World Footwear

United States

US pushes EU to delay implementation of deforestation law

Jun 24, 2024 / United States
The US government has requested the European Commission to delay the implementation of the so-called Anti-Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), seven months ahead of schedule

Saucony names new chief marketing officer

Jun 20, 2024 / United States
The athletic footwear brand, owned by the US-based Wolverine Worldwide, has named Joy Allen-Altimare as global chief marketing officer with immediate effect

Slowdown in US footwear price increases

Jun 17, 2024 / United States
US footwear price increases decelerated in May, in line with overall consumer retail prices, according to the latest data from the FDRA. In general, however, they are still rising

White Mountain to expand into the male segment

Jun 13, 2024 / United States
The US-based label, owned by the American Exchange Group, continues to expand into different product categories. It has now announced plans to enter the men’s and boys’ footwear segment

Genesco reports net sales decline

Jun 7, 2024 / United States
As it continues to execute its strategic plan to turn around the Journeys business, the US-based company has reported a 5% year-on-year decline in net sales in the first quarter of its fiscal year

New brand president at The North Face

Jun 7, 2024 / United States
VF Corp has announced the appointment of Caroline Brown as Global Brand President of The North Face, effective from the 10th of June. As a result, she has resigned from VF’s Board of Directors

Nike job cuts reach Europe

Jun 7, 2024 / United States
The US-based sportswear giant has cut jobs at its European headquarters in the city of Hilversum, just outside Amsterdam, as part of a multi-year cost-cutting plan, said Bloomberg

ABG confirms the acquisition of Champion

Jun 6, 2024 / United States
Authentic Brands Group has further expanded its portfolio by signing a definitive agreement to acquire the Champion Athleticwear brand and business from HanesBrands

Mixed results at Designer Brands

Jun 5, 2024 / United States
The North American company reported a slight increase in net sales of 0.6% in the first quarter, but a sharp decline in net income, as compared to the same period last year

Foot Locker reiterates full year outlook

Jun 5, 2024 / United States
Amid its turnaround plan, the US-based sports retailer reported “solid” first quarter results, in line with previous expectations, thus reaffirming its outlook for the full year 2024

Dick’s Sporting Goods raises full year outlook

Jun 4, 2024 / United States
The US-based sporting goods retailer has started the fiscal year on a positive note, with first quarter sales up by 6.2% over the same period of last year. As a result, it has raised its full year outlook

Sun Choe appointed Global President of Vans

Jun 3, 2024 / United States
VF Corp has appointed Sun Choe as Global President of Vans, effective the end of July. She joins the company from lululemon, where she was Chief Product Officer for the past seven years

Capri results disappoint in the fourth quarter

Jun 3, 2024 / United States
As its ongoing acquisition by Tapestry awaits legal resolution after being blocked by a US regulator, the luxury fashion group reports a disappointing fourth quarter due to weak global demand

Caleres announces first quarter results

May 31, 2024 / United States
The US-based footwear company has reported a slight decline in sales in the first quarter of 2024 amid a challenging environment for consumer demand. However, it remains optimistic for the rest of the year

Shoe Carnival reports sales growth

May 30, 2024 / United States
The US-based footwear retail has reported a solid start to the fiscal year 2024, with a net sales growth of 6.8% in the first quarter as compared to the same period of last year
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