November 19, 2018
Brian Bowen Jr., the Louisville athlete at the center of the charges involving the Adidas sneakergate case who lost his NCAA eligibility as a result, is suing the Big a and all the defendants convicted in the case under U.S. law used to prosecute criminal enterprises claiming that he was an innocent victim of a conspiracy to deprive him of the educational and athletic benefits he would have received from a major college basketball program.
The long-term partnership will see the companies develop an integrated e-commerce platform and leverage their customer databases to cross-sell event tickets and licensed merchandise.
Firearm imports as reported by the NSSF were broadly higher for the month, led by a 22% increase in shotgun imports to 68,076 and a 16% gain in rifle imports to 45,490 units.
Net income increased 47% to ¥1,563 million ($13.9 mm) from ¥1,065 million for the six months ended Sep. 30 as sales rose 16% to ¥33,405 million ($296.2 mm) from ¥28,759 million.
The woven plant in Woolrich, PA, will close by the end of the year, affecting some 40 jobs, according to Pennsylvania Business News.
HBI is leasing a 340,000-sq.-ft. space in High Point, NC, to support the fast growing Champion brand, the Triad Business Journal reported.
ASTM International F3340 will provide a uniform and cost effective test method for manufacturers to use to measure the thermal insulation performance, or R-value, of camping mattresses.
National Park recreational visits declined 7% last month to 25,101,924 from 26,914,877 and were off 4% year-to-date at 284,348,756 down from 296,629,445.