Monday, March 20, 2017


By Business Wire

Finish Line Teams Up With Rich Homie Quan & adidas
For Exclusive Sneaker Release

Photo courtesy of The Finish Line

Partnership includes digital content and involvement in sweepstakes sponsored by Quan’s record label

INDIANAPOLIS - Athletic retailer The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) has teamed up with rap artist Rich Homie Quan and adidas for an exclusive Tubular Shadow colorway release. The retailer will also supply prizes for a sweepstakes sponsored by Motown Records in conjunction with the release of his newest single “Replay.”

“We’re in the middle of an exciting time in retail where style, music and influencers all connect with one another,” said Paul Diehl senior director of content, social and consumer trends at Finish Line. “Each influences the other and we’ve harnessed that concept with our partnership and how it resonates with our customers and their interests.”

As part of the partnership, Quan sports the all-white Tubular Shadows in photos featured on the retailer’s social accounts and in-store displays. On the retailer’s YouTube channel, Quan stars in short video spots with his single “Replay” playing in the background. The sneakers include a superlight and breathable knit upper with textured accents, rope laces and a low-cut design that promotes both style and comfort. The partnership additionally includes participation in a sweepstakes sponsored by Motown Records. Fans have the opportunity to win a signed pair of adidas Tubular Shadows by Quan and Finish Line gift cards worth $1,000, $250 and $100 respectively by streaming and saving “Replay” to their online music collection. The promotion runs through March1.

Video courtesy of The Finish Line

“What I wear inspires me when I get into the studio – it decides what type of lyrics I’m going to spit each day,” said Quan. “Putting together a fresh outfit with fresh shoes is as good as putting together a fresh track. My style is about more than just looking good; it’s about channeling how I feel and what I create. ”

More information about the partnership can be found on the retailer’s YouTube channel and details about the adidas Tubular Shadow can be found on the company’s blog and

About The Finish Line, Inc.

The Finish Line, Inc. is a premium retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Finish Line has approximately 970 Finish Line branded locations primarily in U.S. malls and shops inside Macy’s department stores and employs more than 14,000 sneakerologists who help customers every day connect with their sport, their life and their style. Online shopping is available at and Mobile shopping is available at

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