NPD Group Reports on Footwear E-Commerce Shopping Behaviors

Shopping for footwear online

Port Washington, NY--The NPD Group, Inc., a leading market research company, released results of the E-Commerce Hot Topic fashion … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Ankle Bands

From left: Oscar de la Renta, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Nicole Miller

New York Fashion Week—Something is definitely afoot this Fashion Week, and it’s happening up around the ankle. Thick bands of … [Read more...]

Stuart Weitzman Appoints Nereo Friso To New Role

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New York-- Nereo Friso has been appointed consultant director of worldwide distribution for the new SW1 brand; as well as … [Read more...]

Jones Group Appoints New Group President, Global Footwear and Accessories

Kathy Nedorostek

New York--The Jones Group Inc. today appointed Kathy Nedorostek to the newly-created position of Group President, Global Footwear … [Read more...]

R.G. Barry Brands Full Year Earnings Rise 94%

RG Barry

Pickerington,OH--R.G. Barry Corporation today reported a 94% increase in its consolidated net earnings and net revenues for the … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Color Trend: Green


Although green is tossed around a lot these days to mean eco-friendly, fashion has reclaimed the actual color as the hue du jour. … [Read more...]

Red Sole Dispute: Appeals Court Decision Pleases Both Louboutin, YSL

According to the U.S. Appeals Court decision, Christian Louboutin footwear with different color uppers will continue to receive trademark protection. All red versions, like those lower left, would be excluded.

New York—Both Christian Louboutin and Yves Saint Laurent are claiming victory after a U.S. Appeals Court overturned a lower court … [Read more...]

Flip Flop Shops: Clear for Take Off in Las Vegas

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Atlanta--Forget to pack flip flops, the de rigueur footwear of Las Vegas? Have no fear! The world's leading retailer exclusive to … [Read more...]

Collective Brands Swing into Q2 Profit

Sperry Top-Sider

Topeka, KA —Footwear retailer Collective Brands Inc. said Friday it turned a profit in the second quarter despite closing hundreds … [Read more...]

Bakers Paring Down Stores, Personnel in Restructure


St. Louis—Faced with mounting losses, Bakers Footwear Group Inc. said it is selling and closing stores and paring down its … [Read more...]

Brown Shoe Q2 Loss Narrows

Famous Footwear

St.Louis—Brown Shoe Co., which owns Famous Footwear and Naturalizer shoe chains, said today that its second quarter loss narrowed … [Read more...]

Item of the Day | BootDazzles

BootDazzle "Marlene"

We’re always looking for new ways to accessorize our accessories so this concept by BootDazzles really caught our eye. Made with … [Read more...]