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Petah Marian | 4 May 2012

Footwear firm Collective Brands has spent the last five years trying to find a stable footing following the company's formation following Payless ShoeSource's acquisition of Stride Rite in 2007. Here just-style charts some of the key themes and events in the company's tumultuous history.

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Beth Wright | 27 Sep 2017

US footwear maker K-Swiss Global Brands (KSGB), a division of South Korea's E-Land Group, has named Steve Harden as president of its Supra Footwear and KR3W Denim Co brands.


Katie Smith | 6 Jan 2016

US footwear maker K-Swiss Global Brands (KSGB), a division of South Korea's E-Land Group, has promoted chairman Truman Kim to the additional role of CEO as part of a leadership restructure. 


Leonie Barrie | 14 Jul 2015

Itochu Corporation says it expects to reach an agreement with US footwear firm K-Swiss that will give it exclusive rights to import and distribute the sports brand in the Japanese market.


Katie Smith | 2 Sep 2013

The global footwear market is expected to be worth US$211.5bn in 2018, with growth driven by Asia Pacific and Europe, according to new research.


Katie Smith | 7 Aug 2013

E-Land owned US footwear maker K-Swiss has appointed Eric Sarin as the company's new vice president of product as part of efforts to "bring the brand back to prominence".


Katie Smith | 21 May 2013

E-Land and K-Swiss have acquired California-based comfort footwear brand OTZ Shoes, their first deal since merging at the end of last month.


Katie Smith | 2 May 2013

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.


Katie Smith | 1 May 2013

South Korean apparel conglomerate E-Land has completed its US$170m acquisition of California-based footwear maker K-Swiss.


Petah Marian | 27 Feb 2013

Footwear brand K-Swiss saw net losses narrow to US$14m during the fourth quarter, compared to a $25m loss in the same period of the prior year.


Katie Smith | 17 Jan 2013

Footwear maker K-Swiss is to be acquired by South Korean apparel conglomerate E-Land World for US$170m.


Katie Smith | 2 Nov 2012

Footwear maker K-Swiss has today (1 November) seen its third-quarter net losses narrow despite falling revenues.


Katie Smith | 3 Aug 2012

Footwear maker K-Swiss saw its second-quarter net losses narrow as the company worked to improve its domestic business.


Katie Smith | 3 May 2012

Footwear maker K-Swiss has today (3 May) saw net losses narrow over its first quarter as international revenue grew.


Leonie Barrie | 20 Feb 2012

Footwear maker K-Swiss Inc has seen its fourth quarter losses widen as higher costs and lower profit margins overshadowed a double-digit rise in sales.


Leonie Barrie | 20 Feb 2012

Footwear maker K-Swiss Inc has seen its fourth quarter losses widen as higher costs and lower profit margins overshadowed a double-digit rise in sales.


Leonie Barrie | 4 Nov 2011

Footwear and apparel company K-Swiss Inc has narrowed its third quarter loss, but says its domestic business "needs more work" if the company is to return to profit.


Leonie Barrie | 4 Nov 2011

Footwear and apparel company K-Swiss Inc has narrowed its third quarter loss, but says its domestic business "needs more work" if the company is to return to profit.


Richard Woodard | 5 Aug 2011

Sporting goods company K-Swiss posted a wider second quarter loss despite a 40% hike in revenues, as the business approaches its busiest selling season.


just-style.com | 9 May 2011

Sporting goods firm K-Swiss has reported a widened net loss for the first quarter ended 31 March 2011, despite a double-digit revenue rise, due to higher expenses.


just-style.com | 13 Apr 2011

California sports company K-Swiss has teamed up with trainer and "wellness coach" Jillian Michaels to develop a new line of fitness and lifestyle apparel which is being sold at Nordstrom and Amazon.


just-style.com | 4 Nov 2010

Increased income tax costs sent footwear company K-Swiss to a hefty third quarter loss, accompanied by a double-digit revenue decline.


just-style.com | 5 Aug 2010

K Swiss Inc has reported widening losses in its second quarter and first half on the back of falling revenues and one time charges.


just-style.com | 30 Jul 2010

Sports goods company K-Swiss has moved to acquire mixed martial arts brand Form Athletics for an undisclosed sum.


just-style.com | 11 May 2010

Iconic footwear and sportswear brand K-Swiss has announced the addition of Gael Monfils, the second highest ranked French tennis player, to its tennis roster.


Joe Ayling | 7 May 2010

Footwear company K-Swiss is facing a potential loss of customer orders to the tune of US$5m after one of its manufacturing units in Thailand closed.


just-style.com | 7 May 2010

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


just-style.com | 7 May 2010

Footwear firm K-Swiss has posted a widened first quarter loss after its sales were dragged down domestically.


Simon Warburton | 6 May 2010

Up to 600 jobs are due to be created by Original Factory Shop as it plans to open a raft of new stores this year with hundreds more slated to start by 2020.


just-style.com | 21 Apr 2010

Footwear company Deckers Outdoor Corporation has made two additions to its executive team, aimed at bolstering its marketing and information technology functions.

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