The St. Louis, Missouri-based footwear group announced Q3 revenues of $647.5 million on Thursday and revealed plans to implement widespread closures in the brick-and-mortar network of its Naturalizer brand.
The parent company of Famous Footwear, Sam Edelman and Dr. Scholl’s Shoes announced on Thursday that it has named Amy Hunter as its new vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion, effective October 21.
With coronavirus-related restrictions slowly being lifted in a number of states, companies including Macy’s, Nordstrom, Caleres and Ulta have joined the list of U.S. retailers slowly reopening their stores.
As it becomes clear that store closures will continue for longer than anticipated, companies including AEO, Caleres, Lululemon and Ulta Beauty have announced further measures to preserve their financial liquidity.
The owner of the Sam Edelman and Famous Footwear brands among others, announced fourth-quarter earnings of $0.4 million on Thursday and provided an update on the effects the coronavirus is having on its business.
The American footwear company reported slight increases in sales and earnings per share for the third quarter on Monday, but trimmed its full-year outlook for fiscal 2019 to reflect the impact of new tariffs.
Caleres has appointed Molly Adams as president of Famous Footwear, its largest brand, constituting 59% of the group's revenue and bringing in $1.6B in 2017. Adams comes most recently from an EVP role at Disney.
Body Glove licensee Surf 9 LLC has appointed Brad Gruber to be the new president of its footwear division. Florida-based Surf 9 designs, manufactures and distributes footwear and holds multiple Body Glove licenses.