World Footwear

United States

Genesco with 2% increase for comparable sales

Jan 21, 2020 / United States
The Nashville-based company announced that comparable sales, including both stores and direct sales, increased by 2% for the quarter-to-date period ended on the 9th of January 2020

Nike donates 5 million US dollars to Obama Presidential Centre

Jan 20, 2020 / United States
The Nike Foundation is donating 5 million US dollars to create a public athletic facility in the new Obama’s Presidential Centre

US and China sign new deal

Jan 16, 2020 / United States
Yesterday, representatives from the two countries have signed an agreement aimed at easing a trade war that has disturbed the global markets impacting the global economy. Many fear this won't stop the tensions

Jim Pisani steps down as Timberland’s President

Jan 16, 2020 / United States
VF Corporation, the owner of the brand, announced that Jim Pisani has decided to step down from his role as Timberland's Global Brand President

Sequential Brands appoints David Conn CEO

Jan 15, 2020 / United States
Sequential Brands Group Inc., the parent of Avia, And1 and Gaiam, announced that brand executive David Conn has been appointed Director and CEO. Most recently, he served as CEO of ThreeSixty Brands

PVH in partnership with Fordham University

Jan 13, 2020 / United States
The New York-based company has announced a 1 million US dollars contribution to Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business. The aim is to establish a leading academic hub for the study of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Crocs raises guidance

Jan 13, 2020 / United States
The Colorado-based footwear company known for its clogs announced it raised its revenue guidance for the fourth quarter ended on the 31st of December 2019

Brazilian exports cross the 965 million US dollars threshold

Jan 10, 2020 / Brazil
Data gathered by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) indicates that 114.55 million pairs of shoes were shipped abroad between January and December, generating 967 million US dollars in exports in 2019

Pentland acquires the Speedo North America

Jan 9, 2020 / United States
PVH Corp. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Speedo North America business to Pentland Group, parent company of Speedo International Limited

Tapestry joins Australian relief efforts

Jan 9, 2020 / United States
The New-York based luxury group has announced a 100 000 US dollars gift from the Coach Foundation to Australian Relief Efforts

J.Crew Group announces quarter results

Jan 8, 2020 / United States
The New-York based company announced financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal 2019. On the occasion a Transaction Support Agreement with Ad Hoc Group of Creditors has also announced

Reef signs new EMEA distributors

Jan 8, 2020 / United States
Reef Lifestyle, LLC announced it has entered into several new distribution agreements with leading footwear distributor partners across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Nordstrom reports third quarter results

Jan 7, 2020 / United States
The Seattle-based retailer announced net sales decreasing by 2.2% in the third quarter (ended on the 2nd of November), improving by more than 200 basis points from the first half of the current fiscal year

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

Toms ownership to be taken over by creditors

Jan 6, 2020 / United States
Toms Shoes LLC’s creditors have agreed to take over the maker of casual footwear in exchange for restructuring its debt, according to a company letter sent to employees and people familiar with the matter
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