World Footwear

United States

Steve Madden now focused on boosting sales online

Jul 16, 2014 / United States
The New York based footwear company has announced a new partnership with Certona, a company specialised in real time omnichannel personalization

Skechers named Best Lifestyle Brand of the Year

Jul 10, 2014 / United States
Skechers USA, Inc. was elected at the Sports Trade Awards and adds this new and recent achievement to a year with multiple industry awards

Basketball related footwear accounts for one quarter of all athletic footwear sales in the US

Jul 9, 2014 / United States
According to the NPD Group, a global information company, basketball footwear was up 21% in an athletic footwear market (down 4% overall) in the 12 months’ period ending April 2014

adidas teams up with Pensole to launch Earn Your Stripes

Jul 7, 2014 / United States
The initiative aims to attract aspiring designers to participate in an intensive design program created to find and develop the next generation of designers for adidas footwear

Nike’s net income rises driven by strong sales

Jul 4, 2014 / United States
Sporting goods giant reveals increase in fourth quarter sales boosted by growth in almost all regions. Full year performance with two digits growth (10% variation in revenue and net income growth)

Two Ten Footwear Foundation awards 0.8 million USD for scholarships

Jul 1, 2014 / United States
In its 45th year, the program has helped nearly 6 000 students with a total of 19 million USD granted in scholarships

New exhibition dedicated to footwear in the United States

Jun 30, 2014 / United States
Sole Obsession: 100 Years of Women’s Shoes from Kitten Heels to Power Pumps presents a range of dressy footwear, spanning from 1910 to 2010

US based Brown Shoe announces net income recovery

Jun 19, 2014 / United States
The company reported consolidation of net sales for the first quarter (0.4% change over the previous year). Net income improved from a 10.8 million USD loss in 2013 to a 15.4 million USD earning in 2014

TOMS looking for new investors

Jun 16, 2014 / United States
The ethical footwear company, which donates a pair of shoes for each one it sells, is working on investment options to grow and expand

FDRA announces industry awards at its 70th anniversary event

Jun 16, 2014 / United States
Wolverine Worldwide and its Merrell brand have been honored with two key awards from the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA)

Palladin Consumer Retail Partners acquires AEROSOLES

Jun 13, 2014 / United States
With this operation the U.S. based private equity firm takes on its portfolio of investments one of the leading companies in the comfort footwear business

Foot Locker announces two digits growth

Jun 12, 2014 / United States
New York based retailer presented sales up by 14.0% and net income growing at 17.4% during the first quarter of the year

New exhibition dedicated to high-heeled shoes

Jun 6, 2014 / United States
The Brooklyn Museum explores fashion’s most provocative accessory with upcoming exhibition Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe
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