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Two of the factories inside the building had undergone audits overseen by a monitoring group, the Business Social Compliance Initiative, which was created by a European industry group, the Foreign Trade Association. Workers are left without a choice. Business Social Compliance Initiative didn't respond to...

"We are very pleased that Michael, a seasoned industry veteran, will lead us forward in China," said Gary DeStefano, president of Global Operations. "His strong leadership, brand expertise and global experience will be instrumental in driving continued growth for Nike in this very important geography."...

The Footwear News CEO Summit 2013 was attended by more than 200 executives and designers from top brands in the international footwear industry. FDRA's President Matt Priest spoke at the conference about how tariffs on footwear are taking almost $2.5 Billion a year from the...

The report, called "Chemicals Revealed," identified more than 5,000 products such as footwear, car seats and arts and crafts supplies that include developmental or reproductive toxins and carcinogens. Those include such toxic metals as mercury, cadmium, cobalt, antimony and molybdenum. Manufacturers also reported using phthalates...