UK: online retail sales grow despite high street reopening
Online retail sales have continued to grow in April, rising 10.2% year-on-year, despite the reopening of the high street and against strong figures for April 2020. The latest IMRG Capgemini Online ...
Asics focused on new consumer oriented digital solutions
The Japanese-based sportswear brand has partnered with SessionCam, a Glassbox company, which provides digital experience analytics for web applications. The aim is to increase online traffic, sales...
Hermès registers robust sales growth
In the first quarter of 2021, the group's consolidated revenue amounted to 2.08 billion euros (44% at constant exchange rates and 38% at current exchange rates), thanks to an outstanding performanc...
Record buying at shoes stores in the US
According to finance.yahoo.com, citing the latest data from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, consumer spending at shoe stores and other retailers selling footwear spiked to an all-time high in M...
Andrew E. Page as Executive VP and CFO at Foot Locker
The New York-based specialty athletic retailer announced the appointment of Andrew E. Page as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. His appointment follows the previous announcement...
Genesco closes the fiscal year with a drop of 19% in net sales
The Nashville-based footwear group has announced year end results. Genesco registered a 19% decline in net sales for the fiscal year ended on the 30th of January 2021"We concluded an incredibly cha...
US Retail: Will retail go back to the trend?
Retail Sales in shoe stores started the year with a decreasing trend, putting an end in some recovery registered in the ...
Kate Spade with new structure for creative organization
The American-based fashion design house Kate Spade, owned by the Tapestry-group, today announced a new creative organiza...
Crocs: record revenue in 2020
The brand known for its clogs just posted the highest quarterly revenue in its history. Record 2020 revenue of 1.4 billi...
adidas to sell Reebok and focus on core brand
As part of the development of its new five-year strategy, the Germany-based group has concluded its assessment of strate...
Brazil: two digits decline in production and exports in 2020
According to data released by Abicalçados, the Brazilian footwear sector may have lost 21.8% of its production in 2020, ...
Shoe Zone expects 24.3% decline in revenue
Ahead of releasing its final results for the 52-week period ended on the 3rd of October 2020, Shoe Zone announces that i...
US Retail: footwear retail sales still below the 2018 average
No matter the seasonal hike in December, with flat retail sales of footwear since June 2020 and 20% lower than the 2018 ...
US: steepest contraction in footwear consumption in 60 years
The US, one of the largest footwear markets, is the country registering more positive cases of COVID-19 since the outbre...
Former Nike Executive Emma Minto joins Crocs
The brand of casual footwear for women, men and children, announced that Emma Minto was hired as Senior Vice President a...
How is the footwear industry in Europe working towards a circular economy?
The European Union (EU) project LIFE GreenShoes4All is working towards the implementation of a Product Environmental Foo...
H&M Group reports sales down by 18%
The Sweden-based fashion group announced net sales amounting to 187 031 million Sweden Krona (22.45 billion US dollars) ...
Sam Edelman debuts new slipper collection
Designed bearing in mind the customers changing lifestyle, Sam Edelman is presenting a collection of seven styles featur...
Portuguese Footwear Industry hosts Environmental Responsibility Week
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, and CTCP - Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre are organising a week...
Pakistan: decline in foreign orders, but domestic market is doing well
We spoke with the Pakistan Footwear Manufacturers Association (PFMA) to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is impactin...
Germany: closed stores are the big issue for this industry
Currently holding the 10th position in the list of countries with more cases of peope infected with COVID-19 since the o...
JD Sports raises profit forecast
Despite having to deal with many temporary store closures across several territories, JD Sports registered robust demand...
Canada: Chapter 11 is a big issue for manufacturers
We spoke with Denis Falardeau, President of the Shoe Manufacturers’ Association of Canada to learn more about the curren...
Hong Kong: business as usual for the footwear industry
The situation in Hong Kong “is very much under control”, according to William Wong, Vice President of the Hong Kong Foot...
Portugal: retail closes, manufacturing is functioning as usual
The country is living in another State of Emergency, at least until the 30th of January. Industry, distribution and scho...
