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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.

US: Foot Locker posts 31% jump in Q1 net profit Petah Marian | 21 May 12

US sportswear retailer Foot Locker posted a jump in first quarter net income as the company recorded rising sales.

US: Foot Locker promotes Johnson to COO Katie Smith | 18 May 12

Sports goods retailer Foot Locker has promoted Richard Johnson to chief operating officer and executive vice president.

US: Foot Locker unveils new five-year plan Richard Woodard | 7 Mar 12

Specialist retailer Foot Locker has launched a new five-year strategic plan designed to further elevate the company’s long-term financial performance.

US: Foot Locker in Q4 profit surge Richard Woodard | 2 Mar 12

Sports retailer Foot Locker is ahead of schedule on its five-year plan after a 41% hike in underlying fourth quarter net profit, engineered by a 7.9% revenue rise.

US: Goodman departs as Sears' head of apparel Leonie Barrie | 13 Jan 12

US department store retailer Sears Holdings Corporation today (13 January) confirmed to just-style that John Goodman, its executive vice president of apparel and home, has left the company - paving the way for an executive shake-up in its clothing business.

US: Foot Locker reports 27% hike in Q3 profit Leonie Barrie | 18 Nov 11

Higher third quarter sales have helped specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc to its seventh consecutive quarter of profit growth.

US: Adidas launches barefoot trainer Petah Marian | 24 Aug 11

Sportswear manufacturer Adidas has announced the launch of a barefoot trainer designed for the gym.

US: Foot Locker Q2 profit surges six-fold Leonie Barrie | 19 Aug 11

New York-based specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has reported a six-fold hike in second-quarter profit, boosted by soaring sales.

US: Foot Locker makes executive re-shuffle | 27 May 11

Specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker has announced senior management promotions, to improve its retail and direct businesses performance.

US: Sales surge drives up Foot Locker Q1 profit | 20 May 11

Retailer Foot Locker recorded a notable surge in first quarter profit, thanks to a double-digit sales rise and a 12.8% increase in comparable store sales.

US: Reebok launches RealFlex footwear | 15 Apr 11

Sporting goods firm Reebok has today (15 April) unveiled its RealFlex training shoe designed to promote natural movement.

US: Foot Locker more than doubles Q4 profit | 3 Mar 11

Specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has more than doubled its fourth quarter profit, thanks to higher same-store sales and margins.

US: Foot Locker swings into Q3 profit | 19 Nov 10

Foot Locker, the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, said its net income for the company’s third quarter ended was $52m, compared with a net loss of $6m last year.

US: Foot Locker posts Q2 profit on margin gains | 20 Aug 10

An improvement in margins has helped New York-based specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc to a second quarter.

US: Marla Anderson to lead Lane Bryant Outlet unit | 9 Jul 10

Women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has named Marla C Anderson as the president of its Lane Bryant Outlet business.

US: Foot Locker profits rise 42.5% in Q1 | 21 May 10

Athletic retailer Foot Locker saw Q1 profits soar thanks to an improving sales trend.

Top stories on just-style this week... | 12 Mar 10

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.

ANALYSIS: Foot Locker unveils new expansionist strategy Richard Woodard | 10 Mar 10

Retailer Foot Locker is poised to enter a new era of expansion, vowing to grow annual sales by 25% to US$6bn over the next five years.

US: Foot Locker swings to Q4 profit | 4 Mar 10

Athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc has swung to a fourth quarter profit, after tight control of costs and inventories helped offset charges and slow sales.

The week ahead on just-style... Joe Ayling | 1 Mar 10

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is news editor Joe Ayling's snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.

US: Foot Locker to shutter 117 stores and cut 120 jobs | 8 Jan 10

New York-based specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc is to shutter 117 stores, cut 120 jobs and consolidate its businesses under one management team in a move designed to offset slowing sales in its US operations.

US: Charges consign Foot Locker to Q3 loss | 20 Nov 09

Retailer Foot Locker slipped to a third quarter loss of US$6.1m, hurt by $22m of impairment charges linked to write-downs of the company’s US operations.

US: Foot Locker breaks even in Q2 | 21 Aug 09

US athletic retailer Foot Locker has reported a break-even earnings performance for the second quarter, compared with net income of $18m, amid slumping sales.

US: Foot Locker taps JC Penney’s Ken Hicks as CEO | 26 Jun 09

JC Penney’s president and chief merchandising officer Ken C Hicks has decamped to specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker where he is to take up the position of CEO.

US: Foot Locker posts better-than-expected Q1 profit | 22 May 09

Better gross margins and lower operating expenses have helped New York-based athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc to a better-than-expected first quarter profit.

US: Liz Claiborne puts Warner in global sourcing post | 5 May 09

Peter Warner has been promoted to the post of senior vice president of global sourcing and operations at apparel retailer Liz Claiborne Inc, where he will help the company as it hands its sourcing business over to Li & Fung.

US: Foot Locker cuts spending after $126m Q4 loss | 5 Mar 09

Sports retailer Foot Locker is trimming its capital spending after slipping to a fourth quarter loss of US$126m, thanks to one-off charges and falling sales.

US: Nike launches new KD1 basketball shoe | 26 Feb 09

Sporting goods company Nike has combined with current Rookie of the Year basketball player Kevin Durant to launch the KD1 - Durant’s first signature shoe with the brand.

In the money: Retailers pin hopes on Black Friday | 28 Nov 08

The Black Friday shopping bonanza sets a precedent for holiday season sales in the US. But rarely has it been more important to fashion retailers as many try to manoeuvre their way out of the red after an all-round colourful third quarter. Joe Ayling reports.








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