July 24- Sports apparel manufacturer and retailer Under Armour Inc raised its full-year sales forecast for the second time, citing "increased confidence" in its footwear and international businesses. Shares of Under Armour, which sponsored the 2014 U.S.» Read More
BOSTON, May 1- Nike Chief Executive Mark Parker said on Thursday the footwear and athletic apparel company was considering shifting its production within China following a major strike at a supplier's factory.
Footwear maker Skechers reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by strong sales to US and international wholesale customers.
April 22- Footwear maker Skechers USA Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by strong sales to U.S. and international wholesale customers. Net income attributable to Skechers jumped to $30.9 million, or 61 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31 from $6.6 million, or 13 cents per share, a year earlier.
SHANGHAI, April 21- One of China's biggest strikes in years stretched into a second week on Monday, and spread from a huge shoe production complex in southern Guangdong province to a facility owned by the same company in neighbouring Jiangxi province.
DONGGUAN, China, April 17- Zhou Hujun, one of thousands of shoe factory workers on strike in southern China, drove his motorbike to the local government's Social Security Department seeking answers.
HONG KONG, April 17- Yue Yuen Industrial Ltd, which makes sports shoes for Nike and Adidas, said it will change employee benefit payments for workers at a Guangdong factory after the employees went on strike.
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.
DONGGUAN/ HONG KONG, April 15- Thousands of workers at a giant Chinese shoe factory shrugged off an offer for improved social benefits on Tuesday, prolonging one of the largest strikes in China in recent years amid signs of increased labour activism as the economy slows.
*First European store to open next week in London. *2014 seen as "investment year," aims to speed growth in Europe, Asia. Chief Executive Laurent Potdevin, most recently president of trendy footwear brand TOMS Shoes, was brought in last year with the expectation he would lead Lululemon's push into Europe and Asia.
BOSTON, Feb 7- Footwear maker Skechers USA Inc cultivates a hip and diverse image, but its all-male board of directors is insular and needs a "complete and immediate overhaul," according to influential shareholder CtW Investment Group.
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.
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.
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.
What's hot and what's not in sports and footwear? Sam Poser, Sterne Agee, explains why he likes Under Armour and Foot Locker.
Host of "Shark Tank" and FUBU CEO & founder Daymond John speaks to Mad Money host Jim Cramer about the importance of branding.
Nike beat on earnings Thursday and said future demand for its apparel and shoes rose. Shares rose after-hours.
Nike says its second-quarter net income fell 18 percent as the European economy remained weak and growth slowed in China.
Robert DeMartini, New Balance president and CEO, explains how a change in U.S. trade policy could force him to shutdown factories and lay off workers.
Michael MacDonald, DSW Inc. president & CEO, discusses his company's strong earnings and reveals how he plans to grow profits and draw additional customers.
Skechers will pay $40 million to settle charges in an advertising case, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.