Author: Andy Polk

Adidas unveiled Monday a shoe upper made entirely of yarns and filaments reclaimed and recycled from ocean waste and illegal deep-sea gillnets during an event hosted by the United Nations to demonstrate it commitment to supporting its new partner Parlye for the Oceans. ...

Beth Goldstein, Executive Director, Industry Analyst, Accessories & Footwear, has been following the Fashion Footwear and Accessories industries for more than 10 years. Beth advises clients on how to turn information from The NPD Group's Consumer Tracking Service and Retail Tracking Service into actionable insights....

Nike Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings rose 23.9 percent to $865 million, or 98 cents a share, handily exceeding Wall Street's consensus estimate of 83 cents a share. Nike said broad-based revenue growth, gross margin expansion and a lower tax rate more than offset increased SG&A...

Vans is purchasing the three-story building on 15 acres near Harbor Boulevard and the 405 freeway, near the South Coast Collection, or SOCO. The company did not disclose a purchase price....

Crocs partnered with advertising agency McKinney to launch a new interactive advertising campaign on Twitter. The campaign allows users to style their own fashion show that takes place - virtually - on a water slide....

Jockey International Inc. has granted Eastman Group the first license to produce men's and women's casual footwear under the Jockey brand name. Eastman will design, manufacture and market casual footwear, slippers, flip flops and athleisure styles for men and women under the Jockey label. ...