Footwear


Zappos CEO Pens Success Story

Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos

Tony Hsieh built a billion dollar company on the premise of customer service and employee satisfaction. In his new hardcover book, … [Read more...]

Retailers and Handbag Vendors Agree to New Industry Standards on Lead

New standards for lead content in handbags and other accessories go into effect December 1.

Oakland, CA--More than 40  retailers and vendors, including Macy's, Sears/Kmart, Target, Kohl's, JCPenney, Guess, Victoria's … [Read more...]

Retail Ventures Sales Leap Drives Improvement

DSW Shoes Store Front

Columbus, Ohio--Retail Ventures, the parent company of DSW, reported rising sales and a move back into profit from continuing … [Read more...]

World Cup Accessories Cheer on Teams

Go team! Havaianas, ToyWatch, Happy Socks and Try Change by Allison add to the team spirit

  Every year, millions of avid sport fans gather to watch the FIFA World Cup live, on TV or the Internet, cheering … [Read more...]

Jones Apparel Completes Stuart Weitzman Buy

Stuart Weitzman

New York--Jones Apparel Group Inc has completed the first stage of its acquisition of women's footwear and accessories maker … [Read more...]

Skechers to Introduce Leathergoods, Belts

SKECHERS

Manhattan Beach, CA—Skechers USA, Inc., the lifestyle footwear brand, announced last week that it has signed a licensing agreement … [Read more...]

R.G. Barry Quadruples 3rd Quarter Earnings

Dearfoams slippers

Pickerington, OH--R.G. Barry Corp., maker of Dearforms and other slippers, reported today increased net sales and net earnings for … [Read more...]

Jones Apparel to Acquire Stuart Weitzman

Stuart Weitzman

New York--Jones Apparel Group, Inc. plans to acquire a 55% stake in Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC, a privately-held women’s … [Read more...]

Nike Targets $27 Billion by 2015

Nike Swoosh

New York--Athletic footwear and activewear brand Nike is targeting revenues of $27 billion by the end of fiscal 2015, led by … [Read more...]

Havaianas Opens U.S. Store

Havaianas

New York– Flip-flop brand Havaianas is opening its first “Havaianas kiosk” at the Limelight Marketplace. Carrying all 250 styles, … [Read more...]

Boots that Shape You Up

FitFlop Boots

You’ve surely heard about FitFlops, the shoe that “shapes you up while you walk.” Originally conceived as a cellulite fighting … [Read more...]

How I Did It! Li&Leung Design Group

Lisa Nunziata

A pair of handbag veterans team up with musician Carlos Santana and discover a new handbag niche. Lisa Nunziata and Andrew … [Read more...]