Fred Perry, which is opening stores in key location at present, made pre-tax profit of £28.3m in the 12 months to the end of March, a healthy year-on-year rise after it had made £21.3m in the previous period.
Wall Street analysts were upbeat about Nike's long-term growth, encouraged by the sportswear maker's robust online sales and strength in China that helped overcome slowing demand in North America, its biggest market.
Nike Inc's quarterly revenue and profit blew past Wall Street expectations on Thursday on strong sales in China, but lower-than-expected growth in North America, its biggest market, overshadowed the beat.
The iconic Brazilian flip-flop brand has entered into a two-year global sponsorship deal with the World Surf League, with plans to activate at six of the organization’s official stages over the next year.
Nike is continuing its strategy of focusing not only on the sporting prowess of its stars, but on the stories behind their rise to success. And its latest campaign sees it turning the spotlight on Raheem Sterling.