Footwear


Skechers Q3 Profits Rise on Better Wholesale, Retail Sales

Sky Spirit black suede boot with tassel touches.

Manhattan Beach, CA—Skechers USA Inc., which had struggled with clearing out excess toning footwear inventory, reported Wednesday … [Read more...]

Zabellos Launches Online Leather Repair Service

Zabellos shoe repair before and after

Los Angeles—While most people think of shoe repair as a mom-and-pop neighborhood entity, Zabellos has merged old world … [Read more...]

Jones Group Q3 Profit Down 56.8% on Costs

Nine West

New York--The Jones Group Inc. today reported its third quarter profit plummeted 56.8% weighed down by special charges and a … [Read more...]

Kate Spade to Add New “Younger” Brand Next Spring

kate spade saturday

New York—Wouldn’t it be great if every day were Saturday? Sleeping late, hanging with pals, casual dressing? Well, kate spade new … [Read more...]

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...]