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The Faithful Shopper: Fall into Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

For fashionistas, October means that we only have a few more weeks to get into shape for those holiday parties! New York has any number of shops to equip you properly for your sport of choice.

What Cancer Advocates Can Teach Us

Tom Murphy | Posted 12.06.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Research on charitable giving has shown that allowing for a personal connection creates a stronger pull to act.

UFC's Dana White on Alcoholic Dad, Donald Trump, the Mob, John McCain & New York

Graham Bensinger | Posted 12.03.2011 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

White discusses why the new deal with Fox Sports means so much to him, his worldwide expansion plans for The Ultimate Fighting Championship and how his aggressive personality has helped the company grow to what it is today.

Kick Your A!: A Primer

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 11.29.2011 | Comedy
Sarah O'Leary

The following is an excerpt from Sarah O'Leary's book, "Kick A! How to Ditch Your Type A Personality and live a life you might actually ENJOY!" Stu...

Five Mega Companies That Started in Garages (and Other Interesting Places)

InvestingAnswers | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business
InvestingAnswers

Some of the world's biggest companies came from the most humble of beginnings. Here are five major corporations who've each starred in their own rags-to-riches story.

Paul Needham

On the Road: In Oregon, A City Where Everyone Runs

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- The views in this small city are breathtaking, from the Willamette and McKenzie Rivers to the nearly 400-acre Alton Baker Park with it...

BP Extends U.S. Olympic Committee Sponsorship

AP | By EDDIE PELLS | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- BP extended its sponsorship of the U.S. Olympic Committee through the 2016 Games on Thursday, giving the USOC a boost as it...

Nike To Release Shoes From 'Back To The Future Part II'

Posted 11.08.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Nike has officially announced that it will be releasing 1,500 pairs of the Nike MAG. "The NIKE MAG is no longer the 'greatest shoe never ma...

The Faithful Shopper: Luxe for Less

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days we fashionistas must watch our wallets as carefully as we watch our waistlines. That doesn't mean we have to sacrifice our love of luxury, however; New York offers a plethora of luxury discount shops.

The U.S. Open and Nike: A Stylish Match

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Courtesy of Nike Yesterday was the first day of the U.S. Open and for tennis fans everywhere, this tournament is one of the premier sporting...

Adidas Ready To Go Barefoot

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. — Adidas is going barefoot. The world's second-largest athletic company unveiled its first "barefoot" training shoe Tuesday, whi...

Reconnecting Through an App: Hello Sunshine, Goodbye Gym

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 10.15.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

Since the discovery of my hips, I've been trying to slim them down, and as a result have spent thousands of dollars on gym memberships where I get toned under bad fluorescent lighting.

Obama Meets With Corporate CEOs To Fundraise For U.S. Education

Posted 09.17.2011 | Education

President Barack Obama hosts an education roundtable today with some of his top education staff and several of the nation's most prominent CEOs to enc...

How Could Nike Not Know? And How Do We Find Out?

Dara O'Rourke | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business
Dara O'Rourke

Unfortunately, there is a lot that we -- and apparently Nike -- still don't know about apparel and footwear supply chains. And sadly we know even less about the less transparent brands you and I buy from everyday.

Smarter Girls Make for Smarter Futures

Vivian Glyck | Posted 09.13.2011 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

It doesn't take long to see that there are few better ways to change the course of the world than to get girls into school and to keep them there. Fur...

Nike Faces New Worker Abuse Claims In Indonesia

Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

SUKABUMI, Indonesia (AP) -- Workers making Converse sneakers in Indonesia say supervisors throw shoes at them, slap them in the face and call them dog...

Vick, Nike Reach New Deal

Posted 08.31.2011 | Sports

CNBC's Darren Rovell reported on Friday that Nike and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick have agreed to a new deal, four years after Nike te...

Is Li Na the Next Arthur Ashe?

Michael Levy | Posted 08.29.2011 | Sports
Michael Levy

Chinese tennis star Li Na is a red star on the rise. She has the tabloids eating out of her hands; she has sponsors running around in circles; most of all, she bucked a Communist system that desperately needs her.

Mayor Wants 'Outrageous' Shirts Removed From Store Display

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.21.2011 | Style

Boston mayor Thomas M. Menino is urging Nike to remove from a Nike store display T-shirts that he says promote drug use. The shirts, which hang in ...

Cannes IAF: Top Winners In Film Since 2000

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is taking place this week, celebrating the best and brightest minds of the advertising industry ...

What's It All About: Chatting with Pat Metheny, Jonathan Elias, and Viva Voce

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Pat Metheny's new album is titled What's It All About, which is based off a line from the song "Alfie." Since this is an unusual approach for Pat Metheny, he tracked him down to talk about it.

England Beats Ireland in Rugby... on Planet Nike (VIDEO)

John Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
John Lee

On Planet Earth, Ireland would actually crush England 24-8 last Saturday to deny them the coveted Grand Slam win in rugby's Six Nations Championship.

WATCH: Lea Michele's New Workout Plan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

When Lea Michele works out she likes to be comfortable. "Tight pants and a loose top for me," she declares in a promo spot for her new fitness plan. T...

Mickey Mouse Pleads with Wisconsin Children: Don't Revolt! Watch TV! Go Shopping!

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Reverend Billy

When will we make the connection between official American violence and the free-for-all of our products?

More Businesses, Consumers Work To Stem Human Trafficking

Mickey Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mickey Goodman

Companies are not powerless bystanders. Businesses play a crucial role in ensuring slave labor doesn't infect the products we buy. But it can be an uphill battle.