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Children’s Footwear Tops Canadian Back-to-School Shopping Lists

Kids in Canada will start the school year off on the right—and stylish—foot during the upcoming back-to-school season.

The NPD Group, the leading market research company, ranked children’s footwear as the category with the most year-over-year sales growth across all shoe segments in Canada. The majority of the growth—a four percent increase in units—occurred in the weeks leading up to the start of the last school year, NPD reported.

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Steve Madden Overtakes Dolce Vita

Steve Madden Ltd. announced Thursday that it has purchased the privately held women’s footwear label, Dolce Vita, for $60.3 million in cash. Founded in 2001 by Van Lamprou and Nick Lucio, Dolce Vita has established itself as a fashion-forward footwear brand to wholesale customers, including… Read More

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Harrods Opens Luxury Shoe Heaven

Luxury goods emporium, Harrods, opened its 42,000-square-foot women’s footwear floor in London aptly coined Shoe Heaven. The marble drenched, art deco-inspired space designed by the late David Collins—known for his glamorous interiors throughout London’s top hotels—sets a lush stage from more than 100,000 pairs of… Read More

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JC Penney to Open First Store in Brooklyn

J.C. Penney will open its first-ever store in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Aug. 29. The 124,000-square-foot store located in the borough’s Gateway Center–home to Target, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Marshalls and more–furthers the retailer’s footprint in the New York City area and marks another milestone in its… Read More

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