World Footwear

United States

Deckers results reveal widening first quarter losses

Jul 28, 2014 / United States
Despite two digits growth on net sales, the company reported a deterioration of its net income, which now stands at a loss of 37.1 million US dollars

Wolverine announces record revenue

Jul 18, 2014 / United States
In the second quarter of the year, the US based company generated revenue reaching 613.5 million US dollars, a solid increase of 4.4% compared to similar period in the previous year. Net income increased from 17.9 million US dollars to 27.5 million US dollars

New Footwear Production Code of Conduct in the US

Jul 17, 2014 / United States
The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA), the largest footwear trade association in the US, released a comprehensive Footwear Production Code of Conduct for its industry

NASA drives the ForceShoe investigation

Jul 17, 2014 / United States
The agency in charge of the American space program leads an investigation to address ongoing concerns about the maintenance of the astronaut’s bone and muscle health in microgravity

Steve Madden now focused on boosting sales online

Jul 16, 2014 / United States
The New York based footwear company has announced a new partnership with Certona, a company specialised in real time omnichannel personalization

Skechers named Best Lifestyle Brand of the Year

Jul 10, 2014 / United States
Skechers USA, Inc. was elected at the Sports Trade Awards and adds this new and recent achievement to a year with multiple industry awards

Basketball related footwear accounts for one quarter of all athletic footwear sales in the US

Jul 9, 2014 / United States
According to the NPD Group, a global information company, basketball footwear was up 21% in an athletic footwear market (down 4% overall) in the 12 months’ period ending April 2014

adidas teams up with Pensole to launch Earn Your Stripes

Jul 7, 2014 / United States
The initiative aims to attract aspiring designers to participate in an intensive design program created to find and develop the next generation of designers for adidas footwear

Nike’s net income rises driven by strong sales

Jul 4, 2014 / United States
Sporting goods giant reveals increase in fourth quarter sales boosted by growth in almost all regions. Full year performance with two digits growth (10% variation in revenue and net income growth)

Two Ten Footwear Foundation awards 0.8 million USD for scholarships

Jul 1, 2014 / United States
In its 45th year, the program has helped nearly 6 000 students with a total of 19 million USD granted in scholarships

New exhibition dedicated to footwear in the United States

Jun 30, 2014 / United States
Sole Obsession: 100 Years of Women’s Shoes from Kitten Heels to Power Pumps presents a range of dressy footwear, spanning from 1910 to 2010


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