World Footwear

United States

Allbirds expands distribution to Nordstrom

Jun 10, 2022 / United States
Nordstrom customers can now shop men's and women's Allbirds styles at 14 select stores.Later this year, Allbirds will expand their selection, which will be available to shop on Nordstrom.com, at Center Stage in New York City and in more Nordstrom stores

Chief Executive of Amazon’s consumer business is leaving

Jun 8, 2022 / United States
Dave Clark, who has overseen the company’s extensive warehouse operations, announced he would depart Amazon after 23 years. It’s time for me to build again, he wrote on Twitter

Designer Brands with sales growth

Jun 8, 2022 / United States
In the first quarter of fiscal 2022, the North-American company reported a net sales increase of 18.1% across every segment, and it said to be on track to double owned brand sales by 2026

Foot Locker appoints first Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer

Jun 7, 2022 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer named Neil Bansal to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer

Reebok teams up with Zappos to launch adaptative footwear line

Jun 1, 2022 / United States
The Reebok Fit to Fit collection provides styles that include features that help people with disabilities to gain more independence. The goal is to enhance everyone’s quality of life

Dick's Sporting Goods posts sales decline

Jun 1, 2022 / United States
The sporting goods retailer posted a comparable store sales drop of 8.4% in the first quarter of fiscal 2022 over the same period last year, but remains optimistic about its long-term strategy

US: growth of consumer prices slows down

May 31, 2022 / United States
The growth of consumer prices slowed in April inthe US. Notwithstanding, prices are still higher than usual

Genesco announces first quarter results

May 31, 2022 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear group reported a small decline in sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2023, but remains optimistic for the year ahead as inventories return to more normal levels

Doug Howe gets new appointments at DSW

May 27, 2022 / United States
Footwear retailer Designer Brands has announced the appointment of Doug Howe to President of DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse (retail concept of the group’s portfolio). Mr. Howe will also be Executive Vice President of Designer Brands

Caleres announces record first quarter

May 26, 2022 / United States
In the first quarter of fiscal 2022, the company reported net sales of 735.1 million US dollars, up by 15.1% from the first quarter of fiscal 2021. The footwear group raised its full year outlook

Sustainable sneaker start-up Psudo raises 3 million USD

May 25, 2022 / United States
The US-based sneaker brand announced that completed a three million USD seed financing round led by SternAegis Ventures, who acted as placement agent

VF Corporation named one of the 100 best Corporate Citizens

May 24, 2022 / United States
The global player in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, has been recognized by 3BL Media in its 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking for the company’s work across people and planet, including employees, climate change, the environment and human rights, among other categories. VF ranked first in the Consumer Durables & Apparel Industry and 14th overall

Foot Locker reports solid performance

May 24, 2022 / United States
The retailer posted a slim increase in sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2022 over the same period last year, but still ahead of estimates. Revenue for the quarter totalled 2.17 billion US dollars

Deckers posts fiscal 2022 results

May 23, 2022 / United States
The Californian-based group reported a net sales increase of 23.8% over fiscal 2022, reaching 3.15 billion US dollars, as compared to fiscal 2021. Hoka brand grew the most

Under Armour CEO steps down

May 20, 2022 / United States
The company announced that Patrik Frisk will step down as President and CEO, effective 1st of June. Colin Browne, currently COO, will act as interim President and CEO until a new name is appointed
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