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Huge Companies Take Stand In Support Of Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Some U.S. business interests intend to signal support for gay marriage by signing on...

Nike Sued By Rival

AP | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Under Armour Inc. wants to protect its "I will" catchphrase. The athletic clothing maker, based in Baltimore, has filed a trademark ...

SWOOSH ART: When History Meets Branding

ARTINFO | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Beginning last month, for no readily apparent reason, the Tumblr Swoosh Art has been posting images juxtaposing famous artworks -- with a penchant for...

Is It the Shoes or the Soul? In Honor of Air Jordan on his 50th

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

As the congratulatory wishes come in to mark the 50th birthday of Michael Jordan, one the greatest basketball players of all time, I am struck by the iconic image of MJ in flight and what it represents for all of us.

Report: Nike Factory Used Military To Force Employees To Work For Less Than Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

Some companies use incentives to get employees to do what they want: bonuses and free food, for example. But a Nike contractor in Indonesia allegedly ...

McIlroy Joins Tiger At Nike

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 03.16.2013 | Sports

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are on the same team now – at least when it comes to sponsorship. McIlroy ...

One Easy Way To Make Exercise Fun (And Stylish)

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 01.11.2013 | Style

Because your ratty old leggings just aren't cutting it.

Nike Wins Supreme Court Case

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

* Nike accused smaller rival Already of trademark violation * Rival accused of copying elements of Air Force 1 sneakers ...

What You Need To Get Fit -- With Video Games

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology

It's that time of the year when the line for an elliptical machine at your local gym stretches a bit longer thanks to freshly motivated folks who've r...

There Must Be Better Exercise Clothes Out There Than THIS?

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Style

Kanye's face really says it all.

Farah Detained? We're As Shocked As Mo

Posted 12.31.2012 | Sports

Mo Farah, two-time Olympic gold medalist for Great Britain at the London 2012 summer games, was reportedly detained and questioned in Oregon by U.S. C...

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.

Lawmakers' 'Rushed' Catering To Big Company Criticized

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics

SALEM, Ore. -- A deal proposed by Nike Inc. to create hundreds of jobs in Oregon in exchange for a guarantee that the state won't change a favorable c...

Nike: Why Are They "Men's Shoes"?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports
Soraya Chemaly

Question: If girls and women can "fit" into "men's shoes," if they are "game" doing so, if they like them, if they earn money to pay for them, if the...

5 Top Gifts to Give Based On Overall Opinion

Steve Harmon | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology
Steve Harmon

Santa's got it easier this year as we point our consensus engine technology at the chaos of consumerism and look for the products that people are ranting about most from all across the Web, social media and more.

PHOTOS: Allyson Felix Soars In New Nike Lookbook

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.21.2012 | Black Voices

Nike is taking its apparel to a whole new level! The athletic wear mega brand has released a high-flying collection of images for its Women’s Spr...

'Stepping Out With LeBron'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If the shoe fits, get LeBron James to buy it for you. That's what I wanted to do recently when I went to the Nike Factory Store in Riverhead, N.Y., to purchase a pair of sneakers.

Swoosh: Later Lance

Daniel Hill | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Daniel Hill

Nike is a pioneer in endorsements, going as far as developing brands within its brand. The payoff has been huge, but the risk is high when hundreds of millions of dollars are invested in the reputation of fallible individuals.

SIC Video Interview Stanley Hainsworth, Creative Genius

David Shing | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology
David Shing

Stanley Hainsworth's name is often used synonymously with "creative" and "genius." Responsible for building three of the worlds best brands, Starbuck...

Tyler Hamilton: Lance Armstrong Said He'll Make My Life Hell

Graham Bensinger | Posted 12.22.2012 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

I recently sat down with cyclist Tyler Hamilton at his Montana home. Hamilton opens up about his use of illegal performance enhancing drugs and reveals details about the alleged illegal drug use of his former teammate and close friend Lance Armstrong.

Where Are the Heroes?

Bruce Kluger | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Bruce Kluger

When I recall the things I admired most about Robert F. Kennedy -- his fire, his faith, his Quixote-like tilt against racial injustice -- I'm reminded that it's hard to find heroes like that anymore, especially during an election season.

Experts See A Strong Future For Livestrong

Huffington Post | Zoe Mintz | Posted 10.22.2012 | Impact

UPDATE 10/22/2012: Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life from cycling, the International Cycling Union s...

Life After Lance: How Livestrong Can Survive

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

Livestrong can survive the loss of Lance. It just needs to strike while the iron is hot and spread its identity well beyond one man.

What's So Funny About Peace, Kindness and Understanding?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 10.03.2012 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Advertisers have long used human emotions to sell soap, cigarettes, and cars. So why not create campaigns that serve society's higher ideals and do it from within the same agencies that have long been vilified?

PHOTO: Dwyane Wade Leaves Jordan, Posts Peek At New Chinese Shoe

Posted 10.03.2012 | Miami

Chicago-bred NBA MVPs Michael Jordan and Dwyane Wade will share one less commonality: the reigning world champ has jumped ship to Chinese shoe brand L...