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Skechers wins eighth Footwear Plus Company of the Year award

Feb 11, 2020 / United States
For the eighth time in the past 15 years, Skechers has been awarded as Company of the Year by Footwear Plus. Along with the top distinction Skechers Kids received the Excellence in Children’s Design Award

Coach powers Tapestry performance in the quarter

Feb 11, 2020 / United States
Tapestry reported a 1% increase in net sales for the second quarter, much driven by Coach's 2% increase in net sales. Coronavirus will impact the performance for the full year, the company now anticipates

Dick’s Sporting Goods to donate 5 million US dollars

Feb 7, 2020 / United States
Dick's Sporting Goods and The Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation hosted a Here for Her Summit in New York City, a focused and collective effort to champion women and girls in sports and fitness

Informa partners with Micam and launches Micam Americas

Feb 7, 2020 / United States
The owner of MAGIC and Project LV announced a partnership with Micam to introduce a new footwear industry event in the USA. Micam Americas will debut in August 2020

Caleres names John McPhee President for Sam Edelman

Feb 6, 2020 / United States
John McPhee will join the company as the president of the Sam Edelman brand, reporting directly to Sam Edelman. He joins Caleres from Herman Miller Retail, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 2010

Forever 21 with new deal to sell assets

Feb 6, 2020 / United States
The US-based fast fashion retailer Forever 21, which filed for bankruptcy in September last year, reached an agreement with a consortium of companies to sell its assets for 81 million US dollars

Tapestry with key executive appointments

Feb 6, 2020 / United States
The luxury house has appointed Liz Fraser as CEO & Brand President for Kate Spade; Giorgio Sarné as CEO & Brand President for Stuart Weitzman and Yann Bozec as President of Tapestry Asia Pacific

Wolverine declares quarterly dividend

Feb 5, 2020 / United States
The company's Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 0.10 US dollars per share of common stock

Toms appoints new CEO

Feb 3, 2020 / United States
Magnus Wedhammar, former GM of Sanuk, a footwear brand belonging to the portfolio of Deckers Outdoor Corporation, was appointed as Toms' new CEO

JCPenney expands leadership team

Feb 3, 2020 / United States
The Texas-based company announced the appointment of six Vice Presidents, each bringing years of leadership, innovation, and expertise to JCPenney

Deckers Brands reports dynamic quarter

Jan 30, 2020 / United States
In the third quarter Deckers net sales grew by 7.4%. A 2.6% increase was recorded by Ugg. Sales of the Hoka One One segment jumped by 63.6%. Teva and Sanuk both suffered double-digit declines

Shoe industry welcomes Trump’s fight on counterfeiting

Jan 29, 2020 / United States
Industry associations welcome the Administration recommendations on ways to prevent the spread of counterfeits through third-party e-commerce platforms

J.Crew appoints Jan Singer as CEO

Jan 29, 2020 / United States
The Board of Directors of the American multi-brand, multi-channel, specialty retailer appointed Jan Singer to serve as Chief Executive Officer, effective from the 2nd of February

Tim Boyle named Chairman of the Board at Columbia Sportswear

Jan 29, 2020 / United States
Columbia Sportswear Company’s Board of Directors Appoints CEO and President Tim Boyle as Chairman of the Board; Andy Bryant Appointed as Lead Independent Director

Louis Vuitton to open its largest store in Japan

Jan 28, 2020 / United States
The main brand of the LVMH's portfolio, Louis Vuitton, will open its largest store in Japan in Osaka in February. At the same time the brand will open its first cafe and restaurant
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