Author: Andy Polk

Wolverine World Wide reported earnings in the first quarter were down slightly on an adjusted basis but exceeded guidance as its top-five brands, including Merrell and Saucony, saw revenue arrive above plan during the quarter to offset some challenges at Sperry....

Puma SE reported earnings jumped 40.1 percent in the first quarter as sales improved 15.3 percent and gross margins expanded 80 basis points. Sales in the Americas grew 16.3 percent on a currency-neutral basis. Bjørn Gulden, CEO, said: “The first quarter of 2019 was the...

Genesco Inc. announced that Mimi Eckel Vaughn has been named chief operating officer of the company, effective May 1, 2019. In addition to her new role, Vaughn will continue as chief financial officer until a new chief financial officer is appointed. Genesco Chairman, President, and Chief...

Puma appointed John Miller as senior vice president, wholesale for Puma North America. Miller will lead both the sales and merchandising functions for the Wholesale division of North America where he will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic guidance across all elements of the...

Modell’s Sporting Goods has officially hired David Stern to the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer. Stern will play an intricate role in strategic planning and growth opportunities for Modell’s while overseeing the finance and information technology departments....

Gildan Activewear reported net earnings dropped 66.6 percent in the first quarter on a decline of 3.6 percent in revenues. The company said results were in line with expectations and the company maintained its adjusted earnings guidance for the year....

China-based sports brand Xtep International Holdings Ltd announced plans to acquire E-Land Footwear USA Holdings Inc., the parent of K-Swiss, for $260 million in an all-cash deal, according to Reuters....