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Accent Group has a vision for the future, and it’s not focused on footwear

Image of The Athlete's Foot activewear range
A new group performance division is coordinating a broader push into the space. Image: Supplied
When Accent Group acquired the online activewear business Stylerunner out of administration last November, the company’s chief digital officer at the time, Mark Teperson, admitted that the footwear giant didn’t have much experience selling crop tops and performance tights, but he said it was an exciting category to get into.  Less than 12 months later, the company has made considerable progress on the apparel front. Not only is the first Stylerunner bricks-and-mortar store opening in Me