NPD Expects August to be Prime Time for Back-to-School Shoe Shopping

July 11th, 2019

If trends from 2018 are any indication, the month of August will be the most concentrated in terms of back-to-school …

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Athletic Footwear Pioneer Jerry Turner Passes Away at 84

July 9th, 2019

Jerry Turner, a pioneer in the athletic footwear business who helped drive the industry’s explosive growth over a 60-year career, …

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Cougar Shoes Names New VP of Marketing

Cougar Shoes has appointed Jackie Charest vice president of marketing. Charest will play an integral role in further evolving the brand …

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Bearpaw Teams with Ticket to Dream Foundation for Back-to-School Bash

July 8th, 2019

Bearpaw will once again partner with the Ticket to Dream Foundation for the 3rd Annual Back to School Bash. The …

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Two Ten Footwear Foundation Announces Leadership Changes

July 2nd, 2019

Two Ten Footwear Foundation, the national charitable foundation of the U.S. footwear industry, today announced that David DiPasquale will step …

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Flip Flop Shops Celebrates National Flip Flop Day, Gives Away 1,000 Pairs at New Store Opening

June 27th, 2019

Flip Flop Shops celebrated National Flip Flop Day on June 14 in fitting style: giving away 1,000 pairs, as well …

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Skechers Go Run Maxroad 4 Hyper Wins Two Editorial Awards

June 26th, 2019

Skechers took home two editorial awards at the recent Outdoor Retailer show in Denver, CO. Its new road running shoe, …

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Footwear Plus and Earnshaw’s Acquired by Wainscot Media

June 7th, 2019

9Threads, creators of the award-winning B2B publications Footwear Plus and Earnshaw’s, has been acquired by Wainscot Media. The deal expands …

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Ding, Ding: Skechers Celebrates 20th Anniversary as a Public Company

Skechers USA rang the NYSE Closing Bell June 4 to celebrate its 20th year as a public company—a milestone that marks …

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Garmont Bolsters Executive Team for North American Push

June 5th, 2019

Aimed at accelerating growth in the North American market, Garmont International continues to add to its management team. COO Michele Battocchio, …

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