Superfeet Acquired by Private Equity Firm

June 17th, 2021

Insole maker Superfeet has agreed to a partnership with the private equity firm Westward Partners. The Seattle-based firm assumes majority …

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Dearfoams Names New Brand President

June 15th, 2021

Dearfoams, a division of RG Barry, has named Jocelyn Thornton as its new brand president. The hire is expected to …

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Skechers Signs German Soccer Legend to Endorsement Deal

June 8th, 2021

Score another high-profile athlete endorsement deal for Team Skechers: Michael Ballackone, one of Germany’s top-scoring midfielders of all time. The …

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Caleres Names New Chief Marketing Officer

June 3rd, 2021

Jennifer “Jenny” Olsen has been named Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Caleres. Olsen, who will begin on June 28, will …

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‘The Fowl Life’ and Thorogood Announce Partnership

Chad Belding of “The Fowl Life” adventure series on the Outdoor Channel is proud to announce that he and his …

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Rack Room Shoes Partners with ‘Military Makeover with Montel’ to Honor Disabled Marine Veteran

Rack Room Shoes partnered with Lifetime TV’s Military Makeover with Montel to support disabled military veteran Michael Daniels and his wife, Heather, …

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Stadium Goods and Christie’s Team Up for Second Air Jordan-Themed Auction

June 2nd, 2021

Arguably the most influential athlete of all time, Michael Jordan carries a legacy that still resonates both on and off …

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FDRA’s New Leadership Team Takes Office

The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America’s (FDRA) new executive leadership team is now in place to guide the business …

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FDRA Releases Results of First-Ever Sustainability Survey of Consumers

May 28th, 2021

Survey says…Consumers are interested in eco-friendly shoes—and are willing to pay extra for it, provided that green messaging is clear …

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Study Projects the Fastest Growing Markets and Categories

May 27th, 2021

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region accounted for 32.9 percent of the global footwear market in 2019 and is forecast to contribute …

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