Only a handful of fashion and accessories retailers have been included in a ranking of Britain’s private companies with fastest-growing profits. Gymshark, End., Regatta and Johnstons of Elgin lead the pack.
Asics and Vivienne Westwood have teamed up to create an exclusive capsule collection of footwear styles for the Asics and Asics Tiger brands. The first two styles will launch online and in stores in April.
The Japanese sports and footwear company has appointed Koichiro Kodama as president and CEO of Asics America, part of a slew of executive changes in the group’s North American division following a difficult year.
The B2B wholesale e-commerce platform announced on Wednesday that it has received $15 million in Series C financing, funds that the company said it will put toward accelerating product innovation and growing its team.
Sports giant Asics really does have a challenge on its hands. The company has reported bleak nine-month figures and has also downgraded its full-year profit expectations as net sales fell 4.7% to ¥295.68 billion.