Broken Homme, a line of men’s artisan footwear and accessories produced in California, has a new partner. Evolutions Footwear, the parent company of Bed Stu, based in Los Angeles, has acquired the brand from its founders.
According to Evolutions Footwear, the acquisition will allow Broken Homme’s founders Jim Leatherman and Josh Johnson, to expand the label’s market for handmade leather goods. The partners launched their business through a fundraising campaign to purchase Paul’s Boots, a small Goodyear welt boot maker founded in 1970 established to produce union-certif...more
Nintendo promised news on a new "experience" for Switch, and it has indeed delivered--albeit with a look at a strange new project called Nintendo Labo. It appears to be a sort of mini-game collection that involves creating real-life cardboard accessories that come with the game.Details are still scant, but based on the debut trailer, you'll take part in activities like fishing, playing piano, racing a bike, and wreaking havoc as a giant robot. This is all done by detaching the Joy-Cons from the Switch itself and using cardboard to construct the aforementioned accessories, which take the form o...more
Sony's new Jumanji movie, Welcome to the Jungle, is still doing really well at the box office. Entertainment Weekly reports that the movie is expected to bring in $27 million this weekend at US and Canadia theatres, making it No. 1 for two weeks in a row.Welcome to the Jungle has now made $283.2 million domestically after just four weeks. It has made around $383 million from international markets, pushing its total haul to about $666.2 million. That's quite impressive, given the movie had a reported budget of $90 million.Welcome to the Jungle was directed by Jake Kasdan, the son of Star Wars ...more
Under Armour has cooled off a bit since its stellar 2016, which was highlighted by innovation and compelling products from the brand. But industry experts differ in their opinions on how bright the athletic label’s future is.
In a note Tuesday, Susquehanna Financial Group LLLP analyst Sam Poser downgraded the brand to negative — from neutral — citing poor brand distribution decisions, and adding that he sees “no fundamental recovery in sight.”
“Despite ongoing evolution within the ranks of UAA’s senior management, we believe, based on proprietary checks and our in...more
Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., and former Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin agreed Wednesday to settle their divorce out of court.