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  • Nike profit rises 24 percent Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 4:20 PM ET

    June 25- Nike Inc, the world's largest footwear maker, reported a 24 percent rise in quarterly profit as it sold more high margin basketball shoes and apparel at higher prices. The company said net income rose to $865 million, or 98 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended May 31 from $698 million, or 78 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 4.8 percent to $7.78...

  • Crocs sales surge on 'Prince George effect' Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 2:14 PM ET
    Catherine, duchess of Cambridge and Prince George

    Crocs sales are getting a royal boost thanks to Prince George of Cambridge.

  • Traders kick off trades to go with Nike Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    The "Halftime Report" traders give their athletic footwear trades for the second half of the trading day.

  • Made in U.S. Sneakernomics Friday, 12 Jun 2015 | 1:20 PM ET
    Made in U.S. Sneakernomics

    New Balance CEO, Rob DeMartini joins CNBC's Power Lunch to discuss why New Balance continues to manufacture in the USA.

  • *Adidas targets prototype in-store production by 2016. Adidas is working with the German government, academics and robotics firms on new technologies it hopes will trigger a significant a shift in the footwear industry as the move led by its arch rival Nike to produce in Asia decades ago. The project is part of a broader drive by Adidas to catch up with Nike, which...

  • NEW YORK, June 9- Nike Inc has settled a lawsuit against three former shoe designers it had accused of stealing its commercial secrets and taking them to German rival Adidas AG with plans to open a footwear design studio in Brooklyn. Nike, the world's largest sportswear maker, sued Denis Dekovic, Marc Dolce and Mark Miner last December for at least $10 million in...

  • The 'Made in USA' company winning sneaker wars Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    The 'Made in USA' company winning sneaker wars

    At its 5 factories in the U.S., New Balance makes over 4 million pairs of sneakers a year.

  • HANOI, March 31- Thousands of workers at a major factory in southern Vietnam went on strike for a fifth day on Tuesday in protest over social insurance cover, in rare show of labour unrest in a country positioning itself as a future Asian manufacturing powerhouse. Witnesses in the industrialised suburbs of Ho Chi Minh City said hundreds of workers massed...

  • Vietnam hit by rare strike at major footwear factory Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 2:44 AM ET

    HANOI, March 31- Thousands of workers at a major factory in southern Vietnam went on strike for a fifth day on Tuesday in protest over social insurance cover, in rare show of labour unrest in a country positioning itself as a future Asian manufacturing powerhouse. Witnesses in the industrialised suburbs of Ho Chi Minh City said hundreds of workers massed...

  • TORONTO, March 2- Canadian entrepreneur and venture capitalist Roger Hardy said on Monday he is looking to take an online shoe retailing company public this year to tap investor appetite for e-commerce businesses. Hardy told Reuters by phone that he expects the company, which will be called Shoes.com Technologies Ltd, to record net revenue $250 million in...

  • Durant signs Nike deal, spurning Under Armour Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder.

    Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant signed a major new shoe deal with Nike, rejecting an offer from Under Armour.

  • Skechers jumps into fray for LA Clippers Friday, 2 May 2014 | 9:20 AM ET

    Skechers waded into the crowd of potential investors mulling taking a bid for the LA Clippers.

  • Skechers earnings, revenue beat; stock rallies Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    Footwear maker Skechers reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by strong sales to US and international wholesale customers.

  • US sneaker start-up pockets $1.5M investment Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    Brooklyn, N.Y.-based sneaker brand, Greats, said it has raised $1.5 million in new capital from a group of investors, Crain's reports.

  • Nike CEO: Custom-made shoes coming Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Nike CEO: Athletes loves the Flyknit shoe

    Nike Pres/CEO Mark Parker talks exclusively with CNBC about the new Free Flyknit shoes and how eventually, customers will be able to get custom made shoes designed to fit their feet.

  • DSW, a 'shoe-in' for profits? Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 10:15 AM ET
    DSW, a 'shoe-in' for profits?

    Michael MacDonald, DSW Inc. president & CEO, breaks down the shoe retailer's second quarter earnings beat, and provides an outlook on retail and the footwear industry.

  • Shut up and pay: Rihanna wins battle over T-shirt Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 10:06 AM ET

    Pop star Rihanna has won a legal battle in London against fashion giant Topshop over the sale of a T-shirt bearing the R&B singer's image.

  • The Sneaker Trade Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    The Sneaker Trade

    What's hot and what's not in sports and footwear? Sam Poser, Sterne Agee, explains why he likes Under Armour and Foot Locker.

  • FUBU CEO: Footwear Becoming Consumable Goods Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:45 PM ET
    FUBU CEO: Footwear Becoming Consumable Goods

    Host of "Shark Tank" and FUBU CEO & founder Daymond John speaks to Mad Money host Jim Cramer about the importance of branding.

  • Nike Shares Jump 8% After Earnings Beat Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 5:34 PM ET
    Nike

    Nike beat on earnings Thursday and said future demand for its apparel and shoes rose. Shares rose after-hours.