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Accessories Magazine’s 2013 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

2013 Merchants Hall of Fame intro page

New York—Accessories Magazine is proud to announce the 3rd round of inductees into its annual Merchants Hall of Fame. The … [Read more...]

In Restructure, Payless Eliminates 142 Positions

Payless ShoeSource

Topeka, Kansas—Payless ShoeSource announced Tuesday that 142 positions worldwide would be eliminated as part of a business … [Read more...]

Payless to Give $1.4 Million in Shoes to Kids This Holiday Season

Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids

Topeka, KA—Once again, Payless ShoeSource plans its fifth annual Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids program which this year plans to give … [Read more...]

Payless’ LuAnn Via to Helm Christopher & Banks

Christopher & Banks store at the Mall of America

Plymouth, MN—Retail veteran LuAnn Via, who left her position as chief executive at Payless ShoeSource earlier this month, has been … [Read more...]

Payless’ New Parent Appoints New CEO

Payless storefront

Topeka, KA—Just days after the completion of the $2 billion buyout of Collective Brands, the new owners have appointed a veteran … [Read more...]

Wolverine Completes $2 Billion Purchase of Collective Brands

Collective Brands

Rockford, MI—Wolverine World Wide Inc., along with investment firms Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital Partners said today they … [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...]

Wolverine, Golden Gate to Split Up Collective Brands in $1.32 Billion Deal

Collective Brands

Topeka, KA and Rockford, MI—Collective Brands will be split up in a $1.32 billion deal where Wolverine World Wide will take over … [Read more...]

Wolverine Wins Bid for Collection Brands?

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Topeka, KA—Does Wolverine World Wide and its partners have the foothold in the bidding war to buy Collective Brands Inc., owner of … [Read more...]

Collective Brands Weighing Final Takeover Offers?

Payless ShoeSource

Topeka, KA—Shares of Collective Brands Inc., owner of Payless ShoeSource, continued to rise today amid speculation that the … [Read more...]

Buyout Bids Likely for “Bargain Priced” Collective Brands?

Easter at Payless

Topeka, KS—Collective Brands Inc., parent to Payless ShoeSource, Sperry Top-Sider and Stride Rite, may be purchased for a bargain … [Read more...]

Collective Brands Q4 Loss Less Than Expected, Sales Up

A color block styles from Payless ShoeSource, a division of Collective Brands

Topeka, KA—Collective Brands Inc. Tuesday reported a wider fourth quarter loss but one less expected thanks to sales of its lower … [Read more...]