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USA: LaCrosse Establishes HQ, Distribution Centre | 18 Oct 05

Work and outdoor shoe provider LaCrosse Footwear Inc is setting up new corporate headquarters along with a distribution centre for its Danner products in Portland, US.

USA: New Products Boost LaCrosse Q2 | 2 Aug 05

Work and outdoor footwear company LaCrosse Footwear Inc has reported second-quarter sales and earnings increases, following the successful introduction of new products and continued penetration into targeted markets.

USA: LaCrosse To Grow Women's Boot Lines | 26 Jul 05

Work and outdoor shoe company LaCrosse Footwear Inc has unveiled plans to grow its product lines to offer over 40 models of premium women's boots across its LaCrosse and Danner brands in 2006.

USA: LaCrosse Reports Q1 Sales Slump | 3 May 05

Footwear developer and marketer LaCrosse Footwear Inc said first-quarter consolidated net sales totalled $18.9 million compared to $23.7m in the third quarter of 2004, while consolidated net income reached $0.3m compared to $1.1m a year ago.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Adds To Management Team | 31 Mar 05

Work and outdoor footwear provider LaCrosse Footwear Inc has made some new additions to its management team.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear's Chairman Dies Aged 82 | 21 Mar 05

LaCrosse Footwear Inc’s chairman George Schneider has died at the age of 82 after a brief illness.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Records Q3 Net Sales, Income Growth | 3 Nov 04

LaCrosse Footwear Inc has posted a third-quarter consolidated net sales increase of 15 per cent from $29.9 million in 2003 to $34.5m in 2004.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Recalling 8,400 Work Boots | 14 Oct 04

Footwear company LaCrosse Footwear Inc is recalling 8,400 of its Polar and Trailblazer work boots due to a defect of their protective toecaps.

USA: LaCrosse Sells PVC Boots Business To Onguard Industries | 23 Aug 04

LaCrosse Footwear Inc is to exit the production and sales of PVC boots after selling its PVC boot line to Onguard Industries LLC for an undisclosed sum.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Drops To Q2 Loss | 5 Aug 04

LaCrosse Footwear Inc on Wednesday posted a second quarter net loss but said new products continue to drive an overall improvement in gross margins.

USA: LaCrosse Wins $5m Military Boot Contract | 2 Jul 04

Shoe maker LaCrosse Footwear Inc has won its second multimillion-dollar order in about six months from the United States military.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Wins $5m Military Boot Order | 1 Jul 04

LaCrosse Footwear’s Danner subsidiary has won an order worth $5 million to supply desert boots to the US military.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Posts Q1 Profit After 03 Loss | 4 May 04

LaCrosse Footwear Inc has posted net income of $1.1 million for the first quarter, up from a net loss of $0.6m in the same period a year earlier.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Appoints New Board Member | 28 Jan 04

Footwear group LaCrosse Footwear Inc has elected Charles Smith to its board of directors.

USA: Danner To Supply $4.9m In Boots To US Military | 17 Dec 03

Footwear manufacturer Danner has received a $4.9 million delivery order to supply boots to the United States military.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Posts Big Jump In Q3 Profit | 4 Nov 03

Protective shoe and rainwear producer LaCrosse Footwear Inc on Monday posted a huge 148 per cent jump in third quarter profit from the year-ago period on the back of better margins and lower costs. The Oregon-based firm, whose brands include LaCrosse, Danner and Rainfair, reported consolidated net income the quarter ended September of $2.1 million, or 36 cents per share, versus $0.9m, or 15 cents, last year.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Posts Small Q2 Profit | 31 Jul 03

Protective shoe and rainwear manufacturer LaCrosse Footwear Inc on Wednesday said it swung to a small second quarter net profit on improved margins and lower expenses.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Narrows Q1 Loss, Margins Up | 13 May 03

Protective shoe and rainwear firm, LaCrosse Footwear Inc, on Monday posted a first quarter net loss of $600,000 versus $3 million in the year-ago period despite a slide in sales amid a soft economy.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Swings To Q4 Profit | 28 Feb 03

Leading designer of protective shoes and rainwear, LaCrosse Footwear Inc, on Thursday said it swung to a fourth quarter profit of $839,000 from a year-ago loss of $2.2 million.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Strengthens Sales, Product Teams | 1 Nov 02

Protective footwear and rainwear producer LaCrosse Footwear Inc on Thursday announced a series of appointments aimed at strengthening its senior sales and product line management teams.

USA: LaCrosse Profit Dips On Sliding Sales | 23 Oct 02

Leading designer of protective shoes and rainwear, LaCrosse Footwear Inc, said on Tuesday its third quarter net profit slid to $863,000 from $1.6 million last year due to softness in the retail and industrial sectors. The Oregon-based company, behind brands like Danner and Rainfair, said net sales in the quarter to September 28 plunged to $29.2m from $39.6m in the year-ago period.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Suffers Sales Slide | 14 Aug 02

Shoe firm LaCrosse Footwear Inc on Tuesday posted a narrower second quarter net loss of $3.8 million compared to $5.9m in the year-ago period amid a 23 per cent fall in net sales to $20m.

