Brooks Comes After Skechers in Infringement Suit Over ‘Beast’ Mark

Skechers and Brooks are embroiled in another legal spat. Brooks last week filed a suit accusing Skechers of trademark infringement. The lawsuit, which was filed Thursday in a Washington District Court, takes issue with Skechers’ use of the word “Beast” on its shoes. Brooks, which sells a sneaker model called “Beast” and features this word … Read more

Footwear Sales Slowed in Q1, While Basketball Shoes and Loafers Served as Bright Spot

The footwear market slowed in the first quarter of 2023 as demand softened and warmer weather impacted boot sales, according to new data from Circana (formerly IRI and The NPD Group). Beth Goldstein, footwear and accessories analyst at Circana, told FN in an interview that there was a decline in unit sales in the first quarter, but … Read more