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A series of blockbuster deals has led a resurgence in M&A activity since the start of July
This week in the business of sport: how a Nike advert exposed internal rifts on diversity issues, what Arsenal’s job cuts says about the football club’s modern priorities, and more.
Diversity task force members wanted sportswear maker to acknowledge its own shortcomings
CEO John Donahoe promises ‘more meaningful change’ at sportswear group
Whatever we want to change about the pre-Covid-19 world, it will not change automatically
Spanish football club delays sale of new kits following problem with products made by US sportswear company
Global revenues for fourth quarter drop 38% due to physical store closures
Caught flat-footed, German sportswear group decided to retweet arch-rival Nike
Apple and Lego are joining anti-racist protests with eye-catching stunts but what about the boardrooms?
Donahoe says reopening of stores in China shows possible path for activity in rest of world
Celebrity lawyer had previously represented Stormy Daniels in her fight with Donald Trump
All runners ultimately gain from the innovation of Nike and its rivals
World Athletics to consider new rules that could disqualify Vaporfly Next% from top competitions
Sales rise of 10% comes as Mark Parker prepares to end tenure as chief executive
Misjudged commercial is an example of an especially troublesome type of marketing mistake
Nike claims it will sell more shirts, but ultimately that will depend on what happens on the pitch.
The former eBay chief arrives as the sportswear group finds itself in the line of fire
Ruling will allow European Champions to sign £70m-a-year shirt deal with Nike
US vice-president cites Beijing’s ‘destabilising’ actions but says Washington doesn’t want to decouple
PayPal chairman John Donahoe to become fourth head of the shoe and sportswear maker
Trainers from Nike Air Jordan and Adidas Yeezy are among those that can make a fortune for entrepreneurs that treat shoes like stocks
For those who are fierce, fearless and, um, freedom.
Chief under pressure after emails show he was briefed on tests by banned coach
US sportswear group among biggest beneficiaries of basketball boom in China