Author: Andy Polk

Robert J. Dennis, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Genesco, said, "We are disappointed with our second quarter earnings performance. Solid comparable sales gains and a strong topline performance in our direct businesses were not enough to offset a sales and gross margin shortfall...

“Bob is truly an authority in this segment of specialty retail and I look forward to working closely with him in this new role,” said Bill Kirkendall, Running Specialty Group president. Wallace founded the premier retail chain RunOn! which was acquired by RSG in 2012....

根据美国零售联合会(NRF)和咨询公司Hackett Association共同发布的《全球港口追踪》(Global Port Tracker)报告的最新预测,美国8月份的主要货柜港口进口量有望创新高,这主要是由于零售商担心美西岸港口的劳资纠纷将带来运输中断,因此提前购入假日购物季的产品。...

Nike的销售额呈中个位数增长,市场占有率为44.8%;Jordan的销售额在少年群体中有所下降,市场占有率为11%。第二季度Jordan的Retro系列产品的受欢迎程度有所下降。而Converse的销售额则呈中个位数增长。Adidas 与Reebok 的销售额则急剧下跌。Skechers的增长率超50%,而Under Armour也增长40%。Brooks的销售额在青少年中有所增长,而Asics也取得小幅度增长。Mizuno与 Saucony的销售额则有所下跌。New Balance的销售情况也不容乐观。Vans的销售额增长75%,其收益主要来自购物频道。...

根据全球信息提供商The NPD Group最新发布的2014年女鞋品牌焦点调查报告(Women’s Footwear Brand Focus Study 2014),在过去两年中,美国女鞋业务的增长势头有所减弱,但其品牌格局却有着相当大的变化。这主要是由于女性消费者在购物时不仅关注鞋款的舒适度与质量,同时也会关注品牌的风格。...

“Our second quarter results reflect the health of both our retail and wholesale businesses, as we continue to benefit from — and expand on — our portfolio realignment efforts,” said Diane Sullivan, CEO, president and chairman of Brown Shoe Company. “At Famous Footwear, our focus...

Mike MacDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer stated, "In the quarter we accomplished our goal of achieving improvement in the underlying sales trends and eliminating any inventory imbalances. All major categories recorded improved sales performance in the second quarter compared to the first quarter. In...