FDRA

“Outdoor Retailer has always been about ‘Right time, right place, right stuff,’” says Marisa Nicholson, show director for Outdoor Retailer. “We’ve been listening to the concerns from the industry and agree that it’s time to explore our options. Salt Lake City has been an incredible...

“While we have gone to great pains over the past few weeks to distance ourselves from an unfortunate and unwanted political situation, there have been some more recent developments that have prompted me to share some thoughts and direction,” wrote L.L.Bean CEO Stephen Smith in...

"Domestically, we believe the warm temperatures at the start of the key selling season impacted sell-through in November,” said Powers. “The slow start heightened retailer caution, especially since they carried over product following last year’s warm winter. Sell-through accelerated as the weather turned colder; however,...

We applaud the Senate for passing the bipartisan Customs reauthorization bill today. This legislation will help facilitate international trade for U.S. footwear companies and modernize U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP). Strengthening trade enforcement through the bill is important to gaining congressional support for approving...

2015 import numbers have just been released from the U.S. government. U.S. footwear imports finished 2015 in impressive form, rising to the highest December dollar and volume totals on record. “Our analysis of 2015 footwear import data shows the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has grown...