brown shoe company inc (BWS) Key Developments
Brown Shoe Co. Inc. Proposes Ratification of an Amendment to the Bylaws
Apr 17 15
Brown Shoe Co. Inc. at its AGM to be held on May 28, 2015., proposed ratification of an amendment to the bylaws to include a forum selection provision.
Brown Shoe Seeks Acquisitions
Apr 17 15
Brown Shoe Co. Inc. (NYSE:BWS) is focused on achieving organic growth, acquiring and incubating brands, being a magnet for talent, building global relevance and having a portfolio of relevant brands that endure, Diane Sullivan, Brown Shoe's Chief Executive Officer said.
Brown Shoe Co. Inc. to Launch New Men's Footwear Business in 2016
Apr 16 15
Brown Shoe Co. Inc. announced that in 2016 it will launch a new men's footwear business, called Brown Shoe Bootmakers. The company said that the brand will "take an artisan but rugged approach to men's shoes".
Brown Shoe Signs Licensing Deal with Diane Von Furstenberg
Mar 25 15
Brown Shoe Co. reported that it signed a licensing agreement with Diane von Furstenberg to produce and distribute a women's shoe collection. The new collection will be ready for launch during the resort 2016 season. Distribution will be targeted to key wholesale partners in the U.S. and in international markets.
Brown Shoe Co. Inc. Amends Bylaws
Mar 24 15
On March 23, 2015, the Board of Directors of Brown Shoe Co. Inc. amended the Company's Bylaws to add a new Article X that provides that the federal courts in the Southern District of New York, or if those courts are unavailable, the courts of the State of New York sitting in New York County, New York will be the sole and exclusive forum for: (i) derivative actions brought on behalf of the Company, (ii) any action asserting a claim of breach of a fiduciary duty owed by any director, officer or other employee of the Company to the Company or its stockholders, (iii) any action asserting a claim arising pursuant to any provision of the Business Corporation Law of the State of New York or the Company's Restated Certificate of Incorporation or Bylaws, (iv) any action asserting a claim against the Company or any director, officer or employee of the Company governed by the internal affairs doctrine or (v) any action to interpret, enforce or determine the validity of the Company's Restated Certificate of Incorporation or Bylaws.