World Footwear

United States

Rack Room Shoes strengthens merchandising team

Aug 10, 2022 / United States
The US-based retail chain has strengthened its merchant team, promoting Melanie Ortlieb to Senior Director of Planning and Allocation and three senior buyers from the merchandising team

Saucony appoints Chief Marketing Officer

Aug 9, 2022 / United States
Saucony, a division of Wolverine Worldwide, announced it has appointed Kathryn Pratt as Chief Marketing Officer. The appointment has immediate effect

Columbia Sportswear lowers full year outlook

Aug 9, 2022 / United States
Despite a revenue growth in the first half of the year, the US-based sportswear company has decided to cut its full year outlook based on a growing economic uncertainty environment

Under Armour announces first quarter results

Aug 9, 2022 / United States
The Baltimore-based company held its own in the first quarter of fiscal 2023, reporting a flat revenue of 1.35 billion US dollars, but is cutting its profit forecast for the full year

Hoka drives growth for Deckers Brands

Aug 8, 2022 / United States
The Californian-based group reported that Hoka's net sales rose by 54.9% in the first quarter of fiscal 2023, as compared to the same quarter of last year, reaching 330.0 million US dollars

Tapestry announces retirement of COO Tom Glaser

Aug 5, 2022 / United States
The New York based fashion house, owner of brands Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, has also announced Scott Roe is to be appointed to the dual role of CFO & COO of Tapestry

US families anticipate spending the same or more on shoes for Back-to-School season

Aug 4, 2022 / United States
According to a national consumer survey, 78% of US families are expecting to spend the same or more on shoes for the Back-to-School season despite recession fears

Amazon announces second quarter results

Aug 4, 2022 / United States
The Seattle-based online retail giant reported its second consecutive quarterly loss, but revenue was above analysts' expectations

VF reports net loss

Aug 3, 2022 / United States
The US-based company, owner of brands such as Vans and The North Face, posted a net loss of 56 million US dollars in the first quarter of 2023, "amid a softer consumer environment and inflationary pressures"

Steve Madden posts revenue growth

Jul 31, 2022 / United States
The New York-based designer and marketer of footwear, accessories and apparel for women, men and children reported a revenue growth in the second quarter of 2022, confirming its full year outlook

Skechers posts revenue growth

Jul 28, 2022 / United States
Despite macroeconomic headwinds and COVID-related restrictions in China, the US-based company reported having achieved yet a new quarterly sales record

Foot Locker appoints EVP Global Lockers and Champs Sports

Jul 21, 2022 / United States
The US-based group has appointed Andy Gray, formerly EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, as EVP, Global Lockers and Champs Sports

Nordstrom names two new Executive leaders

Jul 21, 2022 / United States
The Seattle-based department store announced the promotion of Deniz Anders to Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Nina Barjesteh, a Senior Executive at DICK's Sporting Goods, will join the company as President, Nordstrom Product Group

US labour market powers ahead

Jul 20, 2022 / United States
Despite recessions fears, the US Bureau of Labour Statistics reported that employers hired far more workers than expected in June. Wages continued to rise at a steady pace

Designer Brands adds Le Tigre to its portfolio of owned brands

Jul 20, 2022 / United States
The North-American company has entered a licensing agreement with Le Tigre 360 Global. The deal is regarded as another step to double sales of the owned brands category by 2026
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