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Crocs CEO Explains Why He Isn't Wearing Crocs

We caught up with Crocs CEO John McCarvel at the National Retail Federation's annual expo Monday, where he received the award for Retail Innovator of the Year. And we couldn't help but notice that he wasn't wearing Crocs.

Endless.com Is Ending: Amazon to Absorb Designer Fashion Site

In the end, the name of Endless.com was a lie. Amazon.com will be shutting down its standalone high-end apparel store later this month. Endless.com will redirect to Amazon.com/fashion, where the leading online retailer is beefing up its fashion-savvy merchandise.

The 10 Fastest Dying Industries in America

The rise of cheap imports, technological advancements and the financial crisis have collectively delivered harsh blows to many U.S. industries. IBISWorld is out with a list of 10 American industries that have been hardest hit.

Black Friday Shopping Tip: Do It In Your Pajamas

Here's some Black Friday shopping advice: Stay home. Ditch the stores, crowds and lines, and shop online, where the deals often eclipse what you'll find in stores, says Brad Wilson, CEO of Bradsdeals.com. So where are the big bargains on shoes, electronics, jewelry, apparel and home goods? Read on ...

Save Your Sole and Your Budget: Run Barefoot

Want to save $500 a year, be as fit as a lion, and stick it to big corporations? If you're a runner, it's easy. Give up running shoes and go barefoot. Your gait will improve, you'll suffer fewer injuries, and you'll be making great strides toward easing your budget, devotees insist.

Macy's Flagship Store to Receive $400 Million Facelift

Macy's has set out to create another miracle on 34th Street with a $400 million revamp of its fabled flagship store in New York City. The planned makeover includes a new focus on upscale food with 22 eateries, and an emphasis on technology that reflects Macy's courtship of Generation Y.

Savings Experiment: Leather Boots

A pair of great leather boots -- like the perfect jeans, or a dear friendship -- is always worth the investment, but requires work. The easiest way to save money is to take your soles into your own hands. Here's how to keep your boots both structurally sound and looking great, so they'll last.

Reebok to Refund $25M to Buyers of 'Toning Shoes'

Reebok's promise that its EasyTone and RunTone shoes could shape your legs and tone your butt sounded too good to be true. That's because they were, said the FTC Wednesday, when it ordered the footwear maker to give $25 million in partial refunds to customers who bought the products based on the inflated claims.

Best Deals on High-Quality Back-to-School Clothes

If you're still looking for last-minute back-to-school clothing deals, Cheapism.com has done your homework for you. The review website perused hundreds of items at the nation's biggest retailers to find the best made -- and best priced -- kids' clothes.

Nike's Direct Sales Poised to Grow in Emerging Markets

Nike is already the global leader in the athletic footwear, apparel and equipment business, and globally is where its future growth lies. Its online sales have surged, and with increasing Internet penetration in emerging markets, Trefis sees more impressive online sales growth ahead.

Retail Watchers Upbeat on Back-to-School Outlook

Firecracker remnants may still dot the nation's sidewalks, but retail forecasters are already talking about back-to-school shopping season -- and they're happy to do so. The improved economic environment is setting the stage for sales gains in everything from tablet computers to bold-colored jeans.

Asics to Offer Cheaper Shoes in Bid to Boost Sales

Asics Corp. (ASCCF) plans to start selling cheaper shoes in a bid to boost its sales. Asics will start selling shoes with a recommended retail price of about $60. Previously, it sold running shoes priced between $75 and $125, leaving the lower end of the market to companies including Nike (NKE).

Proposal to Give NFL Apparel Rights to Nike

The owners of National Football League franchises will be presented with a proposal that will give the league%u2019s apparel and sideline rights to Nike (NKE), CNBC reported. Nike, Adidas and Under Armour all bid for the rights, CNBC reported without naming its sources. The value of the deal is not currently known.

Nike Profit Rises 9% on Emerging Markets, Revenue Lags Estimates

Nike's fiscal first-quarter profit rose 9% as a surge in emerging-market sales, less inventory and fewer discount sales offset the negative effect of foreign-exchange rate changes. Shares fell in extended trading after the company's sales lagged analyst estimates.

Kenneth Cole Considering Selling Company

Kenneth Cole, designer and founder of Kenneth Cole Productions (KCP), is in talks to sell the shoe clothing company to Iconix Brand Group, a licensing company run by his brother, Neil. It is not clear when the takeover will happen, if at all, Bloomberg News reported without naming its sources.

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Wisconsin Badgers Cut Ties with Nike Over Labor Concerns

The University of Wisconsin canceled its licensing agreement with Nike, becoming the first university to take that step over concerns about the shoemaker's treatment of workers in Honduras. The school said Nike hasn't done enough to help workers collect severance payments they are owed.

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