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US: Crocs records "balanced" Q4 performance Michelle Russell | 21 Feb 14

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

US: Crocs and Blackstone close $200m investment deal Michelle Russell | 28 Jan 14

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

US: Crocs CEO to depart as Blackstone invests $200m Leonie Barrie | 2 Jan 14

Private equity firm Blackstone Group is making a $200m investment in Crocs Inc that will give it a 13% stake in the shoe company.

US: Crocs Q3 profit more than halves on weaker revenue Katie Smith | 31 Oct 13

Plastic shoe maker Crocs saw its net profit more than halve during the third quarter, hurt by lower wholesale and internet revenue in the Americas region and Japan.

FRANCE: Sourcing summit to focus on fashion and retail Leonie Barrie | 18 Oct 13

Speakers from Crocs Shoes, DIM/DB Apparel and Nash International are among those lined up to discuss issues related to omni-channel retail, supplier collaboration and preserving margins at a sourcing summit next week.

US: Former Wal-Mart executive to lead Crocs Americas Katie Smith | 16 Oct 13

Footwear specialist Crocs has appointed former Wal-Mart Stores executive Greg Sullivan as its new general manager for the Americas region.

US: Crocs names Lyons to head European retail business Katie Smith | 30 Sep 13

US footwear maker Crocs has appointed Tim Lyons as its European retail director, with responsibility for overseeing the company's retail business in Europe.

US: Crocs lowers Q3 outlook on weaker revenue Katie Smith | 11 Sep 13

Footwear maker Crocs has lowered its third quarter earnings and sales guidance on lower-than-expected revenue in the Americas region.

US: Crocs Q2 profit slashed as margins shrink Richard Woodard | 25 Jul 13

Footwear business Crocs posted a near double-digit increase in revenue during its second quarter, but saw profits fall as margins shrank and taxes rose.

US: Crocs selects PLM for footwear product development Leonie Barrie | 2 Jul 13

Footwear maker Crocs Inc is implementing product lifecycle management (PLM) software to help manage its product development process, including concept, design and sourcing.

US: Asia Pacific drives Crocs Q1 profit Richard Woodard | 25 Apr 13

Success in Asia Pacific was the key component of a slight increase in first quarter profit for footwear business Crocs, which reported a double-digit revenue increase.

US: Crocs names Sackman as chief marketing officer Petah Marian | 4 Apr 13

Crocs has named Andy Sackmann as chief marketing officer.

US: Crocs swings to Q4 loss on one-off costs Katie Smith | 21 Feb 13

Plastic shoe firm Crocs has swung to a fourth-quarter loss after it was hit by a number of one-off costs.

CHINA: Cracks down on Crocs counterfeiters Katie Smith | 10 Dec 12

Eighteen people have been jailed for a total of more than 46 years after Chinese authorities seized 128,752 pairs of counterfeit Crocs shoes, worth CNY60m (US$9.6m), as part of recent investigations.

US: Crocs report highlights sustainability efforts Leonie Barrie | 2 Nov 12

Footwear firm Crocs Inc is working to improve conditions across its factory network and is re-using leftover Croslite material in every Crocs shoe, according to its first sustainability report, which has just been released.

US: Crocs Q3 profit jumps as sales rise Katie Smith | 25 Oct 12

Strong sales in Asia and the Americas helped plastic shoe firm Crocs to book a 49% jump in third quarter net profits.

US: Crocs names Bathum chief product officer Katie Smith | 14 Sep 12

Footwear specialist Crocs has appointed Dale Bathum as chief product officer responsible for design and development, as well as expanding the brand internationally.

US: Crocs appoints Crutchfield as COO Petah Marian | 7 Sep 12

Footwear brand Crocs has appointed Scott Crutchfield as chief operating officer.

US: Finish Line names Bierman VP of digital technology Katie Smith | 28 Aug 12

The Finish Line has appointed Harvey Bierman as vice president of digital technology as the US sportswear chain continues to expand its digital business.

US: Crocs Q2 profits up after strong sales in Asia Katie Smith | 26 Jul 12

Footwear specialist Crocs has posted a rise in second quarter profit thanks to higher sales in Asia and the Americas.

US: Brown Shoe appoints Hammer CFO as Hood resigns Katie Smith | 30 May 12

Footwear firm Brown Shoe Coompany has named Russ Hammer as chief financial officer, replacing Mark Hood.

US: Crocs posts Q1 profit, strong sales in Asia Katie Smith | 26 Apr 12

Footwear business Crocs has recorded a 31.8% growth in first-quarter net profit, on the back of rising demand in Asia and the Americas.

US: Crocs posts FY and Q4 profit growth Petah Marian | 24 Feb 12

Plastic shoe firm Crocs has reported higher fourth-quarter and full-year profits on the back of rising sales, during what it describes as "a period of terrific growth and important progress."

US: Crocs to expand beyond footwear Richard Woodard | 10 Feb 12

Footwear business Crocs is exploring a number of new licensing opportunities as the company looks to expand the scope of its namesake brand.

US: Finish Line taps Custard as digital marketing VP Petah Marian | 27 Jan 12

Sports wear retailer The Finish Line has appointed former Crocs e-commerce executive Jay Custard as its new vice president of digital marketing.

US: Crocs FY revenue “to top US$1bn” Richard Woodard | 11 Jan 12

Footwear specialist Crocs expects its annual revenue to top US$1bn for the first time in the year to 31 December 2011, the US company said.

just-style management briefing: Manufacturing winners and losers in 2011 Keith Nuthall | 19 Dec 11

Established skills and tradition were not enough to save some apparel makers from layoffs and factory closures in 2011. But acquisitions, an environmental focus and international expansion helped others to build on a solid recovery from the recession.

just-style management briefing: The unusual and unpredictable on just-style in 2011 MJ Deschamps | 19 Dec 11

From fabrics that moisturise and kill bacteria to bizarre weather and media scandals, the global style sector in 2011 certainly had its share of unusual news and unpredictable developments.

US: Finish Line taps Ladd as chief digital officer Petah Marian | 21 Nov 11

US sports wear chain The Finish Line has hired Chris Ladd from Lululemon as its new executive vice president, chief digital officer.

US: Crocs Q3 profit buoyed by Asia growth Richard Woodard | 28 Oct 11

Footwear business Crocs posted strong double-digit gains in third quarter profit and revenues, but warned that softness in its European markets could impact the fourth quarter.





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