World Footwear

United States

Wolverine raises full-year earnings outlook

Aug 8, 2018 / United States
A solid underlying revenue growth now announced by the Rockford-based footwear group lead to strong operating margin expansion over prior year. Wolverine raised full-year earnings guidance and updated its full-year outlook

Steve Madden performs in line with expectations

Aug 8, 2018 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women, men and children, announced financial results for the second quarter ended on the 30th of June. Results are in line with the management's expectations

Crocs pleased with recent results

Aug 7, 2018 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs, has announced second quarter revenue and gross margin which exceeds guidance previously announced. Crocs confirmed CFO transition

Under Armour: sales surpass expectations

Aug 6, 2018 / United States
The Baltimore-born brand has released its second-quarter financial results and the outcome is marked by positive sales performance

Sales of performance shoes down by 5%

Aug 3, 2018 / United States
While the market for athleisure shoes is flourishing, sales of performance shoes are going down

Footwear firms advised to increase data security

Jul 30, 2018 / United States
Although major firms have reported data hacks and recognize the threat, not enough of them prioritize the issue, a new study by Gartner Inc. suggests

Puma signs sponsorship deal with WMBA

Jul 30, 2018 / United States
After 20 years of absence from the basketball scene, Puma is back and ready to challenge the dominating brands in the field: Nike, adidas and Under Armour

Skechers profits down by 24%

Jul 27, 2018 / United States
Second quarter results for Earnings Per Share and Profits disappointed analysts. Profit in the period was down by 24%, whereas Sales continued to post positive growth

Ivanka Trump to shut down namesake brand

Jul 26, 2018 / United States
According to the first daughter, this decision will allow her to focus all her energies on her role of adviser to President Donald Trump. Ivanka Trump has started her namesake fashion brand in 2007

Nike Vaporfly 4%: boosting running economy

Jul 26, 2018 / United States
According to studies from both the New York Times and the journal Sports Medicine, Vaporflys do improve running times considerably, but questions are being raised: is this ethically acceptable?

Nike appoints new Chief Sustainability Officer

Jul 24, 2018 / United States
Sportswear group Nike has appointed Noel Kinder as its new Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), effective from the 5th of September onwards

2026 World Cup: an open goal for adidas

Jul 23, 2018 / United States
The major competition for football national teams in 2026 will take place in North America and is likely to boost adidas’ sales closing the gap with Nike

LeBron James to boost sales in LA

Jul 19, 2018 / United States
LeBron James’ contract with the Los Angeles Lakers is expected to change the retail game in LA. Apparel sales are expected to increase, while the effect on footwear is uncertain, analysts comment

Reebok and CDFA partner to nurture new talents

Jul 19, 2018 / United States
The sportswear giant and the Council of Fashion Designers of America are combining efforts for the Fashion Future Graduate Showcase and New York Fashion Week: Men’s

Nike is working on customer engagement

Jul 16, 2018 / United States
The US-based sportswear giant is set to bring back in-store traffic through Nike Live, a new tech-driven concept store at the intersection of digital and physical retail
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