September 2001


Fairchild Publications, Inc.

  • 7 West 34th Street
  • New York, NY



Retailers $59/$72 one year; Manufacturers and all others $72 one year. per year

abc Footwear News xyz -- a comprehensive source for the footwear industry.

abc Footwear News, xyz published weekly by Fairchild Publications, is a magazine that covers all aspects of the shoe industry. Most issues are dedicated to special subjects such as trade shows, athletic shoes, evening shoes or marketing. Regular sections include industry news, designer/ retailer interviews, celebrity fashions and the latest trends.

Some recent feature articles in abc Footwear News xyz include interviews with Kenneth Cole and Julie Brown, a report on consumer spending habits from the past year, how Federated Group plans to revamp its shoe departments and an interview with Naturalizer President Byron Norfleet on reinventing their brand. While the main focus of this publication is footwear, on occasion, they also report on accessories such as handbags and sunglasses.

Reviewer: Monika Earle., FIDM Library Staff Member