World Footwear

United States

Skechers with record annual sales in 2019

Feb 21, 2020 / United States
The American-based lifestyle and performance footwear company announced record fourth quarter sales of 1.33 billion US dollars and record annual sales of 5.22 billion US dollars in 2019

Wolverine Worldwide with new leadership appointments

Feb 19, 2020 / United States
Joelle Grunberg will serve as Global President of Sperry and Tom Kennedy to serve as Global President of the Wolverine brand

Designer Brands names William L. Jordan as Chief Growth Officer

Feb 19, 2020 / United States
As part of this transition, Roger Rawlins will serve as Interim President, DSW, in addition to his duties as Chief Executive Officer of Designer Brands (DBI). The company will continue to look to identify a permanent successor

Vibram and Pensole with multi-year partnership

Feb 17, 2020 / United States
The rubber soles manufacturer has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with Pensole Academy which should kick off in the current year

Caleres anticipates 3% decline in sales

Feb 14, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear company reported preliminary fourth quarter consolidated net sales and is anticipating a 3% decline. Implications of the Coronavirus are still being assessed

Genesco with new corporate headquarters

Feb 13, 2020 / United States
While announcing a new location for their headquarter, Genesco also confirmed it expects to add new jobs and invest more than 30 million US dollars over the next five years

Skechers wins eighth Footwear Plus Company of the Year award

Feb 11, 2020 / United States
For the eighth time in the past 15 years, Skechers has been awarded as Company of the Year by Footwear Plus. Along with the top distinction Skechers Kids received the Excellence in Children’s Design Award

Coach powers Tapestry performance in the quarter

Feb 11, 2020 / United States
Tapestry reported a 1% increase in net sales for the second quarter, much driven by Coach's 2% increase in net sales. Coronavirus will impact the performance for the full year, the company now anticipates

Dick’s Sporting Goods to donate 5 million US dollars

Feb 7, 2020 / United States
Dick's Sporting Goods and The Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation hosted a Here for Her Summit in New York City, a focused and collective effort to champion women and girls in sports and fitness

Informa partners with Micam and launches Micam Americas

Feb 7, 2020 / United States
The owner of MAGIC and Project LV announced a partnership with Micam to introduce a new footwear industry event in the USA. Micam Americas will debut in August 2020

Caleres names John McPhee President for Sam Edelman

Feb 6, 2020 / United States
John McPhee will join the company as the president of the Sam Edelman brand, reporting directly to Sam Edelman. He joins Caleres from Herman Miller Retail, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 2010

Forever 21 with new deal to sell assets

Feb 6, 2020 / United States
The US-based fast fashion retailer Forever 21, which filed for bankruptcy in September last year, reached an agreement with a consortium of companies to sell its assets for 81 million US dollars

Tapestry with key executive appointments

Feb 6, 2020 / United States
The luxury house has appointed Liz Fraser as CEO & Brand President for Kate Spade; Giorgio Sarné as CEO & Brand President for Stuart Weitzman and Yann Bozec as President of Tapestry Asia Pacific

Wolverine declares quarterly dividend

Feb 5, 2020 / United States
The company's Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 0.10 US dollars per share of common stock

Toms appoints new CEO

Feb 3, 2020 / United States
Magnus Wedhammar, former GM of Sanuk, a footwear brand belonging to the portfolio of Deckers Outdoor Corporation, was appointed as Toms' new CEO
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