A few years back Timberland started putting labels on products showing the energy, materials and chemicals that went into their shoes and boots. With its Earthkeepers 2.0 boot the company is demonstrating a new way of designing boots.
The U.S. Supreme Court said it would decide whether the National Football League should be treated as a single entity under federal antitrust law in a dispute over an exclusive license to make caps and other headgear.
A Massachusetts sportswear company has sued Nike and the U.S. basketball hall of fame, claiming breach of contract and fraud related to the manufacture and sale of sportswear linked to Michael Jordan's upcoming induction into the hall.
Although the USA, Canada and the five largest European countries represent the biggest sportswear markets, the Russian market for sports shoes is the most prosperous, according to a report from the NPD Group.