17 Sep Nine West Enters Sourcing Agreement with Camuto Group
Nine West Holdings, Inc. entered into an agreement with the Camuto Group to provide production and sourcing for its Nine West, Bandolino, and Anne Klein footwear brands. The company will continue to work with several other production and sourcing partners and intends to reduce its own Asian sourcing team. The design, merchandising, marketing, and distribution of its footwear brands will continue to be handled by the Nine West Holdings brand teams.
“We believe this arrangement allows our Nine West, Bandolino, and Anne Klein brand teams to focus on the consumer and to continue to provide them with outstanding footwear,” said Ralph Schipani, Nine West Holdings interim president. “With the support of well-respected third party partners, including Camuto Group, we will be able to ensure that our footwear is sourced with a focus on quality, fit, and comfort, while maintaining all aspects of the design, merchandising, and marketing in-house. Many members of the sourcing team at Camuto Group have worked with Nine West in the past, and we look forward to benefiting from their production and sourcing expertise, as well as their familiarity with our products and brands.”
Nine West Holdings is a leading women’s footwear, accessories, and denim company with a portfolio of brands that includes Nine West, Easy Spirit, Anne Klein, Gloria Vanderbilt, and l.e.i.