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Columbia Sportswear reacts to Trump's announcement

Aug 2, 2019 / United States
Yesterday Tim Boyle, President & CEO of Columbia Sportswear Company, issued a statement commenting on the Trump Administration's Proposed Tariff increase on imported goods from China

Under Armour updates 2019 full year outlook

Jul 31, 2019 / United States
The Baltimore-based sportswear brand has announced financial results for its second quarter with a 1% rise in sales to 1.2 billion US dollars. Footwear represents roughly a quarter of total revenue

Caleres is relaunching and rebranding Zodiac Footwear

Jul 29, 2019 / United States
Acquired by Caleres in 2005, the new Zodiac collection has undergone a contemporary transformation, blending the past with the present. Caleres aims to keep the brand true to its bohemian and western-inspired roots

Nike considers sale of Hurley brand

Jul 26, 2019 / United States
One of the word's largest sportswear is exploring options for surf wear brand Hurley, part of its portfolio since 2002. Sale is amongst the options

Skechers achieves record net sales

Jul 19, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant announced financial results for the second quarter ended on the 30th of June 2019. Skechers announced another record on sales

Caleres' joint venture to expand distribution in China

Jul 15, 2019 / China
The US-based footwear giant will begin to distribute footwear in greater China, including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, through a joint venture with Brand Investment Holding, a member of the Gemkell Group

Saydo, the art of comfort shoe making

Jul 15, 2019 / United States
Get to know a Portuguese footwear brand that creates modern, timeless shoes for women always focusing on high quality and comfort. Saydo shoes are lightweight, flexible and soft

The latest movements in the industry

Jul 12, 2019 / United States
Several movements continue to mark the industry's headlines. Cougar Shoes has a new Marketing VP, Schutz US a new head and Two Ten is looking for a new President

Nordstrom is hiring 1 200 people

Jul 10, 2019 / United States
The US-based retailer is opening a Flagship Store in New York by the end of October and opened 1 200 sales position

Brazil: footwear exports continue to decline

Jul 8, 2019 / United States
After decreasing by 9.4% in March, Brazilian footwear exports declined even more in April: 17.7% compared to similar month last year

New Global Brand President for Dickies

Jul 8, 2019 / United States
VF Corporation, a global group with a vast portfolio of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, announced the appointment of Denny Bruce to the position of Global Brand President for Dickies. He reports to Curt Holtz, Executive Vice President and Group President, Workwear

Abicalçados and Apex-Brasil renew agreement

Jul 4, 2019 / Brazil
During the latest edition of the Francal trade fair, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) announced the renewal of the agreement to maintain the Brazilian Footwear program, developed in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil)

Forever 21 is exploring options

Jul 4, 2019 / United States
Fast-fashion chain Forever 21 is reported to be in talks with potential lenders and restructuring advisers as it analyses options for recovering from the less healthy moment

Nike with revenue growth

Jul 3, 2019 / United States
The sportwear giant reported financial results for its fiscal 2019 fourth quarter and full year. Revenue increased in both periods, mainly as a result of strategic investments in innovation and digital

US-China Trade war: new tariffs on hold

Jul 1, 2019 / China
President Trump and President Xi agreed Saturday to hold off on imposing new tariffs and continue trade negotiations, after meeting on the occasion of the G-20 Summit in Osaka
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