World Footwear

United States

Merrell with the National Park Foundation

Jan 25, 2019 / United States
The American-based footwear brand has made a 25 000 US dollars pledge to the National Park Foundation, the official non-profit partner of the National Park Service

Puma with new North American headquarter

Jan 24, 2019 / United States
The company believes that moving to a larger, unified location at Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts, will provide for growth and best-in-class employee experience

Genesco reports increasing sales

Jan 18, 2019 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear retailer announced fourth quarter-to-date comparable sales increasing by 4%. As a result, Genesco reiterated most recent adjusted earnings per share guidance

Foot Locker strategic investment in Pensole

Jan 17, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant is investing 2 million US dollars in Pensole Footwear Design Academy to promote a new pipeline of designers and quicken the footwear of footwear

Nordstrom: comparable sales increase by 1.3%

Jan 17, 2019 / United States
The Seattle-based fashion retailer announced comparable sales increasing by 1.3% in the nine weeks period ended on the 5th of January 2019, compared with similar period in 2018

Shoe Carnival raises fiscal year guidance

Jan 16, 2019 / United States
Shoe Carnival, a retailer of footwear and accessories, updated its sales and earnings guidance for the fiscal year ending in February 2019. The Company also introduced an outlook for fiscal year 2019

DSW announces new brand Presidents

Jan 11, 2019 / United States
The Ohio-based designer, producer and retailer of branded footwear and accessories, announced the creation of several new executive positions, creating brand leadership following the 2018 acquisitions

New Balance looking for larger US footprint

Jan 10, 2019 / United States
Back in December, the Mayor of Methuen, a city in the state of Massachusetts, announced works are being developed to open a New Balance site for advanced manufacturing in the city

We made Coach cool again

Jan 9, 2019 / United States
The words are from Victor Luis, the man taking the reins of the Tapestry group, which announces itself as the first New York–based House of Modern Luxury Lifestyle Brands. The group's portfolio of brands includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade

Amazon with record holiday sales

Jan 8, 2019 / United States
The US-based ecommerce giant announced a “record-breaking holiday season” with athleisure cited as a “top trend”. Amazon registered more items ordered worldwide than ever before, with customers shopping at record levels from a wide selection of products across every department

Nike names G. Scott Uzzell Head of Converse

Jan 7, 2019 / United States
Effective from the 22nd of January G. Scott Uzzell will become President & CEO of Converse, Inc. Uzzell comes to Converse from The Coca-Cola Company where he most recently served as President, Venturing & Emerging Brands Group (VEB)

Columbia closes buyout of China joint venture

Jan 7, 2019 / China
As the new year started, Columbia Sportswear announced it has closed its buyout of the remaining 40% interest in Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai) Company, the joint venture in China with Swire Resources Limited

80 Sears and Kmart locations to close

Jan 7, 2019 / United States
Sears Holdings, in bankruptcy proceedings since October, revealed 80 more Sears and Kmart stores it plans to close in late March 2019

Foot Locker invests in children's footwear business

Jan 5, 2019 / United States
After a strong third quarter, Foot Locker announced it would be investing more in the business. The first strategic move is the acquisition of a minority stake in Super Heroic, Inc., a lifestyle brand focused on the young segments

Blake Nordstrom dies at age 58

Jan 4, 2019 / United States
The 58-year old co-President of Nordstrom, Blake Nordstrom, died early Wednesday morning. Blake's brothers, Pete and Erik Nordstrom, will continue as co-Presidents of the company
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