Fanatics appointed Michener (Mich) Chandlee as chief financial officer. Chandlee, who brings to Fanatics nearly 30 years of global finance experience – including the last 18 years with Nike – will oversee the business and financial planning, accounting, investor relations, purchasing, tax, treasury and divisional finance for the company.
On quarterly conference calls last week, executives at both retailers and vendors said the ultimate impact of the tariff war isn’t clearly known, especially if the fourth tranche on $300 billion of imports that hit apparel and footwear items becomes effective. But most reassured analysts they’re taking or have taken steps to mitigate most of the expected damage. Comments from VF Corp, Deckers Brands, Kohl’s, JC Penney, Target, Hibbett Sports, TJX Cos. and Ross Stores.