Adidas AG said it will sell the Rockport shoe business to a new company formed jointly by competitor New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc. as it takes the first steps toward a revival.
With a leather manufacturing heritage equal to that of luxury production powerhouses France and Italy, and offering comparable quality at a significantly lower cost, ‘Made in Portugal’ is on the rise.
Brown Shoe Co., owner of the Famous Footwear retail chain, sold its Shoes.com online division to a closely held Seattle company pushing into a market led by Amazon.com Inc. and Foot Locker Inc.
BoF discovers that behind Ugg Australia’s ubiquitous sheepskin boot lies a billion-dollar business as reliable and resilient as leather.
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BoF sits down with Common Projects founders Peter Poopat and Flavio Girolami to uncover the origins and growing appeal of their visually clean — almost blank — shoes and decode the meaning of the signature numbering that appears on each pair.
Puma SE boosted its outlook for 2014 sales as the footwear maker’s investment in a new ad campaign and sponsorships started to take hold.
Steven Madden’s stock fell in Monday premarket trading as the footwear and accessories company announced third-quarter revenue that missed analysts’ expectations and gave a profit outlook for the period below Wall Street’s view.
With Stuart Weitzman on the auction block, the designer reveals how he built a footwear brand that generates $300 million in annual revenue with a blend of refined aesthetics, wearability, affordable pricing and vertically integrated manufacturing.
In just over a year, Jonathan Hirschfeld and Max Schiller have managed to turn fledgling Swedish sneaker brand Eytys into a cult sensation, stocked at some of the world’s most influential stores. How did they do it?