Puma SE (PUMG.DE)
BERLIN Puma could make Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt the head of its Caribbean business once he retires from athletics, the head of the German sportswear firm was quoted as saying on Thursday.
FRANKFURT German sportswear company Puma plans to keep spending to sign up top athletes and celebrities after its flagship star Usain Bolt retires, seeking to bolster a brand that lags market leaders Nike and Adidas.
* Demand for new shoe models boosts margins (Recasts, adds CEO comments, further details on results)
FRANKFURT, July 26 German sportswear firm Puma plans to keep spending on marketing and on winning endorsements from star athletes, its chief executive said, seeking to revive a brand that still lags market leaders Nike and Adidas.
* Says strong sales and EBIT growth continues in the second quarter
BERLIN German sportswear firm Puma hiked its outlook for 2017 sales and operating profit on Monday as it announced strong second quarter results, pushing its shares up 5.6 percent.
BERLIN, July 17 German sportswear firm Puma hiked its outlook for 2017 sales and operating profit on Monday as it announced strong second quarter results, pushing its shares up 5.6 percent.
* Says a memorandum of understanding has been signed with One Sports Puma
BERLIN German sportswear firm Puma has seen such strong demand for products promoted by celebrities like model Cara Delevingne and Canadian rapper The Weeknd that its supply chain is racing to keep up, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
* CEO says not heard anything about Kering considering a sale of Puma, but "you need to ask them" Further company coverage: (Reporting by Frankfurt Newsroom)