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Crocs raises full year outlook

Oct 30, 2019 / United States
US-based Crocs posted a 19.8% revenue growth in the third quarter. The company now expects 2019 revenues to grow 11% to 12% and reach record levels

Record-breaking amount raised by Skechers

Oct 30, 2019 / United States
During its 11th edition of the Annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk more than 2 million US dollars in were raised for children with special needs and students

Luxury giant LVMH eyed at Tiffany

Oct 29, 2019 / France
French-based luxury goods giant LVMH is aiming to buy Tiffany & Co., the iconic New York jeweller

Steve Madden raises full year guidance

Oct 29, 2019 / United States
The designer and marketer of fashion products announced financial results for the third quarter and adjusted its full year guidance

ABG to acquire Barneys New York

Oct 28, 2019 / United States
With the aquisition of the legendary luxury retail brand ABG will enhance its luxury footprint and consolidate its position in the contemporary fashion segment

Kevin Plank steps aside as Under Armour CEO

Oct 28, 2019 / United States
Patrik Frisk to become Chief Executive Officer of Under Armour on the 1st of January 2020. Founder Kevin Plank to become Executive Chairman and Brand Chief

Eric Liedtke to leave adidas by the end of 2019

Oct 28, 2019 / United States
After 25 years at adidas the Executive Board Member of adidas AG has informed the Supervisory Board that he will not be available for the entire next strategic cycle starting in 2021

Arezzo sets a deal to distribute Vans in Brazil

Oct 25, 2019 / Brazil
VF entered in a deal with Arezzo & Co. to handle Vans' suppliers, logistics, distribution, franchising, e-commerce and store expansion in Brazil

JackRabbit to acquire Olympia Sports Stores

Oct 25, 2019 / United States
A portfolio company of CriticalPoint Capital, JackRabbit, announced the cquisition of Olympia Sports Stores. This deal represents the Fourth Investment by JackRabbit over previous 2 years

Skechers wins in Converse lawsuit

Oct 24, 2019 / United States
The judge of the case found no violation of the Chuck Taylor trademark by any of the Skechers styles in case and Skechers issued a release on the matter

Counterfeit Nike shoes seized in the US

Oct 24, 2019 / United States
The US Authorities recently seized 14 806 pairs of counterfeit Nike shoes. If genuine the shoes would have an estimated manufacturer’s suggested retail price of over 2 million US dollars

Bill McCann as RPFMA's new Executive Director

Oct 24, 2019 / United States
The management and advocacy operations of the Rubber and Plastics Footwear Manufacturers Association are now performed by SMI and COO Bill McCann is the new Executive Director of the association

Mark Parker to step down as Nike's CEO

Oct 23, 2019 / United States
The sportswear giant announced Board Member John Donahoe will succeed Mark Parker as President & CEO in 2020. Parker will become Executive Chairman of Nike

Skechers achieves record net sales

Oct 23, 2019 / United States
In the third quarter of the year the US-based brand reported a new sales record of 1.354 billion US dollars

Wolverine names first Chief Merchant Officer

Oct 18, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant announced the addition of veteran merchandising and branding expert Angelo Ng as the company's first-ever Chief Merchant Officer
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