World Footwear

United States

Crocs new President is announced while the company registers free falling income

Jun 2, 2014 / United States
In the first quarter of 2014, the company reported frozen sales. Net income for the period declined 68.5%

Paris Hilton is being sued by a footwear company for 2 million USD

May 30, 2014 / United States
A breach-of-contract lawsuit against the celebrity has been launched in New York by Antebi Footwear Group

Business leader of GORE-TEX® Footwear Sport and Outdoor live on World Footwear

May 26, 2014 / United States
The interview follows the recent announcement of an innovative GORE-TEX footwear technology

Steve Madden announces 9.2% increase in net sales

May 23, 2014 / United States
New York city based company announced net sales growth of 9.2% for the first quarter of 2014. Net income for the period is stable at 2013 level

Pharrell Williams supports FromOneHandToAnOTHER

May 20, 2014 / United States
The American artist is taking an active part in the campaign by releasing an array of unique items on a new eBay auction to help underprivileged children

Vibram settles a 3.75 million USD lawsuit over shoes with alleged health benefits

May 19, 2014 / United States
The maker of the famous FiveFingers barefoot-style running shoes has agreed to a multi-million dollar settlement over the shoes’ declared health benefits

SKECHERS with 21% growth on net sales

May 9, 2014 / United States
The American company registered net sales of 546.5 million USD in the first quarter of 2014, growing 21.0% from 451.6 million USD in the same period in 2013. Net earnings for the first quarter of 2014 reached 31 million USD up 363.5% compared to 6.7 million USD last year

United States footwear imports with slow growth

May 6, 2014 / United States
In 2013, the United States (US), the largest footwear importer, bought 2 338 million pairs of shoes abroad, valued at 25 317 million USD, a 2% and 4% increase compared to 2012, respectively. Value of exports increased 5.8% notwithstanding relative stability registered in quantities

New Balance Foundation offers a 300 000 USD challenge to charity

May 5, 2014 / United States
To help kick off the 30th anniversary of Camp Sunshine, a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, the American foundation has offered to match all gifts from donors

SKECHERS named fashion brand of the year

Apr 28, 2014 / United States
SKECHERS USA Inc. was named Fashion Footwear Brand of the Year at the latest The Footwear Industry Awards, an achievement that completes a year with multiple industry awards

Higher sales boost Nike’s performance

Apr 17, 2014 / United States
Nike, Inc. reported the financial results for its fiscal third quarter, ending 28th February 2014, with sales growing 12.7%, and gross margin now reaching 44.5%. Earnings for its third quarter up by 3.5%.

EU and US working on a wide scale innovating trade agreement

Apr 14, 2014 / European Union
Last summer, EU and US started negotiations for a free trade agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). If negotiations succeed and the agreement is implemented in full, it will represent the most relevant regional free trade area and it will be the most impactful deal of its kind

US based Brown Shoe with frozen sales

Apr 10, 2014 / United States
Brown Shoe reported net sales of 2,513.1 million USD in 2013, 1.4% up from previous reporting period; company’s net earnings performance improved by 38.5% to 38.1 million USD.

Foot Locker reported 8.0% growth in net income during 2013

Apr 8, 2014 / United States
The New York based athletic retailer Foot Locker, Inc. reported fourth quarter net income of 121 million USD and full year income of 429 million USD

US based Crocs announced slight increase for its 2013 revenue

Apr 4, 2014 / United States
Crocs Inc. announced 1.6% revenue increase for the fourth quarter in 2013 and 6.2% growth for the full year. On a constant currency basis, revenue increasead 4.1% in the fourth quarter, reaching 8.8% growth for the full year.
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