World Footwear

United States

361 Degrees gets ready for US launch

Oct 3, 2014 / Hong Kong
Chinese sportswear brand is aiming to launch some products in selected retailers in North America within the next few weeks. A full collection will follow next Spring

Nike with excellent growth in revenue

Oct 2, 2014 / United States
US sportswear maker and retailer announced 15% increase in revenue during the first quarter of the current financial year

Steve Madden to acquire Mexican licensee

Oct 1, 2014 / Mexico
The US based footwear company prepares to acquire a distributor of licensed footwear brands in Mexico currently holding the exclusive license for wholesale and retail distribution of Steve Madden

Shoe Carnival partners with eBay to implement commerce transformation

Oct 1, 2014 / United States
The US based footwear retailer has reached eBay to put in place the new omnichannel operational foundation based on eBay Enterprise modular solutions including Retail Order Management, Payments, Fraud Protection, Ship-from Store, and Customer Care

Michael Jordan’s Olympic shoes put up for auction

Sep 30, 2014 / United States
The sneakers used by Michael Jordan during the 1984 Olympics are reportedly being put up for auction by a ball boy of the 1984 USA men's basketball team

adidas announces new creative design studio

Sep 25, 2014 / United States
German brand will open a new design studio in Brooklyn early next year. Staff will included three design veterans recruited from Nike

Genesco’ second-quarter earnings dive despite sales growing

Sep 24, 2014 / United States
US based group consolidated net sales growth in the second quarter of the fiscal year (+7.1%), but net earnings decreased at a fast pace (-43.7%). Same trend characterized the results for the semester

Brown Shoe invests in Jack Erwin

Sep 19, 2014 / United States
The giant American footwear company announced it has invested in Jack Erwin, a men’s brand positioning itself in the high-quality handmade men’s shoes and selling their products directly to consumers

Foot Locker teams up with adidas to present new retail experience

Sep 19, 2014 / United States
The specialty athletic shoe retailer has partnered with the Germany based giant sportswear to launch “The a Standard” at select Foot Locker locations

Timberland expects to grow revenue by 1.4 billion US dollars

Sep 18, 2014 / United States
The announcement was made by Timberland's management during an investors meeting. The expectation is that total revenue should reach 3.1 billion US dollars by the end of 2019, representing growth of 13% per year

Skechers donates hundreds of shoes

Sep 11, 2014 / United States
Skechers and Meijer teamed up to give away new pairs of Bobs from Skechers shoes to 1 000 Indianapolis children in need, during a day spent at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center

Quicksilver, Inc. - Company Profile

Sep 11, 2014 / United States

Quicksilver, Inc. reports disappointing results

Sep 11, 2014 / United States
Giant outdoor sports and lifestyle company reported net loss of 220 million US dollars or 1.29 US dollars per share and revenue of 396 million US dollars, down by 19%

Nine West footwear group under restructuring

Sep 8, 2014 / United States
The footwear business of the Nine West Holdings Inc. will be split up into four separate companies under a plan by private-equity owner Sycamore Partners LLC
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