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Amazon announced it has established a new Counterfeit Crimes Unit, dedicated to bringing counterfeiters that violate the law and Amazon’s policies by listing...

Eddie Bauer will pull its advertisements from Facebook in support of the  “#StopHateforProfit” campaign. #StopHateForProfit, a coalition of civil rights organizations led by the...

Deckers Brands announced the appointment of Victor Luis to its Board of Directors. Coinciding with this appointment, Deckers also announced that James Quinn...

Genesco Inc. has named Mimi E. Vaughn, the company’s president and chief executive officer, to the additional position of chair of the board...

Speaking at the 2020 Stifel Cross Sector Insights Conference, Steve Rendle, VF Corp.’s chairman, president and CEO, said moves beginning in 2017 to...

Cat Footwear, owned by Wolverine Worldwide, appointed Kelly Ballou, shown right, as its VP of marketing. Ballou joined the company in 2003 as...