Footwear


Nike Q4 Profit Misses on Marketing Costs, Slowing Sales

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Beaverton, OR—In its first earnings miss in 22 quarters, Nike Inc. reported Thursday that its fourth quarter profit fell 7.6% as … [Read more...]

Zappos First-Ever Celebrity Co-Brand: Melissa Rivers for The Cool People

Melissa Rivers for The Cool People

Henderson, NV—Her mother, comedian Joan Rivers’ latest book may be titled I Hate Everyone…Starting with Me, but there’s definitely … [Read more...]

Sole Searching: Ex Claims Part of His Wife’s $1 Million Shoe Collection

Shoe-aholic Beth Shak in one of her now infamous closets as seen in "God Save My Shoes."

New York—Maybe he couldn’t read her p-p-poker face? Hedge fund CEO Daniel Shak and his wife, professional poker player, Beth Shak, … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Animal Prints and Motifs

Animal Prints

Did you hear that? It’s the call of the wild telling us animal prints and animal motifs are both major trends this fall. While … [Read more...]

Footwear Opportunity: Lightweight Running Shoes Sprinting Ahead

Fast fashion? ASICS GEL-Noosa Tri 7 lightweight running shoe

Port Washington, NY—Sales of toning footwear may be down, but one segment of athletic footwear has risen dramatically in the last … [Read more...]

Rachel Roy Partners with HSN on Capsule Collection

Designer Rachel Roy

St. Petersburg, FL—Designer Rachel Roy garnered the Accessories Council’s ACE award for best brand launch for her RACHEL Rachel … [Read more...]

Vans Plans $2.2 Billion Expansion by 2016

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New York--Action sports brand Vans is to expand into athletic footwear as part of a push that includes adding new markets and … [Read more...]

Bakers Reports Narrowed Q1 Loss, $30 Million in New Credit

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St. Louis--Bakers Footwear Group reported Thursday a narrower first quarter loss and announced a new four-year $30 million credit … [Read more...]

Mulberry’s Full Year Profit Surges as International Expansion Continues

Mulberry's Spring/Summer ad campaign

London---While Mulberry Group reported today that its full year pre-tax profit surged 54% and revenue was up 38%, the results … [Read more...]

Prada Q1 Profit, Sales Leap, but Cautious on Eurozone

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Milan—Despite reporting last week a first quarter profit double last year’s and a leap in sales, Prada SpA warned about an … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Patchwork

Patchwork

This fall designers mix it up with the trend in patchwork. Accessories boast a hodgepodge of different fabrics, textiles, and … [Read more...]

Fashion Fetes the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Limited edition crystal covered shoes by Aruna Seth for Harrods

London—There’s none of that old British stiff upper lip going on this week in the United Kingdom as millions in England  celebrate … [Read more...]

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