Video & Active Apparel Innovators Watch: Smack Sportswear, Urban Outfitters, RadioShack, Pixelworks, Nike

 Video & Active Apparel Innovators Watch: Smack Sportswear, Urban Outfitters,
                         RadioShack, Pixelworks, Nike

PR Newswire

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, August 8, 2013

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, August 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

FinancialNewsMedia.com issues news updates for today's leading companies in
the Retail/Merchandising industries: Smack Sportswear (OTCQB: SMAK), Urban
Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN), RadioShack (NYSE: RSH), Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:
PXLW) and NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE).

Smack Sportswear (OTCQB: SMAK) Headline: Smack Sportsware Announces
Partnership With Phiten and Plans to Launch New Line of "Phitenized" Athletic
Apparel. Southern California Lifestyle Infused Bikinis & Board Shorts,
Athletic & Team Apparel to Meet Innovative Phiten AQUA-METAL™ Technology that
Allows Athletes to"Feel the Difference"… Kickstarter Campaign to Begin Soon.
Smack Sportswear (OTCQB: SMAK), the leading brand of custom designed athletic
apparel (primarily focused on volleyball), today announced it has signed a
partnership agreement with Phiten, the innovative originator of the titanium
necklace and precious metal-infused sports accessories. The agreement between
the two sporting giants is the first to allow a US-based apparel company
(Smack) to acquire an exclusive license to infuse clothing with Phiten's
AQUA-METAL™ technology. Smack, who is dedicated to ensuring a successful
launch, will promote a Kickstarter campaign in late August 2013 with the
purpose of expanding production, promotions, and distribution of the new line.
At its core, the "Phitenized" garments will feature Phiten's AQUA-METAL
technology - metals broken down into microscopic particles, as well as
moisture wicking and other high tech properties. The purpose of the Phiten
tech is to help athletes excel during activity and to support a healthy and
active lifestyle. Made with high-end fabrics, the new "Phitenized" line will
range in price from $39.99 - $89.99 USD and will be available in three
categories: Beach, Team, and Core Performance apparel. Smack plans to expand
the "Phitenized" apparel offerings from volleyball initially, to other sports
such as baseball, softball, and soccer. Distribution will primarily be through
team dealers and retail chains domestically, then internationally...

To read the entire press release, please go to
http://finance.yahoo.com/q/h?s=SMAK+Headlines

"We are excited to partner with Smack," said Joe Furuhata, vice president of
Phiten USA. "Smack is an accomplished brand and we have great trust in their
ability to create quality products with our technology." Smack will present
at the Eighteenth Annual Southern California Investor Conference on Thursday,
August 8, 2013 at The Island Hotel in Newport Beach. The Company's
presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. PDT and will be available via
a live webcast.

In a new affiliation with Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) UK, Inkkas is an
international shoes brand that emphasizes authenticity, local production and
philanthropy. The brand made its debut in 2012 with its casual shoe line made
from colorful, locally produced South American textiles. Echoing their success
online, Inkkas shoes are now carried by a number of stores in Europe, in
addition to New York, Los Angeles, and Tokyo. The company's European Launch is
part of a new partnership with Urban Outfitters UK.

In celebration of music fans, RadioShack (NYSE: RSH) begins taking pre-orders
today for DECK by SOL REPUBLIC x Motorola, the hot new portable wireless
speaker that will make music social. Through its partnership with SOL
REPUBLIC, RadioShack will also offer DECK in two colors that are available
only at RadioShack for a limited time. And RadioShack will launch live
in-store demos and new marketing initiatives featuring SOL REPUBLIC's new
personal speaker, which is sure to earn a spot on back-to-school and holiday
must-have lists.

Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW), a pioneer in innovative video and display
processing technology, recently announced financial results for the second
quarter ended June 30, 2013. Second quarter 2013 revenue was up 15.5% to $9.6
million, compared to $8.3 million reported in the prior quarter and $15.5
million in the second quarter of 2012. The sequential increase in revenue was
due to increased sales of chips for both Projectors and TVs. Revenue declined
compared to the prior year quarter primarily as the result of lower licensing
revenue during the second quarter. Read the entire 2nd Quarter Results at
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/pixelworks-reports-second-quarter-2013-200100948.html.

NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design,
development, marketing, and sale of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and
accessories, as well as in the provision of services to men, women, and kids
worldwide. The company offers products in seven categories, including running,
basketball, football, men’s training, women’s training, NIKE sportswear, and
action sports under the NIKE and Jordan brand names. Shares of Nike Inc. (NKE)
achieved a new 52-week high of $66.85 on Aug 6, 2013, thereby beating its
previous high of $66.61 on Aug 2 and eventually closed trade at $66.54. The
average volume of shares traded over the last 3 months was approximately
3,674K.

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