Tips on overcoming the latest challenge facing brick-and-mortar retailers.Read More »
The trade show round-up: key trends, traffic reports and juicy topics coming out of FN Platform, FFANY, Outdoor Retailer and The Atlanta Shoe Market among others.Read More »
As the election approaches, industry leaders debate how we’re faring today compared with four years ago. By Maria BouselliRead More »
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 BetterRead More »
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 McGregorRead More »
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 GoodsonRead More »
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 GoodsonRead More »
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.Read More »