World Footwear

United States

Timberland to open 30 stores in Europe

Jun 10, 2019 / Europe
The company is part of VF Corporation's portfolio and is planning a heavy investment in Europe next year. 25 to 30 new stores might be on the pipeline for the region, in a combination of franchise and own stores

VF with new Executive Vice President Global Supply Chain

Jun 10, 2019 / United States
The North-Carolina based group has announced the appointment of Cameron Bailey to the position of Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain, effective from Juneonwards

Stein Mart to install Amazon pick-up lockers

Jun 7, 2019 / United States
Amazon customers will soon be able to receive delivery of their orders at nearly 200 Stein Mart stores across 28 states. The giant ecommerce player has been focusing on some similar initiatives

India’s leather footwear exports up by 1%

Jun 6, 2019 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports in the first 10 months of the fiscal year exports of leather footwear increased by roughly 1%. Exports of the overall leather industry are declining

Deckers: sales increase to a new record

Jun 6, 2019 / United States
The California-based company announced financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended on the 31st of March 2019. Despite a small decline in sales in the last quarter the company hit a new record for annual revenue

JBS USA announces 95 million US dollars' investment

Jun 6, 2019 / Brazil
The Brazil-based company announced a 95 million US dollars expansion project at its Grand Island (Nebraska) beef production facility

Footwear industry leaders joined forces against tariffs

Jun 5, 2019 / United States
Last week, the leaders of 5 industry associations in the US signed a letter addressed to President Trump, opposing the proposed tariffs on shoes and other accessories coming from China

New Balance launches new platform for running shoes

Jun 5, 2019 / United States
Coming in summer 2019, the global athletic player New Balance will launch a reimagined product platform, called FuelCell, that is built to power up run

Shawn Gensch as JCPenney's Chief Customer Officer

Jun 4, 2019 / United States
The US-based department store chain announced Shawn Gensch, a highly accomplished executive with 25 years of experience in marketing and finance, as Chief Customer Officer, effective from June onwards and reporting directly to CEO Jill Soltau

DSW with strong start to the year

Jun 3, 2019 / United States
The Ohio-based retailer has announced double-digit increases in both revenue and earnings for the first quarter of the new fiscal year

Crocs: first quarter exceeds expectations

Jun 3, 2019 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs has announced first quarter results. A good start to the year as Crocs exceeded all guidance metrics

Genesco's focus on footwear is succeeding

May 31, 2019 / United States
The Nashville-based company announced net sales up by 2% in the first quarter of the year, which follows the sale of Lids (Hats, Fan Gear, Sports Apparel, Jerseys, Sports Merchandise) to focus on footwear

New York will host the World Leather Congress

May 30, 2019 / United States
The fourth World Leather Congress is planned to take place the day before the Summer Lineapelle New York on Tuesday the 16th July

Tapestry appoints Tom Glaser as COO

May 30, 2019 / United States
The New-York based luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced the appointment of Thomas A. Glaser, as Chief Operations Officer, effective from the 15th of July onwards. He will report directly to the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Victor Luis

Tapestry declares quarterly cash dividend

May 29, 2019 / United States
The New York-based luxury house announced a new cash dividend following the announcement of third quarter results marked by sales increase of 1%. A consolidating trend building up from previous sales growth now resulting in payment of dividends
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