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Nice Footwear

Footwear

Italian R&D and Chinese Production Support Nice Footwear’s Growth

The Italian footwear company, specialized in the design, manufacturing and development of casual footwear, holds a licensing portfolio including Lotto and Ellesse.

clock May 17, 2021Alessandra Turra

Lowa

Business Features

Outdoor Footwear Trends Add Spring to Shoppers’ Steps

Outdoor footwear homes in on comfort and utilitarianism for spring trends.

clock May 10, 2021Tracey Meyers

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Human Resources

Longtime Pedder Group Head Peter Harris Exits

Harris cofounded the footwear arm of the Lane Crawford Joyce Group with Jennifer Woo 25 years ago.

clock May 6, 2021Tiffany Ap

Del Toro Footwear

Footwear

Del Toro Footwear Teams Up With Artist Alli Conrad

The collaboration is the next chapter for the recently relaunched footwear brand.

clock May 6, 2021Thomas Waller

Andrea O'Donnell

Fashion Features

Moore From L.A.: Hot in Hollywood Again — How Ugg Is Building a Head-to-Toe Fashion Brand

Deckers Brands’ president of fashion lifestyle Andrea O’Donnell is using real people models, designer collabs, fluffy shoes and tactile fashion to create the next global accessible luxury brand.

clock May 6, 2021Booth Moore

Hana Kajimura and Kate Ridley

Business

Unlikely Pair: Collaboration in the Race to Low-carbon Footwear

In the race for a more sustainable future, collaboration is key.

clock April 30, 2021Nikara Johns

Chris Davis

Business

New Balance’s Three Pillars of Sustainability Are Supporting Big Goals for 2025

The focus is on planet, product and partnerships.

clock April 30, 2021Madeleine Streets

Joshua Katcher and Alfredo Piferi

Materials

The Vegan Footwear Debate

Experts say this should become a serious commitment among shoe manufacturers for a range of reasons — first being a response to consumer demand.

clock April 30, 2021Jennie Bell

The floor offers everything from sneakers to evening shoes.

Footwear

Shoe Sales on the Mend in 2021, Exceeding Pre-pandemic Figures

Shoes are selling again across most categories, with dress shoes appearing to be the only sector in need of a big return.

clock April 23, 2021Misty White Sidell

Lululemon Like New

Retail

Lululemon Wants to Buy Back Your Workout Gear — and Then Sell It Again

The retailer will begin accepting used apparel for trade-in credit in May as the fashion industry at large continues to embrace secondhand.

clock April 20, 2021Kellie Ell

alden shoe

Legal

Former Alden Shoe CFO Pleading Guilty to $30M Embezzlement Scheme

Richard Hajjar agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud, unlawful monetary transactions and filing a false tax return.

clock April 14, 2021Evan Clark

Valentino

Human Resources

Fire Burns Down Valentino Shoe Manufacturing Plant; Company Reveals Action Plan

A week after a fire devastated a Valentino shoe manufacturing plant in Tuscany, the company revealed a plan to help resume production — also thanks to Prada CEO Patrizio Bertelli’s solidarity.

clock April 9, 2021Luisa Zargani

Salvatore Ferragamo Pre-Fall 2021

Business Features

Reading the Tea Leaves at Salvatore Ferragamo

Analysts weighed in on what could lie ahead for Salvatore Ferragamo, which has confirmed the exit of creative director Paul Andrew in May.

clock April 8, 2021Luisa Zargani

Salvatore Ferragamo RTW Fall 2021

Footwear

Salvatore Ferragamo Creative Director to Exit

WWD was the first to report in January that Paul Andrew would exit the Florence-based company.

clock April 8, 2021Luisa Zargani

Hay x Suicoke Depa 2.0 sandals.

Footwear

Hay x Suicoke Launch Depa 2.0 Sandals

After a successful limited-edition release exclusively sold through Hay’s Copenhagen headquarters last year, the Danish brand returns with an updated range.

clock April 8, 2021Luis Campuzano

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