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2008-06-18 18:00:26

Athletic shoe companies are targeting very young pre-athletes as a ready supply of U.S. customers with fast-growing feet, industry analysts said. New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc. is gearing up for a marketing blitz aimed at infants and toddlers expected to yield revenues of $10 million by 2010, The Boston Globe reported Wednesday. The company has television celebrities Elmo, Cookie Monster and Oscar the Grouch to help push its new Sesame Street collection, which debuts next month, the...

2006-06-22 09:29:57

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Adjmi Apparel Group will recall some 55,000 Reebok children's windsuits due to a logo applique which can pose a choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday. The Reebok logo on a clear rubber zipper pull on the jacket can detach, and Reebok has received one report of a child who began to choke from a detached applique. No injuries have been reported. Adjmi is an authorized licensee of children's apparel products of Reebok...

2006-03-23 15:43:45

By Anupama Chandrasekaran NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reebok International said on Thursday it is likely to conduct a global recall of certain promotional bracelets after a child in the United States died of lead poisoning after reportedly swallowing one. The sporting goods company and the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the U.S. recall of 300,000 of the eight-inch-long metal bracelets that have a heart-shaped charm with the name "Reebok" engraved on one side. They were...

2006-03-23 12:25:00

NEW YORK -- Reebok International is recalling about 300,000 promotional bracelets after a child reportedly died of lead poisoning after swallowing one, U.S. officials said on Thursday. The eight-inch-long metal bracelets, with a heart-shaped charm with the name "Reebok" engraved on one side, were distributed as gifts with the purchase of various styles of children's footwear. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead, posing a risk of lead poisoning and adverse health effects to young...

2005-11-07 08:31:42

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons' media group this month will launch a video-on-demand channel for rap music, aiming to capture a coveted urban male demographic with programing that partly relies on advertisers. The channel, dubbed DoD, was created by media entrepreneur Will Griffin together with the Simmons Lathan Media Group. Beginning on Friday, the channel will be available free to subscribers of cable operator Comcast Corp. in 22 markets, with sponsorship from...

2005-08-03 14:57:20

By Ulf Laessing FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's sporting goods maker Adidas-Salomon has agreed to buy U.S. rival Reebok for $3.8 billion in a move to close the gap on Nike and promise a profit increase by expanding in the United States and entering new markets. The world's second- and third-biggest sports goods companies said Wednesday Adidas would buy the outstanding shares of Reebok for $59 per share in cash, a 34 percent premium to Reebok's closing share price Tuesday. The...

2005-08-03 13:01:20

By Ulf Laessing FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's sporting goods maker Adidas-Salomon has agreed to buy U.S. rival Reebok for $3.8 billion in a move to close the gap on Nike and promise a profit increase by expanding in the United States and entering new markets. The world's second- and third-biggest sports goods companies said Wednesday Adidas would buy the outstanding shares of Reebok for $59 per share in cash, a 34 percent premium to Reebok's closing share price Tuesday. The...

2005-08-03 08:29:12

By Ulf Laessing FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's sporting goods maker Adidas-Salomon has agreed to buy U.S. rival Reebok for $3.8 billion, closing the gap on Nike and promising a profit jump by expanding in the United States and entering new markets. The world's second- and third-biggest sports goods companies said on Wednesday Adidas would buy the outstanding shares of Reebok for $59 per share in cash, a 34 percent premium to Reebok's closing share price on Tuesday. The combination will...

2005-08-03 06:29:01

By Ulf Laessing FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German sporting goods maker Adidas-Salomon is buying U.S. rival Reebok in a 3.1 billion euro ($3.8 billion) deal to expand its reach in Nike's home market. Shares in Reebok surged 32 percent to $58.17 in Germany, while Adidas was up 6 percent at 156.40 euros at 1005 GMT, after it painted a bright outlook for the merged group. Adidas shares had initially dropped 4 percent on the news, as it said it would help fund the takeover with equity and as...


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