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Dave Kahan, CEO of Birkenstock, in an e-mail to his retail partners called Amazon’s new third-party inventory purchasing program an “assault on decency” because it’s allegedly aimed at selling products not currently approved for the online retail site, according to a report on CNBC. According to the e-mail...

Puma reported sales in the second quarter jumped 16 percent on a currency-neutral basis, boosted by double-digit growth in all regions and in both footwear and apparel. 2017 Second Quarter Facts • Sales increase by 16 percent currency adjusted to €969 million (+17 percent reported), with all...

Rocky Brands Inc. earned $1.5 million, or 20 cents a share, in its second quarter, rebounding from a loss of $1.8 million, or 23 cents, in the same period a year ago. Sales dropped 6.6 percent to $58.5 million. Wholesale sales slumped 10.5 percent to $37.1...

Aetrex Worldwide Inc. has officially re-launched Foot.com with the purpose of establishing the most comprehensive forum for updated information on foot health available on the web. Originally launched in 1999, the site is designed to provide an easy-to-navigate source for visitors to learn about common foot...

VF Corp. announced that Eric C. Wiseman will retire as executive chairman of the board and as a director of VF Corporation effective October 28, 2017. VF’s board of directors has elected president, chief executive officer and cirector Steven E. Rendle, 58, to the role of...

Featuring apparel and accessories from Buscemi, Cazal, Hall of Fame, ROc96 x MadeWorn and Pyer Moss. Last week HBO launched its Ballers pop-up shop in celebration of the Season 3 premiere last night. Thursday’s VIP launch event unveiled the official capsule collection that was inspired by the...

ISA TanTec, an eco-friendly leading leather manufacturer represented by the LITE (Low Impact To the Environment) trademark, announces the appointment of Fanny Lan as Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO). Mrs. Fanny Lan has been engaged in various significant roles in Quality, Health & Safety, Environmental and Corporate...

Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America President & CEO: Border Adjustment Tax Getting in the Way of Growth and Job Creation Issues Statement Following Speaker Ryan’s Tax Reform Push in Lawrence, MA Lawrence, Massachusetts – Following Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) visit today to a New Balance shoes...

Nike Inc. announced Monique Matheson will become Nike’s EVP, global human resources. Matheson will succeed David Ayre, who will retire from Nike after more than ten years leading the company’s human resources function. Matheson, a 19-year veteran of Nike, most recently served as VP, Chief Talent...