31 October 2012
European sportswear retail giant IIC-Intersport International Corporation (IIC) is to take over US-based franchise chain The Athlete's Foot in a move that expands its operations to the US, South America and Australia for the first time.
15 August 2012
US sportswear retailer The Finish Line has appointed Greg Beidler as senior vice president of store operations.
21 February 2011
Australian footwear group RCG Corporation has lifted its half-year net profit, with sales growth across each of its retail brands.
25 August 2010
Australian fashion retailer RCG Corporation has lifted its net profit for the 2010 financial year, on the back of the exceptional sales performance at The Athlete's Foot network.
29 March 2010
NexCen Brands Inc, owner of the TAF and Shoebox New York retail franchise concepts, has narrowed its fourth quarter and full-year losses, but says it is “evaluating various strategic alternatives” for its current debt and capital structure.
8 December 2009
TAF, previously known as The Athlete's Foot, announced today that it is launching a brand-exclusive Adidas shoe in two colour-ways for the US holiday season.
30 November 2009
US fashion retailer NexCen Brands has introduced a Spanish-language version of its NexCen Franchise Portal Web site, which was launched earlier this year.
17 November 2009
Brand management company NexCen Brands Inc, owner of the TAF and Shoebox New York retail franchise concepts, has narrowed its third quarter losses as it continues with efforts to turn the business around.
6 November 2009
Brand management company NexCen Brands Inc, owner of the TAF and Shoebox New York retail franchise concepts, has narrowed its second quarter loss despite a "dramatic drop" in mall traffic and retail spending.
23 September 2009
Fashion brand management company NexCen Brands has posted a wider net loss for full-year 2008, affected by impairment charges.
11 September 2009
NexCen Brands Inc is expanding its TAF, and Shoebox New York brands in Africa through a new franchise deal with Angolan company Teixeira Development Group.
7 August 2009
NexCen Brands Inc has signed new license agreements with RCG Corporation giving it the right to sublicense the TAF (formerly The Athlete’s Foot) trademarks and trade dress in Australia and New Zealand.
20 July 2009
Brand management firm NexCen Brands has announced the opening of the first Shoebox New York franchised luxury shoe store in the Middle East.
4 June 2009
TAF, previously known as The Athlete’s Foot, has opened its first franchised store in Africa under a franchise agreement signed last October.
20 May 2009
NexCen Brands Inc has opened the first franchised store in Lebanon under its TAF banner, previously known as The Athlete’s Foot, as part of plans to extend its franchised brands into new international markets.
14 July 2008
NexCen Brands Inc has bought the Bill Blass Couture business, even though it is currently trying to sell the Bill Blass brand which it already owns.
3 July 2008
NexCen Brands Inc is reported to be nearing the sale of its Bill Blass apparel line and Waverly home furnishings unit as it seeks to streamline operations and boost liquidity.
22 February 2008
Footwear retailer The Athlete's Foot has signed a master franchise agreement in Sweden with TAF Sweden AB.
9 November 2006
Brand acquisition and management firm NexCen has completed its purchase of athletic shoe and apparel retail franchise business The Athlete’s Foot.
23 August 2006
Brand acquisition and management company Aether Holdings has entered a definitive agreement to buy athletic shoe and apparel franchise system The Athlete's Foot.