World Footwear

United States

Nordstrom Chief Merchandising Officer to retire

Jan 26, 2023 / United States
The Seattle-based department store announced that Chief Merchandising Officer Teri Bariquit is retiring after 37 years with the company. She will remain in the role until a successor is named

American Exchange Group acquires White Mountain Footwear

Jan 19, 2023 / United States
The US-based designer, manufacturer and wholesaler of footwear and accessories has announced the purchase of the women's footwear label for an undisclosed sum

Aerosoles launches footwear line for children

Jan 18, 2023 / United States
The US-based brand announced that it will expand into the kids' footwear segment. This launch reflects Aerosoles' efforts to prove itself as a global brand, whose offering ranges beyond women's shoes

US: footwear prices increases to continue decelerating

Jan 17, 2023 / United States
According to the FDRA, full year footwear prices were up by 4.6%, as compared to 2021. But a break for consumers might be on the way, with data suggesting a decline in the growth pace

Changes at VF Corp's EMEA leadership team

Jan 13, 2023 / EMEA
The group announced that Scabbia Guerrini, currently in charge of the EMEA region, will add the APAC region to his responsibilities. New appointments as well at The North Face and Timberland

Caleres reiterates fiscal 2022 outlook

Jan 12, 2023 / United States
The US-based footwear group has confirmed its previous guidance for full year 2022 consolidated sales, adjusted earnings per share and inventory position

Crocs announces to be expecting annual revenue growth of 53%

Jan 11, 2023 / United States
The US-based company reported that is expecting to reach the record revenue of 3.55 billion US dollars in 2022, which would represent an increase of 53%, as compared to the same period of 2021

Stitch Fix cuts 20% of its salaried workforce as CEO steps down

Jan 11, 2023 / United States
Elizabeth Spaulding is no longer CEO of the US-based personal styling company. Founder and former CEO Katrina Lake has reassumed the position until a successor is appointed

DSW President Doug Howe named CEO of Designer Brands

Jan 9, 2023 / United States
The North-American company has announced that Doug Howe will succeed Roger Rawlins as the company's Chief Executive Officer from the 1st of April 2023 on

Amazon to lay off just over 18 000 people

Jan 6, 2023 / United States
The Seattle-based online retailer giant has announced that it will cut more than 18 000 jobs across stores and in People, Experience, and Technology (PXT) groups

DC Shoes co-founder dies at 55 in snowmobile accident

Jan 6, 2023 / United States
Ken Block, the co-founder of DC Shoes and founder of the Hoonigan motor racing team, died in a snowmobile accident near his home in Utah on the 2nd of January, aged 55

AAFA applauds nine-month extension of tariff exemption

Jan 5, 2023 / United States
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) praised the Biden administration's decision of extending exclusions for many of the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on Chinese imports

Skechers expands presence in Ireland with the opening of a flagship store

Jan 2, 2023 / Ireland
The US-based company has opened a flagship store on Dublin's Grafton Street, located in one of Ireland’s busiest districts, to showcase its range of offerings and comfort technologies

US: majority of SMBs are contemplating nearshoring

Dec 28, 2022 / United States
According to a survey released by the tech company Capterra, 88% of small and midsized businesses (SMBs) are considering or have already switched some of their suppliers closer to the US

Under Armour appoints new CEO

Dec 27, 2022 / United States
The Baltimore-based company has announced the appointment of the current President of Marriot International, Stephanie Linnartz, to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer
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