Kizik secured an amendment of its credit facility with JPMorgan Chase that provides enhanced financial flexibility to support expansion into new distribution channels, including company-owned retail stores, U.S. wholesale and international markets.
Moody’s Investors Service changed its debt ratings outlook on Golden Goose S.p.A. to positive from stable due to the Italian luxury sneaker maker’s strong performance in 2023 and its solid credit metrics.
The Placer.ai data revealed that Nike drew 324.9 percent more retail store visits on Black Friday 2023, Lululemon, for its part, saw a visit bump of 467.7 percent on November 24, bringing the brand closer to its pre-pandemic Black Friday frenzy levels.
Thor Industries, Inc. reported profits fell 60.6 percent in the fiscal first quarter ended October 31 on lower margins and a 19.6 percent sales slump. The RV maker said results were in line with expectations and it reiterated guidance for the year.
Macy’s Inc. hired Tracy Preston as chief legal officer and corporate secretary. Previously, she was the chief compliance officer, chief legal officer and corporate secretary of HanesBrands, Inc.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) reported that the November 2023 NSSF-adjusted National Instant Criminal Background Check System number increased by 5.0 percent, its second consecutive positive month.
Jim Easton, the second-generation owner of the Easton sports equipment companies and a pioneer in aluminum-based manufacturing processes used in sports equipment, died at his home in Los Angeles on December 4 at the age of 88.
S&P Global Ratings revised its debt rating outlook on Topgolf Callaway Brands Corp. to negative from stable due to its recent report of weaker-than-expected performance for the third quarter despite maintaining relatively consistent S&P Global Ratings-adjusted EBITDA margins.
Isbjörn of Sweden hired Toronto-based sales agency Sprout Sales, Inc., led by industry veteran Kelly Holmes, as its retail sales agent for the Canadian market.
Veteran-owned firearm manufacturing company Watchtower, based in Spring, TX, has appointed independent sales rep agency Lou Leamont Sales & Marketing to handle sales on the East and West coasts, effective immediately.
Nobull appointed Susie Mulder, the former global brand president of Timberland, as chief operating officer, effective immediately.
Underwear maker Saxx appointed Tom Berry as chief executive officer, succeeding Wendy Bennison. Most recently, Berry was president and CEO of the America’s region for the Danish footwear company Ecco.