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US: Crocs to open flagship Colorado store | 15 Oct 09

Footwear operator Crocs has unveiled plans to open the company’s first store in Boulder, Colorado – and its biggest in the world.

US: Crocs secures new US$30m credit facility | 1 Oct 09

Footwear operator Crocs has completed a new asset-backed revolving credit facility worth US$30m.

US: Crocs "goes retro" with new clog design | 27 Aug 09

Embattled footwear maker Crocs has introduced a new style of clog featuring a stripe it calls the Crocband.

US: Columbia takes former designer to court - report | 26 Aug 09

US sportswear company Columbia Sportswear has filed a complaint against a former designer who it says worked for rival companies during his time there, according to local media.

US: Crocs settles dispute with foam shoe maker | 18 Aug 09

A long-running legal dispute between plastic clog maker Crocs and Old Friend foam shoe manufacturer Australia Unlimited, has been settled after four years.

US: Crocs ends beach volleyball association | 11 Aug 09

Niche footwear operator Crocs will end its association with the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour in 2010 after four years as title sponsor.

INSIGHT: Crocs bites back despite swinging to Q2 loss | 7 Aug 09

Plastic clog maker Crocs Inc has swung to a second quarter loss of $30.3m on slumping sales – but shrugged off rumours of its demise after top-line results were better than expected.

US: Ex-CEO Ron Snyder steps down from Crocs board | 3 Jul 09

Ron Snyder has resigned as a member of the board of directors of Crocs Inc, the plastic clog maker said yesterday (2 July).

US: Crocs to close Aurora distribution plant - report | 12 May 09

Plastic clog maker Crocs is planning to close its Aurora distribution centre in Colorado at the expense of 37 jobs, according to local media reports.

US: Crocs Q1 losses widen on revenue slump | 8 May 09

Footwear company Crocs saw its first quarter losses widen to US$22.4m, thanks to a 32% slump in company revenues.

US: Crocs launches new recovery footwear line | 27 Apr 09

Plastic clog maker Crocs has launched a new collection called Prepair, which it says helps athletes recover following athletic or fitness activity.

US: Crocs credit facility extended by six months | 1 Apr 09

Plastic clog maker Crocs Inc has had its credit facility with Union Bank of California NA extended by six months, from 2 April to 30 September.

US: Crocs auditor expresses going concern fears | 18 Mar 09

The auditor of Crocs Inc has expressed “substantial doubt” about the plastic clog maker’s ability to continue as a going concern, it emerged today (18 March).

US: Crocs appoints new European MD | 12 Mar 09

Colourful plastic clog maker Crocs has named Robin Akeroyd the new managing director of Crocs Europe.

US: John Duerden named new CEO of Crocs | 25 Feb 09

Footwear firm Crocs has appointed John Duerden to serve as the company’s president and chief executive officer from 16 March, succeeding Ron Snyder who is retiring and resigning as president and CEO.

US: Crocs swings to Q4 loss as sales slip 44% | 20 Feb 09

Crocs Inc, the maker of colourful plastic clogs, has swung to a fourth quarter loss after being hit by a sharp drop in sales and an adverse foreign currency exchange rate.

US: Russell Athletic signs pro volleyball apparel deal | 10 Feb 09

Athletic apparel company Russell Athletic has signed a three year deal to sponsor the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball tour in the US.

US: Crocs picks Demandware for e-commerce platform | 27 Jan 09

Niche footwear operator Crocs has plumped for the Demandware eCommerce Platform in an effort to develop its global online retail business.

US: Crocs and Skechers settle clog legal dispute | 3 Dec 08

Footwear companies Crocs and Skechers have agreed to settle all outstanding worldwide litigation, including a US District Court action in Colorado, with Skechers agreeing to shelve some of its moulded footwear styles.

US: Crocs to shut Brazil plant as it swings to Q3 loss | 13 Nov 08

Plastic clog maker Crocs Inc is to close its manufacturing facility in Brazil as part of a number of new measures to cut costs and “right-size” its business after swinging to a third quarter loss of $148.0m.

NETHERLANDS: Crocs Europe sets up new subsidiary in Russia | 10 Nov 08

The European unit of plastic clog maker Crocs has announced the startup of a Russian subsidiary in Moscow.

Spotlight on...Crocs | 18 Sep 08

From stock market darling to Nasdaq basket case, the fall of Crocs Inc has been dramatic and swift. With US sales plummeting and international revenues coming in short of expectations, the footwear company faces an uncertain future – and may need a white knight to come riding to its rescue. Richard Woodard reports.

US: Crocs facing escalator lawsuit - report | 11 Sep 08

Plastic clog manufacturer Crocs has been taken to court by the family of a four-year-old boy who claim he injured his foot on an escalator in the US whilst wearing the company's footwear.

US: Ocean Minded names Andrew Palmer general manager | 4 Sep 08

Crocs-owned beach fashion firm Ocean Minded has appointed Andrew Palmer to fill its newly created position of general manager.

US: Crocs begins Dominican Republic shoe project | 27 Aug 08

Plastic clog manufacturer Crocs has launched a recycled footwear donation programme and will donate 10,000 pairs of its shoes to the children in impoverished regions of the Dominican Republic.

US: Crocs lays off 75 employees - report | 11 Aug 08

Plastic clog maker Crocs has laid off 75 members of staff in Colorado, it has been reported.

US: Crocs maintains guidance as Q2 profits slump | 8 Aug 08

Niche footwear company Crocs saw its second quarter profits slashed amid tumbling domestic sales of its distinctive rubber clogs.

JAPAN: Crocs probe after ripped toenail incidents | 8 Aug 08

Japan’s Trade Ministry is looking into several reports of people damaging toenails on Jibbitz accessories fixed to Crocs sandals in the country.

US: Segmentation is Crocs’ new retail strategy | 28 Jul 08

Beleaguered plastic clog maker Crocs Inc is to segment its footwear into Everyday, Sport and Style collections as it tries to drum up new retail interest in its shoes.

US: Crocs shares slashed after profit downgrade | 25 Jul 08

Shares in clog manufacturer Crocs lost nearly half their value after the company admitted it might not make a profit in fiscal 2008.





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