World Footwear

United States

Mimi Eckel Vaughn to be Genesco's COO

Jan 17, 2018 / United States
Currently the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mimi Eckel Vaughn is to be named Chief Operating Officer of Genesco once her successor as CFO is appointed

Challenging year ahead for the sports industry

Jan 12, 2018 / United States
In his predictions for 2018, Matt Powell, Vice President and Senior Industry Advisor from the NPD Group is forecasting a transition challenging year for the sports industry in the US

Genesco: stable sales, but different segment performances

Jan 9, 2018 / United States
The Nashville-based group announced that comparable sales, including both stores and direct sales, increased by 1% for the quarter-to-date period ended on the 4th of January.  Same store sales decreased by 2% and sales for the e-commerce businesses increased by 17%

Steve Madden reports sales growth

Jan 9, 2018 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories announced fourth quarter and yearly results. Growth marked the company's revenue in the period under analysis

Crocs increases fourth quarter guidance

Jan 8, 2018 / United States
The US-based casual footwear company has updated its guidance for the fourth quarter and full year ended on the 31st of December. Crocs is more optimistic about its performance

Vans annual custom culture competition

Jan 8, 2018 / United States
Once again, Vans invites high school art students nationwide to participate in the ninth year of Vans Custom Culture, an art competition built to inspire creativity and show support for art programs in schools

Macy’s with solid holidays season

Jan 4, 2018 / United States
The Cincinnati-based company reported positive sales for November and December. The cost saving strategy continues in place with the company aiming to reinvest the savings of 300 million US dollars back into  the business

Tapestry reinforces management

Dec 28, 2017 / United States
The New York-based luxury house has appointed Doreen Toben and Anne Gates to its Board of Directors. These appointments to the Board bring the total membership to ten. New international managers were also announced

Largest footwear importer slows down

Dec 26, 2017 / United States
The world’s largest importer, the US, reduced its imports in 2016. The trend continues with a slight decrease in value terms (-1.7%) occurred in the first semester of the current year

Nike consolidates revenue

Dec 22, 2017 / United States
The Oregon-based sportswear company announced its financial results for the second quarter, marked by revenue growth driven by international geographies and continued strength in Nike Direct

Better than expected month for athletic footwear

Dec 14, 2017 / United States
According to the NPD Group’s, US athletic footwear sales were better than expected in November, likely driven by the unprecedented promotional environment

VF Corporation with new sustainability & responsibility strategy

Dec 12, 2017 / United States
The North Carolina-based lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories company announced its new global sustainability and responsibility strategy, Made for Change. VF aims to lead industrywide environmental and social improvements

Wolverine partners with Academy Sports + Outdoors

Dec 8, 2017 / United States
Over 300 students enrolled in the School of Construction Technology at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology [OSUIT] were given a pair of work boots and other giveaways as a result of the partnership

Former Stuart Weitzman CEO back in business

Dec 7, 2017 / United States
Executive Wayne Kulkin, former CEO of Stuart Weitzman, re-enters the global footwear market with renewed focus on designing and marketing luxury sneakers under the brand StreetTrend LLC

Under Armour with strategic changes

Dec 7, 2017 / United States
The Baltimore-based sportswear group announced the new CFO and a series of changes impacting its digital business while it continues to align its digital business against the company's long-term growth objectives
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