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Nike Signs Long-Term Kit Deal With Chelsea Football Club

LONDON, United Kingdom — Chelsea announced on Thursday a long-term partnership with Nike from next year in a deal that media reports suggested could be worth £60 million ($73 million) a season. Without giving financial details, Chelsea said it represented the largest commercial deal in the Premier League club’s history. “Nike will produce strips for the first team, academy and ladies teams, as well as a …

Why A.P.C. Invested in Outdoor Voices

NEW YORK, United States — Jean Touitou doesn’t consider himself an investor, per se. And yet, he has long supported the work of young talent, helping his stable of designers — including Jessica Ogden, Vanessa Seward and Louis Wong — establish their own labels within the A.P.C. universe. In October 2015, Touitou joined a group of traditional venture capitalists, including General Catalyst and Forerunner Ventures, …