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Skechers launches Latin America subsidiary Michelle Russell | 11 Aug 15

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


Athletic footwear sales grow ahead of back-to-school Katie Smith | 30 Jul 15

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.


Pent-up demand boosts Skechers Q2 profit Katie Smith | 30 Jul 15

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.


Skechers files patent lawsuit against Steven Madden Michelle Russell | 9 Jul 15

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.


Skechers profit surges again in Q1 Richard Woodard | 23 Apr 15

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


Skechers “prepared for growth” after strong Q4 Katie Smith | 12 Feb 15

US footwear maker Skechers USA has said it is “prepared for growth” in 2015 after raising its first-quarter revenue guidance, and booking a strong fourth-quarter and full-year performance.


Skechers to take control of CEE distribution Richard Woodard | 22 Jan 15

Footwear business Skechers USA is taking direct control of the company’s operations in Central Eastern Europe (CEE), transitioning from its previous arrangements with third-party distributors.


New Balance hits back in Converse trademark row Richard Woodard | 14 Jan 15

Footwear business New Balance has hit back at rival Converse in a continuing row about the design of the latter’s Chuck Taylor All-Star sneakers.


Investigation into Converse trademark complaint Katie Smith | 14 Nov 14

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) is to launch an investigation into trademark infringement claims against 31 footwear retailers and manufacturers following a complaint by Converse.


Skechers shares slide as costs hit Q3 profit Michelle Russell | 23 Oct 14

US shoe maker Skechers USA saw its share price slide after recording third-quarter earnings that were hurt by foreign exchange losses and warehousing costs.


Converse trademark suit targets 31 rivals Richard Woodard | 15 Oct 14

Nike-owned footwear business Converse is suing 31 rivals over claims they infringed the trademark of its Chuck Taylor All-Stars shoes.


Skechers hits back at "skewed" report on sales decline Leonie Barrie | 26 Sep 14

Shoe maker Skechers USA has hit back at a negative analyst report suggesting its sales are decelerating, arguing that the data had been "misinterpreted".


US: Skechers files patent lawsuit against DB Shoe Co Michelle Russell | 18 Sep 14

Footwear business Skechers USA has filed a lawsuit against rival DB Shoe Company for selling footwear that it claims infringes on its Go Walk product line.


US: Necessity drives men’s shoe purchasing, says study Richard Woodard | 27 Aug 14

Necessity is the main motivation behind men buying shoes in the US, according to a new study, but attitudes are beginning to evolve as men increasingly embrace fashion and newness in footwear.


BELGIUM: Skechers USA to expand European DC Michelle Russell | 29 Jul 14

Footwear firm Skechers USA is to expand its European distribution centre in Belgium by an additional 25,000 m2, making it the largest company-operated DC in the Walloon Region.


US: Skechers Q2 profit surges in record quarter Richard Woodard | 24 Jul 14

Footwear business Skechers USA posted more record figures in the second quarter, boosted by a 37% revenue surge and slight margin uplift.


US: Fila second recipient of Skechers Go Walk lawsuit Michelle Russell | 10 Jul 14

Fila USA has become the second recipient of a lawsuit from footwear business Skechers over infringement of its Go Walk product line.


US: Skechers files patent infringement suit against Reebok Michelle Russell | 19 Jun 14

Footwear business Skechers USA has filed a lawsuit against Reebok International for selling footwear that it claims infringes on its Go Walk product line.


US: Skechers Q1 profit soars on higher sales Katie Smith | 23 Apr 14

Skechers USA has seen its first-quarter profit increase more than four-fold, on the back of double-digit sales growth and higher margins.


VIETNAM: TBS Group building $57m footwear plant Ngo Tuan | 17 Feb 14

Vietnam's leading shoe maker Thai Binh Shoes (TBS Group) has started construction of a VND1.2 trillion (US$57m) footwear plant in the north of the country.


US: Diversification boosts Skechers Q4 profit Richard Woodard | 13 Feb 14

Footwear business Skechers USA recorded a stronger fourth quarter profit, boosted by a double-digit revenue hike and more robust gross margins.


BELGIUM: Skechers upgrades European distribution centre Katie Smith | 27 Nov 13

Footwear firm Skechers USA is upgrading its European distribution centre (EDC) in Belgium to improve productivity as the company continues to grow in the region.


just-style's most read stories this week... Katie Smith | 25 Oct 13

The most-read stories on just-style this week include brands hitting back at the stance by the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) on factory audits, the decision to extend Better Work into Bangladesh, and Skechers introducing glow-in-the-dark running shoes.


US: Skechers momentum continues with Q3 profit hike Richard Woodard | 24 Oct 13

Footwear business Skechers USA continued its recent growth by more than doubling third quarter profit, thanks to a 20%-plus revenue increase and impressive comparable store sales.


US: Skechers unveils glow-in-the-dark running shoes Leonie Barrie | 21 Oct 13

Footwear giant Skechers has launched a new limited-release range of glow-in-the-dark running shoes that use photoluminescent technology.


US: Skechers, Levi Strauss top customer satisfaction survey Katie Smith | 18 Oct 13

Customer satisfaction with athletic footwear and apparel manufacturers, including Skechers and Levi Strauss, remains high, new research suggests.


US: Skechers returns to Q2 profit after sales surge Richard Woodard | 25 Jul 13

Footwear company Skechers USA returned to profitability in its fiscal second quarter, thanks to a double-digit sales hike and rising margins.


US: US$40m in refunds being sent to Skechers' customers Katie Smith | 12 Jul 13

Refunds worth US$40m are being sent to Skechers USA customers who bought toning shoes that the footwear firm promoted through allegedly deceptive advertisements.


US: Skechers swings to Q1 profit on sales surge Leonie Barrie | 16 May 13

Footwear firm Skechers USA has swung to a first quarter profit, helped by strong sales of its lines for men, women and children.


US: Skechers' $40m toning shoes settlement approved Leonie Barrie | 14 May 13

A federal judge has approved a $40m settlement that will see footwear firm Skechers USA pay customer refunds to resolve what are described as "unfounded" advertising claims that its toning shoes would help wearers improve their fitness and lose weight.

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