The Week in Footwear: Nike Celebrates MLK Day On and Off the Court

Under Armour names Lance Allega VP of investor relations

Under Armour could make its investors happy in 2017, if it continues to capitalize on its growth in the athletic apparel market and repeat its strong third quarter performance. (Read More)

Report: Online sneaker purchases are a risky business

Sneaker and athletic shoe retailers have a lot more to worry about during online customer transactions. (Read More)

Nine West acquires Kasper Group to boost apparel businesses

Nine West Holdings, Inc. announced it will acquire apparel manufacturer the Kasper Group. (Read More)

J.C. Penney and Nike team up for shop-in-shops

J.C. Penney has teamed with Nike to give its shoppers a new way to answer the call: Just do it. (Read More)

Nike Celebrates MLK Day on and off the court

Nike is using the power of sport to promote diversity and equality on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. (Read More)

In the Showroom: Dolce Vita

Earthy textures, animal prints and casual silhouettes combine to make one effortlessly cool collection by Dolce Vita. (Read More)

Rebecca Minkoff x Minnetonka introduce new colors

Rebecca Minkoff and Minnetonka are back at it again with a second collaboration of festival-chic moccasins. (Read More)


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