As the election approaches, industry leaders debate how we’re faring today compared with four years ago. By Maria Bouselli
Minimal running shoes in an array of shocking colors are creating a sales stampede.
By Angela Velasquez
Chock-full of must-see reasons to attend, the August round of trade shows offers a comprehensive industry overview of the latest Spring ’13 trends from established players and the latest crop of up-and-comers.
By Mary Avant and Lyndsay McGregor
FN Platform: Bigger and Better
As Chinese labor shortages continue to be a source of woe and materials and shipping costs skyrocket, a growing number of manufacturers are bringing production back home, answering both logistical needs and an increasing demand for made-in-the-U.S.A. merchandise.
By Lyndsay McGregor
Battered by escalating costs and worker shortages, footwear manufacturers brace for a tough year ahead in the People’s Republic—and begin to look elsewhere for sourcing. By Audrey Goodson
Despite unseasonably warm weather that made sales more challenging, manufacturers are setting the stage for another blockbuster boot season next fall with added styles and features. By Audrey Goodson
With the Internet poised to become the holiday’s most popular shopping destination, independent retailers are finding creative ways to compete with Zappos and Shoebuy.
The footwear industry unites to support Breast Cancer Awareness month.
The latest traffic and trend reports out of ENKWSA, FFANY, OR, TASM and FN Platform.