World Footwear

United States

Nike presents Flyease

Jul 16, 2015 / United States
The new model was announced by the US-based company as the result of a new shoe technology, "the first of its kind". Shoes will help the lives of people with disabilities

1 million US dollars reward for missing shoes

Jul 15, 2015 / United States
The amount has been offered by an anonymous fan for the return of Judy Garland’s Wizard of Oz shoes, which were stolen from a museum in Minnesota a decade ago

Skechers sues Steven Madden

Jul 9, 2015 / United States
The US-based company claims the famous footwear designer is infringing on its Skechers Go Walk footwear line

US footwear industry satisfied with the AGOA renewal

Jul 4, 2015 / United States
The House of Representatives passed a renewal of the African Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA) trade preference program in June (397 votes against 32)

Crocs with new digital campaign

Jun 30, 2015 / United States
Crocs partnered with advertising agency McKinney to launch a new interactive campaign on Twitter and Facebook

Outstanding year for Nike

Jun 30, 2015 / United States
Revenue generated by the giant sports group was up by 5% in the fourth quarter. Annual revenue growth reached 10%

Asics America terminates agreement with Windsor

Jun 25, 2015 / United States
The athletic footwear company announced that it has terminated its retail operating agreement with Windsor Financial Group, LLC effective immediately

Revenue continues to decline at Quicksilver

Jun 24, 2015 / United States
Revenue down in most regions and in most segments. Currency exchange fluctuations are a major headwind this year, negatively impacting the performance of the company

Coach is heading to India

Jun 22, 2015 / United States
The US-based fashion company plans to enter India with exclusive retail stores

US House of Representatives passes the TPA bill

Jun 19, 2015 / United States
The Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill, a six-year renewal of the trade promotion authority, was approved. The Senate follows. This could fast forward the TPP negotiations

Mixed results for the run specialty market in the US

Jun 17, 2015 / United States
According to the NPD Group, a global information company, the sports business in general in the US remains robust, but footwear sales presented mixed results in the first quarter

Genesco's profit disappoints

Jun 15, 2015 / United States
Sports group Genesco Inc. reported a 29% drop in first-quarter profit, as two of the company's business units posted losses (Schuh and Lids)

Shoe Carnival to launch new small store concept

Jun 12, 2015 / United States
New concept stores will  have half of the size of a current Shoe Carnival store. The company expects consistent expansion over the next several years

Timberland named Mainstream Men's footwear brand of the year

Jun 12, 2015 / United States
The brand, part of the VF Corporation group, received the recognition at the annual Drapers Footwear Awards 2015

Michael Kors with 32% increase in revenue

Jun 10, 2015 / United States
The global luxury lifestyle brand, announced fourth quarter revenue growing by 17.8% and total annual revenue up by 32%
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