Athletic shoe producer K-Swiss Inc on Thursday reported a 5.4 per cent rise in fourth quarter net profit to $4.79 million from $4.54m in the year-ago period on the back of a marketing campaign and new product launches. The California-based company, which also designs and makes footwear under the Royal Elastics and National Geographic brands, said in a statement revenue rocketed 18.8 per cent to $53.3m from $44.8m in 2001.