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Amazon is hiring 100 000 across the US and Canada

Sep 28, 2020 / United States
The online giant is expecting to open 100 new Operations sites in September across fulfilment centres, delivery stations, sortation centres and other sites. Amazon announced it will hire 100 000 people in the US and Canada

Charisse Ford Hughes joins the Board of Directors of Crocs

Sep 25, 2020 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs announced that Charisse Ford Hughes has been appointed to Crocs' Board of Directors. This nomination will be effective from the 1st of October onwards

Simon Property and Brookfield are rescuing JCPenney

Sep 24, 2020 / United States
Mall owners Simon Property and Brookfield Property Partners have entered in an agreement in principle to acquire JC Penney. The American department store chain filed for bankruptcy protection earlier in the year

Michelle Poole named President of Crocs

Sep 14, 2020 / United States
As President, Ms. Poole will assume responsibility for the Americas, Asia and EMEA regional commercial teams as well as continue to lead the Product Design and Management, Merchandising, and Marketing teams at Crocs

Crocs expects 10% revenue growth

Sep 11, 2020 / United States
The casual footwear brand known for its clogs, provided third quarter 2020 revenue outlook after having experienced exceptional consumer demand in the COVID-19 new reality

Designer Brands with 42.8% decline in net sales

Sep 10, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer formerly known as DSW reported double-digit decline in sales in the first semester as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the consumer behaviour and on the business ever-changing environment

Under Armour to lay off 600 employees globally

Sep 9, 2020 / United States
US-based sportswear maker said it will lay off about 600 employees from its global workforce, given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in its business

Shoe Carnival with record net sales

Sep 7, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer has reported record net sales of 300.8 million US dollars for the second quarter exceeding the previous record set in the third quarter of fiscal 2017 by 4.6%

Genesco: net sales down by 20%

Sep 3, 2020 / United States
Net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2021 decreased by 20%, mainly driven by store closures, a later start to back-to-school, lower store comps and lower wholesale sales. This was partially offset by digital comparable growth of 144%

Caleres: net sales down by 33.4%

Sep 2, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear company has registered a decline of 33.4% in net sales in the second quarter of the current fiscal year. Caleres expects the second half of 2020 to continue to be unpredictable

Timberland raises sustainability goals

Sep 2, 2020 / United States
Timberland’s products are now aimed to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030. To achieve it all products will be designed for circularity and made from natural materials sourced from regenerative agriculture

Foot Locker with increase in sales

Aug 31, 2020 / United States
Comparable store sales in the period increased by 18.6%. Given the meaningful increase in sales reported, the Board reinstated the quarterly dividend program

Payless plans its comeback

Aug 31, 2020 / United States
The US-based discount footwear chain Payless is planning to open between 300 to 500 standalone stores over the next five years. This follows the company turning up from bankruptcy protection in January after closing all its 2 100 stores in the US

Revenue down by 48% at VF

Aug 14, 2020 / United States
The company announced first quarter results marked by a decline of 48% in revenue. VF took the hit of the COVID-19 pandemic with stores closures at global level

Under Armour: revenue down by 41%

Aug 14, 2020 / United States
The Baltimore-based sportswear company has announced second quarter results. The impact of the diffusion of COVID-19 was clear on the closure of stores. Revenue was down by 41% in the period
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