The European Commission is expected to propose next month extending anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese-made shoes for two years instead of the normal five-year period, diplomatic and industry sources said.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed a complaint against VF Corp, owner of the North Face brand, claiming that more than 70 styles of shoes advertised as bacteria-killing by the company had not been registered with the agency.
The New York businessman, owner of multiple fashionable hotels in Los Angeles, New York and Miami, André Balazs is featuring in Brioni’s campaign this winter. He wears the “power suit” from the Italian tailors in a series of images from Nathaniel Goldberg.
Crockett & Jones is celebrating its 130th anniversary. The label’s formidable story began in 1879 in Northampton, in the English midlands to the north-west of London, under the direction of Sir James Crockett and Charles Jones.
Shulong; you might not recognize the name, but in China the brand has existed since 1930. The brand is inspired by martial arts and its shoes came to its leading European export market – France – in 2008 via distributor Uptwoup.
Footwear retailer Collective Brands Inc posted a quarterly profit that trailed market expectations, hurt by the expiration of its Tommy Hilfiger adult footwear license and unfavorable foreign currency exchange rates, sending its shares down 6 percent.