World Footwear

United States

Shoe Carnival with record quarterly sales and net income

Sep 2, 2021 / United States
The US-based retailer of footwear and accessories reported results for the second quarter and six months periods ended on the 31st of July 2021. Shoe Carnival talks about record quarterly sales and record quarterly net income

Designer Brands: net sales grow by 66.9%

Sep 1, 2021 / United States
The North America-based designer, producer and retailer of footwear and accessories, announced its financial results for the three months ended on the 31st of July 2021

Johanna W. Hanneke Faber joins Tapestry Board of Directors

Sep 1, 2021 / United States
New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced that Hanneke Faber has been appointed to Tapestry’s Board of Directors. The appointment of Ms. Faber to the Board brings the membership to eleven, including ten independent directors

Net sales recovery at Columbia Sportswear

Aug 16, 2021 / United States
The Oregon-based sportswear company reported second quarter and first half results: net sales increased by 79% and 35%, respectively. Net result at Columbia Sportswear is on positive ground

Franco Fogliato is leaving Columbia Sportswear

Aug 13, 2021 / United States
The Oregon-based company focused on outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment announced that Franco Fogliato, Executive Vice President, Global Omni-Channel, is resigning from his position, effective after a brief transition period ending on the 3rd of September

Rocky Brands: revenue up by 134.2%

Aug 11, 2021 / United States
The Ohio-based company has announced second quarter results marked by an increase in net sales of 134.2% (to 131.6 million US dollars). Wholesale segment increased by 195.0% and retail by 36.8%

Asia accounts for more than half of global footwear consumption

Aug 10, 2021 / World Footwear Yearbook
In 2020 Asia’s consumption accounted for more than half (55.8%) of the grand total worldwide. Data is taken from the World Footwear 2021 Yearbook just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association

Skechers’ Animal Rights Movement reaches 7 million US dollars in donations

Aug 10, 2021 / United States
The company’s BOBS from Skechers Philanthropic Collection has helped save and support over 1.3 million shelter dogs and cats in the United States and Canada

Tapestry establishes Foundation to promote equity and fight climate crisis

Aug 9, 2021 / United States
The New York-based house of luxury accessories and lifestyle brands has also announced the expansion of its Corporate Responsibility agenda. Tapestry intends to influence positive change for the industry

Hush Puppies & Designer Brands in partnership

Aug 6, 2021 / United States
The two tags announced an exclusive distribution partnership for Hush Puppies in North America. This initiative will make DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse the exclusive in-store distributor of Hush Puppies by 2022

The Athlete's Foot with strong retail sales growth

Aug 6, 2021 / United States
The specialty footwear and lifestyle chain delivered increasing first half-year retail sales in 2021. Change of ownership to Arklyz Group has been successfully concluded

Under Armour lifts outlook

Aug 6, 2021 / United States
The Baltimore-based sportswear giant has reported unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended on the 30th of June 2021. Revenue was up by 91% to 1.4 billion US dollars. Under Armour has updated its outlook for the fiscal year

Steve Madden shifts production from China to Mexico and Brazil

Aug 5, 2021 / United States
Driven by recent supply chain disruptions, American footwear brand Steve Madden has relocated about half of its women’s production to Mexico and Brazil from China. According to Business of Fashion (BoF) this will impact the Fall Season collection

Wolverine buys women’s activewear brand Sweaty Betty

Aug 5, 2021 / United States
The Michigan-based group which counts with a varied portfolio of footwear and lifestyle brands has acquired Sweaty Betty, a global fitness and lifestyle brand. The all-cash transaction is valued at approximately 410 million US dollars

Foot Locker enhances positioning in North America with acquisition of WSS

Aug 4, 2021 / United States
The New York-based specialty athletic retailer announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Eurostar, Inc. (WSS), a US-based athletic footwear and apparel retailer, which primarily operates on the West Coast
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