Footwear


Trend Finder: CalfHair

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Look to colored haircalf for something that looks and feels luxurious. The material has been making its way onto accessories, … [Read more...]

Eddie Bauer Strides into Footwear This Fall

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Bellevue, WA—After 94 years of enabling adventure with premium outerwear, apparel and gear, Eddie Bauer expands its outfitting … [Read more...]

AAFA Bows Database for U.S.-Made Manufacturing

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Arlington, VA—It just got a whole lot easier to find apparel and footwear companies that produce domestically. The American … [Read more...]

Steve Madden Q1 Profit Meets Expectations as Wholesale Gains

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Long Island City, NY—Despite being faced with a “difficult retail environment,” Steve Madden Ltd. today reported a first quarter … [Read more...]

Crocs Q1 Profit Dives, But Sales Edge Up

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Niwot, CO—Stung by currency impact in Japan and Russia, a later Easter and a shift in product mix, Crocs Inc. reported Tuesday … [Read more...]

Columbia Sportswear to Pay $190 Million for Yoga-Brand PrAna

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Portland, OR—Columbia Sportswear Co., known for its outerwear and accessories, revealed late Tuesday that it agreed to buy PrAna … [Read more...]

Ruthie Davis Wins AAFA Footwear Designer of the Year

Designer Ruthie Davis (right) poses on the red carpet with Ashanti at the American Image Awards.

New York—New York shoe designer Ruthie Davis received the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) awarded Footwear … [Read more...]

Wolverine Q1 Profit Beats Estimates Even as Sales Slowed

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Rockford, MI—While sales of its brands such as Merrell, Hush Puppies, Saucony, Keds and Stride Rite were stymied by lower traffic … [Read more...]

Defense Dept. to Offer Made-in-USA Footwear to All Soldiers

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Arlington, VA - American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) Executive Vice President Steve Lamar today welcomed the … [Read more...]

Skechers Q1 Profit Jumps on 21% Sales Increase

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Skechers USA has seen its first-quarter profit increase more than four-fold, on the back of double-digit sales growth and higher … [Read more...]

Footwear Firms Face Conflict Minerals Confusion

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Washington—Confusion continues to reign over new rules on the use of “conflict minerals” sourced from central Africa by footwear … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Steve Madden

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Item of the Day: Steve Madden Tag, you’re it! Graffiti -- or tagging -- is the epitome of street art, but why should buildings be … [Read more...]