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Nike, Skechers Do Battle Over Shoe Designs

As the footwear rivals’ patent fight heats up, Skechers is defending itself from accusations of copying protected designs.

clock November 27, 2019Sindhu Sundar

A look from Adidas Originals By Danielle Cathari RTW Fall 2018.

Legal

Adidas Guards Its Stripes — With Mixed Results

The three parallel stripes in any direction isn’t quite Adidas-enough to be trademarked in Europe.

clock July 1, 2019Sindhu Sundar

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, New York, USA, on 06 May 2019. The Dow Jones industrials lost over 400 points in early trading in as a result of investor unease regarding developments in trade negotiations between the United States and China.New York Stock Exchange, USA - 06 May 2019

Financial

Tariff Trouble: Retail Shares Already Seeing Losses

The administration is preparing to place tariffs on all Chinese imports, including apparel and footwear.

clock May 29, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

The government's proposed actions will add $7 billion in additional costs for customers every single year, says Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America.

Financial

Activewear Giants Rally Against Trump’s Proposed Tariffs

Nike, Under Armour, Adidas and Reebok are among the 170 companies that signed a letter urging the government to shelve its tariff plans.

clock May 20, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Shoppers shop at the Dolphin Mall on Black, in Miami. Stores open their doors Friday for what is still one of the busiest days of the year, even as the start of the holiday season edges ever earlierHoliday Shopping Black Friday, Miami, USA - 25 Nov 2016

Government and Trade

New Tariffs Could Cause 12,000 Store Closures

The industry has already seen more store closure announcements this year than in the whole of 2018.

clock May 14, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

People carry shopping bags in New York, New York, USA, 27 April 2018. The United States Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis reported today that the US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the first quarter, which is slightly above the average yearly growth rate.US Economic Growth, New York, USA - 27 Apr 2018

Government and Trade

Trade War: How Reliant Is Fashion on China?

Apparel, footwear and accessories could soon be in the firing line for higher tariffs as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China escalates.

clock May 8, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Youngsters pass an American Eagle Outfitters clothing store, in New York. Retail sales managed a modest increase in July after two consecutive declines, but the strength was concentrated in higher sales of autos and gasoline. Most other retailers saw their sales fallEconomy, New York, USA

Human Resources

American Eagle Outfitters Adds Female Board Member

Effective this week, Deb Henretta will become the third female on the teen retailer’s board of directors.

clock February 15, 2019Kellie Ell

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Legal

Battle of the Footwear: Skechers vs. Adidas

Adidas says Skechers USA is infringing on its three-stripe design. But Skechers wants to be left alone.

clock February 5, 2019Kellie Ell

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Fashion Scoops

WATCH: 6 Super Bowl Commercials Influenced by Fashion and Beauty

From Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie Bradshaw to a horror movie spoof, here are some of the trending commercials from last night’s Super Bowl.

clock February 4, 2019Layla Ilchi

Skechers' new U.K. headquarters

Financial

Skechers Stock Gains on Rumored VF Talks

Shares of the footwear brand were on the rise amid reports that VF could offer $40 a share.

clock January 17, 2019Evan Clark

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, New York, USA, 03 December 2018. Global markets were sharply higher today following reports that the United States and China have made progress in their trade dispute.New York Stock Exchange, USA - 03 Dec 2018

Financial

Retail Shares Boosted by U.S.-China Ceasefire

The Trump administration temporarily shelved plans to increase levies on a raft of Chinese imports to 25 percent.

clock December 3, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Street style, shoe detailStreet Style, Tbilisi Fashion Week, Georgia - 09 May 2017

Legal

What to Watch: Legal Eye

Some ongoing lawsuits between brands could have broad implications for the fashion industry.

clock August 22, 2017Kali Hays

Street style, shoe detailStreet Style, Tbilisi Fashion Week, Georgia - 09 May 2017

Legal

Adidas Refutes Skechers’ Defense of Stan Smith Copying

A California judge refused to let Skechers off the hook for its alleged copying of Adidas’ trademarked designs.

clock August 7, 2017Kali Hays

Converse All Stars on display

Legal

Wal-Mart, Skechers and New Balance Say Converse Chuck Design Too Common for Protection

The mega-retailer and other brands are still fighting a Converse trademark covering the designs of its popular Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker.

clock June 29, 2017Kali Hays

Richard Barry

Fashion Scoops

K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers Selects Honorees for Annual Gala

The gala takes place Nov. 9 at the American Museum of Natural History.

clock August 15, 2016Lisa Lockwood

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