BASF supports next generation of automotive refinishers at the global WorldSkills competition

BASF’s commitment highlights importance of non-academic occupations Participants exclusively use products from BASF’s refinish portfolio Finals of the WorldSkills will take place in Kazan, Russia Known internationally as the world championship of non-academic occupations, the WorldSkills competition aims to motivate young people worldwide to take up a trade or technical profession. By sponsoring this initiative, … More BASF supports next generation of automotive refinishers at the global WorldSkills competition

Under Armour reports First Quarter Results – updates 2019 Full Year Outlook

Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA, UAA) announced on May 2, 2019 financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. The company reports its financial performance in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”). This press release refers to “currency neutral” and “adjusted” amounts, which are non-GAAP financial … More Under Armour reports First Quarter Results – updates 2019 Full Year Outlook

Correct labelling of Textiles: How to gain legal certainty

Nike and VF via the Compliance Labelling Requirements Database of the WFSGI By guest author Dr Regina Henkel, ISPO The Compliance Labelling Requirements (CLR) database has been online since mid-2018. With it, globally active sports companies can enormously simplify their product labelling worldwide and are informed at an early stage about changes in legislation. The … More Correct labelling of Textiles: How to gain legal certainty

IOC releases sustainability guides aimed at ensuring ethical sourcing practices

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has released two guides which it claims will help to ensure the Olympic Movement sources goods and services in a way which results in positive social, environmental, ethical and economic outcomes. The guides have been targeted at Olympic Games Organising Committees, International Federations and National Olympic Committees (NOC). The IOC … More IOC releases sustainability guides aimed at ensuring ethical sourcing practices

Nike Inc. creating separation in Athletic Apparel

By guest author Teresa Hartford from SGB Media Nike Inc.’s athletic apparel offering is gaining mindshare among consumers in four categories—innovation, fashion, style and value—mostly at the expense of Under Armour, according to a recent survey from Canaccord Genuity Capital Markets. The athletic apparel survey, written by Canaccord Genuity analysts Camilo Lyon and Pallav Saini, … More Nike Inc. creating separation in Athletic Apparel