Nike hires former Coca-Cola executive as Jordan Brand president
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 8:13 PM
Nike named former Coca-Cola executive Craig Williams as president of its sports shoes unit Jordan Brand. Williams, who will take charge on Jan. 14, most recently headed the world's biggest beverage maker's partnership with fast-food chain McDonald's. He will replace Larry Miller who will become the chairman of the newly created Jordan Brand advisory board, Nike said.
Yoga pants built a $48 billion industry that's replacing jeans
Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 8:07 PM
The first pairs of yoga pants Lululemon sold in 1998 were a simple item for women to wear at the studio. They were a mix of nylon and Lycra-synthetic elastic fibers that provided the stretch and softness needed to manage all those sweat-inducing contortions during a lengthy session on the mat. Yoga, first as an exercise and later as a cultural phenomenon.