Victoria Staten, co-owner of Zerotie and Famolare, reflects on an industry journey that spans retail and wholesale, startups and power players.
Putting the “O” In Optimism
Joe Ouaknine, CEO of Titan Industries, offers his take on the retail turmoil, the perceived Amazon threat, endless competition and why, despite it all, the company is on pace for a record year.
Trendspotting: September 2017
Breezy in Ibiza
Statement sandals and bold kicks are the go-to, off-the-beach styles on this Mediterranean island paradise.
The Eclectic Slide
Designers do the classic silhouette in funky materials, jazz details and pops of color. (Socks discouraged.)
Thinking Inside the Box
Are subscription box services an untapped opportunity?
The hottest hues, silhouettes, materials and add-ons for Spring ’18.
Western and Boho elements meld together in an authentic Americana blend rich in details and brewing with classic looks for spring.
Three veteran executives take the reins of three classic American brands, detailing their plans, outlining their unique strengths and defining why they are dream jobs.
Bold patterns, unexpected materials, color pops and hybrid silhouettes: The classic deck show is reinvented.
This Just In
Parisian women look haute in the hot weather.
Bruce Katz, CEO of Samuel Hubbard, on how the company’s old-fashioned approach to designing shoes and building a brand is a blast from the past that’s taking the market by storm.
At what point is a brand’s product priced low enough these days? When it’s a steal—literally?
Must the price be chopped …
Sari Ratsula, president of Seychelles Imports, reflects on a life’s journey filled with opportunities, unexpected challenges and the sweet rewards of overcoming them.
Spendthrift, entrepreneurial and smartphone-obsessed, here’s how to best reach this throwback generation.
Spanning the extremes of peak performance to casual bliss, leading outdoor brands offer a broad range of styles for Spring ’18.
Designers look through rose-colored glasses this Spring.
This Just In
As temperatures rise, New Yorkers take to the streets in dresses, separates and sneakers.
The classic hue takes its turn in the spotlight for spring.
The tectonic shifts rumbling through the retail landscape in the past year were earthshaking enough, but these past few weeks …
Saucony Trail Shoe Named ‘Best Debut’ by Runner’s WorldSeptember 20, 2017
Saucony’s Koa TR trail running shoe ($110 SRP) has been named “Best Debut” in the Runner’s World 2017 October trail shoe Buyer’s Guide. The …» Read More…
Shoes of Prey Debuts First Customizable Sneaker CollectionSeptember 19, 2017
In step with the ongoing athleisure boom, Shoes of Prey has launched its first fully customizable sneaker collection—all of which are made-to-order and delivered to customers’ …» Read More…
Puma Signs Selena GomezSeptember 18, 2017
Puma has inked a long-term partnership with singer, actress, and producer Selena Gomez who will work with the brand to design product …» Read More…
The Walking Company Donates Shoes and Apparel to Hurricane Harvey VictimsSeptember 14, 2017
The Walking Company Holdings, Inc., together with subsidiaries FootSmart.com and Big Dog Sportswear, is donating 6,000 pairs of shoes (approximate retail value …» Read More…
Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse Supports American Heart Association
When consumers make a purchase during September at Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse, they’ll also have the opportunity to donate to …» Read More…
DSW Opens First Store in Saudi ArabiaSeptember 13, 2017
DSW opened its first warehouse in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Located at the Mall of Dhahran, it marks the chain’s …» Read More…