz as brand director. Berkowitz comes from a fifteen year tenure at Fischer Skis.
Big Rock Sports Outdoor Expo Nashville attendees will be able to guide themselves through the massive national event via the company’s mobile app.
The American Trail Running Association (ATRA) announced “Trail Running Responsibility” as its theme for 2019. This is a topic to follow recent ATRA themes including last year’s Trail Stewardship: Leaving a Lasting Legacy, and the 2017 theme, Community: Building Trail Running Connections.
Nominations are officially open for the fifth year of Kraft Hockeyville USA. Together with the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) and National Hockey League (NHL), Kraft Heinz is looking to find America’s most spirited and enthusiastic hockey communities for their chance to compete for the opportunity to host an NHL Pre-Season Game, receive up to $150,000 in rink upgrades from Kraft Heinz and $10,000 worth of hockey equipment through the NHLPA Goals & Dreams program.
BrainScope, a medical neuro-technology company focused on concussion and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) assessment, announced that it has received FDA clearance to include additional language in its product’s Indications for Use (IFU).