Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Cole Haan opens innovation centre at global headquarters
Cole Haan opens innovation centre at global headquarters
Feb '15
The American lifestyle footwear and accessories brand Cole Haan has opened its first-ever Innovation and Sports Lifestyle Design Center, located at the company’s global headquarters in Greenland, New Hampshire.

The 20,000 square-foot space will engage into new innovations as well as concentrate on the ongoing development project of modifying the company’s lightweight and flexible shoe line ZeroGrand.

Speaking about the new facility, CEO Jack Boys said, “Cole Haan has been an innovator for 85 years. This has put us at the forefront of the footwear industry. With the opening of our Global Innovation Center, we elevated our commitment to bring creative disruption to the marketplace.”

Andrew Dubin, chief merchandising officer at Cole Haan, spoke about the label’s commitment towards innovation. He said, “Cole Haan will continue to dare to be bold, while honouring our tradition of crafting iconic American lifestyle products. The brand will continue to grow and revolutionise with innovation.”

Led by a sportswear and athletic footwear design veteran Scott Patt, the centre will enable the firm to aggressively expand its offering of ZeroGrand products. It will also join with best-in-class partners and manufacturers to deliver an integrated collection of lifestyle products for the global active consumers. The division’s products will be sold through Cole Haan stores, domestic retailers and international distribution partners.

Launched in July 2014, the proprietary design ZeroGrand integrates innovation and craftsmanship that delivers unparalleled style, comfort and functionality. The men’s and women’s shoe design focuses on weight reduction, flexibility and responsive cushioning. (PB)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

India to be largest cotton producer in 2018-19: USDA

Textiles | On 22nd Jun 2018

India to be largest cotton producer in 2018-19: USDA

For the fourth consecutive season, India is expected to be the...

Organic Basics gets Polygiene help for advanced underwear

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jun 2018

Organic Basics gets Polygiene help for advanced underwear

Danish firm Organic Basics is working with Swedish company Polygiene, ...

Courtesy: Pexels

Textiles | On 22nd Jun 2018

Pakistan's textile exports up 9.82% in July-May FY18

The value of textile and garment exports from Pakistan increased by...

Interviews View All

Top executives
Fashion houses, India

With technology, it has become easier to ensure IPR

Top executives
Textile industry

Knowledge sharing platform needed for sustainable water management

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

Tom Adeyoola

Describing itself as the best body shape and garment fit company in the...

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Adriano Goldschmied
AG Jeans

The hype around 'designer jeans' was created by him. And the new wave of...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


Leave your Comments

June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category

Related Categories:

Advanced Search