Author: Andy Polk

It’s the end of an era and the beginning of a new one for Ugg, the Australian boot brand, which announced it would be updating its enduringly popular “Classic” boot style with a new version boasting performance improvements. The “Classic II” comes nearly 40 years...

Sports Authority is ceasing operations earlier than expected. The retailer will close most or all of its stores at the end of this month after settling for liquidation and failing to find buyers, The Wall Street Journal reported. According to seven store managers interviewed by...

Over 740 shoe brands will reveal the look and feel of their Spring ’17 collections at GDS July 26-28 in Düsseldorf, Germany. For the first time, the show will take place from Tuesday to Thursday. Concurrently, 170 exhibitors will be on display at Tag It!—The Private...

People Footwear is celebrating French patriotism with a new limited edition sneaker featuring Avery Dennison RBIS Component Weave Technology. The sneaker features French soccer team Le Ballon FC’s colors and in true patriotic fashion, each sneaker sports the French flag on the heel and innersole....

Giuseppe Zanotti Design has tapped Mario Sorrenti to shoot the brand’s fall advertising campaign. The photographer portrayed models Grace Hartzel and Josh Beech as two rock stars in the backstage of a concert with the black and silver music equipment serving as props for the...

Donald J Pliner has a new main man. Javan Bunch — formerly EVP of global merchandising and domestic wholesale for footwear, handbags and accessories at Tory Burch LLC — has been appointed CEO at the brand, owned by Castanea Partners. Noel Hord, who had been...