Richard (Rick) Mina has become president of WSS, an American shoe retailer with 68 stores, catering to Latin American and other urban communities, which has started to expand from its base in Southern California. Mina, who replaces Mark Archer, has a long history in the specialty retail sector. Among other stations, he ran Foot Locker Europe between 1995 and 1999. He then moved to the U.S. to run Champs Sports. He acted as chief executive of Foot Locker for three and a half years until September 2008.