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Joe Ayling | 6 Nov 2009

Colourful clog maker Crocs has returned to profitability and top-line growth for the first time in four quarters.


just-style.com | 18 Sep 2008

From stock market darling to Nasdaq basket case, the fall of Crocs Inc has been dramatic and swift. With US sales plummeting and international revenues coming in short of expectations, the footwear company faces an uncertain future – and may need a white knight to come riding to its rescue. Richard Woodard reports.


just-style.com | 18 Sep 2008

From stock market darling to Nasdaq basket case, the fall of Crocs Inc has been dramatic and swift. With US sales plummeting and international revenues coming in short of expectations, the footwear company faces an uncertain future – and may need a white knight to come riding to its rescue. Richard Woodard reports.


just-style.com | 15 May 2008

The choice between fight and flight is taking on a new meaning in the sporting goods sector. Brands are soaring by exploiting new opportunities in emerging markets, while a subsequent fight for remaining market share is taking shape closer to home, as Joe Ayling reports.

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just-style.com | 17 Jul 2007

Whether you love them or hate them, there is something bold about a pair of Crocs clogs. But far from being a passing fad, the brand has built up a huge following within the past five years and is now one of the fastest-growing footwear companies in the world. It is even stepping into fashion footwear and apparel as Ron Snyder, the company’s chief executive, tells Joe Ayling.


just-style.com | 17 Jul 2007

Whether you love them or hate them, there is something bold about a pair of Crocs clogs. But far from being a passing fad, the brand has built up a huge following within the past five years and is now one of the fastest-growing footwear companies in the world. It is even stepping into fashion footwear and apparel as Ron Snyder, the company’s chief executive, tells Joe Ayling.

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In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Destination XL moved to a profit but booked lower sales, while Caleres moved to a loss in the quarter. VF Corporation, meanwhile, revealed a fall in both sales and earnings for the quarter, while Stein Mart moved to a loss as a result of "aggressive" promotions. 


In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Sears Holdings remained optimistic despite widening its net losses, while Vince Holding blamed challenging conditions and warm weather for a fall in both earnings and sales. Abercrombie & Fitch, meanwhile, revealed a "disastrous" quarter as sales fell and earnings plummeted 80%, while American Eagle Outfitters booked record sales and its 9th consecutive quarter of profit improvement.


In the most recent second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Tailored Brands showed improvement on Q1 but saw earnings slide, while DSW booked mixed results. Abercrombie & Fitch widened its net losses but remained optimistic, while Destination Maternity revealed improved losses. Express, meanwhile, delivered what it described as a "disappointing" second-quarter, below management expectations, and Macy's saw a "distinct" improvement in its sales and earnings trends for the quarter. 


Beth Wright | 18 Aug 2016

US family-owned footwear company Dawgs Inc has filed a lawsuit against 18 individuals associated with US shoe maker Crocs Inc for fraudulently obtaining and enforcing patents to give it an unfair edge in the market.


Michelle Russell | 15 Apr 2016

In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers, Destination Maternity and Perry Ellis saw their losses narrow, while New York & Co moved to a net profit. However, Iconix Brand Group cut its outlook after swinging to a loss, Finish Line saw its net profit plummet 90%, and Cherokee Global Brands posted a mixed performance. 


In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers Gymboree, Aeropostale, Sears and New York & Co narrowed their losses, while Oxford Industries, Destination Maternity and J Crew saw theirs widen. Both The Finish Line and Men's Wearhouse swung to a loss. On a positive note, The Children's Place, Express, American Eagle Outfitters, G-III Apparel Group and Abercrombie & Fitch booked higher earnings. 


Katie Smith | 6 Jan 2016

US shoe maker Crocs has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against footwear firm Evacol USA.


Katie Smith | 31 Jul 2015

US footwear firm Crocs has seen its second-quarter profit plummet 42.3%, due to lower retail and wholesale sales, especially in Europe.


Katie Smith | 11 May 2015

US footwear business Crocs says it continues to make "meaningful progress" in implementing its new business strategy despite swinging to a first-quarter loss - including the appointment of a new SVP of global sourcing.


Michelle Russell | 27 Apr 2015

Success is on the horizon for US footwear business Crocs, one analyst believes, with 2015 set to be “a transition year” for the group.


Michelle Russell | 25 Mar 2015

US footwear business Crocs said its Asia tier-one contract manufacturers scored an average of 90% on social compliance audits last year as it revealed its 2014 sustainability achievements.


Michelle Russell | 27 Feb 2015

US footwear business Crocs has narrowed its losses in the fourth quarter but said it expects sales in its first-quarter to be down on declines in its China business.


Michelle Russell | 16 Dec 2014

US footwear business Crocs has appointed veteran footwear and apparel industry executive Gregg Ribatt as its chief executive officer.


Michelle Russell | 28 Oct 2014

US footwear business Crocs has booked an increase in earnings in its third-quarter thanks to first results of a turnaround plan implemented by the company in July.


Michelle Russell | 21 Oct 2014

US footwear business Crocs has made a number of key management appointments intended to help the company to turn its fortunes around.


Michelle Russell | 21 Aug 2014

Footwear business Crocs has promoted product merchant leader Michelle Poole to the newly created role of senior vice president of global merchandising.


Richard Woodard | 22 Jul 2014

Footwear business Crocs has unveiled a strategic plan aimed at bringing long-term growth to the company after second quarter profits slumped by 34%, including more than 180 global job cuts.


Michelle Russell | 14 May 2014

Plastic clogs maker Crocs Inc has appointed consumer brand management executive Andrew Rees as its president.


Michelle Russell | 14 May 2014

Plastic clogs maker Crocs Inc has appointed consumer brand management executive Andrew Rees as its president.


Michelle Russell | 1 May 2014

Plastic shoe maker Crocs saw its earnings tumble in the first quarter as a result of one-off costs, the impact of the Easter shift and negative currency impacts in Japan and Russia.


Michelle Russell | 21 Feb 2014

Plastic shoe maker Crocs said it delivered a "balanced" performance in the fourth quarter, despite its net losses widening.


Michelle Russell | 28 Jan 2014

Shoe firm Crocs Inc has closed a deal that will see private equity firm Blackstone Group make a US$200m investment in the firm.


Michelle Russell | 28 Jan 2014

Shoe firm Crocs Inc has closed a deal that will see private equity firm Blackstone Group make a US$200m investment in the firm.

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