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The market for toning shoes fails to shape up

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But even so, millions of consumers around the world fell for claims that toning shoes woul...

The market for toning shoes fails to shape up

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But even so, millions of consumers around the world fell for claims that toning shoes woul...


Joe Ayling | 24 Feb 2010

The emergence of toning footwear will continue to be a driver of growth in the US athletic footwear sector, latest reseach suggests.


just-style.com | 18 Sep 2008

From stock market darling to Nasdaq basket case, the fall of Crocs Inc has been dramatic and swift. With US sales plummeting and international revenues coming in short of expectations, the footwear company faces an uncertain future – and may need a white knight to come riding to its rescue. Richard Woodard reports.


just-style.com | 18 Sep 2008

From stock market darling to Nasdaq basket case, the fall of Crocs Inc has been dramatic and swift. With US sales plummeting and international revenues coming in short of expectations, the footwear company faces an uncertain future – and may need a white knight to come riding to its rescue. Richard Woodard reports.


just-style.com | 3 Apr 2007

A new report forecasts that the value of the global branded footwear market will grow by 3.7% over the next five years. However, as the sector develops and attempts to meet consumer demand, shoe company strategists will have to keep their ears close to the ground and avoid getting their laces in a twist, writes Joe Ayling.

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just-style | 11 Dec 2017

In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, fashion retailer Guess moved to a loss as sales declined in the Americas, while PVH Corp exceeded company expectations, upping its full-year guidance. Destination Maternity, meanwhile, widened its losses.


just-style | 22 Sep 2017

In the most recent second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, PVH upped its full-year guidance based on strong second-quarter results, while Guess saw its results boosted by solid growth in both Europe and Asia. Oxford Industries, meanwhile, saw mixed results as earnings fell but sales edged up.


In the most recent first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, G-III Apparel moved to a loss on acquisition charges, while Guess saw earnings fall on soft Americas sales. Kate Spade, meanwhile, saw earnings slump on the back of sales declines, while Hudson's Bay recorded comparable store declines on the back of lower domestic store traffic across all banners. 


In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Destination XL moved to a profit but booked lower sales, while Caleres moved to a loss in the quarter. VF Corporation, meanwhile, revealed a fall in both sales and earnings for the quarter, while Stein Mart moved to a loss as a result of "aggressive" promotions. 


Beth Wright | 18 Apr 2017

Skechers shares jumped 2.32% to US$25.55 yesterday (17 April) after the company unveiled its latest footwear collection, designed to bridge the gap between its lifestyle and performance lines.


In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Sears Holdings remained optimistic despite widening its net losses, while Vince Holding blamed challenging conditions and warm weather for a fall in both earnings and sales. Abercrombie & Fitch, meanwhile, revealed a "disastrous" quarter as sales fell and earnings plummeted 80%, while American Eagle Outfitters booked record sales and its 9th consecutive quarter of profit improvement.


Beth Wright | 11 Nov 2016

Casual footwear brand Skechers USA is expanding its business in South Korea through a new joint venture with Hong Kong based conglomerate Luen Thai Enterprises.


Michelle Russell | 19 Sep 2016

Skechers USA has signed a joint venture deal for Israel with its current regional distributor, MGS Sport Trading Ltd, in a move designed to aggressively expand the brand in the country. 


In the most recent second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Tailored Brands showed improvement on Q1 but saw earnings slide, while DSW booked mixed results. Abercrombie & Fitch widened its net losses but remained optimistic, while Destination Maternity revealed improved losses. Express, meanwhile, delivered what it described as a "disappointing" second-quarter, below management expectations, and Macy's saw a "distinct" improvement in its sales and earnings trends for the quarter. 


Beth Wright | 14 Jul 2016

German sportswear giant Adidas has filed a lawsuit against Skechers, accusing the US based footwear maker of copying the Springblade concept in its Mega Flex shoes.


Michelle Russell | 11 Jul 2016

Skechers USA is looking to improve efficiency with the installation of automation technology upgrates at its newly-expanded European distribution centre, in addition to stabilising its logistics over the long term.


Leonie Barrie | 30 Jun 2016

An ongoing trademark spat between Sketchers USA and Nike-owned Converse has seen the US International Trade Commission (ITC) rule that Skechers can continue importing and selling its Twinkle Toes and BOBS shoes in the US.


Michelle Russell | 28 Apr 2016

Footwear maker Skechers USA has filed a lawsuit against Eliya Inc, maker of Bernie Mev footwear, for marketing and distributing footwear that infringes on its Skech-Air line.


Michelle Russell | 15 Apr 2016

In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers, Destination Maternity and Perry Ellis saw their losses narrow, while New York & Co moved to a net profit. However, Iconix Brand Group cut its outlook after swinging to a loss, Finish Line saw its net profit plummet 90%, and Cherokee Global Brands posted a mixed performance. 


Michelle Russell | 15 Apr 2016

In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers, Destination Maternity and Perry Ellis saw their losses narrow, while New York & Co moved to a net profit. However, Iconix Brand Group cut its outlook after swinging to a loss, Finish Line saw its net profit plummet 90%, and Cherokee Global Brands posted a mixed performance. 


Michelle Russell | 16 Feb 2016

Adidas has obtained a preliminary injunction prohibiting Skechers from selling two footwear styles, and using the word 'Supernova' in a third, following a trademark lawsuit filed by the German sportswear giant in September last year. 


In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers Gymboree, Aeropostale, Sears and New York & Co narrowed their losses, while Oxford Industries, Destination Maternity and J Crew saw theirs widen. Both The Finish Line and Men's Wearhouse swung to a loss. On a positive note, The Children's Place, Express, American Eagle Outfitters, G-III Apparel Group and Abercrombie & Fitch booked higher earnings. 


Michelle Russell | 6 Jan 2016

Sporting giant Nike has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Sketchers, months after Adidas filed a similar one against the US footwear group.


Michelle Russell | 21 Sep 2015

German sportswear giant Adidas Group has filed a trademark lawsuit against US footwear business Skechers over alleged copyright infringement of its Stan Smith trainers.


Michelle Russell | 11 Aug 2015

Footwear business Skechers USA has launched a new subsidiary in Latin America, transitioning the business from a third-party distributor.


Katie Smith | 30 Jul 2015

Strong mid-year sales of athletic footwear in the US is an encouraging indicator for the all-important back-to-school season, new research suggests.


Katie Smith | 30 Jul 2015

Fast-growing footwear business Skechers USA more than doubled its second-quarter profit, helped by pent-up demand for its products in the US and abroad.


Michelle Russell | 9 Jul 2015

Footwear business Skechers USA has filed a patent lawsuit against Steven Madden for selling footwear it claims infringes on its Go Walk and other popular product lines.


Richard Woodard | 23 Apr 2015

Fast-growing footwear business Skechers posted another quarter of record revenues, with net profit nearly doubling on last year’s first-quarter.

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Michelle Russell | 19 May 2015

It seems Adidas has been caught napping after Skechers passed the German sporting giant to take its second place in the sports footwear market in the US.

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