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Skechers helps children in need

Sep 20, 2018 / Puerto Rico
Distribution of 15 000 pairs of shoes to children impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is the latest in the company’s donation of 15 million pairs of new shoes to kids worldwide

JackRabbit acquires Rhythm Running

Sep 18, 2018 / United States
Going back to the acquisition market, JackRabbit announced the company has acquired Nashville-based Rhythm Running. In addition, the company is opening new stores

Miscellaneous Tariff Bill signed into law

Sep 14, 2018 / United States
Last night President Trump signed the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) into law. The MTB will provide temporary tariff cuts for certain items not made or available in the US including 65 different types of footwear. The House and Senate passed the bill with overwhelming bipartisan support

Technology to cut down on defects

Sep 14, 2018 / Innovation
As digitalization becomes the new buzzword in the fashion world, new challenges appear for shoe manufacturers. To ensure businesses are ready to turn them into opportunities, the concepts developed by the Industry 4.0. have to become familiar to all decision makers

Brazilian footwear exports continue to fall

Sep 13, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in August 8.8 million pairs were shipped abroad for 82.9 million US dollars, down by 7.3% in volume and 9.2% This represents the fourth consecutive month of declines

Yum Gum, for young hearts

Sep 12, 2018 / Portugal
A young brand of flat shoes for women and girls, produced in the north of Portugal and with a twist

Indian companies looking for new business in Australia

Sep 12, 2018 / India
India’s Council for Leather Exports (CLE) will lead a delegation of 30 footwear, leathergoods and garment companies to Footwear & Leather Show Australia

Pregis, premium shoes created with precision

Sep 11, 2018 / Portugal
Launched in 2017 in Portugal, Pregis is a brainchild of three footwear specialists: a shoe manufacturer, a brand consultant and a creative

The rise of the digital in the footwear industry - part 2

Sep 11, 2018 / Innovation
As digitalization becomes the new buzzword in the fashion world, new challenges appear for shoe manufacturers. To ensure businesses are ready to turn them into opportunities, the concepts developed by the Industry 4.0. have to become familiar to all decision makers

Dick's Sporting Goods with dedicated eCommerce Head

Sep 10, 2018 / United States
The Pittsburgh-based retailer has announced a new Chief eCommerce and Supply Chain Officer. The company is focusing on enhancing the customer's digital experience

Crocs to outsource all manufacturing

Sep 10, 2018 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs, has announced it is closing its last facility and going forward will outsorce all production

Genesco with positive quarter

Sep 7, 2018 / United States
The Nashville-based company has announced results for the second quarter, marked by positive growth in sales. The company confirmed its previously announced guidance

Kohl’s to sell Nine West products

Sep 7, 2018 / United States
Kohl’s announced a strategic partnership with Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of the Nine West brand, to include the iconic lifestyle brand into its powerful brand portfolio

Shoe Carnival with new Executive Vice President

Sep 7, 2018 / United States
Back in August the Evansville-based retailer of footwear and accessories, announced the appointment of brand and marketing veteran, Mark Worden, to the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer

Caleres second-quarter profit rises

Sep 6, 2018 / United States
The St. Louis-based company has announced a set of good results for the second quarter and first half. Increasing sales and two digits growth rate in net earnings marked the pace of the company's performance
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