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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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It’s a major week for retail earnings. Walmart, Target, Macy’s, TJX Companies, Kohl’s, Ross, and Tapestry Inc. all report earnings for the second quarter this week. Shipping delays, the impact of the Delta variant, and the back-to-school and holiday season are likely to be top of mind in the reports. Thus far, this retail earnings...
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Prada and Adidas have teamed up once again, and just like their last drop, the collaboration will bring together high fashion and athletic wear. After introducing the collaborative Prada x Adidas A+P Luna Rossa 21 in a clean white-based colorway in December, the brands will deliver the shoe in “Core Black” and “Matte Silver” next...
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Augmented reality will soon be more than a retail novelty — and a large majority of consumers believe it will play a significant role in the future of shopping. According to a new report from Snapchat and Foresight Factory that surveyed 20,000 consumers across 12 global markets in May 2021, there will be a 33% increase...
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Deckers Outdoor Corp. has been handed another victory in its legal battle against an Australian shoe company over the use of the word “Ugg.” On Friday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision made in 2019, when the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled in favor...
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Vans is continuing its philanthropic efforts with a new donation to underserved high school students of Los Angeles. The footwear company has partnered with the Los Angeles School of Global Studies and the nonprofit organization EduCare Foundation to donate Chromebook computers to all of the institution’s students. On April 10, every student from 9th to...
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