Author: Andy Polk

Rocky Brands Inc. earned $1.5 million, or 20 cents a share, in its second quarter, rebounding from a loss of $1.8 million, or 23 cents, in the same period a year ago. Sales dropped 6.6 percent to $58.5 million. Wholesale sales slumped 10.5 percent to $37.1...

Puma reported sales in the second quarter jumped 16 percent on a currency-neutral basis, boosted by double-digit growth in all regions and in both footwear and apparel. 2017 Second Quarter Facts • Sales increase by 16 percent currency adjusted to €969 million (+17 percent reported), with all...

Sports Direct reported earnings tumbled 58.7 percent in its year ended April 30. The U.K. sporting goods chain blamed the devaluation of the pound against the U.S. dollar. Earnings reached £113.7 million, down from £275.2 million. Underlying EBITDA reached £272.7 versus £381.4 , a decline of 28.5 percent. Gross margins eroded 320...

The National Retail Federation announced that Macy’s Executive Chairman Terry Lundgren has been elected chairman of the NRF Board of Directors. Lundgren replaces former HSNi CEO Mindy Grossman, who resigned from the board after leaving retail to head Weight Watchers. In addition, four new...

Developed in partnership with David Clark Company, the Floatride Space Boot SB-01 has been exclusively designed to accompany the final space suit that will shuttle astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Writer: Carly Terwilliger Reebok is taking its Floadride Foam technology to infinity and beyond by...

Nike Inc. announced Monique Matheson will become Nike’s EVP, global human resources. Matheson will succeed David Ayre, who will retire from Nike after more than ten years leading the company’s human resources function. Matheson, a 19-year veteran of Nike, most recently served as VP, Chief Talent...

Sole  announced a partnerships with Andy Shapin and the JSC Inc. sales agency to cover sales in the Midwest and Great Lakes territories and Michael Felix and the Midcoast Outdoors sales agency to cover sales in the South Central territory. Sole’s director of U.S. sales, Zachary Osness,...

Dick’s Sporting Goods on Monday launched an expanded price-match policy that matches nearly all competitor’s online and offline prices, including Amazon, Wal-Mart and vendor websites. The site lists Amazon and Wal-Mart as its first two “qualifying retailers” under the price-match guarantee. The list also includes Cabela’s,...

Oboz Footwear has created a new website that serves and supports Oboz retailers, helps consumers choose and find Oboz, and also promotes the Oboz brand. The new website serves multiple international markets including the United States, Canada, in both French and English, and the United...