World Footwear

United States

Under Armour with net revenue growth of 32%

Feb 10, 2015 / United States
The US-based sportswear company revealed quarter four and full year results. Growth continues to distinguish the brands’ performance

New crowdfunding platform uses shoes as currency

Feb 9, 2015 / United States
Funds2Orgs, a for-profit social enterprise, launched the initiative Shoe Funding through their website allowing any user to raise funds for a special endeavor by collecting new and gently used shoes

Under Armour buys two fitness apps

Feb 6, 2015 / United States
To further expand its fitness business the Baltimore-based company has acquired Endomondo and MyFitnessPal

Cole Haan opens new Global Innovation Center

Feb 6, 2015 / United States
The US-based lifestyle footwear and accessories brand announced the opening of its Innovation & Sports Lifestyle Design Center, located at its Global Headquarters in New Hampshire

Skechers named company of the year

Feb 6, 2015 / United States
The recognition was given by the trade publication Footwear Plus at its Annual Plus Awards. This is the sixth time that Skechers is honored with the Plus Award

Under Armour overtakes adidas in US sportswear market

Feb 5, 2015 / United States
Last year, adidas lost its number 2 position in the competitive American sportswear market to rival Under Armour, which increased sales in both apparel and footwear at the expense of the Germany-based sportswear giant

New Chief Financial Officer announced at Brown Shoe

Feb 5, 2015 / United States
The US-based footwear company named Kenneth Hannah as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the company, replacing Russ Hammer as of the 16th February onwards

Deckers announces record net sales

Feb 4, 2015 / United States
The US-based company reported net sales for the third quarter amounting to 784.7 million US dollars, up by 6.6% from similar period last year (736.0 million US dollars)

DSW announces management changes

Feb 2, 2015 / United States
The US-based footwear and accessories retailer announced the promotion of several executives. Changes will be effective from today onwards

Steve Madden announces acquisition of Blondo

Jan 29, 2015 / United States
The famous US-based designer of fashion footwear announced that it has acquired the intellectual property and related assets of Blondo, a fashion-oriented footwear brand specializing in waterproof leather boots

New Balance files complaint against Converse

Jan 28, 2015 / United States
This complaint follows previous action from rival Converse, against several brands and companies

Wolverine Worldwide with steady growth

Jan 26, 2015 / United States
The US-based footwear giant announced preliminary unaudited financial results for its fourth quarter and full-year ended at the 3rd of January. Revenue for the quarter up by 9.6%

Converse presents the Andy Warhol Collection

Jan 23, 2015 / United States
The debut of the new line results from a partnership of the footwear brand with the Andy Warhol Foundation

Americans buy 7.5 pairs of shoes per year

Jan 22, 2015 / United States
The number has been released by the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) while announcing their ApparelStats 2014 and ShoeStats 2014 reports

Deckers announces new COO

Jan 21, 2015 / United States
The US-based company appointed David E. Lafitte as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective from the 2nd February 2015. Mr. Lafitte previously served as the company's general counsel and will replace Mr. Zohar Ziv, who retired from the company last week
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