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K-Swiss taps Harden as brand president Beth Wright | 27 Sep 17

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.

Kim takes helm amid K-Swiss leadership restructure Katie Smith | 6 Jan 16

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. 

Itochu to distribute K-Swiss footwear in Japan Leonie Barrie | 14 Jul 15

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.

WORLD: Footwear market to reach $211.5bn in 2018 Katie Smith | 2 Sep 13

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.

US: K-Swiss hires Sarin as VP of product Katie Smith | 7 Aug 13

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".

US: K-Swiss acquires OTZ Shoes Katie Smith | 21 May 13

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.

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.

US: E-Land completes buyout of K-Swiss Katie Smith | 1 May 13

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

US: K-Swiss losses narrow in Q4 Petah Marian | 27 Feb 13

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.

US: E-Land to acquire K-Swiss for $170m Katie Smith | 17 Jan 13

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

US: K-Swiss Q3 net losses narrow Katie Smith | 2 Nov 12

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

US: K-Swiss losses continue to narrow into Q2 Katie Smith | 3 Aug 12

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

Spotlight on... Collective Brands' search for steady footing Petah Marian | 4 May 12

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.

US: K-Swiss Q1 losses narrow Katie Smith | 3 May 12

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

US: K-Swiss Q4 losses widen, future orders fall Leonie Barrie | 20 Feb 12

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.

US: K-Swiss narrows Q3 loss Leonie Barrie | 4 Nov 11

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.

US: K-Swiss “encouraged” despite deeper Q2 loss Richard Woodard | 5 Aug 11

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.

US: K-Swiss reports widened Q1 loss just-style.com | 9 May 11

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.

US: K-Swiss launches Jillian Michaels Collection just-style.com | 13 Apr 11

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.

US: K-Swiss Q3 losses spiral on tax charge just-style.com | 4 Nov 10

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

US: K Swiss losses widen in first half just-style.com | 5 Aug 10

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

US: K-Swiss acquires Form Athletics just-style.com | 30 Jul 10

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

US: K-Swiss signs French tennis star Monfils just-style.com | 11 May 10

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.

US: K-Swiss faces shortfall as Thai plant shuts Joe Ayling | 7 May 10

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.

Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 7 May 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.

US: K-Swiss widens Q1 loss amid domestic downturn just-style.com | 7 May 10

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

UK: Original Factory reveals huge expansion plan Simon Warburton | 6 May 10

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.

US: Deckers adds two new executives just-style.com | 21 Apr 10

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

US: K-Swiss posts $12.4m fourth quarter loss just-style.com | 19 Feb 10

Sportswear company K-Swiss has narrowed its fourth quarter loss to $12.49m, although some analysts have noted the negative result is not as bad as first feared.

US: K-Swiss opens first US running store just-style.com | 2 Dec 09

Sportswear company K-Swiss has expanded its commitment to the running market with the opening of its first US-based running retail store in Santa Monica, California.


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