9 May 2013
New York-based sportswear retailer Foot Locker is to acquire German specialty athletic store Runners Point Warenhandelsges (RPG) for EUR72m (US$94.6m), as it looks to expand in Europe.
2 May 2013
California-based footwear maker K-Swiss, has appointed Larry Remington as its new president and CEO following its buyout by South Korean apparel conglomerate E-Land.
26 April 2013
The most read stories on just-style this week include the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh, the extension of C&A's RFID project to 25 stores, and campaigners urging Foot Locker to cut ties with Adidas over its failure to pay former workers redundancy pay.
22 April 2013
Campaigners are set to stage protests outside Foot Locker outlets across the UK, Europe and the US today (22 April), calling for it to cut ties with Adidas over the sportswear group's failure to pay former workers in GBP1.1m (US$1.6m) in redundancy pay.
15 March 2013
The most read stories on just-style this week include preparations by China's textile and apparel companies to become sustainable, European activists being detained in Cambodia after a garment protest, and the US government cutting its estimate for global cotton stocks.
14 March 2013
Senior executives from across the apparel industry and its supply chain will be heading to Hong Kong later this month for the annual Prime Source Forum.
11 March 2013
Specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc is to close its 22 underperforming CCS skatewear stores and focus solely on the banner's online business.
11 March 2013
Specialty athletic apparel and footwear retailer Foot Locker has booked an increase in fourth-quarter and full-year profit thanks to rising sales - and says it remains confident in its outlook.
4 February 2013
Performance apparel and footwear maker Under Armour attributed its fourth-quarter profit growth to innovation and product expansion - and said this focus on innovation is set to continue in 2013.
9 January 2013
Australia is increasingly becoming a nation of online shoppers, as the strength of the Australian dollar, combined with the ease of purchasing and lower prices being offered internationally, sees consumers flock to their computers, phones and tablets.
19 November 2012
Sportswear retailer Foot Locker has seen its third-quarter net profit jump 61% on the back of double-digit same-store sales gains.
13 November 2012
Sportswear retailer Foot Locker has unveiled a new store concept designed for women, featuring fit zones.
12 November 2012
A group of buyers representing some 20 global brands and retailers is this week visiting Bangladesh as part of a wider regional tour to explore sourcing alternatives to China.
31 October 2012
As Hurricane Sandy swept along the US East Coast earlier this week, US retailers were forced to close up to 10% of their stores, according to latest figures. As retailers begin to reopen stores again, analysts are now weighing up the long-term impact of the storm on apparel and footwear sales.
20 August 2012
Sportswear retailer Foot Locker has booked a 59.5% rise in second-quarter net profit on the back of a positive sales performance in North America and Europe.
6 August 2012
Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at global technical textiles, a report on the clothing and footwear market in Russia, and a company profile on Foot Locker.
2 August 2012
US sportswear retailer Foot Locker has rolled out the workforce management tool from RedPrairie Corp to improve employee management at stores in North America.
15 June 2012
Action sports brand Vans is to expand into athletic footwear as part of a push that includes adding new markets and selling more products directly to consumers to more than double sales to $2.2bn in five years.
21 May 2012
US sportswear retailer Foot Locker posted a jump in first quarter net income as the company recorded rising sales.
18 May 2012
Sports goods retailer Foot Locker has promoted Richard Johnson to chief operating officer and executive vice president.
7 March 2012
Specialist retailer Foot Locker has launched a new five-year strategic plan designed to further elevate the company’s long-term financial performance.
2 March 2012
Sports retailer Foot Locker is ahead of schedule on its five-year plan after a 41% hike in underlying fourth quarter net profit, engineered by a 7.9% revenue rise.
13 January 2012
US department store retailer Sears Holdings Corporation today (13 January) confirmed to just-style that John Goodman, its executive vice president of apparel and home, has left the company - paving the way for an executive shake-up in its clothing business.
18 November 2011
Higher third quarter sales have helped specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc to its seventh consecutive quarter of profit growth.
24 August 2011
Sportswear manufacturer Adidas has announced the launch of a barefoot trainer designed for the gym.
19 August 2011
New York-based specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has reported a six-fold hike in second-quarter profit, boosted by soaring sales.
27 May 2011
Specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker has announced senior management promotions, to improve its retail and direct businesses performance.
20 May 2011
Retailer Foot Locker recorded a notable surge in first quarter profit, thanks to a double-digit sales rise and a 12.8% increase in comparable store sales.
15 April 2011
Sporting goods firm Reebok has today (15 April) unveiled its RealFlex training shoe designed to promote natural movement.
3 March 2011
Specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has more than doubled its fourth quarter profit, thanks to higher same-store sales and margins.