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Foot Locker appoints Johnson in CEO switch Michelle Russell | 4 Nov 14

US speciality athletic retailer Foot Locker has switched CEO, appointing company executive Richard Johnson to succeed outgoing chief Ken Hicks.


Foot Locker first retailer to join European sports group Michelle Russell | 29 Oct 14

Foot Locker Europe has been confirmed as the first retailer to join the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), with the firm's CEO Lew Kimble to serve on the board.


US: Foot Locker achieves "record" Q2 results Michelle Russell | 22 Aug 14

US speciality athletic retailer Foot Locker has achieved what it claims are "record levels" of sales and profits in its second quarter.


US: Foot Locker hails record Q1 earnings Katie Smith | 27 May 14

US specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker has hailed record first-quarter profit and sales, leaving one analyst confident it will continue on its growth trajectory.


US: Foot Locker Q4 earnings and sales climb Michelle Russell | 7 Mar 14

Foot Locker saw earnings and sales climb in the fourth quarter thanks to a number of initiatives implemented by the US speciality athletic retailer to drive the business.


US: Nomura to head global retail at Levi Strauss Katie Smith | 24 Jan 14

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has appointed Craig Nomura as its new president of retail to support growth.


US: Foot Locker Q3 profit slips on rising costs Katie Smith | 22 Nov 13

US specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker has seen its third-quarter profit edge down 1.9%, after higher costs offset an increase in sales.


just-style's research roundup Liz Hague | 4 Nov 13

Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include an overview of underwear, nightwear and swimwear in Germany, a country report on Bangladesh, and a look at the prospects for Vietnam's textile and clothing industry.


US: Foot Locker Q2 profit on stronger sales Katie Smith | 23 Aug 13

Stronger sales and its buyout of German specialty athletic retailer Runners Point Warenhandelsges (RPG) helped US sportswear retailer Foot Locker to book an 11.9% increase in second quarter net profit.


GERMANY: Foot Locker completes Runners Point buyout Katie Smith | 11 Jul 13

Sportswear retailer Foot Locker has completed its buyout of German specialty athletic retailer Runners Point Warenhandelsges (RPG).


GERMANY: Foot Locker gets approval for Runners Point buy Katie Smith | 18 Jun 13

Sportswear retailer Foot Locker has been given the go-ahead to complete its acquisition of German specialty athletic retailer Runners Point Warenhandelsges (RPG) for EUR72m (US$94.6m).


US: Foot Locker Q1 profit rises on growing sales Petah Marian | 24 May 13

US sportswear retailer Foot Locker saw first quarter net income rise on the back of sales growth.


GERMANY: Foot Locker to acquire Runners Point Group Katie Smith | 9 May 13

New York-based sportswear retailer Foot Locker is to acquire German specialty athletic store Runners Point Warenhandelsges (RPG) for EUR72m (US$94.6m), as it looks to expand in Europe.


US: K-Swiss appoints Remington as CEO Katie Smith | 2 May 13

California-based footwear maker K-Swiss, has appointed Larry Remington as its new president and CEO following its buyout by South Korean apparel conglomerate E-Land.


just-style's most read stories this week... Katie Smith | 26 Apr 13

The most read stories on just-style this week include the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh, the extension of C&A's RFID project to 25 stores, and campaigners urging Foot Locker to cut ties with Adidas over its failure to pay former workers redundancy pay.


UK: Activists urge Foot Locker to cut ties with Adidas Petah Marian | 22 Apr 13

Campaigners are set to stage protests outside Foot Locker outlets across the UK, Europe and the US today (22 April), calling for it to cut ties with Adidas over the sportswear group's failure to pay former workers in GBP1.1m (US$1.6m) in redundancy pay.


just-style's most read stories this week... Katie Smith | 15 Mar 13

The most read stories on just-style this week include preparations by China's textile and apparel companies to become sustainable, European activists being detained in Cambodia after a garment protest, and the US government cutting its estimate for global cotton stocks.


HONG KONG: Prime Source Forum returns for sourcing debate Leonie Barrie | 14 Mar 13

Senior executives from across the apparel industry and its supply chain will be heading to Hong Kong later this month for the annual Prime Source Forum.


US: Foot Locker to close its 22 CCS skatewear stores Leonie Barrie | 11 Mar 13

Specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc is to close its 22 underperforming CCS skatewear stores and focus solely on the banner's online business.


US: Foot Locker posts Q4 profit growth Katie Smith | 11 Mar 13

Specialty athletic apparel and footwear retailer Foot Locker has booked an increase in fourth-quarter and full-year profit thanks to rising sales - and says it remains confident in its outlook.


In the money: Innovation boosts growth at Under Armour Katie Smith | 4 Feb 13

Performance apparel and footwear maker Under Armour attributed its fourth-quarter profit growth to innovation and product expansion - and said this focus on innovation is set to continue in 2013.


Comment: The retail view from down under Petah Marian | 9 Jan 13

Australia is increasingly becoming a nation of online shoppers, as the strength of the Australian dollar, combined with the ease of purchasing and lower prices being offered internationally, sees consumers flock to their computers, phones and tablets.


US: Foot Locker Q3 profit increases after sales gain Katie Smith | 19 Nov 12

Sportswear retailer Foot Locker has seen its third-quarter net profit jump 61% on the back of double-digit same-store sales gains.


US: Foot Locker launches women's store concept Katie Smith | 13 Nov 12

Sportswear retailer Foot Locker has unveiled a new store concept designed for women, featuring fit zones.


BANGLADESH: Buyers assess apparel sourcing opportunities Siddique Islam | 12 Nov 12

A group of buyers representing some 20 global brands and retailers is this week visiting Bangladesh as part of a wider regional tour to explore sourcing alternatives to China.


Counting the retail cost of Superstorm Sandy Katie Smith | 31 Oct 12

As Hurricane Sandy swept along the US East Coast earlier this week, US retailers were forced to close up to 10% of their stores, according to latest figures. As retailers begin to reopen stores again, analysts are now weighing up the long-term impact of the storm on apparel and footwear sales.


US: Foot Locker Q2 profit up 59% on sales uplift Katie Smith | 20 Aug 12

Sportswear retailer Foot Locker has booked a 59.5% rise in second-quarter net profit on the back of a positive sales performance in North America and Europe.


just-style's research roundup Liz Hague | 6 Aug 12

Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at global technical textiles, a report on the clothing and footwear market in Russia, and a company profile on Foot Locker.


US: Foot Locker rolls out RedPrairie's workforce tool Katie Smith | 2 Aug 12

US sportswear retailer Foot Locker has rolled out the workforce management tool from RedPrairie Corp to improve employee management at stores in North America.


US: VF Corp plans $2.2bn in revenues for Vans Leonie Barrie | 15 Jun 12

Action sports brand Vans is to expand into athletic footwear as part of a push that includes adding new markets and selling more products directly to consumers to more than double sales to $2.2bn in five years.

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