27 November 2013
Footwear firm Skechers USA is upgrading its European distribution centre (EDC) in Belgium to improve productivity as the company continues to grow in the region.
25 October 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include brands hitting back at the stance by the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) on factory audits, the decision to extend Better Work into Bangladesh, and Skechers introducing glow-in-the-dark running shoes.
24 October 2013
Footwear business Skechers USA continued its recent growth by more than doubling third quarter profit, thanks to a 20%-plus revenue increase and impressive comparable store sales.
21 October 2013
Footwear giant Skechers has launched a new limited-release range of glow-in-the-dark running shoes that use photoluminescent technology.
18 October 2013
Customer satisfaction with athletic footwear and apparel manufacturers, including Skechers and Levi Strauss, remains high, new research suggests.
25 July 2013
Footwear company Skechers USA returned to profitability in its fiscal second quarter, thanks to a double-digit sales hike and rising margins.
12 July 2013
Refunds worth US$40m are being sent to Skechers USA customers who bought toning shoes that the footwear firm promoted through allegedly deceptive advertisements.
16 May 2013
Footwear firm Skechers USA has swung to a first quarter profit, helped by strong sales of its lines for men, women and children.
14 May 2013
A federal judge has approved a $40m settlement that will see footwear firm Skechers USA pay customer refunds to resolve what are described as "unfounded" advertising claims that its toning shoes would help wearers improve their fitness and lose weight.
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.
16 April 2013
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.
20 February 2013
Attorneys acting for consumers who were allegedly injured while wearing Skechers toning shoes say the number of lawsuits filed against the company continues to rise, despite a $40m settlement reached with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last year.
20 February 2013
Footwear firm Skechers says its North American distribution centre in California has earned LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification.
14 February 2013
Footwear business Skechers returned to profit in the company’s fourth quarter and full-year results, ending what its CEO dubbed a “remarkable” year for the company.
20 November 2012
A number of major clothing brands have been accused of "fuelling modern-day slavery" through their failure to address child and forced labour in their supply chains, according to a report released by the Not For Sale campaign.
25 October 2012
Footwear firm Skechers USA has seen its third-quarter net profits rise on the back of sales growth at its own stores and its wholesale division amid challenging trading conditions in Europe.
10 September 2012
Footwear maker Skechers USA has appointed David Beecroft as managing director of its business in Canada, replacing John Hartshorn who passed away in June.
31 August 2012
Footwear maker Skechers has teamed up with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, and sports professionals Joe Montana and Tommy Lasorda, to launch a Relaxed Fit men's footwear collection.
17 August 2012
Footwear firm Skechers USA has scored what it claims is a "major legal victory" in a five-year legal dispute over Cobra International's patent relating to lighted shoes.
26 July 2012
Footwear firm Skechers has reported narrower second quarter losses on the back of improved gross margins and the clearance of excess stocks of toning shoes.
18 May 2012
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But even so, millions of consumers around the world fell for claims that toning shoes would provide more weight loss, and more muscle tone than regular fitness shoes - catapulting the sector to sales of around $1bn in 2010.
17 May 2012
Footwear firm Skechers USA has agreed to pay $50m to settle what are described as "unfounded" advertising claims that its toning shoes would help wearers improve their fitness and lose weight.
26 April 2012
Despite swinging to a first-quarter loss, results at footwear maker Skechers USA Inc were in line with expectations and the company said it expects to return to a profit later this year.
26 March 2012
Fila Luxembourg has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with US-based manufacturer of sportswear, outerwear and swimwear MAG Brands in the country.
6 March 2012
Footwear business Skechers USA is to take over its own distribution in Japan, setting up Skechers Japan as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
16 February 2012
Footwear retailer Skechers USA Inc has swung to a fourth quarter loss on falling sales in both its domestic wholesale and international businesses as the company struggled to replicate the success of its toning footwear last year.
27 October 2011
Footwear firm Skechers USA Inc today (27 October) said it plans to double its business in Japan, one of its largest Asian Markets, over the next three to five years.
27 October 2011
Tough comparatives with last year and falling sales led to a haemorrhaging of third quarter profit at footwear company Skechers USA.
28 July 2011
Footwear company Skechers USA slipped to a second quarter loss after posting a double-digit sales decline and a major reduction in margins.
7 June 2011
Footwear firm Skechers USA Inc has upgraded and expanded its business information systems as part of a wider initiative to fuel growth, reduce costs and enable the business to respond faster to market opportunities.