Adidas advances equity for women of color in sports at private dinner series

Tao Las Vegas, Nevada: Convo’s With The Culture: A Dinner Forum for Women in Sports and Media Gina Joy The sports world is often portrayed as a man’s world. Despite the fact that women’s sports have never been more popular, men continue to dominate mainstream media coverage. A recent USC/Purdue University study found that women’s … Read more

This week’s most interesting sports business stories

BARCELONA, SPAIN – MAY 9: RedBull CEO Dietrich Mateschitz attends Formula 1 pre-season testing on May 9, 2017 in Barcelona, ​​Spain. (Photo by Joan Cros Garcia/Corbis via Getty Images) Joan Cros Garcia/Corbis via Getty Images In this week’s SportsMoney Playbook: The Yankees’ new billionaires, the $20 billion legacy of a Formula 1 owner and 16-year-old … Read more

What business leaders can learn from Kanye West’s Adidas split

Much to the chagrin of executives, not all corporate partnerships are created (and terminated) the same. CG pictures Ye’s self-immolation doesn’t mean the end of celebrity partnerships. But the decision by Adidas and other companies to drop Kanye West, now called Ye, is testing how quickly business leaders are able to respond to rapidly escalating … Read more

How Brands Are Responding to Their Celebrity Crises

Adidas today ended its partnership with rapper Kanye West, citing his recent anti-Semitic remarks … [+] comments. The company logo seen here on a football shirt at a store in Krakow, Poland on December 15, 2021 (Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Companies looking to profit from celebrity relationships can … Read more

Adidas ends its partnership with Kanye West

New York CNN Business — Adidas had ended its partnership with Ye, also known as Kanye West, with “immediate effect”. In a statement on Tuesday, the sportswear maker said it “does not condone anti-Semitism and any other type of hate speech” and said its recent comments were “unacceptable, hateful and dangerous.” Adidas said it violated … Read more

Celebrities urge Adidas to drop Kanye West over anti-Semitism

Adidas feels the heat. After showing off “White Lives Matter” t-shirts at his Yeezy Season 9 show in Paris and spitting anti-Semitic slurs on social media and national television, Kanye West has put his relationship with the fashion world in jeopardy. More recently, Balenciaga cut ties with the controversial rapper, and Vogue exclusively told Page … Read more

With Covid as cover, fashion unions are under attack

The report quotes union activists and organizers from the five major manufacturing countries, who say there are risks associated with joining a union, and that during Covid codes of conduct have been left out. In Bangladesh, the number of unions has increased since the collapse of Rana Plaza in 2013, but local organizers mostly say … Read more