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Cole Haan prepares for IPO

Aug 28, 2019 / United States
The company was acquired in 2013 by private equity firm Apax Partners from Nike. Now comes the confirmation that Cole Haan it’s preparing for an initial public offering

Trump announces new tariffs

Aug 23, 2019 / United States
President Trump announced increased tariffs on another set of goods from China. This is the US response to China’s promise to tariff 75 billion US dollars worth of American goods if Trump pressed forward with his planned tariffs

Nordstrom gives away 25 000 pairs of shoes

Aug 22, 2019 / United States
The Seattle-based retailer is teaming up with its customers and the non-profit Shoes That Fit to deliver 25 000 pairs of shoes to kids in need for their return to school

Sales increase for Asics North America

Aug 20, 2019 / America
The second quarter of 2019 for Asics North America registered positive regional growth year-over-year and increased traffic to both online e-commerce and retail channels. This marks the second consecutive quarter of growth for Asics North America

US-China trade war is already impacting the industry

Aug 19, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The year 2018 was marked by positive dynamics, but the US-China trade war is already impacting the numbers. More information about the Footwear Industry in 2018 is available within the World Footwear Yearbook 2019

Steve Madden announces acquisition of BB Dakota

Aug 15, 2019 / United States
After announcing the acquisition of premium sneakers brand Greats Brand, Inc. a few days ago, Steve Madden announces another addition to their portfolio

Tariffs on footwear delayed to December

Aug 14, 2019 / United States
The US-China trade war has a new chapter. After Mr Trump announced added tariffs of 10% on the remaining 300 billion US dollars in goods from China, now their application on certain footwear items is delayed to December

Steve Madden acquires sneakers' brand GREATS

Aug 12, 2019 / United States
The designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately held Greats Brand, Inc. footwear brand specializing in premium sneakers made in Italy

Crocs: revenue up by 9.4%

Aug 12, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear company famous for its clogs announced second quarter results marked by revenue growth. Full year outlook is being increased as a result of the first half performance

Weyco with mixed quarter results

Aug 9, 2019 / United States
The Wilwaukee-based group announced financial results for the quarter ended on the 30th of June 2019. Net sales for the period down by 1%

Wolverine reports strong quarter earnings

Aug 8, 2019 / United States
The Michigan-based footwear group reported financial results for the second quarter ended on the 29th of June 2019. Wolverine also provided an update on its full-year 2019 outlook

Columbia Sportswear consolidates growth

Aug 7, 2019 / United States
The US-based sportswear company announced growth of 9% in the second quarter for net sales. The increase in the first half of the year amounted to 8%

VF raises full year outlook

Aug 7, 2019 / United States
The Colorado-based company reported first quarter results for the period ended on the 29th of June 2019. Management of the company is confident with the rest of the year and raised fiscal 2020 outlook

Vietnam is already taking advantage of the US-China trade war

Aug 5, 2019 / Vietnam
As the trade war between the two countries enters a new chapter, the worldfootwear.com spoke to Nguyen Duc Thuan, Chairman of Lefaso, the Vietnamese footwear association, to discuss this and other hot topics of the industry

President Trump announces more tariffs

Aug 2, 2019 / United States
The announcement was via Twitter yesterday: the US will impose added tariffs of 10% on the remaining 300 billion US dollars in goods from China. This decision can likely include all footwear from China
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