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The Week in Footwear: Nike Plans to Cut 745 Jobs by the End of This Month

Idoni’s D-2-C Model means Italian-made quality without the retail mark-up


Like most big ideas, Idoni was born out of frustration. In this case, founder Amanda Carye’s exasperation at not being able to find cute, comfortable shoes that could take her through her commute and work day without having to change. (Read More)

The performance footwear newcomer going one degree beyond


After launching in 2003 and growing to more than 6,000 Chinese storefronts, 361° set its sights on bringing its “one degree beyond” message to international markets, including Europe, South America and—as of July 2014—the United States. (Read More)

Nike plans to cut 745 jobs by the end of this month


Despite being on the cutting edge of technology, and its recent efforts to promote transparency and combat workers’ rights issues, the athletic-giant continues its plans to downsize its workforce. (Read More)

Fenty Puma by Rihanna plays with extreme color & sports for Spring ’18


Puma and Rihanna presented the Spring ’18 Fenty Puma collection at New York Fashion Week on Sunday, unleashing a motocross-meets-surf presentation set against pink sand dunes and with a flurry of motocross stunt drivers. (Read More)

The luxury sneaker craze has landed in Hong Kong


Sneaker Con, a sneakerhead mecca of sorts, made its Hong Kong debut late last month, helping to introduce luxury sneakers to the Asian market. (Read More)

Twisted X donates 10,500 pairs of shoes to Houston Hurricane Harvey victims


The Decatur, Texas-based Western boot and lifestyle footwear brand announced Wednesday the company is donating 10,500 pairs of new shoes to those who are affected by the hurricane. Twisted X linked up with non-profit Soles4Souls to distribute the goods. (Read More)

Adidas & Wanderlust breaks Guinness Book of World Records at a Brooklyn Yoga event


Adidas and yoga lifestyle company Wanderlust broke the official Guinness Book of World Records for the title of most people doing yoga in pairs at a recent event in Brooklyn. (Read More)

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