World Footwear


Genesco: comparable sales decreased by 3%

Jan 12, 2021 / United States
The company reported that comparable sales, including both stores and direct sales, decreased by 3% for the quarter-to-date period ended on the 26th of December 2020. Same store sales decreased by 14% and sales for the company's e-commerce businesses increased by 49%

Genesco: sales down but better than expected

Dec 10, 2020 / United States
Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2021 decreased by 11%. Genesco says this sales results exceeded expectations and translate the return of the company to profitability

Genesco announces appointment of interim CFO

Dec 2, 2020 / United States
The Nashville-based group has announced that Thomas A. George is joining the company as Senior Vice President-Finance and Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective from the 14th of December. He succeeds Melvin G. Tucker, who resigned last month

Genesco announces departure of CFO

Nov 3, 2020 / United States
The Nashville-based group announced that Melvin G. Tucker, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has resigned his position, effective from the 27th of November, in order to pursue an opportunity outside of the company

Genesco appoints John F. Lambros to its Board of Directors

Oct 29, 2020 / United States
Lambros is President of GCA-US, a global investment bank. He serves as the head of GCA's digital media banking practice and is a member of its board of directors and executive committee. With this appointment Genesco's board now has eight members

Genesco: sales down by 44%

Jun 19, 2020 / United States
The US-based group has announced first quarter results marked by a decline of 44% in net sales. The sales decrease was driven by the closure of stores for the back half of the first quarter

Genesco: phased store reopening in place

May 11, 2020 / United States
The Nashville-based company provided details on its store reopening plans in response to the Covid-19 pandemic driven closures

Genesco closes stores temporarily

Mar 20, 2020 / United States
Another group closes doors in the US following the rapid diffusion of the Covid-19 on the country. Genesco recently announced its business guidance for 2020, but is now withdrawing it

Flat net sales at Genesco

Mar 19, 2020 / United States
In the last three months of the year, Genesco announced net sales of 678 million US dollars. The total for the complete year reached 2.2 billion US dollars

Genesco with new corporate headquarters

Feb 13, 2020 / United States
While announcing a new location for their headquarter, Genesco also confirmed it expects to add new jobs and invest more than 30 million US dollars over the next five years

Genesco acquires footwear licensee Togast

Jan 6, 2020 / United States
The Nashville-based group has announced the acquisition of leading footwear licensee Togast. Genesco also confirmed it has entered into a new Levi's footwear license agreement

Mimi Vaughn named Genesco's President and CEO

Nov 5, 2019 / United States
The current Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the group will take the reins of Genesco effective from the 2nd of February 2020

Genesco appoints new Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Oct 31, 2019 / United States
The US-based group announced the appointment of Brent Baxter as the company's new Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, succeeding Paul Williams, who is retiring

Genesco's focus on footwear is succeeding

May 31, 2019 / United States
The Nashville-based company announced net sales up by 2% in the first quarter of the year, which follows the sale of Lids (Hats, Fan Gear, Sports Apparel, Jerseys, Sports Merchandise) to focus on footwear

Genesco with new stock repurchase authorization

May 3, 2019 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear specialty retailer announced today that its board of directors has authorized it to repurchase up to 100 million US dollars of the company's common stock
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