Asics announced the appointment of Richard Sullivan to president and chief operating officer for Asics North America (ANA). Further, Barbara Turner will assume the role of chief administrative officer and Sean Condon has been named vice president, omnichannel.
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.