Clarks has a new CEO with the UK footwear firm appointing Jonathan ‘Jon’ Ram, who will take up the post next month. It's perhaps significant that much of his experience has been with casual and sports-focused brands.
London Designer Outlet (LDO) is about to be boosted yet again with another major retail brand upsizing at the west London mall. Nike is endorsing its presence there by opening a much bigger store on the 84-acre site.
Footwear fit tech specialist Volumental has raised $13 million in a new funding round as it works to grow in Europe and Asia. It has the world’s largest dataset of 3D foot scans and is already strong in the US market.
Authentic Brands Group has inked a deal for Reebok to be sold via nearly 3,000 JD Sports stores worldwide, the latest step in the US group’s organisational overhaul of the sport brand before its purchase’s completion.
Online sportswear retailer Sport Shoes has strengthened its leadership team with the appointed of Alistair Cameron as a non-executive director. The “vastly experienced” Cameron was previously EMEA CEO for Asics.