Footwear


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...]

New Markets Aid Nike’s Full-Year Profit Rise

Nike

Beaverton, OR--Revenue surges from emerging markets helped Nike to post today a full-year net profit of $1.9 billion, up 28% on … [Read more...]

Chaco Holds Shoe Tan-Line Competition

Chaco Holds Shoe Tan-Line Competition

Grand Rapids, MI--Chaco athletic sandals are fashionable in their own right, especially when worn on exotic treks or river-rafting … [Read more...]

NPD: Fashion Footwear Leads the Way to Recovery

Footwear

Port Washington, NY--Women's fashion footwear is outpacing other sectors of the market with a double-digit hike in U.S. sales in … [Read more...]

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Nothing’s worse than being caught in torrential downpour, perfectly primed outfit protected by an umbrella, but your brand new … [Read more...]

Amazon to Relaunch Apparel and Footwear Biz

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The world's largest online retailer, Amazon, is to relaunch its clothing and footwear business. According to reports in the UK's … [Read more...]

Tommy Hilfiger to Bring Handbags In House in Europe

Tommy Hilfiger

New York—Tommy Hilfiger, a division Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., announced today that it will bring its European handbag and small … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Signs Aldo for Shoe Exclusives

Kohl's

Menomenee Falls, WI—Kohl’s and footwear brand Aldo International announced today a multi-year deal where Aldo will design and … [Read more...]

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...]