World Footwear

United States

Shoe Carnival with new share repurchase program

Dec 24, 2018 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer announced a new 50 million US dollars share repurchase program. The company also announced it will pay a quarterly cash dividend of 0.08 US dollars per share

Industry achievers acclaimed - Part II

Dec 21, 2018 / United States
Annual awards, dubbed the shoe “Oscars”, highlight industry achievements in New York fashion

Industry achievers acclaimed

Dec 20, 2018 / United States
The Footwear News Achievement Annual Awards, dubbed the shoe “Oscars”, highlight industry achievements in New York fashion

What the heel happened?

Dec 19, 2018 / United States
Marketplace mayhem ensues as fashion trade show dates conflict

Industry reboot

Dec 18, 2018 / United States
Fresh changes afoot as prominent US footwear industry shows evolve

Footwear exports interrupt falling trend in Brazil

Dec 17, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in November 10.54 million pairs were sent abroad for 84.78 million US dollars, up by 6.6% in volume and 1.6% in value. However this wasn't enough to recover from the accumulated drop in the year

Genesco sells struggling Lids

Dec 14, 2018 / United States
The Nashville-based group has announced it reached an agreement to sell Lids Sports Group. Payment in cash should amount to 100 million US dollars

Crocs with strong quarter

Dec 14, 2018 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs announced third quarter results marked by an increase in revenue (7.3%). As a result, the company is upçifiting its guidance

VF appoints new Vans Head for Europe

Dec 13, 2018 / EMEA
VF Corporation, a branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, appointed Stefano Saccone to the position of Vice President, General Manager of Vans, EMEA. Saccone will lead the brand and its business across the EMEA region from the 1st of April 2019 onwards

Top line momentum for DSW

Dec 12, 2018 / United States
The Ohio-based designer, producer and retailer of footwear and accessories, announced financial results for the three months period ended on the 3rd of November. Total revenue increased by 17.2% in the period

Farfetch acquires Stadium Goods

Dec 12, 2018 / United Kingdom
With this acquisition of the sneaker and streetwear marketplace, Stadium Goods, Farfetch will expand its offering in the premier sneaker and streetwear category, which is part of the fast-growing premium sportswear market

American footwear industry applauds trade war ceasefire

Dec 10, 2018 / United States
The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA) applauded the move by the Trump administration to suspend new trade tariffs

Genesco with record sales increase

Dec 7, 2018 / United States
The Tennessee-based retailer giant announced the highest gain in more than two years. Company narrowed fiscal 2019 guidance range and reiterates mid-point

FFANY appoints Executive Director

Dec 7, 2018 / United States
The Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) appointed John Heron as its new Executive Director. This will be effective from 1st January onwards

Saucony appoints Chief Marketing Officer

Dec 6, 2018 / United States
Saucony, a division of Wolverine Worldwide Inc., announced that Don Lane has been named Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately
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