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Developed in partnership with David Clark Company, the Floatride Space Boot SB-01 has been exclusively designed to accompany the final space suit that will shuttle astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Writer: Carly Terwilliger Reebok is taking its Floadride Foam technology to infinity and beyond by...

The National Retail Federation announced that Macy’s Executive Chairman Terry Lundgren has been elected chairman of the NRF Board of Directors. Lundgren replaces former HSNi CEO Mindy Grossman, who resigned from the board after leaving retail to head Weight Watchers. In addition, four new...

Sports Direct reported earnings tumbled 58.7 percent in its year ended April 30. The U.K. sporting goods chain blamed the devaluation of the pound against the U.S. dollar. Earnings reached £113.7 million, down from £275.2 million. Underlying EBITDA reached £272.7 versus £381.4 , a decline of 28.5 percent. Gross margins eroded 320...

Dick’ s Sporting Goods is celebrating youth sports with its first-ever ‘Celebrate Youth Sports Weekend’ at all locations nationwide. From July 14 to 16, Dick’s Sporting Goods will donate 1 percent of in-store, online and mobile sales to The Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation to support  youth sports...

Retail sales in June were essentially unchanged over May on a seasonally adjusted basis, but up 3.2 percent unadjusted from June 2016, according to calculations released by the National Retail Federation. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants. “Deflating pricing in retail continues to aggravate measurements...

Keen Inc. has created the UNEEKBOT, a robot that will assemble made to order custom UNEEK footwear for fans in real time. Keen describes UNEEKBOT as “the world’s smallest footwear factory” and represents the first time that Keen will create custom shoes with a robot in...

Puma raised its guidance for the year after posting promising second-quarter results. In the second quarter, consolidated sales increased currency adjusted by approximately 16 percent (17 percent in reported terms) to €969 million compared to €827 million in the second quarter last year. The operating result...

Oboz Footwear has created a new website that serves and supports Oboz retailers, helps consumers choose and find Oboz, and also promotes the Oboz brand. The new website serves multiple international markets including the United States, Canada, in both French and English, and the United...