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Online sneaker marketplace Goat is teaming up with NBA rookie Rui Hachimura, hoping his popularity in his native Japan will help the company make inroads in one of its biggest growth areas.
North Central boys and girls basketball teams beat the Shadle Park Highlanders on Tuesday night, while also claiming their 4th straight Groovy Shoes title.
The North Central Indians defeat the Shadle Park Highlanders to win their 4th straight Groovy Shoes title.
SWX's Rob Jesselson talks with GSL director Herb Rotchford about Spirit Week - featuring the Groovy Shoes, Rubber Chicken and Stinky Sneaker.
With the Colin Kaepernick campaign, Nike is embracing activism and racial justice at a time when shoe companies can no longer avoid the nation’s political division. After years of building billion-dollar brands around sports celebrities, shoe and apparel makers now find themselves flashpoints in the political, racial and cultural clashes surrounding the Trump administration.
Colorado-based footwear company Crocs Inc. is closing company-owned manufacturing plants in Italy and Mexico by year’s end and replacing its chief financial officer.
Several local organizations hold school supply drives every year to hand out free supplies to students who need them, but the Mission Community Outreach Center has chosen to focus on collecting new shoes and socks for local children heading back to school.
In 1909, 15-year-old Eli Saad arrived nearly penniless in Spokane. His older brothers Paul and John had started the Saad Bros. Shoe Repair, Pool Room and Cigars in 1906, and he soon joined the business.
It’s the high heel you never knew you never knew about. Now, you probably do.
Because International, a local nonprofit that makes and distributes growing shoes for children in need around the world, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a retail version of their shoe, called “Expandals.”
Muntadhar al-Zaidi might be most famous for his shoes. Back in 2008, the Iraqi journalist attended a Baghdad news conference with George W. Bush. The then-president was there to tout the successes of the U.S. invasion.
The PK80, which honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday, hosted a tip-off reception Wednesday night at Nike headquarters in nearby Beaverton.
The PK80 tournament next week in Portland honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday and Gonzaga and the 15 other participating teams will be outfitted accordingly.
Anyone who thought that ruminating on Melania Trump’s choice of shoes was appropriate is nothing more than a pathetic rube.
“Red Shoes and the 7 Dwarfs” was supposed to be a positive parody of the Disney classic “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” but the film is being accused of fat-shaming and misogyny after promos were released.
Celebrity dad LaVar Ball reportedly had a problem getting a shoe deal from the Big 3 – Under Armour, Nike and Adidas – but he has developed a signature shoe for his son Lonzo, independently made by his Big Baller Brand. And it comes with a Big Baller price tag:
After months of speculation, Big Baller Brand is officially putting to rest any remaining rumors about the company’s highly anticipated next move. Lonzo Ball will become the first player to have his own independently made signature shoe entering the NBA Draft. In the video above, Lonzo explains his decision.
The retail trends that are keeping U.S. shoppers away from malls are also putting a damper on deal-making. The number of mergers involving apparel, shoes and jewelry dropped 12 percent to 115 in the past year. And the transactions that are getting done are fetching the smallest premiums since the recession in 2008. They plunged to 3.4 percent from 23 percent a year earlier, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Greg Ressa, owner of Ressa’s Shoe Service, discusses his introduction to shoe repair, how footwear’s evolution has changed his business, and which brands he most admires.
Payless Inc. is in talks with its lenders over a restructuring plan that includes closing about 1,000 stores as it wrestles with an unsustainable debt load, according to people with knowledge of the matter.