Sneakers

Kobe Bryant's Estate and Nike’s Surprising Break

Nike’s contract with Kobe Bryant’s estate expired on April 13th, which Nike named “Mamba Day” five years ago.

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Nike Executive Resigns After Son's Sneaker Resale Business Exposed

The sneaker resale market is booming. The problem is racking up initial purchases on a credit card belonging to your mom who works at Nike.

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Nike and Converse Hit Websites, Social Media Accounts With Lawsuits

The business of fakes remains a very real issue for The Swoosh. Nike and its subsidiary brand Converse are suing 589 websites and 676 social media accounts for allegedly infringing […]

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SNKRDUNK Parent Company SODA Raises $22 Million

SODA — parent company to sneaker resale platform SNKRDUNK — has raised a $22 million Series B round of funding led by SoftBank Ventures. Basepartners, Colopl Next and The Guild […]

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Sneakers Head to Auctions as Market Finds New Value

A pair of leather Adidas sneakers adorned with porcelain overlays, specially created for a Sotheby’s online auction, sold for $126,000 in late December.  They’re just one example of the high-end […]

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StockX Seeks $2.5 Billion Valuation, Potential IPO

Though it started as a sneaker trading platform in 2015, StockX has expanded into jewelry and electronics.

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Adidas Exploring Sale of Struggling Reebok Brand

Adidas acquired Reebok for $3.8 billion in 2006. The company was founded in England in 1958 and first came to market in the U.S. in 1979, releasing aerobics, running and basketball shoes early on.

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LaMelo Ball Signs Long-Term Deal with Puma

The 19-year-old LaMelo, the youngest of the infamous Ball brother trio, is the first to sign an endorsement deal outside of their father LaVar’s Big Baller Brand.

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EBay’s Sneaker Action

EBay is looking to get a piece of the $2 billion North American sneaker resale market. Yesterday, the company announced an authenticity guarantee that will cover sneakers priced at $100 […]

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Global Sneakers

StockX is bullish on the future of the global sneaker resale market after massive growth this year. A release this week noted the platform received 25 million global monthly visitors […]

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