World Footwear

United States

Nordstrom announces leadership appointments

Sep 21, 2023 / United States
The Seattle-based department store chain has announced some executive changes in the company's merchandising and store divisions

US: footwear prices fall while overall inflation rises

Sep 20, 2023 / United States
Data from the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) for the month of August shows that footwear prices continue to drop despite accelerating inflation

Rocky Brands' CFO steps down

Sep 20, 2023 / United States
The Ohio-based footwear company announced that Sarah O’Connor has resigned from her role as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. She had taken up the position just six months ago

Caleres names its first-ever Chief Design & Product Officer

Sep 13, 2023 / United States
The US-based footwear company has promoted Natelle Baddeley to Chief Design and Product Officer, effective immediately. She joined Caleres in 2018 as SVP of Design, Merchandise, and Product Development Strategy

Dick's Sporting Goods reports a fall in profits

Sep 11, 2023 / United States
The sporting goods retailer posted a sales growth of 3.6% in the second quarter of 2023, on a comparable basis to the same period of 2022, but saw its profitability fall due to the impact of high stock reductions

Designer Brands President to step down

Sep 11, 2023 / United States
William Jordan, the President of Designers Brands and Camuto brand, will step down from both positions presumably on or before the 1st of December

Designer Brands posts sales decline

Sep 8, 2023 / United States
Despite recording another sales decline in the second quarter of fiscal 2023, the North American company reiterated its full year guidance after seeing some improvement from the prior quarter

John Varvatos joins Under Armour as Chief Design Officer

Sep 8, 2023 / United States
The US-based company has appointed John Varvatos as Chief Design Officer, effective as of the 11th of September. He had been consulting for Under Armour since earlier this year

Wolverine Worldwide sells US Leathers and Hush Puppies IP in Greater China

Sep 7, 2023 / United States
The company announced that its US Leathers business has been sold to New Balance and that Hush Puppies' intellectual property in Greater China will be sold to its current sublicense in the region

President of Journeys to retire in February 2024

Sep 7, 2023 / United States
After working at Genesco for 44 years, Mario Gallione, who became President of Journeys in 2017, will step down from his role in February 2024. Search for a successor is already underway

Schuh's performance stands out in the second quarter

Sep 6, 2023 / United States
Against a difficult operating environment, Genesco emphasised the second quarter 21% sales growth at Schuh, as compared to the prior year, which helped offset Journey's continued declining performance

Children's footwear start-up Jbrds Secures 500 000 USD in funding

Sep 6, 2023 / United States
The Baltimore-based start-up has secured 500 00 US dollars in an initial funding round. Although its financial backers are not known, the company is now valued at 5 million US dollars

Caleres reiterates its guidance for fiscal 2023 despite falling sales and profits

Sep 4, 2023 / United States
The US-based company reiterated its full year outlook, after posting a “strong” consolidated operating margin and better-than-expected adjusted earnings per share in the second quarter

AAFA supports California bill on greenhouse gas emissions

Aug 31, 2023 / United States
The bill proposes that companies with more than 1 billion US dollars in gross revenue doing business in the state of California must annually and publicly disclose their greenhouse gas emissions

Shoe Carnival lowers full year guidance

Aug 31, 2023 / United States
Despite seeing an improvement over the first quarter of 2023, the US-based retailer still posted a year-on-year decline in net sales and profits in the second quarter, thus reducing its full year outlook
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