World Footwear

United States

Deckers announces record net sales

Feb 4, 2015 / United States
The US-based company reported net sales for the third quarter amounting to 784.7 million US dollars, up by 6.6% from similar period last year (736.0 million US dollars)

DSW announces management changes

Feb 2, 2015 / United States
The US-based footwear and accessories retailer announced the promotion of several executives. Changes will be effective from today onwards

Steve Madden announces acquisition of Blondo

Jan 29, 2015 / United States
The famous US-based designer of fashion footwear announced that it has acquired the intellectual property and related assets of Blondo, a fashion-oriented footwear brand specializing in waterproof leather boots

New Balance files complaint against Converse

Jan 28, 2015 / United States
This complaint follows previous action from rival Converse, against several brands and companies

Wolverine Worldwide with steady growth

Jan 26, 2015 / United States
The US-based footwear giant announced preliminary unaudited financial results for its fourth quarter and full-year ended at the 3rd of January. Revenue for the quarter up by 9.6%

Converse presents the Andy Warhol Collection

Jan 23, 2015 / United States
The debut of the new line results from a partnership of the footwear brand with the Andy Warhol Foundation

Americans buy 7.5 pairs of shoes per year

Jan 22, 2015 / United States
The number has been released by the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) while announcing their ApparelStats 2014 and ShoeStats 2014 reports

Deckers announces new COO

Jan 21, 2015 / United States
The US-based company appointed David E. Lafitte as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective from the 2nd February 2015. Mr. Lafitte previously served as the company's general counsel and will replace Mr. Zohar Ziv, who retired from the company last week

Americans worried with tensions at US ports

Jan 20, 2015 / United States
Matt Priest from the FDRA, Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America, is concerned with the  impacts of a work stoppage at the West Coast ports, the key US entering points for footwear imports

Roswell Historical Museum honors Robert Chewning

Jan 14, 2015 / United States
Robert Chewning sold shoes in Roswell for more than 60 years. He owned Chewning Footwear until he was 95

Genesco announces 10% sales increase

Jan 13, 2015 / United States
Genesco Inc. announced that comparable sales, including both stores and direct sales, increased 10% for the quarter-to-date period ended 3rd of January, from similar period last year

UGG raises 125 000 US dollars for charity

Jan 12, 2015 / United States
UGG partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of America for the fifth consecutive year, raising more than 100 000 US dollars for the organization

Macy’s and J.C. Penney announce closure of stores

Jan 9, 2015 / United States
The two US-based giant retailers announced they are shrinking their physical distribution network, by closing some of the stores currently in business

Modest sales growth for Steve Madden

Jan 9, 2015 / United States
The US-based fashion footwear brand announced preliminary sales results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended 31st December 2014 and updated its fiscal year 2014 EPS guidance
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