July 07, 2021
The licensor of sports brands including Airwalk, Spyder, Eddie Bauer, Prince, Tretorn, Tapout, and Volcom, as well as dozens of brands outside the active space, filed an S-1 for an initial public offering with the SEC.
Gymshark co-founder and controlling shareholder Ben Francis will take the reins of the U.K.-based fitness apparel and accessories brand from current CEO Steve Hewitt on Aug. 1.
The 186-door running specialty franchisor promoted Jabaut to chief operating officer from his current role as VP of e-commerce, as part of a company realignment to capitalize on the running boom.
The 90-year-old bowmaker promoted VP of operations, Zak Kurtzhals to company president, succeeding the retiring Randy Walk effective July 19.
Global private equity firm Rhône will make a significant equity investment in connected-fitness company Wahoo Fitness, the firm announced, with the transaction expected to be completed in Q3.
Oros has secured $14.5 million in a Series A funding round, led by Elizabeth Street Ventures and Enlightenment Capital, with the funds earmarked for launching a performance apparel collection in 2022 based on emerging NASA technology.
Phil and Penny Knight have come through with a second $500 million gift to the University of Oregon for its Eugene-based westside research campus, the Oregonian reports.
Fashion brand Thom Browne is the latest target of the Big a’s legal team, which has filed a suit in So. NY federal court over apparel designs featuring four parallel stripes.