| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Adidas and the NBA have unveiled the 2014 NBA All-Star game uniforms, which will be short-sleeved jerseys in vibrant colors with unique decals honoring New Orleans, the host city.
An official release on NBA.com said "the uniforms are inspired by New...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:30 PM
In store after store, signs trumpeted 50%-off deals, buy-one-get-one-free promotions and free gift cards with purchases. Shoppers scuttled past holiday decorations with bags hanging from their hands to their elbows. A little girl at Old Navy begged her...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:33 PM
If the 2013 NBA draft was a wine vintage, retailers would already have their "Big Clearance Sale!" signs up to help make way for the highly anticipated crop next June.
The early returns from this season's rookie class indicate this was one of the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Los Angeles-based designer Jeremy Scott, who was appointed creative director at Italian luxury brand Moschino in October, gave buyers and the media a taste of what's to come with his pre-fall collection lookbook, which went out this week.
| Dec 14, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The gig: Carisa Bianchi is president of TBWA\Chiat\Day, Los Angeles' largest advertising agency, which has about 520 employees and creates ads for Pepsi, Gatorade, Southwest Airlines, Adidas, Nissan, Jimmy Dean and Crate & Barrel.
"Black sheep": Bianchi...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:22 AM
The pairing of Chicago Bulls basketball player Derrick Rose and the music of George Frideric Handel may not sound like an obvious combination. But if the popularity of a new Adidas commercial is to be believed, Handel and professional basketball are a...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The Lakers' preseason got underway with a win and a loss.
Newcomer Xavier Henry made a strong first impression in a 104-95 win over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday.
The following night, the Lakers lost 97-88 to the Denver Nuggets, losing...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:54 PM
BEIJING — In a nation of 1.3 billion people, it's easy to find Kobe Bryant.
Just look for the big group of security guards.
Bryant is almost too popular here to leave the Lakers' five-star hotel in the Chinese capital.
"It's harder for me to...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:19 AM
BEIJING -- The Lakers still can't escape Dwight Howard even though they're 6,000 miles from home.
Howard made an appearance here on behalf of Adidas this past summer, and many giant-size likenesses of him hover over an outdoor court next to MasterCard...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Burberry taps Bailey: Christopher Bailey, who has served as chief creative officer of Burberry for the last six years, will also become the label's chief executive officer in mid-2014, the British brand announced Tuesday. Bailey, who will also retain...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:38 AM
The World Series, which begins Wednesday at Fenway Park, will pit the Boston Red Sox against the St. Louis Cardinals in a battle for the Major League Baseball championship. The on-the-field rivalry has inspired a face-off off the field -- between the...