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For the first time ever this week, Wolverine Worldwide is hosting a global conference for all of its brands — and the event is being held in downtown Grand Rapids at DeVos Place. Read More
Taylor Swift and Wolverine Worldwide are together. Read More
The fourth quarter of FY2012 was a loss for Wolverine Worldwide (NYSE: WWW) — due to non-recurring acquisition costs on the huge PLG deal last fall — but management of the Rockford footwear company says it was still a “solid performance in a challenging global environment.” Read More
Former head of recently acquired brands is leaving company.
Wolverine Worldwide (NYSE: WWW) today announced organizational changes aimed at driving its future growth and global brand building, following its October $1.24-billion acquisition of Performance & Lifestyle Group, which included the Sperry, Saucony, Stride Rite and Keds brands. Read More
Wolverine Worldwide in Rockford has been named Company of the Year by industry trade publication Footwear News. Read More
The election may affect future business for defense contractors.
There are several hundred people in the region — particularly Mike Stornant in Rockford and another 560 people at the Bates boot factory in Big Rapids — who are wondering if the election is going to affect their future business. Read More
When everybody’s inside sitting on the couch, “they don’t really need our product,” said Craig Throne, vice president of marketing at the Merrell division of Wolverine Worldwide in Rockford. The plan is to get them outside –– and loving it. Read More
But recent acquisition will bolster next quarter.
Third quarter results announced by Wolverine Worldwide Tuesday show revenues coming in slightly lower than last year’s third quarter, which the Rockford-based footwear conglomerate says reflects “difficult macroeconomic and retail conditions in Europe, mitigated by strength in the United States.” Foreign exchange rates also reduced reported revenue by more than $5 million. Read More
Wolverine's acquisition expected to grow business from $1.4 billion to $2.5 billion
Wolverine Worldwide announced this morning it is closing on its acquisition of Collective Brands' Performance + Lifestyle Group (PLG), which consists of the Sperry Top-Sider, Saucony, Stride Rite and Keds brands, for a total purchase price of approximately $1.24 billion. The deal is expected to make Wolverine a $2.5 billion company. Read More