Author: Andy Polk

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...

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...

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...

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 –...

Tilly’s Inc. reported profits jumped 121 percent on an adjusted basis in the second quarter as expenses were reduced sharply, margins improved slightly and comps grew 2.1 percent. “We believe the combination of our merchandising, marketing and operating initiatives is gaining traction, as evidenced by our positive...

Skechers signed Tony Romo, the recently retired Dallas Cowboys quarterback, as a brand ambassador. Romo will be wearing Skechers men’s footwear in a multi-platform global marketing campaign set to launch later this year. “After 14 years on the field with the Cowboys, it was time to hang...