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Mexico's shoe makers blame their woes on China Ivan Castano Freeman | 15 Apr 14

Mexico's shoe industry continues to blame its woes on China - demanding the government act to quell a flood of imports which trade leaders say could force the shutdown of hundreds of factories.


US: Brian Atwood moves from Jones Group to Steve Madden Leonie Barrie | 24 Mar 14

Nearly two years after selling his business to The Jones Group, footwear designer Brian Atwood has bought it back and entered into a strategic partnership with Steve Madden instead.


US: Wholesale gains boost Steve Madden Q4 profit Richard Woodard | 26 Feb 14

Footwear and accessories specialist Steve Madden saw its fourth quarter profit boosted by a strong wholesale performance at the end of 2013.


US: Steve Madden Q4 sales up but lowers FY guidance Michelle Russell | 13 Jan 14

Footwear business Steve Madden has booked an increase in fourth-quarter sales but lowered its earnings guidance for the full year, on the back of soft retail traffic and sales trends.


US: Steve Madden Q3 profit grows 16.1% Katie Smith | 31 Oct 13

Footwear business Steve Madden has reported a 16.1% increase in net profit during the third-quarter on the back of weaker comparisons last year and higher sales.


US: Steve Madden posts 7.6% Q2 profit growth Katie Smith | 1 Aug 13

Footwear and accessories firm Steve Madden has today (1 August) reported a 7.6% increase in second-quarter net income, helped by improved margins and higher sales.


US: Steve Madden Q1 profit rises 7% Katie Smith | 7 May 13

Steve Madden has today (7 May) reported a 7% increase in first-quarter net profit, boosted by continued momentum in its accessories business, new store growth and the expansion of its international division.


US: Steve Madden records 38% Q4 profit growth Katie Smith | 26 Feb 13

Footwear and accessories maker Steve Madden has posted a 38% increase in fourth-quarter profit, helped by rising sales of merchandise under its namesake brand and a benefit related to the bankruptcy of Betsey Johnson.


US: Steve Madden Q3 profit rise as sales increase Katie Smith | 1 Nov 12

Footwear and accessories maker Steve Madden has today (1 November) seen its third-quarter net profit rise on the back of double-digit sales growth and improved margins.


INDIA: Reliance Retail posts 48% jump in H1 turnover Katie Smith | 16 Oct 12

Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has booked a 48% jump in first-half turnover, helped by strong same-store sales growth.


INDIA: Footwear firm Dune inks franchise deal with Reliance Katie Smith | 13 Sep 12

UK-based fashion footwear and accessories retailer Dune Group is partnering with Reliance Brands on an exclusive long-term franchise agreement in India.


US: Steve Madden Q2 profit up as sales increase Katie Smith | 26 Jul 12

Footwear and accessories maker Steve Madden saw its second quarter net profit rise on the back of higher sales of wholesale footwear and accessories and new acquisitions.


INDIA: Supergroup teams with Reliance to enter India Katie Smith | 16 Jul 12

UK clothing company Supergroup has entered into an exclusive long-term franchise agreement with Reliance Brands to launch the Superdry brand in India.


INDIA: Brooks Brothers and Reliance Brands form JV Petah Marian | 5 Jun 12

Brooks Brothers and Reliance Brands have announced the formation of a joint venture in India.


US: Steve Madden Q1 profit up 22.5% Katie Smith | 3 May 12

Footwear and accessories maker Steve Madden has today (3 May) posted a 22.5% increase in first-quarter net income, on the back of increased wholesale footwear and accessories sales.


US: Higher sales lift Steve Madden Q4 profit by 35% Petah Marian | 22 Feb 12

Footwear and accessories maker Steve Madden has booked a double-digit jump in both fourth-quarter and full-year profit thanks to acquisitions and strong sales of its women's footwear and handbags.


CANADA: Steve Madden to acquire licensee for US$29m Richard Woodard | 23 Jan 12

Footwear and accessories business Steve Madden is to buy its Canadian licensee in a deal worth about US$29m.


US: Bakers sells Wild Pair to Steve Madden Richard Woodard | 3 Jan 12

Speciality retailer Bakers Footwear Group has sold its Wild Pair brand to footwear business Steve Madden for up to US$4m.


Top stories on just-style Petah Marian | 4 Nov 11

This week's top stories took on a footwear theme, with the WTO backing a complaint by China over EU anti-dumping duties and Inditex planning to expand footwear sourcing in Mexico. Meanwhile, Wal-Mart announced plans to move its fashion offices back to Bentonville and Limited Brands spun off its Mast sourcing unit.


US: Acquisitions buoy Steve Madden Q3 Richard Woodard | 2 Nov 11

Footwear and accessories company Steve Madden recorded strong increases in third quarter earnings and revenues, boosted by new acquisitions Topline and Cejon.


Mexican shoe makers lifted by Inditex expansion Ivan Castano Freeman | 31 Oct 11

Tempe Grupo Inditex, the shoe-making franchise of Spanish fashion giant Inditex, plans to triple its footwear production in Mexico. Meanwhile, other international brands such as Nike, Steve Madden and Puma are also mulling boosting their output in the Aztec country, whose Guanajuato region has become well-known for making high-quality leather shoes.


Global sourcing pledges for Mexico's shoe sector Ivan Castano Freeman | 13 Sep 11

Mexico's leading footwear fair Sapica closed last week with more promises from global shoe brands to switch their sourcing to Leon, the nation's manufacturing hub, in coming months.


US: Steve Madden hires Olsen twins for Superga Leonie Barrie | 12 Sep 11

Footwear and accessories maker Steve Madden has signed a deal with Italian fashion firm BasicNet SpA to take on the Superga sneaker license in North America - and has tapped Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen as creative directors for the brand.


US: Acquisitions boost Steve Madden Q2 profit Richard Woodard | 3 Aug 11

Footwear and accessories business Steve Madden recorded strong increases in second quarter profit and sales, buoyed by its eponymous brand and new acquisitions Topline and Cejon.


US: Steve Madden completes acquisition of Cejon just-style.com | 27 May 11

Steve Madden, a designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women, men and children, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of privately held Cejon, Cejon Accessories and New East Designs.


US: Stride Rite steps into Australia and New Zealand just-style.com | 25 May 11

As part of its ongoing strategy to expand the company's global footprint, Collective Brands' Performance + Lifestyle Group has signed a licensing and retail deal to launch its Stride Rite brand in Australia and New Zealand.


US: Steve Madden completes $55m Topline acquisition just-style.com | 23 May 11

US footwear group Steve Madden has completed the acquisition of privately held The Topline Corporation, a designer, producer, and marketer of private label and branded footwear.


US: Steve Madden books 16% Q1 profit hike just-style.com | 6 May 11

Fashion footwear designer Steve Madden has got off to a strong start to the year after a surge in sales helped lift first quarter profit by 16%.


INDIA: Reliance Brands inks Steven Madden license just-style.com | 2 Mar 11

Reliance Brands Ltd has inked an exclusive long-term license agreement with US retailer Steven Madden Ltd to bring its footwear and accessories to India.


US: Steve Madden swings to 30% Q4 profit gain just-style.com | 23 Feb 11

Footwear and accessories business Steve Madden posted a 30% gain in fourth quarter net profit, driven by a double-digit revenue increase.

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