19 February 2014
Footwear and apparel business Wolverine Worldwide remains bullish about the strength of its Sperry Top-Sider brand despite cold weather in the US having tempered its growth in the fourth quarter.
18 February 2014
Footwear and apparel business Wolverine Worldwide has seen its fourth-quarter loss narrow, after acquisition costs more than halved and sales were slightly higher.
4 February 2014
Brown Shoe Company president and chief executive officer Diane Sullivan has added the role of chairman to her title following the departure of Ron Fromm.
14 January 2014
Footwear and apparel company Wolverine Worldwide has said it expects full-year earnings to come in at the higher end of its forecast and remains "excited" about its prospects for 2014 and beyond.
4 November 2013
Footwear and apparel company Wolverine Worldwide has appointed Ira Hernowitz as president of the Stride Rite Children's Group.
8 October 2013
Footwear business Wolverine Worldwide today (8 October) lifted its full-year earnings guidance after the contribution from newly acquired brands led to a surge in third quarter sales and profit.
28 August 2013
Cash-strapped and internet-savvy they might be, but millennial shoppers are more likely to shop in brick-and-mortar stores than online, new research reveals.
15 August 2013
US clothing retailer Hollister is partnering with Keds to release a line of footwear that features' Hollister's prints on Keds' sneakers.
1 August 2013
Retail giant Macy’s has continued its “millennial” strategy with the launch of two more exclusive brands in store this August.
10 July 2013
Wolverine Worldwide has said the integration of the Sperry Top-Sider, Sacuony, Stride Rite and Keds footwear brands is on track, with plans to continue to accelerate the growth of these labels.
9 July 2013
Footwear company Wolverine Worldwide saw second quarter net income drop on the back of expenses relating to acquisitions.
14 June 2013
Footwear retailer Stride Rite has recalled around 7,500 girl's sandals after reports that the metal flower on the shoe can become loose or detached, posing a choking hazard.
17 April 2013
Footwear business Wolverine Worldwide recorded a slight fall in first quarter profit, but saw revenues double thanks to a full quarter’s contribution from newly acquired brands.
20 February 2013
Footwear maker Wolverine Worldwide has swung to a fourth-quarter loss on the back of costs related to its acquisition of Collective Brands' Performance & Lifestyle Group last year.
9 January 2013
Footwear chain Payless ShoeSource is laying off some 45 employees at its headquarters in Topeka and eliminating 97 open positions as part of ongoing restructuring efforts.
8 January 2013
Footwear maker Wolverine Worldwide has today (8 January) outlined a number of organisational changes designed to help drive global growth following its acquisition of Collective Brands' Performance & Lifestyle Group last year.
5 November 2012
Footwear maker Wolverine Worldwide has appointed Daniel Le Vesconte as managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), responsibile for overseeing the company’s growth in the region.
19 October 2012
US department store retailer Macy's is launching 13 new apparel and footwear brands and expanding a further 11 existing ones, as part of a drive to boost its business with customers between the ages of 13 and 30.
16 October 2012
Footwear maker Wolverine Worldwide has lowered its full-year earnings target after posting a 19% drop in third-quarter net profit amid challenging economic trading conditions in Europe.
9 October 2012
Wolverine Worldwide, Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital have completed the acquisition of US footwear company Collective Brands.
3 September 2012
US footwear group Collective Brands has swung to a second-quarter net profit despite closing hundreds of stores.
24 August 2012
Footwear company Collective Brands, whose shareholders earlier this week approved a deal to sell it to Wolverine Worldwide and two private equity firms, has set up a subsidiary in France.
22 August 2012
Shareholders in footwear retailer Collective Brands have approved a deal to sell the company to Wolverine Worldwide and two private equity firms.
15 August 2012
Collective Brands' shareholders are to vote next week on whether to approve a US$2bn deal that will see the company sold to Wolverine Worldwide and two private equity firms.
23 May 2012
Collective Brands, the owner of the Payless ShoeSource and Stride Rite chains, has posted a 25.7% jump in first quarter net income on the back of rising revenue.
4 May 2012
Footwear firm Collective Brands has spent the last five years trying to find a stable footing following the company's formation following Payless ShoeSource's acquisition of Stride Rite in 2007. Here just-style charts some of the key themes and events in the company's tumultuous history.
1 May 2012
A consortium made up of Wolverine Worldwide and private equity firms Blum Capital Partners and Golden Gate Capital has emerged as the winner in the race to buy footwear retailer Collective Brands Inc, after a $2bn deal was agreed today (1 May).
30 April 2012
Collective Brands has allegedly chosen a group made up of Wolverine World Wide and Golden Gate Capital as the leading contender to buy the company.
27 April 2012
US department store operator JC Penney has made a series of senior appointments across its logistics, store design and communications departments.
10 April 2012
Women's fashion brand Vena Cava has signed a multi-year licensing and design agreement with LF USA, a subsidiary of Hong Kong based consumer goods sourcing giant Li & Fung.