Author: Andy Polk

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...

If the sun comes out, so will shoppers and their credit cards. While year-over-year figures have not yet entered positive territory, retail traffic for the first week of July was down just 2.2 percent, a solid improvement over the previous week and a general move...

Burberry announced Monday that Christopher Bailey will be ending his stint as both chief executive and creative director at the luxury brand. Céline Chairmand and CEO Marco Gobbetti will take over executive duties in 2017. Meanwhile, Bailey will retain his creative role and take on...

No longer just a men’s sneaker brand, Greats launched four new styles for women this week on its website. The first release for the Greats women’s collection includes the brand’s best-selling Royale and Wooster silhouettes. The women’s Royale is available in two styles, a smooth...