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Sneakers

Sanjo launches sneaker inspired by the God of War Ragnarök game series

Nov 14, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese brand has launched a sneaker inspired by the God of War Ragnarök game series, marking the release of the new game on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 on the 9th of November

Asics ventures into the Web3 commerce

Nov 10, 2022 / Japan
The physical running shoes in the ASICS x Solana UI Collection can only be purchased with digital currency. The company said to be showing the future of Web3 commerce with this move

Gulden officially appointed adidas new CEO

Nov 9, 2022 / Germany
The German-based company appointed the ex-Chief of Puma, Bjørn Gulden, to the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective from the 1st of January 2023

Puma appoints Arne Freundt as new CEO

Nov 7, 2022 / Germany
The company announced that Arne Freundt will take on the role of CEO and Chairman of the Management Board from the 1st of January 2023, succeeding Bjørn Gulden, who decided not to renew his contract

Hoka's performance stands out in the second quarter

Nov 1, 2022 / United States
Deckers Brands posted a net sales increase of 21.3% in the second quarter of fiscal 2023, as compared to the same period of last year, with Hoka's sales growth of 58.3% standing out

Skechers named Company of the Year

Oct 28, 2022 / United States
The US trade publication Footwear News (FN) has decided to name the 30 years-old Skechers as Company of the Year for the third time in the history of the FN Achievement Awards

Skechers with steady growth

Oct 27, 2022 / United States
The US-based company posted a sales increase of 20.5% in the third quarter of 2022, year-over-year, emphasizing the "broad-based consumer demand" experienced since the start of the year

adidas lowers again full year outlook

Oct 26, 2022 / Germany
The company, which announced preliminary results for the third quarter, cut once again its 2022 guidance in light of a drop in Greater China traffic and inventory build-up in Western markets

Decathlon changes name to 'Nolhtaced' in three Belgian cities

Oct 20, 2022 / France
The sporting goods retailer has changed its name to Nohltaced (Decathlon written backwards) in Evere, Namur and Ghent, for one month, as part of its campaign to promote reverse selling

Skechers sues Hermès for patent infringement

Oct 20, 2022 / United States
The US-based company announced that it has sued the luxury group for allegedly infringing on multiple patents regarding its Massage Fit sole technology

Puma releases sneaker infused with nitrogen foam

Oct 18, 2022 / Germany
The German-based company has launched Extent, a sneaker inspired by the brand's archive of 2000s long-distance running shoes whose midsole features an innovative nitrogen-infused foam

Golden Goose acquires Italian Fashion Team

Oct 11, 2022 / Italy
The luxury sneakers brand announced that it has bought its top supplier for an undisclosed sum to boost capacity while retaining its commitment to authenticity and sustainability

Christian Louboutin to launch a family-focused line

Oct 10, 2022 / France
The luxury footwear and accessories brand announced the launch of LoubiFamily, a brand-new product category designed for every family's member, from adults to kids and pets

Zalando and Nike strengthen long-term partnership

Oct 6, 2022 / Germany
The German-based online retailer announced a new step in its strategic partnership with Nike with the introduction of a new membership programme in ten European countries

Nike announces first quarter results

Oct 4, 2022 / United States
The US-based company reported revenue growth in the first quarter of fiscal 2023, but a decline in earnings mainly due to overstocked inventory. Performance in China impacted by COVID-19-related disruptions
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