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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...

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...

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...

Dick’s Sporting Goods on Monday launched an expanded price-match policy that matches nearly all competitor’s online and offline prices, including Amazon, Wal-Mart and vendor websites. The site lists Amazon and Wal-Mart as its first two “qualifying retailers” under the price-match guarantee. The list also includes Cabela’s,...