The Explore Fund Council, a global fellowship launched with inaugural members Lena Waithe and Jimmy Chin, is set to distribute a total of $7 million to organizations focused on building equity in the outdoors.
The apparel and footwear company announced on Tuesday that it has named former Dr Martens CEO Steve Murray as the new global brand president of The North Face and implemented broader organizational changes.
Phil Fox joins Under Armour from VF Corporation, where he was most recently director of sales for Vans in EMEA. In his new role, he will focus on further developing a digital-first strategy with commercial partners.
The North Face, Timberland, Napapijri and other brands owned by VF Corporation will all feature together in the group’s first multibrand concept store, which is expected to pave the way for others in strategic cities.
A long list of companies, including Adidas and Lululemon, have pulled advertising from Facebook in support of a campaign that called out the social media giant for not doing enough to stop hate speech on its platforms.
As more school districts roll back their reopening plans to curb the spread of coronavirus, major retailers are aggressively discounting back-to-school items and airing new ads featuring students taking classes at home.