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Soles4Souls, the non-profit social enterprise that creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing, is preparing a response effort to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and the relentless tropical storm forecasted to bring catastrophic flooding to south-east Texas. Soles4Souls is working with partners on...

Asics America Corp. opened a new store format at the Mall of America in Minnesota. According to a statement from Asics America, “The space balances the highly technical aspects of the brand’s products – a sound body – with natural, warm finishes, features and materials –...

At the 2017 Peak China Tour and Dwight Howard III Press Conference, Chinese sports brand Peak introduced the first wearable 3D printed basketball shoe to hit the international market. Peak is one of the first brands to apply 3D printing technology to a sports shoe. Three...

Led by the Americas region, Billabong International Ltd. reported a modest increase in operating earnings before charges in its fiscal year ended June 30, boosted by a strong second half. Figures are in Australian dollars. Earnings before interest taxation depreciation and amortization excluding significant items and discontinued...

Caleres, the parent of Famous Footwear, reported adjusted net earnings improved 4.4 percent. Famous Footwear same-store sales were up 2.8 percent while Brand Portfolio sales up 16.8 percent due to the acquisition of Allen Edmonds. “In the second quarter, we delivered solid sales improvement across both sides of...

Eddie Bauer is opening in-store shops inside Hudson Bay’s locations in Vancouver and Toronto in Canada. The stores mark Eddie Bauer’s first appearance into a Canadian department store and will feature a curated collection of Eddie Bauer’s technical outdoor apparel and gear. The Queen Street Toronto store, opening August...

The Finish Line Inc. said it expects a steep decline in earnings in both the second quarter and fiscal year ended March 3 while also indicating it is adopting a shareholder-rights plan aimed at thwarting unwanted takeover advances. Second Quarter Guidance For the second quarter ended August...

Nike has partnered with Kendrick Lamar, the star rapper. Lamar has previously worked with Reebok. “Cortez. Since day one. #teamnike #TDE @nike @nikelosangeles,” Lamar wrote on Twitter and Instagram coupled with an image of him performing in pair of Cortez sneaker. He made the announcement across social media on Saturday,...