Author: Andy Polk

K-Swiss announced it has signed both Ajla Tomljanovic and Cameron Norrie to endorsement pacts. Tomljanovic had been with Nike while Norrie was sponsored by Ellesse. Tomljanovic, 26, is the 52nd ranked women’s singles player in the world. “She has had strong results throughout her career and we...

VF Corporation announced that Jim Pisani has decided to step down from his role as global brand resident, Timberland. He plans to move to the Midwest U.S. to be closer to his family. Pisani was appointed global brand president, Timberland, in August 2016. During his 3.5-year...

JD Sports Fashion Plc announced an update on performance following the Christmas trading period. JD Sport said: “Against a backdrop of widely reported retail challenges in the Group’s core UK market, it is encouraging to report positive like-for-like trends in the Group’s global Sports Fashion fascias,...

Crocs Inc. raised its revenue guidance for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2019 in anticipation of its presentation at the 2020 ICR Conference. “We delivered the strongest fourth quarter in Crocs’ history,” said Andrew Rees, president and chief executive officer. “Our positive brand momentum allowed...

Genesco Inc. announced that comparable sales, including both stores and direct sales, increased 2 percent for the quarter-to-date period ended January 9, 2020. Same-store sales decreased 1 percent and sales for the company’s e-commerce businesses increased 21 percent on a comparable basis for that period....

According to Mastercard SpendingPulse holiday retail sales increased 3.4 percent. Online sales grew 18.8 percent compared with growth of 1.2 percent for in-store sales. Digital’s 14.6 percent share of total sales was a new high, according to Mastercard. The overall results topped projections from Mastercard SpendingPulse calling...