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If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Footwear News may receive an affiliate commission. Long before adidas became a staple in streetwear, adidas was a soccer brand. It lived and breathed the sport with its cleat innovations and jersey materials meant for the field. Every so often,...
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Catch all the latest news about footwear industry acquisitions, and licensing and distribution agreements here. Got a deal in the works? Tell us at web@footwearnews.com. Sept. 12, 2022: JCPenney has launched Frye and Co., a western American collection of footwear, apparel and handbags, that draws its inspiration from the original Frye brand. “We’re pleased to...
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Aug 16, 2022 9:58AM EDT If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Footwear News may receive an affiliate commission. JJJJound’s latest sneaker collab is with Asics, and the duo is teaming up for the first time ever to give an iconic sneaker two new looks. After joining...
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Manolo Blahnik, who celebrated his 50th anniversary in business last year, has won a trademark dispute in China after a 22-year legal battle. The Supreme People’s Court of China, the highest court in the country, recently ordered the invalidation of an unlawful trademark dating back to 2000 that incorporates the name of Manolo Blahnik. The ruling means the company will...
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Jun 15, 2022 9:18AM EDT Retail sales edged slightly down in May from last month, but were still well above last year’s levels. The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that retail and food service sales in May 2022 totaled $672.9 billion, marking a seasonally adjusted 0.3% decrease from the previous month and a 8.1% leap...
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If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Footwear News may receive an affiliate commission. May 9, 2022: Ewing Athletics is back with another sneaker inspired by a classic rap album. Available now for preorder via Shop.ewingathletics.com is the Ol’ Dirty Bastard x Ewing Rogue in two colorways...
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If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Footwear News may receive an affiliate commission. A new sneaker collaboration between Billie Eilish and Nike is dropping soon. After delivering a two-shoe collab with Jordan Brand, the subsidiary brand of Nike, in September 2021, the Grammy-winning musician and the...
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The 2022 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, dedicated to honoring both established and emerging country music talent, will take place on March 7 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas at 7 p.m. ET. The event will be hosted by Dolly Parton with musicians Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett serving as co-hosts. Prior to the...
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March 7, 2022: Just in time for Women’s History Month (and beach season), female-founded brands Sea Star Beachwear and Frances Valentine have reunited for a second collaboration launching today. The two labels will again offer a brightly colored collection of shoes and accessories. Back again is the retro-inspired “floral explosion” pattern, which is now complemented...
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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. Jan. 18, 2022: Bally has tapped Rhuigi Villaseñor as its new creative director. Villaseñor will oversee the artistic direction across the brand. His first collection...
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