Footwear


Via Spiga, Kenneth Jay Lane Partner on Capsule Collection

Kenneth Jay Lane Shoes

St. Louis--Kenneth Jay Lane will literally be adorning women head-to-toe this fall as the legendary jewelry designer partners with … [Read more...]

Study Affirms Celebrity Factor in Women’s Footwear Preferences

Footwear

Rotterdam, Netherlands—Here's some good news for brand marketers who spend big bucks--and lots of freebies--to get celebrities to … [Read more...]

Sears, Kmart Get Exclusive with Junior Brand Bongo

Audrina Patridge of "The Hills" fame will appear as the latest Bongo girl in national advertising for Sears and Kmart launch.

New York—Sears and Kmart are hoping juniors will go bonkers for Bongo. Iconix Brand Group announced Tuesday a long-term agreement … [Read more...]

Italy Steamrolls Fakes in First Nat’l ‘Anti-Counterfeiting Day’

Vittorio Tabacchi, president of ANFAO (the Italian Association of Optical Goods Manufacturers) steamrolls counterfeit goods

Venice–-Italy is saying “No to knockoffs.”In a public demonstration to kick off the country’s First National … [Read more...]

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Who hasn't found their favorite jeans or slacks dragging on the ground when they switched their 4-inch wedges to ballet flats? … [Read more...]

Mastercard Index Reports Modest June Sales

The SpendingPulse June report found luxurygoods sales fell 3.9% as stock market fluctuations caused affluent consumers to hold back on their spending

Purchase, NY—In its monthly report on consumer spending at retail, MasterCard Advisors’ SpendingPulse reports that sales increased … [Read more...]

Heat Wave Warmed Retail Sales?

Apparel sales may have wilted during this week's heat wave, but casual footwear and hats sales were on the rise.

New York—The record breaking heat wave that hit most of the Northeast United States this week had another effect besides pushing … [Read more...]

Old Navy Celebrates July 4 With Sales to Help U.S. Troops

Old Navy

Old Navy hopes to help Americans look a little more patriotic this Fourth of July weekend while helping supply comfort items to … [Read more...]

Study: Fewer Luxury Shoppers but Spent More

Luxury Shoppers

Stevens, PA--Fewer affluent consumers bought luxury clothing, fashion accessories and jewelry last year, according to new … [Read more...]

Perfect Totes for Rainy Days

Oughton Limited's Field Tote

Rubber boots are the latest fashion craze, but now the keep-dry fashion statements are moving from your feet to your hands! … [Read more...]

JCPenney, Aldo Team Up for Shop-In-Shop Concept

JCPenney, Aldo Team Up for Shop-In-Shop Concept

Plano, TX and Montreal—JCPenney and Aldo USA announced today that the department store would be the exclusive U.S. retailer for … [Read more...]

Collective Brands Expands European Operations

Collective Brands

Lexington, MA--Footwear company Collective Brands has bolstered its set-up in Europe to take advantage of growing demand for … [Read more...]