Berkshire Partners LLC and New Balance Holding, Inc. have officially purchased Rockport from the Adidas Group.
Fluent surveyed over 1,600 American consumers as part of its Consumer Pulse research series to learn more about their retail-related decisions. Read more at Business Insider.
A new project at the Knightsbridge store brings an individual touch to men’s footwear, discovers Bill Prince. Read more at The Telegraph.
Nike has been careful to preserve the Converse retro aesthetic because it’s good business: Chuck Taylors have become a very important source of Nike revenue and earnings growth. Read more The New York Times.
Menswear store Joe Sugar’s of St. Pauls, N.C. will mark its 100th anniversary on June 9, 2016 but the centennial celebration has already begun. Read more at The Robesonian.
Marvin Ellison officially took over the reins from Myron “Mike” Ullman on Saturday, becoming the beleaguered retailer’s third CEO in four years. Read more at CNBC.
Jack Abelson asks: When did “If it is not on sale, it is not of interest to the consumer” become the rule?
It’s the final countdown to the credit card fraud liability shift to retailers. Are you prepared?
The ”Road to Shindig” promotional tour began last Thursday and will conclude at the designer’s home base, The Shoals, Ala., on August 28.
Headed to your mailbox momentarily!
Express service now available for online customers in 17 different locations.
Teddy Stratford is a new collection based on a great item with an interesting backstory.
We caught up with creative director Luis Fernandez at the NYFWM presentation of high end contemporary sportswear label Craft Atlantic.
The debut U.S. edition of the Italian textiles-accessories show was bustling, and rustling with the sounds of suit and shirting fabrics.
Once the epitome of cheap mass manufacturing, textile producers from formerly low-cost nations are starting to set up shop in America. Read more at The New York Times.
German retail sales recorded their strongest first-half increase in at least 20 years, data showed on Friday, strengthening expectations that private consumption will be a major growth driver for Europe’s largest economy this year. Read more at Reuters.
Here are just some of the key messages to come out of the 2015 Online Retailers Conference and eCommerce Expo last month which are sure to keep many on their toes in the year to come. Read more at Smart Company.
Silent Pocket, a West Coast startup, has a marketing solution: Privacy as an added benefit to a fashion product. Read more at Forbes.
Yolanda Domínguez , a Madrid-based artist, showed a group of 8-year-olds a series of fashion ads for both men’s and women’s brands. Watch the video at Huffington Post.
Fall openings planned for NYC, Costa Mesa, Boston, Houston, Toronto and Montreal.