World Footwear

United States

US low-income shoppers to spend more this holiday season

Nov 3, 2022 / United States
Low-income shoppers are planning to spend 25% more year-over-year, while the high-income group is pulling back. Overall, holiday spending is expected to be flat year-over-year

Columbia Sportswear reports strong performance

Nov 3, 2022 / United States
The US-based company posted a net sales increase of 19% in the third quarter of 2022, driven by the performance of the Sorel and Columbia brands, and confirmed its full year outlook

Allbirds reduces carbon footprint by 12%

Nov 2, 2022 / United States
The Californian brand of sustainable footwear revealed that it cut by 12% the average product carbon footprint between 2020 and 2021. Allbirds intends to reduce it to near zero by 2030

Hoka's performance stands out in the second quarter

Nov 1, 2022 / United States
Deckers Brands posted a net sales increase of 21.3% in the second quarter of fiscal 2023, as compared to the same period of last year, with Hoka's sales growth of 58.3% standing out

VF Corp sales decline

Oct 31, 2022 / United States
The US-based group reported a revenue decline in the second quarter of the current fiscal year, as sales at Vans were noticeably down in this period, as compared to the same period of last year

Skechers named Company of the Year

Oct 28, 2022 / United States
The US trade publication Footwear News (FN) has decided to name the 30 years-old Skechers as Company of the Year for the third time in the history of the FN Achievement Awards

Skechers with steady growth

Oct 27, 2022 / United States
The US-based company posted a sales increase of 20.5% in the third quarter of 2022, year-over-year, emphasizing the "broad-based consumer demand" experienced since the start of the year

Red Wing Shoe Company appoints new CEO

Oct 25, 2022 / United States
The US-based footwear manufacturer named Allison Gettings as Chief Executive Officer, effective from the 1st of January 2023. She is the first woman to lead the company since its founding in 1905

US: footwear prices increase but at a slower pace

Oct 21, 2022 / United States
While high inflation remains a concern for the country's economy, data from the FDRA continues to suggest that the increase in footwear prices is somewhat moderating

Skechers sues Hermès for patent infringement

Oct 20, 2022 / United States
The US-based company announced that it has sued the luxury group for allegedly infringing on multiple patents regarding its Massage Fit sole technology

GOAT Group acquires resale platform Grailed

Oct 19, 2022 / United States
The marketplace group has acquired Grailed, the resale platform for men's luxury, streetwear, and vintage fashion. This move will enable GOAT to accelerate its apparel and accessories categories' growth

UGG unveils boot made with regeneratively sourced materials

Oct 18, 2022 / United States
The Californian brand announced the launch of Classic Mini Regenerate. Available for adults and children, this boot is made with materials from Atkins Ranch, known for its regenerative practices

Rocky Brands creates Chief Operating Officer role

Oct 17, 2022 / United States
The Ohio-based company announced that CFO Tom Robertson has been promoted to the newly-created role of COO. He will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations of Rocky Brands

Timberland launches circular boot

Oct 14, 2022 / United States
Timberloop Utility Boots are the highlight of the new Fall/Winter 2022 Earthkeepers by RÆBURN collection, designed to be fully disassembled and recycled at the end of their useful life

Under Armour announces changes in the leadership team

Oct 7, 2022 / United States
The Baltimore-based company revealed that David Baxter will assume the role of President of the Americas' region and Mehri Shadman has been appointed Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
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