Author: Andy Polk

Crocs Inc. has filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) seeking an investigation of unlawfully imported shoes into the United States in violation of its registered trademarks. The company said its registered trademarks protect the brand’s products and designs, which are widely...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2021 Contact: Andy Polk apolk@fdra.org 202-744-7453 Washington, DC — The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) today announced the start of a new executive leadership team to guide the footwear industry’s business and trade association over the next two years.  The new leadership team was...

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a new formal partnership arrangement with Nike Inc. as part of the Donations Acceptance Program. Under its partnership with CBP, Nike Inc. is donating proprietary technology to aid in authenticating a variety of Nike Inc. merchandise and...

VF Corp. announced its launch of Venture Platforms, an innovation pillar that will focus on identifying and investing in new, future-focused opportunities. Venture Platforms is the newest component to VF’s overall brand portfolio strategy and complements the company’s two existing brand portfolio pillars: Core Brands, which...

Target reported first-quarter GAAP earnings per share (EPS) of $4.17, up 643.2 percent from $0.56 in 2020. First-quarter Adjusted EPS of $3.69, which excluded a $0.53 gain on the sale of Dermstore, grew 525.0 percent compared with $0.59 in 2020. Results on an adjusted basis...