The British Fashion Council has announced the second round of recipients of the BFC Foundation Fashion Fund, supporting creative fashion businesses and individuals to help them survive the Covid-19 crisis.
Chinese sports brand Xtep International Holdings said on Thursday it would buy K-Swiss owner E-Land Footwear USA Holdings Inc for $260 million in an all-cash deal, as it aims to grow into a multi-brand portfolio group.
Skate lifestyle brand DC Shoes, Inc. has appointed Cory Long as vice president of footwear. In his new role, Long will be tasked with leading global product creation strategy, and positioning, marketing, and design.
The footwear brand of independent group One Distribution, seen at Pitti Uomo last month, has high hopes for Europe. It’s counting on double-digit sales growth in 2014 and is planning to open a Barcelona store in 2015.