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US: Crocs launches escalator safety campaign | 23 Jul 08

Plastic clog maker Crocs has unveiled a year-long safety awareness initiative following recent publicity linking the distinctive footwear to accidents on escalators.

US: Government agency approves CrocsRx range | 18 Jul 08

Plastic clog maker Crocs has reported that the US Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has accepted the CrocsRx Custom Cloud model into its diabetic shoe programme.

US: Adrenalina signs children’s footwear license | 17 Jul 08

Extreme sports retailer Adrenalina has signed as exclusive licensing agreement to sell Adrenalina-branded children’s footwear.

US: End Footwear appoints Price as CFO | 8 Jul 08

Outdoor shoe brand End Footwear has added Vince Price as its CFO and opened a new design centre.

UK: Crocs to bring out sneaker product | 7 Jul 08

Plastic clog manufacturer Crocs is stepping into the sneaker market next summer with the launch of Axis.

UK: Strapitz extend customisation of Crocs clogs | 25 Jun 08

A new product that enables wearers to customise their Crocs, the colourful rubber clogs celebrated for their practicality and comfort, has been launched in the UK.

US: Crocs makes women's shoe addition to Rx range | 19 Jun 08

Crocs has introduced a new woman's shoe to its Rx collection called the Silver Fox.

SRI LANKA: Bernard’s opens marketing office in the US | 28 May 08

Sri Lanka’s Bernard Botejue Industries has opened a marketing office in the US to directly target US buyers and start marketing their own brand apparel designs.

US: Baker named in new Crocs merchandising role | 16 May 08

Footwear specialist Crocs has recruited Adam Baker to fill the newly-created position of vice president, merchandising, at the company.

In the money: Competition rife in sportswear | 15 May 08

The choice between fight and flight is taking on a new meaning in the sporting goods sector. Brands are soaring by exploiting new opportunities in emerging markets, while a subsequent fight for remaining market share is taking shape closer to home, as Joe Ayling reports.

US: Crocs unit Jibbitz wins $56m trademark case | 13 May 08

Plastic clog maker Crocs said its wholly owned subsidiary, Jibbitz, has won its federal copyright and trademark infringement case against Jinjiang Huakai Shoes and Garments, Jinjiang Jiaxing Shoes and Garments and Yuanhui Chen and its principals.

US: Crocs slides to “disappointing” Q1 loss | 8 May 08

The retail slowdown and cold weather conspired to hit US sales at footwear specialist Crocs, which recorded a first quarter loss of US$4.5m – compared to a profit of $24.9m a year ago.

US: Crocs to cut 27 Colorado jobs? | 2 May 08

Plastic clog manufacturer Crocs has reportedly cut 27 jobs in the Boulder area, Colorado.

AUSTRALIA: Crocs takes Rivers to court - report | 28 Apr 08

Plastic shoe maker Crocs has taken Rivers Australia to court alleging it copied some of its clog designs, according to media in Australia.

US: New Crocs footwear inspired by Disney hits | 24 Apr 08

Colourful plastic clog maker Crocs Inc is launching a collection of footwear and accessories inspired by Disney Channel hits, Hannah Montana and High School Musical.

JAPAN: More complaints over clog escalator dangers | 21 Apr 08

Plastic clog manufacturers including Crocs have once again faced complaints in Japan from consumers who say they get trapped in escalators, it has been reported.

US: Crocs issues profit warning on US retail downturn | 15 Apr 08

The retail downturn in the US has prompted footwear company Crocs to downgrade its revenue and earnings forecasts, and to close the company’s Canadian manufacturing operations.

UK: Stylo sells Shellys to Hong Kong-based firm | 18 Mar 08

UK footwear chain Stylo, which last month acquired Dolcis from administrators KPMG, has sold its shoe brand Shellys to Eternal Best Industries Limited of Hong Kong.

US: No plans to sell Crocs in Costco | 7 Mar 08

Specialist footwear company Crocs denied rumours that it is now selling its distinctive products in Costco, and pledged to take “aggressive action” to stop such sales in future.

US: Crocs agrees licensing deal with NBA | 22 Feb 08

Footwear firm Crocs has tied up with the US' National Basketball Association (NBA), in a move that allows Crocs to license agreed logos for all 30 NBA teams and related NBA properties.

US: Crocs Q4 profit soars 84% on international sales | 20 Feb 08

Plastic clog maker Crocs Inc has delivered sales and profit growth for the eighth quarter in a row on strong international demand for its branded footwear.

US: Crocs launches recycled footwear scheme | 1 Feb 08

Plastic clog producer Crocs has launched SolesUnited, a recycled footwear donation programme designed to help developing countries and claimed as the first initiative of its kind.

US: Crocs hires Manhattan for supply chain solution | 29 Jan 08

Manhattan Associates has struck a deal to provide supply chain optimisation solutions for clog specialist Crocs.

US: Crocs appoints Peter Case as retail VP | 16 Jan 08

Plastic clog specialist Crocs said its current CFO Peter Case has been promoted to the newly created position of senior vice president of its Retail division.

EUROPE: Crocs to fight EU trademark ruling | 4 Jan 08

Footwear specialist Crocs has told just-style it is planning to appeal against a European Union ruling that one of its patents – for its core Beach clog – is invalid.

US: Investors file lawsuits against Crocs over diclosure matter | 28 Nov 07

Footwear specialist Crocs is facing renewed legal action over claims that the company allegedly failed to disclose facts to investors about distribution problems in Europe and Asia ahead of its Q3 earnings statement.

US: Crocs to open first East Coast stores | 22 Nov 07

Plastic clog manufacturer Crocs will open retail stores in Boston and New York City tomorrow (23 November), its first East Coast locations.

US: Crocs sued for misleading investors | 20 Nov 07

Two lawsuits have been filed by shareholders in plastic clog maker Crocs Inc, accusing the company’s top executives of making “false and misleading” statements about the company’s operations.

US: Crocs range certified by APMA | 14 Nov 07

Colorado-based plastic clog maker Crocs has announced that its Crocs Rx collection has been accepted by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA).

US: Crocs Q3 profit soars 163% on strong sales | 1 Nov 07

Plastic clog manufacturer Crocs has reported net income for the third quarter ended 30 September of US$56.5m, compared to $21.5m during the prior year period.





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