Footwear


AAFA Calls 2011 “Very Positive Year” for U.S. Footwear

Women's Shoes

Arlington, VA–Although you may be on overload on stats about American business—thanks to the presidential debates and the upcoming … [Read more...]

Ellen Tracy Brand Gets a Foothold into Slippers

Style: Jessica

Great Neck, NY--Sole Creations Inc., which recently entered into a licensing agreement with Brand Matter, to design, manufacture, … [Read more...]

Bakers Footwear Stumbles into Chapter 11

Bakers Store Front

St. Louis—After struggling the last few years to reverse losses and turnaround sales, Bakers Footwear Group Inc. Wednesday filed … [Read more...]

Grandoe Goes Feet First into New Hush Puppies Relaxation Footwear, Slippers

"Amber" one of the new Hush Puppies relaxation footwear for Spring 2013

Gloversville, NY—Some people think that Hush Puppies invented the first casual shoe way back in 1958. While some may argue the … [Read more...]

Spring / Summer 2013 New York: Footwear

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Runway fashion focusing on Footwear by designer. … [Read more...]

Finish Line, Macy’s Strike Athletic Footwear Partnership

The Finish Line

Indianapolis—Athletic footwear retailer The Finish Line has ended the week on an upbeat note this Friday. The 638+ unit retailer … [Read more...]

Nike Q1 Profit Stumbles 12%, Pace of Future Orders Slows

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Beaverton, OR—Nike Thursday reported a 12% stumble in its first quarter net income despite accelerating sales, but still managed … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Completes Acquisition of Kenneth Cole Productions

Kenneth Cole

New York—Kenneth Cole completed Tuesday his bid to takeover Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. and make it a private company. Cole … [Read more...]

German Court Blocks Adidas in Battle with Nike over New Knit Shoes

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Beaverton, OR—Nike is claiming victory in a first round battle with athletic footwear rival Adidas over recently introduced … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Plastic Fantastic

Left and right: Fendi's applied pyramid studs and dot details; center, Prada's flower appliques

Milan Fashion Week—Fendi and Prada are two Italian labels that love accessories and we couldn’t be happier about this cheery trend … [Read more...]

Sole Society to Offer Luxe Looks for Less at Nordstrom

Stella in pewter, one of Sole Society's exclusive styles now available at Nordstrom.com and select Nordstrom doors.

Los Angeles--Sole Society, the recently launched club that sells fashion footwear directly to its consumer members, now plans to … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Patent Leather

Patent Leather

Patent leather is arguably the sexiest material out there. Something about this slick and shiny exterior screams daring and … [Read more...]