Author: Andy Polk

Clarks has hired Giorgio Presca to take on the role of chief executive. Presca will be responsible for all operational, financial and commercial aspects of the business and will lead the Clarks strategy with the executive committee....

GuideSole Technology For Runners reduces energy loss at the ankle joint to boost running efficiency In Limited Release Today Asics MetaRide, two years on the drawing board, was designed to minimize energy loss at the ankle joint by “almost one-fifth” for comfortable long-distance running. GuideSole technology — curved...

Launches March 1 … Loved By Brooks Ambassador Athlete and First Woman To Win The Boston Marathon, Des Linden The Glycerin 17 has been in the Top Five at Speciality Retail for the past Three Consecutive Years and on BrooksRunning.com last year. The Glycerin was up 22-percent year-over-year...

Crocs Inc. reported a steep loss in the fourth quarter due to a charge related to its buy back of some of the preferred shares held by Blackstone Group LP. The loss before charges came in better than Wall Street’s consensus target as sales grew...

Rack Room Shoes announced Melanie Ortlieb has succeeded industry veteran Dan Crawford as director of merchandising. Crawford is retiring after two decades of service with Rack Room Shoes, and this hire ensures a seamless transition for the brand’s merchandising activities. In her new position, Ortlieb will collaborate...

Gap Inc. announced plans to create two independent publicly traded companies: Old Navy and a yet-to-be-named company which will consist of the iconic Gap brand, Athleta, Banana Republic, Intermix and Hill City. Gap Inc. expects to effect the separation through a spin-off that is intended to...

Danny Ewoldsen将领导Johnston & Murphy;Danny 2018年1月被任命为Johnston & Murphy的总裁。Ewoldsen是位在Johnston & Murphy服役16年的老兵,先前担任零售及电商部执行副总裁。...

Foot Locker Inc.表示,公司董事会批准了一项2.75亿美元的2019年资本支出计划,与2018年2亿美元左右的计划形成对比。开销增加表明:增加对包括亚洲在内、全部现有区域中旗舰店的投资,增加了对电子举措的投资。此外,公司将继续投入资金,打造自身供应链、发展其他基建能力。...