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Caleres Inc. said it has begun a phased reopening of its Famous Footwear and branded – Allen Edmonds, Naturalizer and Sam Edelman – retail stores in a safe and systematic manner. Recently, Caleres began to reopen retail stores in areas where restrictions have been relaxed or...

Kohl’s Corp has re-opened stores in Arkansas, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Utah in its first steps to re-open stores amid the pandemic. The department store chain’s stores have been closed since March 19. “We will continue to assess these new measures on an ongoing basis and...

Dick’s Sporting Goods has re-opened locations in 23 states with new social distancing guidelines and the retention of curbside pickup. Dick’s said in a statement on its website,” As we reopen our doors in some areas of the country where local guidelines and public health considerations...

Iconix Brand Group Inc. reported in a regulatory filing that it entered an agreement to sell Umbro China Ltd to HK Qiaodan Investment Ltd for $62.5 million. The Umbro China sale includes the sale of the Umbro sports brand in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau....

President Donald Trump threatened to impose further tariffs to punish China for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “We signed a trade deal where they’re supposed to buy, and they’ve been buying a lot, actually. But that now becomes secondary to what took place with the...

L.L. Bean said it is introducing curbside pickup although it’s currently only available at its flagship location in Freeport, ME. “We’ll bring the outdoors out to you! Just swing by the store, pop your trunk, and we’ll drop your order off in your car,“ wrote L.L....

VF Corp. announced that some of its brands, including The North Face, Timberland, Icebreaker, Smartwool, Eagle Creek and Altra, will donate 15 percent of their Outdoor Retailer Summer Market refund to Outdoor Industry Association (OIA). The funds will directly support OIA’s small business members by providing the necessary tools, resources,...