Payless Pranks VIPs, Sells Discount Shoes At Luxury PricesThe VIP shoppers paid as much as $645 for shoes that sell from $19.99 to $39.99 at Payless.
Crocs To Close Remaining Manufacturing Facilities; Executive To ResignCrocs Inc. said that it's closing all of its manufacturing facilities, and announced that its chief financial officer will resign.
Chicago's Zobrist Keeps Defying MLB Rules With Black ShoesBen Zobrist posted a letter from the MLB online on Saturday that cited him for violating regulations that require at least 51 percent of a player's shoes be the club's designated shoe color.
News Now: Primary Election Day In TexasIt's primary election day in Texas, the first primary to be held in the country.
NBA Players Take Steps Toward Equality In Limited Edition SneakersStarting with MLK Day and coinciding with Black History Month, NBA players and shoe companies are honoring the past and creating a dialogue about the future through footwear.
Airbnb Launches Local Tours In NYC With Sarah Jessica ParkerAirbnb is launching local tours and other experiences in New York City this week, with one listing promising "an unforgettable shoe-shopping experience" led by a New Yorker whose bio describes her as "an actor, producer, businesswoman ... and a proud New Yorker."
Texas Tax-Free Weekend Is Now UnderwaySchool is just around the corner, and the annual Texas tax-free weekend is helping students get ready to return to class. The sales tax holiday is officially underway, now through Sunday.
Michael Kors Puts Best Foot Forward, Buys Jimmy ChooCBS News partner BBC News is reporting that Michael Kors is buying luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion.
Is Nike Joining The Amazon Roster?Shares in several major sports chains hit 52-week lows on word that Nike may soon be selling its gear directly on Amazon. The deal would give Nike better exposure to Amazon's huge customer base.
Nike To Slash 1,400 Jobs, Cut Sneaker Styles In ShakeupThe sneaker maker said Thursday that it plans to focus on the hottest-selling sneakers, slash the number of styles it offers and sell more shoes directly to customers online as part of a restructuring in which it also will cut about 1,400 jobs.
LaVar Ball Ups Shoe Deal Asking Price To $3 BillionThe outspoken father of former UCLA star Lonzo Ball said Wednesday on Fox Sport 1's "The Herd with Colin Cowherd" that it will now cost a shoe company $3 billion to make a deal with his Big Baller Brand.