Nike to Debut ‘Rise’ Retail Concept in China

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Nike is hoping to climb to greater heights with the debut of its latest retail concept, Nike Rise.

The first of the large-format stores will open July 9 in Guangzhou, China, and it will mark the debut of the sporting goods giant’s fourth retail concept. The others are Nike House of Innovation, its flagship concept in key urban areas such as New York and Shanghai; Nike Live, its new small-format neighborhood concept, and the Nike Factory outlet stores.

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“We’re reimagining our entire fleet,” said Cathy Sparks, vice president and general manager of Global Nike Direct Stores & Service. She said each of the formats is being analyzed to determine which works best in each market and existing stores may be converted to other concepts.

Nike Rise is poised to capitalize on the strength of the company’s digital efforts and is

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Watch the 2021 Ford Bronco July 13 Debut

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  • Ford will reveal its 2021 Bronco lineup to the world using what marketers call a “roadblock” across Disney television channels ABC, ESPN, and National Geographic.
  • Unfortunate nomenclature aside, the reveal starts at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, July 13, and will also be available to stream on Ford’s YouTube page and Ford’s social media accounts.
  • The reason for all the hype? Ford will start taking $100 reservations for the new Bronco models right when the cameras start rolling at 8 p.m.

You may have noticed that Ford is about to bring back the Bronco. Nostalgia for this brand hits some people pretty hard, and Ford is tweaking all the knobs it can—including basically taking over Disney’s media channels for a few minutes—to get people even more amped up. It’s all happening Monday evening, and if you want to join the party to be the first

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‘The Dan Patrick Show’ to Move From YouTube to Peacock

Dan Patrick is following fellow sports journalist Rich Eisen to Peacock.

The two former “SportsCenter” hosts will be reunited — in that they’ll air their shows on the same platform — when “The Dan Patrick Show” moves from YouTube to Peacock beginning on Aug. 24. “The Dan Patrick Show” is currently airing on YouTube (as well as SiriusXM channel 211, where it will continue), and before that had aired on NBCSN.

The show will officially move off YouTube after Aug. 28. Eisen’s self-titled show will move to Peacock beginning in October.

Also Read: ‘The Rich Eisen Show’ Heads to Peacock After Brief Stint on NBC Sports Network

“I’m thrilled to be coming back home to Peacock and the NBC family to continue the show with the Danettes and the rest of my talented team,” Dan Patrick said. “A huge factor in partnering with Peacock is that our loyal fans can

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Pau Gasol, wife name new daughter after Gianna Bryant

Pau Gasol and his wife Catherine McDonell have paid the ultimate tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant.

McDonell gave birth to a girl on Sunday. Her name?

Elisabet Gianna Gasol.

Gasol is close with Bryant family

Gasol noted in an announcement that the delivery went well while highlighting the “very meaningful name.”

Gianna was the 13-year-old daughter of Kobe and Vanessa Bryant. She died in the helicopter crash that also claimed Kobe’s life in January.

Gasol played seven seasons with Kobe on the Los Angeles Lakers. He won two championships alongside Kobe and developed a close personal relationship with the Bryant family.

Vanessa Bryant a godmother

Vanessa congratulated the couple on

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