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FN keeps track of all of our earnings coverage for retailers and footwear companies here. September 30: H&M Group  Sales: Revenues for the company’s fiscal Q3 ended Aug. 31 increased 14% compared with the same period in 2020. Converted to Swedish kronor, net sales increased by 9% to SEK 55.59 billion (or $6.31 billion at...
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As running takes off, New Balance is launching a new program to empower women in the sport. The Boston-based shoemaker today launched “The Stolen Starts,” an initiative meant to inspire a global community of female runners. As part of the program, New Balance has partnered with 11 female athletes from across the world to help...
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Who’s in, who’s out, who’s been promoted and hired — FN covers all the industry changes in one place. Know of an executive on the move? Tell us at web@footwearnews.com. Sept. 28, 2021: Deckers Brands‘ Andrea O’Donnell has stepped down from the position of president of fashion lifestyle to accept another opportunity, according to the...
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If you need your shoes with a side of sweetness, look no further than the Reebok x Jelly Belly collaboration that’s coming your way. Featuring bright hues that pay tribute to Jelly Belly flavors, the line includes bold takes on four classic Reebok models: the Instapump Fury, Club C Legacy, Classic Leather Legacy and the Club C Revenge. Styles...
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Bia was one to watch during Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty Show, Vol. 3, which debuted on Amazon Prime Videos today. The “Whole Lotta Money” artist took the microphone for a performance during the intimates line’s special, modeling pieces from the line during her set. Bia’s look went for a monochrome appeal in a neon yellow...
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Who’s in, who’s out, who’s been promoted and hired — FN covers all the industry changes in one place. Know of an executive on the move? Tell us at web@footwearnews.com. Sept. 19, 2021: Walmart Inc. has tapped Kim Lupo as its new senior vice president of total global rewards. In her new role, which she...
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Skechers announced today that it supporting Haiti earthquake relief efforts with a $1 million donation. Over the weekend, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the country and the death toll has since topped 2,000. According to reports, more than 10,000 are injured and government officials estimate that 800,000 people have been affected by the earthquake. Aid has...
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Despite the uncertainty surrounding the Delta variant and the coronavirus resurgence, exhibitors at the Atlanta Shoe Market were optimistic about the market heading into the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022. “We feel like this is the best shoe show in the U.S.,” said Jud Taylor, general manager for Twisted X. “Buyers come...
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Collaborations are far from new, but designer brands and streetwear companies joining forces is on the rise, especially within the worlds of apparel and accessories. Today, StockX released a report highlighting the ascent. “Brand collaborations are among the most important features of the sneaker and streetwear space, yet there has been surprisingly little research into...
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The shoe industry is lending aid to Haiti after another deadly earthquake hit the country over the weekend. The 7.2-magnitude earthquake has killed more than 1,400 people and injured nearly 7,000, according to reports. The death toll is expected to rise as search and rescue efforts continue. Relief efforts have been hampered, however, due to...
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