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The Week in Footwear: FDRA Says Boot Imports Fall as Athletic Shoes Continue Towards Record Year

Samuel Hubbard: Bringing classic to comfort at FFANY


After taking a 28-year hiatus from the footwear industry, Bruce Katz, CEO and founder of Samuel Hubbard Shoe Company, and former CEO of Rockport Company, finds himself back in the shoe business. (Read More)

Slower sales of boots hurt shoe carnival in Q3



Evansville, Indiana-based Shoe Carnival reported third-quarter profit of $9.7 million (54 cents a share), up from $9.4 million (47 cents a share), during the same quarter last year. (Read More)

Consumers shopped Small Business Saturday in greater numbers this year


Black Friday may have the name recognition, but shoppers turned out in force for another, less well-known shopping holiday over the long, four-day weekend. (Read More)

FDRA: Boot Imports Fall as Athletic Shoes Continue Towards Record Year


As we near the end of the year, the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) has put some key footwear trends into perspective in its latest report. (Read More)

Cat Footwear launches at Sportie LA


Cat Footwear got a glitzy Los Angeles-style welcome at Sportie LA Wednesday as the brand made the latest stop on its multi-city ‘Make A Scene’ tour. (Read More)

German brand Kennel & Schmenger targets the US


New York-based J Squared Group is bringing Kennel & Schmenger’s high-end styles Stateside to FFANY’s Emerging Designers area. (Read More)

Sarah Jessica Parker to open a shoe emporium


What does a SJP world look like? We’ll soon find out when Sarah Jessica Parker opens her first standalone SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker boutique at the new MGM National Harbor resort in Maryland on Dec. 9. (Read More)