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

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

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$FINL #Exclusive–Athletic retailer The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) has teamed up
with rap artist Rich Homie Quan and adidas for an exclusive adidas-tubular-shadow-casual-shoes%2Fprod1112597%3FstyleId%3DBW1396%26colorId%3DWHT&esheet=51527864&newsitemid=20170317005694&lan=en-US&anchor=Tubular+Shadow&index=1&md5=00af946843ca6cf3b846a71d87795354″ rel=”nofollow”>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
, 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″ rel=”nofollow”>by
streaming and saving “Replay” to their online music collection. The
promotion runs through March1.

“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
and details about the adidas Tubular Shadow can be found on
the company’s blog

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
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1NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the
contiguous US and D.C., at least 13 years of age. Sweepstakes ends March
31, 2017. Official Rules available at
Sponsor: Motown Records.


The Finish Line, Inc.
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