Converse has been asked by a federal court to provide more information to support the defense of its Chuck Taylor trademarks as the Nike-owned company continues its legal battle against Skechers, Walmart and New Balance.
The social media-fueled Grab Your Wallet campaign from 2017 is back with consumers now calling for the boycott of retailers affiliated with the NRA. Apple and Amazon are being targeted for streaming NRA TV.
The US athletic footwear sector grew by 2 per cent last year, generating $19.6 billion in sales, according to The NPD Group. Unit sales grew by 2 per cent and average selling price remained flat, at $58.16.
Nike is one of six major brands to see a decline in teen spending, and the age group has an increased preference for streetwear labels like Vans and Supreme. In addition, teens spend more on food than clothing.
Part of the Printemps group, the youth retailer will open a 1,700 square metre store on the famous avenue. The outlet looks to reach a more international clientele, as well as attracting more women through its doors.
Walmart, Skechers and New Balance have filed the opening brief in the federal appeal of a trademark infringement case where Converse is fighting hard to protect its Chuck Taylor All Star style against numerous knockoffs.
Amazon Fashion has launched a dedicated sneaker store of 2,500 brands on its platform. It will also host sneaker fest from 25th to 28th May with a minimum 40% to 60% discount across all its selections.