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Pensole Announces World Sneaker Championship

Eight finalists will present their designs at FN Platform in Las Vegas.

Vans, Berklee Award New Scholarship

The footwear brand and the college of music announced singer-songwriter Miette Hope-Goldman as the recipient of their premiere "Off the Wall" prize.

Cristiano Ronaldo Debuts Footwear

The Portuguese soccer star has a new line, called CR7.

Stacy Lowery, Ridgemont Outfitters, Freewaters Footwear, Paragon Sports, REI, Backcountry.com

Emerging Outdoor Brands Step Outside the Lines

In a crowded category, labels carve out a place with product that bridges worlds.

Jack Johnson, Feelgoodz, Whole Foods Market

One to Watch: Feelgoodz

The flip-flop label sees a world of good in its expansion plans.

Blake Krueger, Jim Zwiers, Wolverine World Wide, Jim Gabel, Andy Simister, Merrell, Saucony, Chaco, Cushe, Patagonia Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Stride Rite, Sperry Top-Sider

Wolverine Recasts Executive Lineup

Blake Krueger has been busy stacking the executive deck.

Johannes Huebl, Olivia Palermo, Edgardo Osorio, Aquazzura, footwear

Olivia Palermo Collaborates With Aquazzura

She has created a capsule collection of six shoe styles for the Florence-based luxury footwear label.

Erica Pelosini, Nicholas Kirkwood, Brian Atwood, Tabitha Simmons, Olivia Palermo, Mary Katrantzou, Christie Brinkley, Aquazzura, Edgardo Osorio, Harrys of London

FN Spy: Wedding Bells... Harrys of London Crosses the Pond

Louis Leeman married Erica Pelosini in Capri.

Outdoor Retailer, Chaco, Merrell, Southern Marsh, Oboz, Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, Tent & Trails New York, Scarpa, Asolo

Buyers Reveal Hot Picks for Spring '15

Retailers from outdoor specialty shops across the country share their buying strategies.

Demi Lovato, Skechers

Skechers Signs Demi Lovato for Fall

The global campaign will feature the pop star in digital, in-store, print and TV ads.

Top Stories of the Week

What Everyone’s Talking About This Week

Check out the top stories for the week commencing July 14, 2014.

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