World Footwear

United States

Genesco announces succession plans

Dec 11, 2014 / United States
The US based company has announced that James S. Gulmi, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will retire from the role of CFO at the end of its current fiscal year

Shoe Carnival exceeds net sales expectations

Dec 9, 2014 / United States
Despite net sales increase of 8.0% in the third quarter, net earnings for the period deteriorated slightly

Kate Bosworth launches capsule shoe collection

Dec 8, 2014 / United States
Kate Bosworth will join Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Simpson in the group of celebrities with shoe lines, as she will launch a shoe capsule collection in collaboration with Matisse Footwear

2014 achievement awards announced

Dec 8, 2014 / United States
Footwear News organized the event to present the full list of winners

UGG opens first high-tech concept store

Dec 5, 2014 / United States
The new space is revealing of Deckers commitment to the Omnichannel consumer experience

Two Ten Footwear Foundation seeks extra scholarship money

Dec 1, 2014 / United States
The US based footwear industry charity has launched the second phase of its Footwear Warriors campaign, a three-month fundraising appeal to increase the number of scholarships for US Army veterans linked to the footwear industry

Zappos debuts on offline retail

Nov 29, 2014 / United States
Famous online powerhouse has opened its first-ever freestanding pop up store, a 20 000 square feet space in the downtown of Las Vegas

Brown Shoe reports 21.2% growth in net earnings

Nov 29, 2014 / United States
US based company announces third quarter results with sales up by 3.8% and two digits growth on net earnings

US Olympics and Nike extend partnership

Nov 26, 2014 / United States
The United States Olympic Committee and Nike, Inc. announced the extension of Nike’s sponsorship of the USOC through 2020. This extension includes providing footwear and apparel for US Olympic and Paralympic athletes

Columbia Sportswear registers record net sales

Nov 17, 2014 / United States
The US based company reported 29% net sales increase to a record 675 million US dollars and raised the full year 2014 net sales and earnings outlook

Timberland PRO with new Powertrain collection

Nov 14, 2014 / United States
The company claims the updated classic indoor safety shoes will exceed on-the-job requirements

Foot Locker announces new CEO

Nov 13, 2014 / United States
Ken Hicks will retire as CEO of the company and Richard Johnson will step in

Shoes of Prey partners with Nordstrom to expand into the US

Nov 13, 2014 / United States
Following several months of negotiations Shoes of Prey has announced it has finalized a deal with Nordstrom to open its first US store

Phoenix Footwear with 71.3% increase in net income

Nov 12, 2014 / United States
The US based company reported its financial results for the quarter ended September 27th and continues the good performance in the current fiscal year

Under Armour with 30% growth in net revenue

Nov 10, 2014 / United States
The company announced third quarter revenue of 938 million US dollars, and declared it is now raising its 2014 net revenue outlook

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