With one of its biggest partners shrinking the number of stores it operates, Under Armour is making an aggressive bid this year to control its own future.
The Baltimore, Maryland- based athletic wear brand will open a
whopping 200 stores in 2016, said Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin
Plank in a keynote speech at the annual National Retail Federation
conference last week. Plank did not disclose what mix of formats those
new 200 stores would comprise, and a spokeswoman for the company did not
return a request for comment.. . . more