World Footwear

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Pharrell Williams in collaboration with adidas

Jun 5, 2014 /
The new collection will debut this summer and will be created with the singer's eco-friendly Bionic Yarn, which uses plastic debris from the sea

Shoe Carnival announces stable sales

Jun 4, 2014 / United States
The company presented net sales of 235.8 million USD for the first quarter, a 1.5% increase from similar period last year. Net income declined 3.9% from 9.5 million USD and are now 9.2 million USD

Converse and Maison Martin Margiela renew their collaboration

Jun 4, 2014 / United States
Converse announced the global launch of its second sneaker collection with the famous French fashion house

Vans supports arts education with its Custom Culture competition

Jun 3, 2014 / United States
Running for the fifth year the art event challenges high school students across the United States to embrace their creativity by customizing Vans shoes

Crocs new President is announced while the company registers free falling income

Jun 2, 2014 / United States
In the first quarter of 2014, the company reported frozen sales. Net income for the period declined 68.5%

Orla Kiely and Clarks joined forces to produce new shoe line

Jun 2, 2014 / United States
The fashion designer has used her retro-style prints on everything from couch cushions to ready-to-wear. Now she has teamed up with British brand Clarks to make her debut with footwear

Paris Hilton is being sued by a footwear company for 2 million USD

May 30, 2014 / United States
A breach-of-contract lawsuit against the celebrity has been launched in New York by Antebi Footwear Group

Business leader of GORE-TEX® Footwear Sport and Outdoor live on World Footwear

May 26, 2014 / United States
The interview follows the recent announcement of an innovative GORE-TEX footwear technology

Steve Madden announces 9.2% increase in net sales

May 23, 2014 / United States
New York city based company announced net sales growth of 9.2% for the first quarter of 2014. Net income for the period is stable at 2013 level

Pharrell Williams supports FromOneHandToAnOTHER

May 20, 2014 / United States
The American artist is taking an active part in the campaign by releasing an array of unique items on a new eBay auction to help underprivileged children

Vibram settles a 3.75 million USD lawsuit over shoes with alleged health benefits

May 19, 2014 / United States
The maker of the famous FiveFingers barefoot-style running shoes has agreed to a multi-million dollar settlement over the shoes’ declared health benefits

SKECHERS with 21% growth on net sales

May 9, 2014 / United States
The American company registered net sales of 546.5 million USD in the first quarter of 2014, growing 21.0% from 451.6 million USD in the same period in 2013. Net earnings for the first quarter of 2014 reached 31 million USD up 363.5% compared to 6.7 million USD last year

United States footwear imports with slow growth

May 6, 2014 / United States
In 2013, the United States (US), the largest footwear importer, bought 2 338 million pairs of shoes abroad, valued at 25 317 million USD, a 2% and 4% increase compared to 2012, respectively. Value of exports increased 5.8% notwithstanding relative stability registered in quantities

New Balance Foundation offers a 300 000 USD challenge to charity

May 5, 2014 / United States
To help kick off the 30th anniversary of Camp Sunshine, a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, the American foundation has offered to match all gifts from donors

SKECHERS named fashion brand of the year

Apr 28, 2014 / United States
SKECHERS USA Inc. was named Fashion Footwear Brand of the Year at the latest The Footwear Industry Awards, an achievement that completes a year with multiple industry awards
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