World Footwear

United States

Dick's Sporting Goods with increasing sales

Mar 12, 2020 / United States
The US-based retail chain has announced an increase in sales in the last fiscal year (+3.7%). Dick's remains enthusiastic about the business in 2019 balancing it with a degree of caution over the coronavirus

FDRA asks for a freeze on shoe duties

Mar 11, 2020 / United States
Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA), the footwear industry’s business and trade association, sent a letter to the White House applauding the proposed payroll tax cut but also encouraging a freeze on footwear duties

Tapestry with 1% increase in net sales

Mar 10, 2020 / United States
The company announced second quarter results with a 1% increase in net sales. Net income presented double digit growth rate in the period. Second half guidance includes negative impact of the coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus to impact US mall traffic

Mar 6, 2020 / United States
A survey conducted by Coresight Research revealed that nearly three-quarters of US consumers would avoid malls or shopping centres if the coronavirus outbreak worsens in the country

Vans promotes David Tichiaz to GM in North America

Mar 5, 2020 / America
VF Corporation, the brand’s parent company, has confirmed the promotion of David Tichiaz to General Manager of Vans Americas

VF closes inaugural 500 million US dollars Green Bond

Mar 5, 2020 / United States
One of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, announced the closing of its 500 million euros green bond offering, representing the first green bond issued in the apparel and footwear industry

Apparel and footwear industry claims more work on counterfeit

Mar 4, 2020 / United States
Steve Lamar, President and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), expressed encouragement following the introduction of the SHOP SAFE Act of 2020 in the House of Representatives

Steve Madden with increase in sales and profit

Mar 3, 2020 / United States
Revenue and net income for Steve Madden increased in the fourth quarter of 2019. For the complete year ended on the 31st of December 2019, the company's revenue increased by 6.5%

Leslie Gallin exits Informa

Mar 2, 2020 / United States
The President of footwear is leaving Informa after a decade at the helm of the FN Platform trade show in Las Vegas

Crocs closes the year with 13% hike in revenue

Feb 28, 2020 / United States
The famous clog brand has announced two digits growth rates for the fourth quarter of the year (+21.8%) and the full year (13.1%). Crocs closed the year with optimism, despite the coronavirus expected impacts

Two Ten Footwear Foundation appoints new CEO

Feb 28, 2020 / United States
The national charitable foundation of the US footwear industry announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer for the organization. Shawn Osborne will take the leadership of the Foundation

Skechers collaborates with Goodyear on footwear

Feb 27, 2020 / United States
Global footwear brand Skechers is building on the technology in its footwear through a new collaboration with The Goodyear Rubber & Tire Company

Wolverine with highest quarterly growth of the year

Feb 26, 2020 / United States
Mid-teens revenue growth from Merrell and Sperry in the fourth quarter drives good performance of the group. As a result, Wolverine recorded the highest quarterly growth of the year

Skechers with record annual sales in 2019

Feb 21, 2020 / United States
The American-based lifestyle and performance footwear company announced record fourth quarter sales of 1.33 billion US dollars and record annual sales of 5.22 billion US dollars in 2019

Wolverine Worldwide with new leadership appointments

Feb 19, 2020 / United States
Joelle Grunberg will serve as Global President of Sperry and Tom Kennedy to serve as Global President of the Wolverine brand
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