USA: Lacrosse Footwear To Relocate Industrial Division | 1 Jul 02

LaCrosse Footwear Inc announced today it is relocating its Rainfair Industrial division to other company locations in an effort to reduce distribution costs and improve efficiencies. The changes will be completed by September 1, 2002, and the company will record a non-recurring charge of around  $1 million during the second quarter of 2002, of which $0.6 million represents non-cash charges.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Q1 Sales $6.3 Million Lower | 8 May 02

First quarter net sales at LaCrosse Footwear Inc fell to $22.8 million compared to $29.1 million for the same period in 2001. Net loss for the quarter was $2.0 million, compared to a net loss of $1.5 million in 2001. The company, which makes protective footwear and rainwear, said the decline in net sales was the result of a 40 per cent decrease in the Rainfair industrial division and a 21 per cent decrease in the LaCrosse retail division.

USA: $2m Tax Refund To Boost IT At Lacrosse Footwear | 18 Mar 02

A federal tax refund of $2 million cash is to be used by LaCrosse Footwear Inc to reduce debt and enhance its information technology infrastructure, including a recently launched business-to-business website. The payout resulted from new tax provisions approved under the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002.

USA: Sales At LaCrosse Footwear Slip $8m In Q4 | 1 Mar 02

Net sales at LaCrosse Footwear Inc decreased to $30.5 million for the quarter ended 31 December 2001 compared to $38.5 million for the same period in 2000. Net loss for the quarter was $2.2 million, compared to a net loss of $3.1 million in 2000.

USA: LaCrosse "Making Progress" Despite Greater Losses | 15 Aug 01

LaCrosse Footwear, Inc reported a net loss of $5,910,000 or $1.01 per share for the second quarter of 2001 compared to a net loss of $461,000 or $.08 per share for the same period last year. Net sales for the current quarter decreased to $26.1m from $31.4m for the second quarter of 2000. Through the first six months of 2001, the net loss was $7,398,000 or $1.26 per share, compared to a net loss of $783,000 or $.13 per share for the same period last year. Net sales for the first six months of 2001 were $55.2m compared to $62.4m for the first half of 2000.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Announces Long-Term Financing | 19 Jun 01

LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. today announced that it has secured a three-year, $57.5m revolving financing package from General Electric Capital Corporation. The long-term financing package will be supported by a three-year, $7.5m term loan from Firstar Bank, N.A. This arrangement replaces a previous

USA: New LaCrosse Work Boot Technology Takes A Step Forward Company Press Release | 9 Aug 00

LaCrosse Footwear, Inc has introduced the new Taskmaster work boot series with Genesys technology. The Taskmaster boots use LaCrosse's patented Genesys Engineered Comfort System, which provides improved support, reduced weight and better traction for increased workplace comfort and safety."Our newest entry in the work boot category is a truly different product and a major step forward in the industry," says Rob Rinehart, vice president of product development, LaCrosse Footwear. "With breakthrough Genesys technology, we've replaced traditional manufacturing processes for leather footwear that allows us to provide a higher level of support at a lighter weight."Genesys technology is exclusive to LaCrosse Footwear. The key to Genesys is the biomechanical shank, which is designed to provide support and rigidity, yet incorporates specifically designed flex grooves for added spring and flexibility. A shock dispersion cell under the heel absorbs constant pounding on hard surfaces. The outsole's interior grid pad of multidirectional cleats and lugs provides a higher level of traction for greater safety, mobility and abrasion resistance. By reducing the need for heavy rubber and other materials, the system is surprisingly lightweight. And engineers have gone one step further to ensure comfort by building the Taskmaster boots on an athletic-inspired last for a better fit.Featuring a 90-degree heel for stability while climbing ladders, the Taskmaster boot is certified to the new ANSI standards for protection against impact, compression and electrical hazards.LaCrosse Footwear, Inc markets high-performance footwear and apparel for the recreation, sporting, farm, general utility, occupational, industrial, military and children's segments and for private-label customers. Visit LaCrosse's website at

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Names Interim Chief Executive Officer Company Press Release | 7 Aug 00

The Board of Directors of LaCrosse Footwear Inc (Nasdaq: BOOT) today announced that Patrick K Gantert, the company's president and chief executive officer, has resigned to pursue other business opportunities. Gantert will continue as a director of the company.Joseph P Schneider, the president and chief executive officer of Danner Shoe Manufacturing Co (a company subsidiary), and a director of LaCrosse Footwear, was named interim president and chief executive officer of the company. Schneider has been with the company since 1985 and has served in various sales, marketing and management positions."We wish to thank Pat Gantert for his past service to the company and wish him well in his new endeavors," says George W Schneider, chairman of the board. "The company currently faces a challenging business climate, and the board of directors looks forward to working with Joe Schneider and the entire management team in moving the company forward."LaCrosse Footwear is a leader in the design, development, marketing and manufacturing of premium quality protective footwear and rainwear for the sporting and outdoor, farm and general utility, occupational and children's markets under the LaCrosse, Danner, Red Ball, and Rainfair brands and for private label customers. For more information about LaCrosse Footwear products, please consult its websites at





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