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Nike's VP leaves company

Apr 20, 2018 / United States
Greg Thompson, VP of Express Lane Footwear, has left the company, a company spokesman said. This is the most recent announcement in a series of executive departures at the sportswear giant Nike

Record quarterly sales for Skechers

Apr 19, 2018 / United States
The US-based sportswear giant has announced 2018 first quarter results. Record sales of 1.25 billion US dollars and an increase of 16.5% mark another record for the company's quarterly sales

Steve Madden: first quarter exceeds expectations

Apr 18, 2018 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories announced first quarter net sales increasing by 6.2%, driven by growth in both the retail and wholesale segments

Tapestry appoints CEO & Brand President for Stuart Weitzman

Apr 17, 2018 / United States
The New York-based group announced the appointment of Eraldo Poletto as Chief Executive Officer and Brand President of Stuart Weitzman. He is expected to join the Company by the end of April

Nordstrom opens flagship in New York

Apr 12, 2018 / United States
The US- based retailer opened the doors to its very first flagship today. Located in New York City, with three-level 47 000 square foot, this is the first ever stand-alone men's store of the brand

KEEN welcomes Tim Bartels

Apr 11, 2018 / United States
Portland-based outdoor and lifestyle footwear brand as announced Tim Bartels as the new Vice President of sales for the Outdoor, Lifestyle and Kids (OLK) categories at KEEN

Foot Locker remains a highly profitable company

Apr 11, 2018 / United States
Richard Johnson, Chairman of the Board and CEO of the New York-based specialty athletic retailer commented the financial results for Foot Locker's fourth quarter and full year

Retail sales increase by 4.4%

Apr 10, 2018 / United States
According to the FDRA, Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America, quoting the National Retail Federation, February retail sales increased by 4.4% year-over-year as the economy continued to grow. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants

Macy’s CFO to retire

Apr 9, 2018 / United States
Macy’s, Inc. announced Karen Hoguet, Chief Financial Officer, will retire by February 2019. Transition plan is underway

Nine West near bankruptcy plans to sell footwear

Apr 9, 2018 / United States
The New York-based footwear, accessories, women's apparel, and jeanswear company with a portfolio of brands that includes Nine West, Anne Klein, and Gloria Vanderbilt announced that it has filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code

Shoe Carnival’s athletic mix expands to 53%

Apr 6, 2018 / United States
The company recently reported 2017 results, marked by earnings rising by 30.1% on an adjusted basis, hitting the high end of guidance. Same-store sales dipped by 0.5%. Now more details were made public

Finish line sales below forecast

Mar 29, 2018 / United States
The Indianapolis-based retail chain pre-announced fourth quarter and full year results.  Same-store sales arrived below guidance

Shoe Carnival’s earnings at upper end of guidance

Mar 28, 2018 / United States
Shoe Carnival Inc. reported earnings rising by 30.1% on an adjusted basis, hitting the high end of guidance. Same-store sales dipped by 0.5%

JD Sports to acquire Finish Line

Mar 26, 2018 / United States
The UK-based sports retailer has entered into an agreement to buy Finish Line, an American retail chain dedicated to athletic shoes, apparel and accessories. The new owner will win instant presence in the US

Tapestry appoints Anna Bakst CEO & Brand President

Mar 23, 2018 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced the appointment of Anna Bakst as Chief Executive Officer and Brand President of Kate Spade
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