Did you hear?... Movies inspire the names of Polo RLX product

Where does Polo RLX's Read Worth come up with names for some of the items in his line?

Where does Polo RLX's Read Worth come up with names for some of the items in his line? From movies he likes, it seems. Hence the Guffman jacket (from that grandest of spoofs on local theater "Waiting For Guffman") and the new Bigelow jacket (a tip of the hat to "Deuce Bigelow, Male Gigolo").


Did you hear?... GU Sports signs deal with RLX Polo team to be the team's official gel and drink

GU Sports has signed a deal with the RLX Polo team to be the team's official gel and drink. RLX becomes the first pro team to ride with both GU and GU2O. GU tells us that RLX riders will be sporting a new, limited-edition water bottle this season with the GU, GU2O and RLX logos ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Settling into our seat last week on a flight home from D.C. for National PE Day lobbying (look for our upcoming story the week of May 11), we hear a hustle and bustle at the door. Olympic gold-medalist sprinter and long-jumper Carl Lewis is rushing in at the last second, also ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Super cool way to recycle athletic shoes:The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) and Nike have announced they are re-lacing their partnership to recycle used athletic shoes, expanding the Nike Reuse-A-Shoe program to every state in the continental United States. In the second ...read more


Did you hear?…FIBO 2011 names fitness product award finalists

Germany’s main international trade show for fitness, wellness and health named eleven product finalists in three categories for its annual FIBO Innovation Awards, to be presented at the show in Essen, Germany, April 15. Officials with FIBO 2011, said in a statement the finalists ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> With 20 years of financial, textile and apparel experience, Michael Spillane has been named the president and CEO of Malden Mills. Previously, he was the president of children's apparel and men's underwear and loungewear at Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. Spillane's immediate priorities ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> The Super Show rolled out the red carpet for tens of thousands of attendees from around the world in Orlando, Fla., on its opening day Monday, Jan. 12, with special guest appearances by the likes of Sammy Sosa, and aisles that although slow-to-fill began steadily moving by ...read more

Fitness: Did You Hear?...

>> The Sports Club Co. is getting serious about going private again, SNEWS is told, just as it released its fourth quarter results for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2002, showing EBITDA up a rousing 469.5 percent. Apparently, a committee has been organized to consider the move. ...read more

Outdoor: Did You Hear?...

>> Hats off to the Outdoor Retailer trade show team! Though exact details are sketchy SNEWS has learned that as an added perk for qualified retailers (that means you have to have a retailer badge or no go), OR will offer free wireless access in the Retailer Lounge located in ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

>> Only in California. In early April, two Southern California state parks enabled Wi-Fi access to the park so that camper and picnickers could use laptops or PDAs at campsites and picnic tables. The two parks are San Clemente State Park in Orange County and San Elijo State Park ...read more