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Canada

DSW launches What's The Occasion? boutique

Nov 1, 2018 / Canada
The shop-in-shop boutique, What's the Occasion?, will deliver a unique, year-round destination for special-event shopping. The concept will officially open in the Greater Toronto Area at the DSW Heartland and Vaughan Mills locations, as well as online, today

Aldo: first fashion company certified as climate neutral

Oct 2, 2018 / Canada
South Pole, a developer of climate action projects, certified the Also Group as climate neutral, making makes Aldo the first fashion footwear and accessories company in the world to be certified in this area

2026 World Cup: an open goal for adidas

Jul 23, 2018 / United States
The major competition for football national teams in 2026 will take place in North America and is likely to boost adidas’ sales closing the gap with Nike

FDRA responds to President Trumps claims

Jun 19, 2018 / United States
The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) responds to President Trumps claims that Canadians are “smuggling” shoes into Canada from the US to avoid tariffs

The goodbye to Sonja Bata

Feb 22, 2018 / Canada
Sonja Bata, footwear collector and philanthropist, founder of Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, passed away at 91

Under Armour together with Team Canada

Dec 19, 2017 / Canada
The Canadian Olympic Committee announced Under Armour as the Official High Performance Footwear Supplier for their Team Canada for the next eight years

Aldo and Global Citizen team up to drive access to education

Nov 30, 2017 / Canada
Aldo, a global player in fashion footwear and accessories, is joining forces with Global Citizen, an international advocacy organization. As a result, a limited edition of the Mx. sneakers is being launched to take a stand on equal access to education with their Give Back, Move Forward campaign

Aldo Camuto deal is off

Nov 3, 2017 / Canada
The acquisition of the footwear business of the Camuto Group by footwear company Aldo is not progressing. Aldo announced it saying both parties have decided not to pursue. Both brands plan to continue working as partners

Aldo to acquire Camuto Group

Aug 8, 2017 / Canada
The Canada-based footwear group has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Camuto Group's footwear and accessories businesses. The Camuto family will continue to own and operate the apparel segment

Puma invests in Canada

Jul 10, 2017 / Canada
The sportswear brand announced a reorganization of its Canadian business and a further investment into that market. The brand plans to centralize operations in a more efficient approach

Aldo names new CEO

Mar 6, 2017 / Canada
The footwear retailer has appointed David Bensadoun as its new Chief Executive, to replace Patrick Frisk

Shoes.com shuts down operations

Jan 27, 2017 / Canada
The Canadian e-commerce footwear retailer announced it had shuttered its operations, including its websites and its brick-and-mortar stores in Vancouver and Toronto

Aéropostale fills for bankruptcy

May 6, 2016 / United States
The US-based specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories for teenagers, has filled for bankruptcy with plans to close around 150 stores in the US and Canada

Tennis Canada and FILA announce major national partnership

Feb 4, 2016 / Canada
As part of the partnership FILA will become official athletic apparel and footwear partner of Tennis Canada

Hudson’s Bay Company to acquire Gilt

Jan 19, 2016 / Canada
The Canada-based department store chain announced the definitive agreement to acquire Gilt Groupe Holdings, Inc. 250 million US dollars are involved in the deal, now subject to customary requirements
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