Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Related Party Transactions

Related Party Transactions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2012
Related Party Transactions


The Company paid approximately $162,000, $188,000, and $319,000 during 2012, 2011 and 2010, respectively, to the Manhattan Inn Operating Company, LLC (“MIOC”) for lodging, food and events including the Company’s holiday party at the Shade Hotel, which is owned and operated by MIOC. Michael Greenberg, President and a director of the Company, owns a 12% beneficial ownership interest in MIOC, and four other officers, directors and senior vice presidents of the Company own in aggregate an additional 5% beneficial ownership in MIOC. The Company had no outstanding accounts receivable or payable with MIOC or the Shade Hotel at December 31, 2012.

On July 29, 2010, the Company formed the Skechers Foundation (the “Foundation”), which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity that does not have any shareholders or members. The Foundation is not a subsidiary of and is not otherwise affiliated with the Company, and the Company does not have a financial interest in the Foundation. However, two officers and directors of the Company, Michael Greenberg, the Company’s President, and David Weinberg, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, are also officers and directors of the Foundation. During the years ended December 31, 2012 and 2011, respectively, the Company contributed $1.0 million and $1.3 million, respectively, to the Foundation to use for various charitable causes.

The Company had receivables from officers and employees of $0.4 million and $0.3 million at December 31, 2012 and 2011, respectively. These amounts primarily relate to travel advances and incidental personal purchases on Company-issued credit cards. These receivables are short-term and are expected to be repaid within a reasonable period of time. We had no other significant transactions with or payables to officers, directors or significant shareholders of the Company.