The Week in Footwear: Women Pay Less for Shoes In-Store Than Online, Study Finds

FDRA appoints Matt Priest to CEO

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The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA) announced Monday that FDRA president Matt Priest would take on the new role of CEO. (Read More)

Nike is rolling out a dream collection of basketball sneakers

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Nike is looking at the past, present and future with its new 12 Soles Collection, a series of sneakers that celebrate Nike and Jordan Brand’s impact on basketball. (Read More)

Women pay less for shoes in-store than online, study finds

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Though this year’s Cyber Monday was bigger than ever before, according to a new study, shoppers could save more by shopping the old fashioned way. (Read More)

In the showroom: Dansko

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Comfort footwear brand Dansko welcomes Spring ’17 with a heap of new materials and transitional silhouettes. (Read More)

Free shipping poses a costly challenge to retailers

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As the holiday shopping season heats up, retailers are pulling out all the stops to woo potential consumers, but perks like free shipping come at a cost. (Read More)

Report: Women decide shoe purchases for the entire family

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In the household battle of the sexes, it appears women take control of buying shoes and holiday gifts for the family. (Read More)

Here come the robots: Imagining the footwear factories of the future

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Try and imagine the footwear factory of the future. What do you see? (Read More)


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