Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is reportedly involved with MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle, and executives at the Baltimore-based apparel company have expressed concerns the journalist has taken on an advisory role that executives find “unusual and problematic,” according to a new report in The Wall Street Journal.
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Under Armour hasn’t escaped the #MeToo movement unscathed.
According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, employees at the South Baltimore athletic apparel giant were informed earlier this year that corporate wouldn’t continue paying for their trips to local strip clubs with company credit cards. And the same brief exposé, published today, alleges a deeper culture of sexism and misconduct in the company’s upper ranks.
Cable TV’s largest sports network and South Baltimore athletic apparel maker Under Armour are offering hundreds of thousands in funding to nonprofits in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Los Angeles to convert vacant lots into play space.
Canada’s Olympic teams will be rocking footwear designed in South Baltimore for the next eight years.
When Philip Spector arrived in Baltimore in the 1960s, the city’s textile industry was booming. Brands like London Fog, Joseph A. Bank and Haas Tailoring all had sizable operations in the downtown area between Baltimore, Lombard, Howard and Paca Streets.
He recalls a veritable army of seamstresses and tailors: thousands in that area alone.
Global hip-hop star and newly minted Under Armour endorser A$AP Rocky took some time out of his tour schedule last week to hang out with some Baltimore teenagers.
Some of Baltimore’s biggest private entities are stepping up with donations to assist more than 30,000 Texans displaced by Hurricane Harvey.