Athleisure Makes it Big on Wall Street

Last year U.S. consumers spent nearly $2 billion on active wear, sports shows, and gym bags. This trend is building muscle and attracting big investors. When a pair of leggings selling for $400 can be worn to the gym or to brunch with a blazer you know there’s an opportunity for profit. Lululemon and Nike […]

Michael Jordan designed sneakers on display in a glass case at The Jordan Store at 166 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

The High Stakes Business of Sneaker Collecting

Are you obsessed with sneakers? Frank the Butcher, a sneaker designer interviewed in the documentary Sneakerheadz, explains that you’ll know you’ve got a problem when your wife comes home from grocery shopping and there’s no room on the kitchen floor for the bags of groceries because it is covered with shoes. Diagnosing your own problem […]