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September 4, 2012

Collective Brands reported net earnings of $9.7 million, or 16 cents per share, for its second quarter compared with a loss of $35 million, or 58 cents per share, in the second quarter of 2011.

August 22, 2012

Collective Brands stockholders voted at a special meeting on Tuesday to approve the sale of the company for about $1.32 billion.

July 10, 2012

Wolverine Worldwide reported slight revenue growth as it looks to build its portfolio with the acquisition of the Performance and Lifestyle Group from Collective Brands.

May 23, 2012

Net sales at Collective Brands during the first quarter increased 5% to $912.1 million over the same period last year, driven in part by an 8.1% increase in comparable-store sales.

April 11, 2012

Payless ShoeSource, a business unit of Collective Brands, has named Michele Bergerac SVP and general merchandise manager for Payless' women's and accessories businesses, reporting to LuAnn Via, president and CEO for Payless.

January 24, 2012

Collective Brands Performance and Lifestyle Group has announced the appointment of Rick Blackshaw as president of the Keds brand. Blackshaw has extensive footwear experience with brands including Converse, Timberland, and the former division of Reebok, Avia, and most recently served as VP and general manager for the Chuck Taylor All Star Division of Converse Inc.

September 21, 2011

Collective Brands’ Performance and Lifestyle Group, which owns Sperry Top-Sider, Keds and Stride Rite, has signed new distribution agreements with partners to ramp up international expansion in several markets, including Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and Spain.

August 25, 2011

Collective Brands, parent company of Payless and Stride Rite shoe chains, announced Wednesday that it would close 475 underperforming stores over the next three years and has hired a firm to help it explore its options.

July 28, 2011

The desire for affordable , stylish shoes is something shared by U.S. and international consumers alike, which is why Collective Brands' Payless ShoeSource unit has been able to build a successful franchise business overseas.

July 6, 2011

Collective Brands has announced that Richard Markee has been elected to its board of directors, with a term to expire in 2014.

June 30, 2011

Supervalu announced that Matt Rubel will stay on as a member of its board of directors, despite his retirement from Collective Brands.

June 16, 2011

Matthew Rubel is stepping down as CEO of Collective Brands, the company announced Thursday.

May 25, 2011

Collective Brands reported that first-quarter 2011 net earnings were $26.4 million, or 42 cents per share, compared with $54.2 million, or 83 cents per share, in the first quarter of 2010.

March 3, 2011

Collective Brands, the parent company of Payless ShoeSource, said Wednesday that its net loss narrowed slightly in the fourth quarter as sales improved in its wholesale unit.

September 1, 2010

Collective Brands reported that second-quarter 2010 net earnings attributable to Collective Brands were $21.1 million,...

June 1, 2010

Collective Brands reported that first-quarter 2010 net earnings were $54.2 million, or 83 cents per...

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