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Voxel8, a multi-material digital manufacturing company transforming design and production of footwear and apparel, announced the appointment of Dr. Friedrich (Fred) von Gottberg as president and chief executive officer and to the board of directors....

Rockport Group confirmed that Javan Bunch is stepping down as president. The news was first reported by Footwear News. He joined Rockport Group in November 28 and was formerly CEO of Donald J Pliner. He reported to Gregg Ribatt, Rockport’s CEO. Rockport Group, which owns Rockport, Dunham,...

The Running Event, held December 3 to 5, 2019 in Austin, marked the 14th year with record participation, along with a strong international retailer attendance. The Running Event reported over 260 exhibitors and over 2,500 total attendees at this year’s show. “After honing in on the valuable...

Adidas has named Jon Wexler as the new general manager of Yeezy, Kanye West’s line, according to Sole Collector. According to his LinkedIn profile, Wexler has been VP – global entertainment and influencer marketing at Adidas for the last four years. He’s also global brand manager for...

ISlide, the developer of custom slide sandals, closed its most recent investment round by adding three new prominent major investors. The investors include Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin, Memphis Grizzles forward Jae Crowder, and former president of Adidas Sports Licensed division and Lids David Baxter....

Today, the Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA), America’s largest and most respected footwear trade association representing 90 percent of the entire industry, applauded the introduction of new legislation in Congress to give U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) additional tools to prevent counterfeit...