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We made Coach cool again

Premium ContentMay 8, 2019 / United States
The words are from Victor Luis, the man taking the reins of the Tapestry group, which announces itself as the first New York–based House of Modern Luxury Lifestyle Brands. The group's portfolio of brands includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade

Good quarter at Under Armour elevates outlook

May 6, 2019 / United States
The Baltimore-based sportwear giant reported first quarter results with revenue up by 2% (3% in currency neutral). Good performance in the quarter resulted in updated 2019 full year outlook

Xtep International to buy K-Swiss

May 3, 2019 / China
PRC-based sportswear enterprise Xtep International Holdings Limited announced plans to acquire E-Land Footwear USA Holdings Inc., the parent company for brands K-Swiss, Palladium and Suprabrands

Genesco with new stock repurchase authorization

May 3, 2019 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear specialty retailer announced today that its board of directors has authorized it to repurchase up to 100 million US dollars of the company's common stock

Mimi Vaughn named Genesco COO

May 2, 2019 / United States
The US-based company announced Mimi Eckel Vaughn as the new Chief Operating Officer of the Company, effective from the 1st of May. In addition to her new role, Vaughn will continue as Chief Financial Officer until someone else is appointed

The new FN Platform

Apr 29, 2019 / United States
Informa has revealed a new show strategy for FN Platform. Changes will be in place for the next edition of the show in August, which is taking place from the 12th to the 14th

Steve Madden with record quarter

Apr 26, 2019 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women, men and children, announced financial results for the first quarter ended on the 31st of March

Saucony appoints Shawn Hoy as VP of product

Apr 25, 2019 / United States
One of the business divisions of Wolverine Worldwide Inc. ,Saucony, appointed Nike veteran Shawn M. Hoy to Vice President of global product, effective immediately. He will report directly to Anne Cavasssa, President of the division

Foot Locker to open Power Store in NY

Apr 25, 2019 / United States
The footwear giant is expected to open its first Power Store in New York City in the Washington Heights neighborhood. After London, Liverpool, Hong Kong and Detroit, now it's the time for NY to have a Foot Locker Power Store

JCPenney with new executives

Apr 22, 2019 / United States
The Texas-based company announced the appointment of several senior executives to their team of retail experts

Michael O’Sullivan leaves Ross Stores

Apr 22, 2019 / United States
The California-based company announced that Michael O’Sullivan, the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer since 2009, has resigned from the Company and its Board of Directors effective immediately to accept a position with another company

New sales record for Skechers

Apr 19, 2019 / United States
The California-based footwear giant announced financial results for the first quarter ended on the 31st of March, with record sales of 1.28 billion US dollars, an increase of 2.1% (5.2% constant currency basis)

Changes at J.Crew Group

Apr 15, 2019 / United States
The retail group initiated a review of ist strategic initiatives, including a potential IPO of Madewell. Michael J. Nicholson was named Interim Chief Executive Officer and Jack Weingart appointed to the Board of Directors

Manolo Blahnik ends relationship with American partner

Apr 12, 2019 / United States
George Malkemus, President of Manolo Blahnik USA, and Anthony Yurgaitis, Vice-President, announced the end of a long-standing partnership under the Manolo Blahnik brand

Jennifer Estabrook is Fila's new President for North America

Apr 10, 2019 / United States
Most recently serving as acting President of Fila North America, after Jon Epstein sudden disappearance, Jennifer Estabrook will take the reins of the Fila business in the region
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