April 13, 2021
The U.K.-based retail giant’s revenues jumped 11% in the U.S. for the year ended Jan. 30 to £1,780.5 million ($2,282.7 mm), by far its strongest geography—including JD’s own stores, Finish Line and the Macy’s shop-in-shops—up from £1,611.0 the year before.
The hometown brand has inked a 10-year agreement to supply Boston College athletics and outfit all of the Eagles’ varsity sports teams except football, beginning June 1 this year.
ASO has acquired the Redfield brand rights from the venerable sport optics company, adding to its portfolio of private label outdoor brands that includes Magellan Outdoors, Monarch, H2O Xpress, and Game Winner.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has affirmed a Feb. finding that Garmin and Fitbit did not violate Philips’s patent rights, and that the two patents in question were invalid.