Footwear


Trend Finder: Zippers, Zipper Pulls

ZIPPERS

Zippers marry form and function as they make their way onto accessories this season. Zippers and zipper pulls add another element … [Read more...]

Footwear Production Code to Help Factory Compliance

Studded oxford from Cole Haan, a member of FDRA

Washington—A new footwear production code of conduct has been released with the aim of setting new ground rule and enhancing … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Dark Florals

Dark Florals

Dark florals are adding a mysterious, rich twist to a perennial springtime motif. From bold blooms on a black background to … [Read more...]

Skechers Takes Fila to Task Over Infringement

From Skechers Go Walk 2 collection

Manhattan Beach, CA--Fila USA has become the second recipient of a lawsuit from footwear business Skechers over infringement of … [Read more...]

Stuart Weitzman Announces New Chief Global Digital, E-commerce Officer

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New York--Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC announced today that Monica Schwartz has joined the company as Chief Global Digital and … [Read more...]

Besides the World Cup, Brazil Is to the World’s First Sustainable Footwear

Joya da Terra Espadrille

Hawthorne, CA-- While the World Cup is drawing attention to Brazil from millions of soccer fans around the globe, Cynthia Tello, a … [Read more...]

Nike Shares Climb as Q4 Earnings and Sales Grow

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Beaverton, OR—Nike saw its share price climb after revealing an increase in fourth-quarter earnings and sales, boosted by growth … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Fringe

FRINGE

Fringe has been revived once again as it makes its way into accessories this season. With its unique texture, leather, metal, or … [Read more...]

Skechers Sues Adidas for Patent Infringement

Skechers Go Walk Slip On

Manhattan Beach, CA—Don’t step on Skechers USA’s toes. On Thursday, the athletic footwear company said it filed a lawsuit against … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Kitsch

KITSCH

Kitsch apparel and accessories are appearing on the runway this season as designers draw inspiration from cartoon-like images. … [Read more...]

DSW Q1 Earnings Miss Spooks Wall Street

DSW store

Columbus, OH—Blaming bad winter weather and retail promotions, DSW Inc. reported Wednesday flat first quarter sales and a slide in … [Read more...]

Foot Locker Post Record Q1 Earnings, Beats Estimates

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New York—Foot Locker reported Friday that its first quarter profit rose 17% as the athletic specialty retailer recorded record … [Read more...]