Feetures! Supports Haiti Relief Effort

Feetures! performance socks and Soles4Souls have joined forces to bring shoes and socks to victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Feetures! is donating 10,000 new pairs of socks to this effort…

R.G. Barry Sees 34% Profit Gain

R.G. Barry Corp., which owns the Terrasoles brand, reported its profit climbed more than 34% in its fiscal second quarter, to $8.2 million, or 74 cents per share, compared with $6.1 million, or 56 cents per share, in the same quarter of the prior year. Sa

Nfinity Lands Grassroots Girls’ Basketball Advocate

Nfinity, the women’s performance team sport footwear company, announced that one of girls’ basketball’s biggest advocates has joined the Nfinity team. Mary Thompson will lead Nfinity’s efforts with AAU and high school girls’

Keds Teams with Alice + Olivia

Keds is partnering with Stacey Bendet, creator of the alice + olivia fashion brand, on a limited edition line based on the classic Champion sneaker…

Cybex Sees 12% Q4 Sales Drop

Cybex International, Inc. reported sales for the fourth quarter of 2009 were $34.8 million compared to $39.3 million for the corresponding 2008 period, a 12% decrease. The fitness equipment company reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2009 of $1.

Michelle Obama Launches Childhood Obesity Campaign

Michelle Obama unveiled her national public awareness campaign against childhood obesity. White House officials noted that one in three American children is overweight or obese, and such children face higher risks of developing diabetes, high blood pressu

Rossignol Apparel Names North American Distributor

Dominique Bergin, Chairman of Look Cycle Int. and President of Sport and Style, global license holder of the Rossignol Apparel brand, and Claude Roy, President of Momentum Distribution and newly formed Endorphin Group, have established a long term deal fo

Boot Town Western Wearhouse to Liquidate

US Federal Bankruptcy Chief Judge Barbara J. Houser, approved the proposed Chapter 11 liquidation plan for Boot Town Western Wearhouse (BTWW Retail LP) at a court hearing in Dallas…

Collective Brands Partners on Star Wars Collection

Collective Brands, Inc. and Lucasfilm Ltd. announced a multi-year licensing agreement that will transport both Payless ShoeSource and Stride Rite Children's Group customers to “a galaxy far, far away” with the development of exclusive product lines b

Aldila, Inc. Joins OTCQX

Aldila, Inc. the manufacturer of graphite golf shafts, is now trading on OTCQX. Aldila began trading Monday on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX U.S. Premier…

Retail Container Traffic to be Up 25% in First Half

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports will be a full 25% higher during the first half of 2010 compared with the same period a year ago, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Reta

New Balance Opens Shanghai Store

New Balance has opened its first Experience Store in Shanghai. It is New Balance's second Experience Store in China, following the opening of its first on Beijing's Qianmen Avenue last year…