The retail business is in a dismal place. Stores once considered institutions shuttered their doors permanently, and even the strongest companies have experienced financial struggles over the course of economic fallout associated with the current global health crisis. While big businesses struggle, small businesses face more challenging prospects for survival. This is especially true for Black-owned independent sneaker shops. Continue reading A Guide to Black-Owned Sneaker Stores and Boutiques
Debuted in 1970, Japanese manga “Doraemon” celebrates its 50th Anniversary with an inspired take on the Nike SB Dunk High. Continue reading Japanese Cartoon ‘Doraemon’ Inspires Upcoming Nike SB Dunk High
“Is the foam supposed to look like that?” the people in the factory wondered, finding deficiencies. “That’s a topline that’s messed up. That’s a B-grade part.” Continue reading Nike’s Sustainable Space Hippie Shoes Aim for One Giant Leap
Off-White, once again presumably surprising not a single person, has been deemed the hottest brand in the world by way of the latest Lyst Index update. Continue reading Off-White Named Hottest Brand in the World by Lyst for Third Consecutive Quarter
Ever since leaving Nike in 2013, Kanye West’s relationship with the brand has been rocky to say the least, but it sounds as though the head of the Yeezy empire may be relenting on his anti-Swoosh stance.
There are athletes with signature sneakers and then there’s Kobe Bryant. Continue reading How Kobe Bryant Changed the Way We Look at Sneakers
Today, Nike, Inc. reported fiscal 2020 financial results for its second quarter, which ended Nov. 30. Among the many takeaways announced by CEO Mark Parker was that Jordan Brand surged to its first ever billion-dollar quarter. Continue reading Nike Reports Jordan Brand’s First Ever Billion-Dollar Quarter