October 9, 2012 News:
Wolverine Worldwide said Tuesday it will complete its previously
announced acquisition of Collective Brands' Performance + Lifestyle Group,
which consists of the Sperry Top-Sider, Saucony, Stride Rite and Keds brands,
for $1.24 billion. The banners will become Wolverine's largest operating
group, adding more than $1 billion in revenue to Wolverine's existing stable
of brands such as Merrell and Hush Puppies.
2007 News: it was announced that Payless will purchase
Stride Rite. The corporate name will change to
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