Author: Andy Polk

October is one of the smallest and least important months of the year for athletic footwear sales in the U.S. For the most part, October is a clearance month, cleaning up after back-to-school and transitioning to the holiday season....

Caleres Inc. reported consolidated sales of $774.7 million in the third quarter were up 5.8 percent, including Allen Edmonds. Famous Footwear total sales of $473.1 million were up 1.1 percent, while back-to-school same-store-sales were up 2.6 percent and third quarter same-store-sales were up 0.9 percent....

“The brand has never been stronger, so we feel the timing is right to establish a footwear division that aligns with what we’re doing with our specialty apparel,” Don Burton, Hanes’ director of licensing, told Footwear News. Retail prices will exceed $100....

As the year comes to a close, our subject matter experts will reflect on the global trade trends that made heads turn and how they might play out in 2018.   In April, the World Trade Organization reported that global trade was expected to recover in...

The apparel and footwear collection’s subtle patterns illuminate at night thanks to Anrealage’s reflective technology. Shorter days and darker nights aren’t enough to keep runners inside, a fact that Asics celebrated with its new Kaleidoscope collection, a collaboration with Japanese fashion label Anrealage. Here’s how it works. Anrealage’s...