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Dick’s Sporting Goods hosted its first-ever fashion show on October 12 in the Chelsea district of New York City. Baseball legend Alex Rodriguez and women’s soccer star Carli Lloyd joined TV’s Javon Walton and Demi Burnett on the runway....

Goat, the sneaker reseller marketplace, announced its launch of Try-On for rare and exclusive sneakers, an industry-first. This follows the company’s previous launch of an augmented reality first-look at rare sneakers that allowed users to get to know the textures and materials of sneakers in...

Vans opened a new boutique in Covent Garden, London.  Comprising two floors and spanning 4,359 square feet, the concept store stocks a premium selection of footwear, apparel and accessories, including Vault by Vans and their latest collaboration with designer Vivienne Westwood....

Genesco Inc. announced today that it has appointed Scott E. Becker as senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary of the company, effective October 23, 2019. He succeeds Roger Sisson who retired from Genesco earlier this year....

The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA), America’s largest footwear trade association, and Munich-based TÜV SÜD have updated the Global Footwear Product Safety Guide. The guide covers both chemical and physical testing requirements and proposed protocols for footwear....

REI Co-op said this month it will be enabling select brand partners to ship orders directly to customers, expanding REI’s curated assortment and giving customers access to a wider variety of products, colors, and sizes on REI.com....