15 May 2013
Footwear business Brown Shoe Company has sold its Avia and Nevados labels to brand acquisition and development firm Galaxy Brand Holdings for US$74m, and said it will use the proceeds to pay down debt.
18 March 2013
Footwear retailer Brown Shoe Company has returned to profit during the fourth quarter, helped by higher sales and a restructuring of its business.
27 November 2012
Discounter Target Corp has launched a footwear collection in collaboration with designers Sam & Libby.
20 November 2012
Brown Shoe Company has raised its full year forecast after posting a strong third quarter result, helped by a good back-to-school performance.
25 October 2012
Underwear company Jockey has named Bryan Norfleet as president and chief operating officer.
10 September 2012
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Co has acquired the Sam & Libby footwear brand from The Jones Group.
28 August 2012
Footwear business Brown Shoe Company has posted another net loss in its second quarter, but returned to profitability on an underlying basis.
21 August 2012
Women's footwear brand Sam Edelman has announced that Libby Edelman will rejoin the company to help drive the marketing and licensing of the brand.
15 August 2012
US sportswear retailer The Finish Line has appointed Greg Beidler as senior vice president of store operations.
19 July 2012
An ongoing debate about tariffs on foreign-made shoes stepped up this week after executives from US-based athletic shoe maker New Balance lobbied for Congressional support for domestic footwear manufacturing - while officials at footwear retailers and importers urged an end to the duties.
6 July 2012
The most-read stories on just-style this week include just-style's June management briefing focusing on fast fashion, N Brown announcing the retirement of its CEO and chairman, and a report that Nicaragua's potential as a major footwear supplier is attracting interest from the likes of Clarks, Dillard's and Brown Shoe Company.
4 July 2012
From a near standing start less than two years ago, Nicaragua's potential as a major footwear supplier to the US and Europe is already attracting interest from brands and retailers including Geox, Clarks, Dillard's and Brown Shoe Company.
30 May 2012
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Coompany has named Russ Hammer as chief financial officer, replacing Mark Hood.
24 May 2012
Footwear manufacturers, international footwear brands, industry associations, retailers and industry consultants are expected to attend a footwear investment forum taking place in Nicaragua next month.
21 May 2012
Brown Shoe Company saw its share price shoot up on Friday (18 May) as it posted "better than expected" first quarter results.
8 May 2012
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Co has promoted John Mazurk to the newly created role of president of the company's Healthy Living division, which includes Naturalizer, Dr Scholl's Shoes, LifeStride, Avia and Ryka brands.
29 March 2012
The first day of this year's Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong threw up the usual mix of ideas and insight. Rising costs, finding capable capacity, new sourcing locations such as Myanmar, collaboration across the supply chain - and of course China's role in all of this - were all up for discussion. Here are some of the most quotable highlights from the first day.
28 March 2012
The organisers of the Prime Source Forum event, which opened in Hong Kong earlier today (28 March), are also planning to launch a parallel meeting in India later this year.
8 March 2012
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Company Inc has blamed restructuring costs for pushing it to a fourth quarter loss of $8.2m, and says it is closing another distribution centre and more of its Famous Footwear locations.
8 March 2012
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Company Inc is to close another distribution centre this year as part of ongoing efforts to realign its business and reduce excess capacity in its network.
9 January 2012
Retailer Brown Shoe Company Inc has named Mark Schmitt as its new chief information officer, tasked with leading the company's IT initiatives.
22 November 2011
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Company Inc is to shed more businesses, including all of its children's wholesale and some women's specialty and private brands, as it tries to realign its business and improve profitability.
16 November 2011
Footwear retailer Brown Shoe Company Inc is planning to close its distribution centre in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin next year as it tries to realign its business and reduce excess capacity in its network.
4 November 2011
Comfort footwear brand Dr Scholl's Shoes has opened its first retail stores as part of efforts to expand its business.
27 October 2011
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Company Inc has completed the sale of its men's basketball brand AND 1 to newly-formed brand management company Galaxy International for $55m in cash.
10 October 2011
German sporting goods company Adidas is eyeing a double-digit percentage rise in annual sales in the Russia/CIS region over the next three years - and expects this to be its third largest market behind the US and China thanks to strong consumer spending and a raft of new stores.
26 August 2011
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Company Inc has blamed falling demand for toning footwear and ongoing costs of its SAP information technology system for pushing it to a second quarter loss, and says it is selling its men's basketball brand AND 1.
26 August 2011
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Company Inc is selling its men's basketball brand AND 1 to newly-formed brand management company Galaxy International for $55m in cash.
11 August 2011
US footwear firm Brown Shoe Company has shuffled its American Sporting Goods (ASG) leadership team with the appointments of four vice presidents.
27 May 2011
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Company has appointed Timothy Joyce to the position of senior vice president (SVP) and general manager of its American Sporting Goods brand.