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Nike Exec Accused Of Bribery

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

Just as Walmart faces accusations of bribery in Mexico, another mega-corporation is fielding its own corruption charges on foreign soil. Li Tong, ...

Fashion Brands Bet Shoppers Want To Partner For A Cause

Theresa Bradley | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Theresa Bradley

Shoppers at a growing group of clothing companies can now not only buy recycled items or see a portion of sales go to nonprofits, but partner with brands that give them a more active role in giving back.

Ad Review: Nike's 'I Would Run to You'

Josh Okungbaiye | Posted 06.16.2012 | Media
Josh Okungbaiye

Looking closely at the advert, I momentarily thought that I was watching a mini romantic comedy (I will not be surprised if there is a sequel).

PHOTOS: The Best Casual Kicks

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices

Move over flip flops! Trade in your work week pumps for a snazzy pair of sneakers over the weekend. The bold colors, eye-catching prints and fancy...

How to Build a Brand That Gets Both Music & Style

Joah Spearman | Posted 06.05.2012 | Style
Joah Spearman

Don't hop around to whatever band or musician is on the top of the Billboard chart just because that is where the conversation seems to be going. Focus on treating your brand like a person, a person who genuinely loves music and discovers new music the way a true fan does.

Is The Era Of Cheap Chinese Labor Coming To An End?

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2012 | Business

* Apple, Foxconn deal adds to view low cost era is over * Deal coincides with rising wages, tighter labour force * Worke...

LOOK: New Jerseys For The Lions

Posted 04.03.2012 | Detroit

Don't worry, the Lions won't look too different when they break out their new Nike uniforms. While all the NFL teams are getting jerseys from Nike...

PHOTOS: Giants, Jets, Bills Get Fancy New Uniforms

Posted 04.03.2012 | New York

Nike, who is replacing Reebok as the official outfitter of all 32 NFL football teams this season, released some epic images of the new uniforms Tuesda...

PHOTOS: New Dolphins Unis

Posted 06.03.2012 | Miami

The 2012 Dolphins are going to be a whole new look after trading Brandon Marshall and letting potato-noggined QB Chad Henne ride off into the sunset. ...

After Making Oregon Glow In Dark, Nike Tackles NFL

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 04.03.2012 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Back in 1998, Oregon and Nike teamed together to tinker with the Ducks' traditional but tired uniforms. Out went emerald green and l...

New Redskins Uniforms Could Be In The Cards

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.02.2012 | DC

The Redskins' new look could begin as early as Tuesday. Less than four weeks away from the NFL Draft, many signs are pointing to Washington selecti...

Rest in Peace, SXSW 2012

Mark R. Collins | Posted 05.28.2012 | Entertainment
Mark R. Collins

Sustainability is a pillar of the 2012 hipster platform, and yet during SXSW thousands of lone star cans go unrecycled, reams of unnecessary marketing materials are printed, cigarettes litter the streets and general excess is celebrated. If SXSW wants to be a mature adult it needs to go green.

Tebow Sparks Nike-Reebok Lawsuit

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Nike went to court Wednesday to prove that Reebok is no shoo-in to promote New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow on apparel. Nike Inc....

Corporate Sustainability Efforts -- Feast or Famine?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green
Andrew Winston

Is corporate sustainability on the wane or growing more important to top executives? At the beginning of the year, two big-picture reports on the state of green business painted divergent pictures.

2-Time Cancer Survivor Launches Nationwide Football Event For Kids With Special Needs

Trenton Patch | Posted 03.15.2012 | Impact

When middle school teacher and varsity football coach Aaron Segedi, 36, hatched the idea for Victory Day in 2009, he had no idea he would be speaking ...

Uncle Sam Bringing In The Green On St. Patrick's Day [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

With St. Patrick's Day falling on a Saturday this year, the greenest of holidays might be getting a little more raucous than usual. And by raucous, we...

Nike Apologizes For Offensive Sneaker

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 03.14.2012 | Style

Nike is apologizing for a new St. Patrick's Day-themed sneaker that offended many in the buildup to its release. The SB Dunk Low "Black and Tan" tr...

Masters of the Attention Economy: What #Kony2012 and the Oregon Ducks Have in Common

Jason Wojciechowski | Posted 05.12.2012 | Home
Jason Wojciechowski

We in the activist community can spend weeks tearing down Invisible Children's effort. Or, we can choose to accept the new reality of the Attention Economy and get to work. Goldhaber forecasts in his paper, "If you have enough attention, you can get anything you want." What do you want?

Nike's Major St. Patrick's Day Fail

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

Nike has put its foot squarely in its mouth in the run up to St. Patrick's Day, by releasing a seasonal sneaker that bears the same name as a British ...

Pro-Logo: Can Global Brands Become a Force for Good?

Matt Browne | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business
Matt Browne

If better working conditions, sustainable production, or ethical supply chains are ways in which a brand can enhance its reputation, appeal and value, then doing good globally can be good for business.

Can Lack of Arch Support in Sandals and Flip Flops Cause Foot and Leg Problems?

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Sandals and flip flops are worn by thousands daily; wearing ones that are cute, stylish and supportive will allow you to walk happily ever after in style and pain-free.

Corruption Could Boot Brazil Football Czar Off Golden Throne

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Eric Ehrmann

The futebol drama unfolds as president Dilma and her close advisers seek to balance the nation's civic religion and number one source of nationalistic pride with more serious matters of state

Guess Who Nabbed The Lin Trademark More Than A Year Ago

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2012 | Business

(Corrects typo in third bullet point) * China ball maker registers Jeremy Lin trademark * Difficult to take trademark fr...

Riot Police Called To Quell Sneaker Frenzy

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 04.25.2012 | Sports

Sneaker fanatics who lined up outside stores overnight got their first crack Friday at a new outer-space themed Nike basketball shoe, getting so unrul...

Nike Making Clothes Out Of What?

Posted 02.24.2012 | Sports

Gearing up for this summers Olympic Games, Nike rolled out its newest inventions this week, including the lightest basketball jersey ever, made partly...