Kohl’s Announces New Partnership with Under Armour to Propel its Active Business | Business Wire


KSS) today announced a new partnership with Under

Armour (NYSE: UA), the originator of performance footwear, apparel

and equipment, furthering Kohl’s commitment to becoming the

active and wellness destination for families.

“I'm absolutely thrilled to announce our new partnership with Under

Armor. This is a memorable and significant moment for Kohl’s as we

bring this incredible brand to our customers nationwide,” said Michelle

Gass, Kohl’s chief merchandising and customer officer. “We greatly

admire what Under Armor has accomplished in creating a powerful and

successful brand that's really changed the Active industry. This brand

launch builds on other notable investments we’ve already made in our

Active business. We believe Kohl’s is uniquely positioned to celebrate

the athletes and wellness enthusiasts in every family.”

Since 2014, Kohl’s has made a sizable investment in the active and

wellness category enhancing and expanding key national and private

Fitbit Gets People Moving With Launch of Two New Digital Health Trackers | Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitbit, the market leader in the Digital Health & Fitness category, unveiled two new trackers today, the Fitbit Zip Wireless Activity Tracker and the Fitbit One Activity + Sleep Tracker—reinventing the category once again. The first all-day digital health & fitness trackers to offer Bluetooth 4.0/Smart compatibility, Zip and One have been redesigned to fit more seamlessly into people’s everyday lives, making it easier than ever to count steps taken, distance traveled and calories burned, track your fitness trends, challenge and share with others, and earn fitness badges.

In addition to the two new trackers, Fitbit also released an updated iPhone app to allow these trackers to sync through Bluetooth Smart devices, like the iPhone 4S. The free Fitbit app, available on all iPhones and Android devices, now allows you to track activity charts and leaderboards and log food and other workouts on the go. Starting in October, your fitness stats will sync automatically to notify you when you are near or meet your daily goals and share your standings on fitness challenges in real time. Like earlier Fitbit trackers, Zip and One also wirelessly and automatically upload your...

brands, acquiring new, notable brands and partners. Providing

customers with an expanded assortment of products for the entire family.

Under Armor will be available at Kohl’s stores nationwide and Kohls.com

in early 2017 in women’s, men’s, kids, accessories, footwear and home.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Information

This press release contains “forward-looking statements”. Within the

meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Kohl’s

intends forward-looking terminology such as “believes,”. “expects,”.

“may,”. “will,”. “should,”. “anticipates,”. “plans,”. Similar expressions

to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to

certain risks and uncertainties, which could cause Kohl’s actual results

to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking

statements. These risks and uncertainties include. Aren't limited

to those described in Item 1A in Kohl’s Annual Report on Form 10-K,

which is expressly incorporated herein by reference. Other factors

as may periodically be described in Kohl’s filings with the SEC.

About Kohl’s

Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading specialty department store with more

than 1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and

empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, the company offers amazing

national and exclusive brands, incredible savings and inspiring shopping

experiences in-store, online at Kohls.com and

via mobile devices. Committed to its communities, Kohl’s has

raised nearly $300 million for children’s initiatives nationwide through

its Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program, which operates under Kohl’s

Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc.

For additional information about Kohl’s philanthropic and environmental

initiatives, visit http://www.Kohls.com/Cares.

For a list of store locations and information. For the added

convenience of shopping online, visit www.Kohls.com.

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About Under Armor, Inc.

Under Armor (NYSE: UA), the originator of performance footwear, apparel

and equipment, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress.

Designed to make all athletes better, the brand’s innovative products

are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. The Under Armor Connected

Fitness™ platform powers the world’s largest digital health and fitness

community through a suite of applications: UA Record, MapMyFitness,

Endomondo and MyFitnessPal. The Under Armor global headquarters is

in Baltimore, Maryland. For further information, please visit the

Company’s website at www.uabiz.com.

Jen Johnson, [email protected], 262-703-5241
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