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Nike’s Mark Parker Promises “Another Banner Year Of Innovation”

Nike’s Mark Parker Promises “Another Banner Year Of Innovation”

At Nike’s annual meeting for shareholders held Thursday afternoon in Beaverton, OR, Mark Parker, Nike’s CEO, discussed Nike’s elevated women’s push, the brand’s widespread digital investments, whether China’s outsized growth can be maintained, and Nike’s continuing belief in the “power of sport.” But innovation – including scaling past successes and delivering new platforms - was called out as key to the brand’s continued growth. (Read More)

Journeys Driving Teens To Stores

Journeys Driving Teens To Stores

Speaking Thursday at CL King's 17th Annual Best Ideas Conference, Bob Dennis, chairman, president and CEO of Genesco Inc., said the continuing momentum at the Journeys chain in part reflects the fact that today’s digital-savvy teenagers still “actually like to go to the store.” (Read More)

New Era Begins For Camber Outdoors

New Era Begins For Camber Outdoors

Camber Outdoors has a new executive director. Emily Newman was tapped to lead the nonprofit after the interim ED, Diana Seung, left to join Jack Wolfskin. With a tumultuous start to 2019 in the rear-view mirror yet still cognizant of past missteps, Camber believes it found the right person to lead the organization into this next chapter. Here's what Camber shared about the news—including why a person of color wasn't hired. (Read More)

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