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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • China shoe strike spreads, enters second week Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 4:12 AM ET

    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.

  • China shoe factory strike shows welfare Achilles' heel Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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 CEO: Custom-made shoes coming     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    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

    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

    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

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

  • Nike Earnings Fall, but Beat Street Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:12 PM ET
    Nike shoes are displayed at Modell's Sporting Goods in Philadelphia.

    Nike says its second-quarter net income fell 18 percent as the European economy remained weak and growth slowed in China.

  • New Balance Fights to Stay in USA     Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    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.

  • DSW CEO on Earnings Consumers' Love for Shoes     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    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, FTC Announces Global Settlement     Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 11:38 AM ET

    Skechers will pay $40 million to settle charges in an advertising case, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.