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Skechers announces third quarter results

Oct 30, 2020 / United States
The California-based footwear company reported sales of 1.30 billion US dollars in the third quarter of the year, a 3.9% decrease year-over-year, but a 78.3% increase from the second quarter of 2020

Wolverine declares quarterly dividend

Oct 30, 2020 / United States
The Michigan-based footwear group has announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 0.10 US dollars per share of common stock

Genesco appoints John F. Lambros to its Board of Directors

Oct 29, 2020 / United States
Lambros is President of GCA-US, a global investment bank. He serves as the head of GCA's digital media banking practice and is a member of its board of directors and executive committee. With this appointment Genesco's board now has eight members

Joanne Crevoiserat is Tapestry's new CEO

Oct 28, 2020 / United States
The New York-based house of luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joanne Crevoiserat as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately

Crocs: third quarter revenue grew by 16%

Oct 28, 2020 / United States
Revenue totaled 361.7 million US dollars, an increase of 15.7% from the same period last year, or 15.9% on a constant currency basis. E-commerce revenue grew by 36.3%, while wholesale increased by 12.4% and retail went up by 8.9%

Free shipping will make a difference this holiday

Oct 27, 2020 / United States
According to NPD's insights, free shipping was identified, for the first time, as the number one factor influencing where consumers decide to shop this holiday in the US. A finding in line with consumers increasing use of online shopping due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Kering overcomes expectations despite 4.3% sales decline

Oct 23, 2020 / United States
The luxury group announced consolidated revenue in the third quarter of 2020 of 3 717.7 million euros, down by 4.3% as reported. Double digit growth in North America and Asia-Pacific contributed to the period's performance

Crocs and Justin Bieber in partnership

Oct 23, 2020 / United States
The casual footwear brand announced a collaboration with global superstar Justin Bieber. The Crocs X Justin Bieber is inspired from the signature yellow of Bieber's personal clothing brand and includes eight custom Jibbitz charms

VF shows signs of recovery with higher than expected results

Oct 22, 2020 / United States
The owner of brands such as Vans, The North Face and Timberland, registered declining revenue in the second quarter (-18%). Notwistanding, VF's results have surpassed their internal expectations, which is being taken as a positive sign of recovery

Amy Hunter is Caleres new Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Oct 21, 2020 / United States
The St. Louis-based company has announced Amy Hunter will join the company as Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, effective from today

12th Annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk turns into a virtual event

Oct 15, 2020 / United States
Notwithstanding the COVID-19 reality the fundraising campaign for kids will continue and the aim I to raise 2 million US dollars as it transforms its popular annual beach event into a celebration of its sponsors and community

AAFA reiterates importance of CBTPA program is extended to 2030

Oct 12, 2020 / United States
The American Apparel & Footwear Association President and CEO Steve Lamar welcomed the signing of the "Extension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act" by President Trump this weekend. The bill extends the CBTPA until the 30th of September 2030

FDRA and FFANY complete merger

Oct 9, 2020 / United States
The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) announced it has assumed the management of the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) operations. FDRA President and CEO Matt Priest will oversee the union and FFANY’s Executive Director

Nike's first quarter digital sales up by 82%

Oct 1, 2020 / United States
Nike’s revenue in the first quarter decreased by 1% totalling 10.6 billion US dollars and was flat to prior year on a currency-neutral basis. The sportswear giant reported first quarter digital sales growing by 82%

Kerby Jean-Raymond is Reebok’s new VP Creative Direction

Sep 30, 2020 / United States
Reebok announced the appointment of Kerby Jean-Raymond to Vice President, Creative Direction. In this role, Jean-Raymond will provide creative leadership across all design disciplines for Reebok
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