World Footwear

United States

Toms sells 50% stake to Bain Capital

Aug 25, 2014 / United States
Blake Mycoskie, founder of the famous ethical footwear brand, agreed to sell half of the company to private-equity firm Bain Capital LLC to fund the expansion of Toms’ operations

UGG launches first global brand campaign

Aug 20, 2014 / United States
"THIS IS UGG" expresses the emotional power of the brand and debuted on the 18th August around the world

Phoenix Footwear Group with widening losses despite jump in sales

Aug 14, 2014 / United States
The California based company announced 24.1% increase on sales during the second quarter of the year, but that didn’t prevent deterioration of net loss in the quarter (-1.9%)

Coach with declining sales and net income

Aug 13, 2014 / United States
Sales of the American company decreased 7.1% in the fourth quarter and net income for the period fell two thirds. Results for the entire year are less severe, but sales and net income were still down (-5.3% and -24.5% respectively)

Deckers global headquarters awarded with LEED silver certification

Aug 13, 2014 / United States
The US Green Building Council recognized the company’s building for sustainability across multiple categories

Steve Madden reports decline in earnings and sales

Aug 7, 2014 / United States
The US based footwear specialist announced sales down by 0.6% in the second quarter compared to similar period in 2013. Net income decreased 3.3%. The management team highlights the difficulties behind the performance

Crocs continues with sinking income and plans to close stores

Aug 4, 2014 / United States
Company’s revenue grew 3.6% and performed better in the second quarter of the year after the first 3 months characterized by frozen sales. Net income continues to free fall, and stores closures have been announced

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
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