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Deckers Names New Prez of Fashion Lifestyle

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Deckers Brands, a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, has tapped Andrea O’Donnell as president of Fashion Lifestyle, effective immediately. She joins the company from DFS Group Limited, a multi-billion dollar retailer majority owned by LVMH, where she served as president, Global Merchandising. She …

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Executive Moves: Ross Stores, Deckers, Vera Bradley, RG Barry

In What's New, People by Accessories Staff

Ross Stores Appoints Michael Hartshorn Chief Financial Officer Dublin, CA—Ross Stores Inc. announced that Michael Hartshorn, 46, is being promoted to chief financial officer, retaining his senior vice president title, effective Feb. 2. Hartshorn will be responsible for the accounting, treasury, financial planning, tax, risk management and investor relations functions. …

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Deckers Q3 Profit, Sales Better-Than-Expected

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Goleta, CA—Deckers Outdoor Corp. saw its shares jumps as much as 20% today after the footwear company reported late Thursday better-than-expected third quarter earnings. The maker of UGG Australia, Teva and Sanuk footwear also raised its full-year profit outlook, although it lowered its fourth quarter forecast citing higher holiday promotion …

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Footwear Fares Well in Bizrate’s 2011 Online Excellence Awards

In eCommerce, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Los Angeles–One classification where consumers seem to be pleased with their online purchases is footwear. In Bizrate’s 12th annual Circle of Excellence Awards, three major footwear brands surged ahead of other fashion categories for outstanding customer service. Zappos, the online resource for footwear and accessories, was one of 27 retailers …