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  • Wolverine 1000 Mile Introduces Limited Edition Café Collection Mar 24, 2017 - Newswire The limited edition Café Collection retains all the signature qualities of the original boot while incorporating new details to make all five styles modern and unique.
  • Ellen DeGeneres Footwear Debuts On QVC Mar 24, 2017 - Newswire The women’s collection features a mix of sneakers, sandals, slip-ons and more, evoking DeGeneres’s relaxed, yet polished personal style. QVC will be launching the collection across all its broadcast programming and e-commerce platforms.
  • NRF Predicts Later Easter Will Lead To Increased Spending Mar 24, 2017 - Newswire The NRF’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics suggested that spending for Easter is expected to reach $18.4 billion, up 6 percent over last year’s record $17.3 billion and a new all-time high in the survey’s 14-year history.
  • RLF International Announces Officially Licensed Boots From The Boy Scouts of America Mar 24, 2017 - Newswire RLF International is now launching a new range of hiking boots licensed from the Boy Scouts of America.
  • Athletic Footwear February Results: Data & Analysis from Matt Powell, The NPD Group Mar 22, 2017 - Newswire The delayed Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) funds severely hurt the U.S. athletic shoe business in February. While sales bounced back the last week of the month as the funds were distributed, it was not enough to offset the earlier losses.
  • Under Armour Assists Local P.E. Programs Mar 22, 2017 - Newswire Under Armour is providing financial assistance in the form of PHIT America GO! Grants to two schools in Baltimore to jump-start active lifestyles and their P.E. programs.
  • Nike’s Q3 Results Race Past Wall Street Targets Mar 22, 2017 - Newswire “The power of Nike’s diverse, global portfolio delivered another solid quarter of growth and profitability,” said Mark Parker, chairman, president and CEO, Nike Inc.
  • Sequential Brands Appoints CEO Mar 22, 2017 - Newswire “I’m excited to join Sequential Brands Group, a company with powerful brands, world-class licensing and retail partners, and a talented team,” said Murray.
  • Nike Content Manager Joins Flywheel Mar 22, 2017 - Newswire Flywheel Sports Inc., the indoor cycling studio, appointed Geralyn Coopersmith, most recently Nike’s global director of performance and fitness training, as chief content officer.
  • Puma And Foot Locker Turn WrestleMania Into SneakerMania Mar 22, 2017 - Newswire Foot Locker and Puma have formed an unlikely alliance with WWE to unleash a limited-edition footwear and apparel collection that draws on the outsized personalities of six WWE legends.
  • Change in Fashion’s C-suite Mar 21, 2017 - Newswire Fashion has become a place rife not just with impossible people, but impossible situations. Big personality is something the industry self-selects, even thrives on.
  • Online sales continues to grow, but with a "cloud or two on the horizon” Mar 21, 2017 - Newswire UK online retail sales increased 15 per cent year-on-year in February, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index.
  • 4000 retail jobs cut this year as wage rises destroy margins Mar 21, 2017 - Retail Gazette Nearly 4000 retail employees have lost their jobs this financial year already as major retailers make cut backs to offset rising wage pressures.
  • Eddie Bauer Partners With Celebrity Stylist Ilaria Urbinati Mar 21, 2017 - Newswire Eddie Bauer has reunited with celebrity stylist Ilaria Urbinati to design a limited-edition women’s collection, launching in Fall 2017.
  • Stage Stores May Bid For Gordmans Mar 21, 2017 - Newswire Stage Stores said on Monday in a filing with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Omaha that it might be interested in purchasing a “substantial number” of Gordmans’ 100 stores.
  • Jeff Phillips Out At Fleet Feet Sports Mar 20, 2017 - Newswire Jeff Phillips has stepped down as president and CEO of Fleet Feet Sports. In a statement, Joey Pointer, CFO of Fleet Feet Sports, said he will be partnering with the Fleet Feet Sports board of directors “to lead the company through this change.
  • Nike To Open Pop-Ups for Air Max Day Celebration Mar 17, 2017 - Newswire Nike will be opening four “Sneakeasy” pop-up locations in late March in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Toronto for its fourth annual Air Max Day celebration, according to Sneakernews.com.
  • Caleres Sees Q4 Earnings Top Guidance Mar 17, 2017 - Newswire “Despite a promotional and challenging retail environment in the fourth quarter, we maintained our consistent approach of managing the areas under our control while continuing to rapidly respond to changing consumer shopping behaviors,” said Diane Sullivan, CEO, president and chairman of Caleres.
  • Wolverine Brand Appoints Sales And Marketing Leaders Mar 17, 2017 - Newswire Wolverine, the flagship brand of Wolverine Worldwide, appointed John Estes as vice president of global sales and Andy Shripka as vice president of marketing.
  • REI Sees 5.5 Percent Sales Gain In 2016 Mar 16, 2017 - Newswire Sales reached $2.56 billion in 2016. Comparable store sales, which include direct to consumer sales, were up nearly 4 percent and digital sales grew by nearly 18 percent.