Leading designer and marketer of shoes for brands such as Anne Klein and Dockers, Maxwell Shoe Co Inc, has posted a 6.7 per cent climb in second-quarter earnings to $3.5 million compared to the year-ago period. The Massachusetts-based company said net sales rose 11.5 per cent to $54.3m from $48.7m in 2001 and said that for the full-year it sees sales growth of 8-10 per cent and earnings per share between 85-87 cents.