Footwear


VF Corp. Lifts Outlook as Q3 Profit Beats View

Timberland

Greensboro, NC—VF Corp., which owns Timberland, Lee, The North Face, Vans and Kipling brands, reported today a 27% jump in its … [Read more...]

Target Inks Partnership with Designer Prabal Gurung

Prabal Gurung for Target

Minneapolis–Barely a week after touting its Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection, which includes limited edition gifts from … [Read more...]

Macy’s Introduces Phase 1 Pursuit of Millennials

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New York—Macy’s offered further evidence Thursday that it is well on its way to accomplishing its three-year plan to make its … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

Hickies elastic laces fit any sneaker and stretch to fit any shoe size

Kids get the benefit of Velcro closures on their sneakers but us adults still have to deal with laces that always seem to come … [Read more...]

Softness in Europe Pushes Wolverine Q3 Profit Down 19%

Sales at Wolverine Worldwide's lifestyle segment, which includes Hush Puppies, were down slightly, too.

Rockford, MI—When it announced the completion of the $2 billion acquisition of Collective Brands with two private equity firms, … [Read more...]

Brian Atwood Puts His Footprint in Madison Avenue

Brian Atwood flagship

New York—Designer Brian Atwood is getting even more visibility lately than his celebrity-favorite footwear garners him already. He … [Read more...]

James Franco Directs Stuart Weitzman “Brand” Film

"Walking After Midnight"

New York—Is there an artistic endeavor that James Franco hasn’t done—this month alone? The … [Read more...]

Wolverine Completes $2 Billion Purchase of Collective Brands

Collective Brands

Rockford, MI—Wolverine World Wide Inc., along with investment firms Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital Partners said today they … [Read more...]

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...]