| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: February leading indicators, existing home sales for February, weekly jobless claims
Local earnings: AAR Corp., Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
Other earnings: ConAgra Foods Inc., Lennar Corp., Nike Inc., Scholastic Corp., Sterling...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Under Armour and Nike Inc. have agreed to settle a trademark infringement lawsuit in which the Baltimore-based sports apparel brand accused its rival of illegally using versions of the "I Will" slogan.
"The litigation has been resolved on a confidential...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Lululemon Athletica Inc. shares plunged to their lowest level in more than three years after the apparel maker reported lackluster quarterly results and cut its financial forecast amid a public feud between founder Chip Wilson and the company's board....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Apple Inc. announced updates to its mobile and desktop operating systems Monday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the updates were designed to help the company's devices "all work together in harmony....
| May 14, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Retail heavyweights such as J.C. Penney Co., Gap Inc., Nike Inc. and Walgreen Co. are joining forces with the Retail Industry Leaders Assn. to try to protect the industry from hackers and other cybercriminals.
On Wednesday, the companies and the trade...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Target's massive data breach claimed its highest-profile victim yet — Chief Executive Gregg Steinhafel — as the retailer struggles to recover the trust of shoppers and investors.
After 35 years with the brand, Steinhafel stepped down...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Under Armour is suing Nike, alleging that its chief competitor is illegally using a version of the Baltimore sports apparel company's new primary slogan, "I Will."
The suit, which the company said it filed Thursday afternoon in U.S. District Court in...
| Mar 1, 2013
First lady Michelle Obama rolled out her latest health and fitness initiative in Chicago on Thursday, just as city heath officials released new data showing 1 in 4 of the city's public school students are obese.
The "Let's Move! Active Schools"...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Surf clothing designer
Lian Murray, 54, an innovator in surfwear design who helped build the Hurley brand to prominence in the field, died Nov. 3 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, several days after suffering an acute asthma attack,...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Trendy footwear maker Skechers USA Inc., trying to overcome the controversy from its toner shoes, is increasing its modest gains from last year and so far outrunning Wall Street's expectations this year.
The Manhattan Beach company has posted profits in...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Florida Christmas cards depict scenes such as Santa surfing or kicking back on the beach with a beer, while Sunshine State snow globes contain a hat, a carrot and other remnants of melted snowmen. So during this holiday season, while our friends in the...