World Footwear

United States

Weyco Group earnings flat on lower shoe sales

Sep 2, 2014 / United States
Profits were flat for shoemaker Weyco Group, Inc. in the second quarter as sales of Nunn Bush and Florsheim brands declined

Japanese artist shows that shoes tell a story

Sep 2, 2014 / Japan
Using four miles of red yarn, nearly 400 shoes and handwritten notes, Chiharu Shiota created her installation "Over the Continents." It officially opened at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on the 30th of August

DSW announces 5.2% increase in sales

Sep 1, 2014 / United States
Footwear retailer DSW, Inc. with rising profit (+1.8%) in the second quarter as sales increased (+4.5%). Sales for the semester went up by 1.9%, resulting in 6.9% growth for net income

Heidi Klum for New Balance

Aug 29, 2014 / United States
Supermodel teams up with New Balance and to announce that styles from the Heidi Klum for New Balance shoe and apparel collections will be available for pre-order exclusively at Amazon

Foot Locker reports record sales and profits

Aug 28, 2014 / United States
The New York based retailer announced net income of 92 million US dollars in the second quarter of the year, a 39.4% increase compared to similar period last year. Sales and profit for the semester with 2 digits growth

Brown Shoe profit boosted by wholesale business

Aug 28, 2014 / United States
US based footwear company announced second-quarter profit up by 17.6% after its wholesale business and Famous Footwear chain reported increasing sales

Iggy Azalea in partnership with Steve Madden

Aug 28, 2014 / Australia
Rapper Iggy Azalea is going to launch a footwear collection with famous footwear house

Skechers expands distribution centre in Europe and announces record sales

Aug 27, 2014 / United States
The company’s distribution centre in Belgium will be expanded to support increased sales across Europe. Skechers announced net sales up by 28.8% in the first 6 months of the year

Steve Madden acquires Dolce Vita brand

Aug 26, 2014 / United States
New York based footwear group Steve Madden has completed the acquisition of the Dolce Vita shoe brand

Tim O’Donovan to receive lifetime achievement award

Aug 26, 2014 / United States
Prestigious Bob Campbell award to be presented at the Two Ten Footwear Foundation’s 75th anniversary gala in December

Toms sells 50% stake to Bain Capital

Aug 25, 2014 / United States
Blake Mycoskie, founder of the famous ethical footwear brand, agreed to sell half of the company to private-equity firm Bain Capital LLC to fund the expansion of Toms’ operations
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