Gordon Reid, the world’s top male professional wheelchair tennis player, has become the first British athlete to be named as a global brand ambassador for Uniqlo, announced the Japanese fashion retailer on Monday.
The fashion company is combining its brand and go to market marketing teams into one department, to be led by Vincent Jeanniard, Head of Global Marketing, assisted by Rob McIntosh as Chief Brand Officer.
Alabama-based Hibbett Sports, Inc. is trying to salvage falling sales by launching an e-commerce site. The company will report its Q2 earnings next month but anticipates announcing a 10% drop in quarterly sales.
A majority of retail executives are optimistic about the 5-year outlook for the US fashion industry, however, the percentage has fallen from 92.3 per cent in 2016 to 71 per cent in 2017, as per a recent study.