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EXEC: Wall Street Sounds Off on VF Corp’s Supreme Sale

SGB Executive compiled input from notes produced by a range of Wall Street sell-side analysts to get a feel for how the deal is being viewed and measure if the perspectives of the Street are fairly universal. They were not.

EXEC: 361 Degrees Boasts Record Growth During China’s 618 Shopping Period

Throughout the nearly 30-day “618” period, 361 Degrees said the 361° brand emerged as a prominent player, ranking among the Top 5 of all footwear brands, and standing as the sole domestic brand on the Top 30 list. The “Flying Flame 3” reportedly topped the chart as the best-selling professional marathon running shoe.

EXEC: Footwear Factories See Diverging Trends in June

Yue Yuen’s footwear manufacturing revenue grew 2.9 percent year-over-year in June 2024 while Feng Tay Enterprises reported footwear manufacturing revenues were essentially flat for the month of June, rising just 0.8 percent

EXEC: Tom Peddie Returns to Nike as VP of Marketplace Partners

Executive search firm MacGregor Black noted the reappointment on Tuesday morning on LinkedIn, saying that the “move comes as the iconic sports brand looks to enhance its relationships with existing retailers such as Foot Locker.”

EXEC: Columbia Sportswear Shares Tick Up on Analyst Upgrade

The last big jump for Columbia came after 2024 first-quarter results surpassed analysts EPS expectations and revenue also came in ahead of consensus estimates. COLM shares jumped 10.6 percent at the time. COLM shares are now flat for the year.