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How Girl Power Is Driving This $80 Billion Industry

Athletic wear continues to gain market share in the U.S., and companies across the apparel industry are trying to tap into this fast-growing segment.<p>In this episode of <i>Industry Focus: Consumer Goods</i>, Motley Fool analysts Vincent Shen and Sarah Priestley turn their attention to athletic wear and one …

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With university deals, Under Armour aims to fill in its U.S. map

When Under Armour signed UCLA to a 15-year, $280 million outfitting deal last year, the company's thinking — like that of a prospective homebuyer — …

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5 Things to Know Before You Buy Under Armour Inc Stock

Image source: Under Armour.<p><b>Under Armour</b> (NYSE: UAA) (NYSE: UA) was one of the worst performers in the <b>S&P 500</b> last year, declining 28% as the broader market rose 10%. Thanks to that gap, the sports apparel giant might seem like a no-brainer purchase to prospective shareholders.<p>It is, after all, one …

Investing

History of the Nike Air Foamposite One

Nike celebrates, a major anniversary this year, the 20th anniversary of the Nike Air Foamposite One. The sneakers that introduced an entire new …

Sneakers

Nike Resumes Selling the Self-Lacing HyperAdapt 1.0

After decades of pleading, Nike finally brought self-lacing sneakers to market in 2016 with the release of <i>Back to the Future</i>‘s iconic Mag and the …

Back to the Future

Nike Miami Opens, Delivering Future of Sport Retail

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>NIKE, Inc. (NKE) will open Nike Miami, its newest retail experience tomorrow, Thurs., Jan. 19. The two-story, …

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Why Nike Inc (NKE) and Under Armour Inc (UA) Shouldn’t Fear Amazon

InvestorPlaceInvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAmazon (AMZN) might well succeed in athletic apparel, but it won't compete …

Athletic Apparel

Best Shopping Deals Right Now: Big Discounts on TVs, Nike Sneakers, Winter Gear

Markdowns on 50% or more on electronics and clothing.<p>We may be in the heart of winter right now, but retailers are already looking to spring—and …

Shopping

Nike (NYSE: NKE) design patents top Google, Ford - Portland Business Journal

Celebrated designer Tinker Hatfield is among the reasons Nike landed more design patents… more<p>Nike Inc.<p>The fifth-most innovative company — at least …

Markets

J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) plans 600 Nike (NYSE: NKE) shops inside department stores - Portland Business Journal

J.C. Penney will open 600 Nike shops inside its department stores. The shops will feature… more<p>J.C. Penney<p>J.C. Penney on Tuesday said it will open …

J.C. Penney

President Obama Gets Honored On Stephen Curry's Signature Sneakers

Stephen Curry honors President Obama on exclusive Under Armour Curry 3s.

Basketball

J.C. Penney makes a bigger Nike statement while Kohl's readies Under Armour | Retail

J.C. Penney is making a big Nike statement in its stores and online while Kohl’s is preparing to add Under Armour to its athletic and fitness apparel …

eCommerce

Nike made a special pair of personalized Air Jordans for President Obama

The Chicago Cubs visited the White House on Monday to celebrate winning the World Series, and during the trip, they presented the president with a special gift, his own personalized Air Jordans.<p>Dexter Fowler revealed the Air Jordan 4s in a video on The Players' Tribune's Instagram page.<p>The shoes …

Politics

On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Nike Announces New Partnerships to Promote Equality in Communities across the U.S.

BEAVERTON, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>NIKE, Inc. (NKE) today announced two new partnerships with world-class community organizations, PeacePlayers …

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Adding Nike To Our Dividend Growth Portfolio

Nike has raised dividends for the past 15 years.<p>The average raise over the past 5 years is 15.6%.<p>I find shares to be almost 10% undervalued.<p>We added …

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Nike Are Re-Releasing One of Their Most Popular Flyknit Racers

<b>UPDATE:</b> The rumours are true – the Nike Flyknit Racer ‘Oreo 2.0’ is returning to shelves. The infinitely wearable make-up of the lightweight runner …

Sneakers

Nike Air Penny IV OG 'Orlando Magic': Detailed Look

Its almost been 20 years since the release of the Nike Air Penny IV OG in 1998. Now the kicks are making a comeback before a very important …

Sneakers

NBA: Story behind LeBron's Nike ad for debut shoe

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- LeBron James, among other professional athletes, has caused plenty of consternation in some corners when he's made …

Basketball

The Popular Nike Special Field Air Force 1 Launches In Four New Colorways

Since its hardcourt debut in 1982, the Air Force 1 has transcended the game of basketball to become an icon of sneaker style. Built today for …

3 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Nike "Shoe Dog" Phil Knight

Shoe <i>Dog</i> is the recently published memoir by Phil Knight, founder and former longtime CEO of <b>Nike, Inc.</b> (NYSE: NKE). The book begins in 1962 with …

Investing

Oregon Ducks Nike LeBron Soldier 10 Yellow Green

This Oregon Ducks Nike LeBron Soldier 10 in Yellow and Green will be worn for their 347th Civil War game at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene vs Oregon …

Sneakers

LeBron James announces retro versions of his Nike signature shoes are in the works

James says his Nike Air Zoom Generation shoes will be re-released very soon<p>LeBron James' lifetime deal with Nike means that the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar can provide input and insight on his own signature line as one of the company's marquee stars. And since James is keenly aware of his …

Shoes

Serena Williams Proves You Can Also Dance in NikeCourt Tennis Shoes

With just a few days until the Australian Open, Serena Williams seems to be in very high spirits.<p>The tennis star is already in Australia, where she’s …

Women's Sports

Ranking the Top Signature Sneaker Lines by Sports Stars

Now that Paul George has become Nike Basketball's latest signature athlete, per Nike News, hopping in a time machine and revisiting all of his contemporaries seemed fitting.<p>The agenda here was to revisit and rank the top signature sneaker lines of all time by NBA athletes. Our calculations were …

Basketball

Nike's Epic Newest Campaign Star Is FKA Twigs

As you're probably well aware, athleisure is still alive and well, but it's easy to run out of interesting ways to actually make those leggings and other Spandex-spiked workout gear look good beyond the gym. Luckily for us, Nike's newest ambassador is FKA Twigs, and she's giving us some major …

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Nike is big winner in Alabama-Clemson rematch

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> There is one guaranteed winner in Monday night's college football championship rematch between the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers: Nike.<p>Both programs have multi-year apparel deals with Nike. Alabama's is an eight-year, $30 million deal that runs out in 2018. Clemson's …

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2017 NBA Sneaker Preview: 10 Things We Want To See

Looking back, 2016 will go down as one of the most notable years in sneaker history. While the statement seems a bit bold, we had the opportunity to …

Sneakers

Nike: Bullish On Holiday Sales

Kohl's reported strong footwear sales, and Kohl's footwear is Nike-dominated.<p>Macy's reported strong apparel sales across Men's, Women's and Children, …

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Understanding The Digital Strategy Of The Worst-Performing Dow Stock Of 2016

Nike executives shared several updates on its digital strategy.<p>The shift away from futures orders growth as a predictor of the company's health …

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