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adidas: more than 60% of products will be made with sustainable materials in 2021

Jan 4, 2021 / United States
Ranging from football jerseys made with recycled polyester to the vegan version of the iconic Stan Smith – in 2021, for the first time, more than 60% of all adidas products will be made with sustainable materials

JCPenney starts search for new CEO

Dec 31, 2020 / United States
JC Penney’s CEO Jill Soltau is exiting the company a month after the retailer emerged from bankruptcy proceedings through a sale to Simon Property Group and Brookfield Asset Management

Mada: meet Tinder for clothing

Dec 24, 2020 / United States
Madison Semarjian was a college freshman when she had the idea of creating a Tinder like app for clothing. The idea was to use AI to learn her personal style and then pull together outfits from a wide range of retailers

Foot Locker appoints Himanshu Parikh as Senior Vice President Chief Information Officer

Dec 24, 2020 / United States
Parikh will oversee the execution of the next generation of Foot Locker's strategic technology agenda in support of the company's key strategic imperatives and future capability-building and innovation

Kohl’s and Sephora announce long-term strategic partnership

Dec 23, 2020 / United States
Sephora plans to open 200 shops inside Kohl's locations by next fall, and to increase it to about 850 shops by 2023. Sephora will also launch on Kohl's website next year, offering more than 100 beauty brands

Growing secondhand market to currently be worth 30-40 billion US dollars

Dec 22, 2020 / United States
According to a report by the Boston Consulting Group and Vestiaire Collective, the global secondhand market is predicted to have a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15% to 20% over the next five years

Foot Locker CFO Lauren B. Peters to retire in April 2021

Dec 22, 2020 / United States
The New York-based specialty athletic retailer announced the planned retirement of Lauren B. Peters, Foot Locker's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Foot Locker has initiated a comprehensive search process

Amazon launches clothing customization service

Dec 21, 2020 / United States
The giant e-commerce player said it is taking clothing customization to an affordable level thanks to the launch of the service Made for You. For now, the service is only available in the United States

John Camuto, member of the Camuto Shoe Family, dies at 31

Dec 21, 2020 / United States
The former footwear executive, son of footwear legend Vince Camuto, has died over the weekend. He was 31 and the cause of death is believed to be a heart attack, according to the family

Under Armour to sell The MyFitnessPal platform

Dec 15, 2020 / United States
The US-based branded athletic performance apparel, footwear and accessories, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the MyFitnessPal platform to Francisco Partners

Digital sales up by 27% at Macy's

Dec 15, 2020 / United States
The American department store chain reported digital sales growing by 27% in the third quarter. and comparable sales down by 21.0%, as a result of continued stores recovery and continued growth of digital business

US shopping app downloads with a record of 2.8 million on Black Friday

Dec 14, 2020 / United States
According to preliminary estimates by Sensor Tower Store Intelligence, mobile shopping app installation hit a new single-day record on Black Friday, with around 2.8 million downloads, up by nearly 8% year over year

Caleres declares quarterly dividend

Dec 11, 2020 / United States
This dividend will be the 391st consecutive quarterly dividend paid by the company

JCPenney’s Retail and Operating Assets to exit Chapter 11

Dec 11, 2020 / United States
The US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas has confirmed the Company’s Plan of Reorganization to create separate property holding companies

Genesco: sales down but better than expected

Dec 10, 2020 / United States
Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2021 decreased by 11%. Genesco says this sales results exceeded expectations and translate the return of the company to profitability
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