The Athlete's Foot is Back in the Race

Griffin, Cara
October 2006
SGB;Oct2006, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p8
Trade Publication
This article focuses on The Athlete's Foot (TAF), an athletic shoe retail company which was acquired by Aether Holdings, Inc. in 2006. Aether Holdings also acquired UCC Capital Corp., a company that had provided strategic advice to TAF, in 2006. Aether Holdings will change its name to NexCen Brands, Inc.


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