UK Retail: footfall down over by 40% in 2020
According to the British Retail Consortium a hard year ends a with footfall decline of 43%. Year on year UK Footfall dec...
FIMEC postponed to May 2021
The Brazil-held FIMEC - International Fair of Leather, Chemical Products, Components, Machines and Equipment for Footwea...
London Fashion Week will be digital and with no audience
The event will run from the 19th to the 23rd February 2021, with both womenswear and menswear designers to take part in ...
UK: online sales growth hits 13-year high
Following an outstanding performance in November, online retail sales growth in December remained high at 37% Year-on-Ye...
Asos sees UK sales climb by 36%
The UK-based marketplace ASOS, home to 900+ small businesses, has announced a trading update for the four months ended o...
Prada’s December retail sales return to 2019 levels
Progressive volume recovery in all geographical areas, with marked revenue growth in Asia Pacific was underlined by the ...
Genesco: comparable sales decreased by 3%
The company reported that comparable sales, including both stores and direct sales, decreased by 3% for the quarter-to-d...
ABG's Spyder to expand into footwear
The US-based ski-focused lifestyle brand Spyder, part of the Authentic Brands Group portfolio, has announced that it is ...
Denmark: all trade show activity suspended. CIFF goes digital
The Danish government’s extension of existing regulations and increasing COVID-19 restrictions results in all Danish tra...
LVMH completes the acquisition of Tiffany & Co.
The luxury group announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tiffany & Co., the global luxury jeweller. The acqui...
How can footwear benefit from zero duties under the EU-UK deal?
The European Union and the UK have reached an agreement to frame the way both parts will live, work and trade together p...
Confinement in the UK: What are the restrictions in Scotland?
Scotland has its own restriction levels ranging from zero to four. From midnight on the 4th of January, the mainland wil...
England with new general confinement
The country is going into lockdown to try to avoid further pressure to an NHS already challenging its limits. This is th...
adidas: more than 60% of products will be made with sustainable materials in 2021
Ranging from football jerseys made with recycled polyester to the vegan version of the iconic Stan Smith – in 2021, for ...
Jordan Brand Will Deliver the Air Jordan 13 ‘Starfish’ in Full-Family Sizing This Month
Jordan Brand is starting 2021 off strong with the release of a bold iteration of the Air Jordan 13.The Air Jordan 13 “St...
Hoka One One Releases Its Latest Carbon-Fiber Plate Running Shoe
Hoka One One has released the successor to its acclaimed carbon-fiber plate Carbon X running shoe.After delivering the o...
The Air Jordan 4 ‘Taupe Haze’ Is Releasing In Early 2021
Jordan Brand is giving the fan-favorite Air Jordan 4 a new look in 2021.Sneaker leak Instagram account @zSneakerheadz po...
Nike Has Two New Running Shoes Releasing in Early 2021 Made to Reduce Injuries and Help You Run Fast
Early next year, Nike will deliver a pair of road-ready shoes that are part of its mission of creating a future where no...
YG Reveals He Has a Sneaker Line on the Way
YG is one of today’s most style-savvy rappers. And he is set to launch his own sneakers.The California-based rap superst...
Nike Tells Athletes ‘You Can’t Be Stopped’ in Final Installment of Its ‘You Can’t Stop Us’ Campaign
Nike's "You Can't Stop Us" slogan is seen on the big screen outside Wembley Stadium in London.CREDIT: TOBY MELVILLE/APAm...
CCC launches ship-from-store to customer door within 60 minutes
Customer needs and the threat of renewed brick-and-mortar retail closures in Poland have led the CCC Group to started te...
Ferragamo: sales down by 18.9% in the third quarter
The Italy-based luxury group announced third quarter results with sales down by 18.9%. The accumulated decline in 2020 r...
John Camuto, member of the Camuto Shoe Family, dies at 31
The former footwear executive, son of footwear legend Vince Camuto, has died over the weekend. He was 31 and the cause o...
Arcadia’s Evans brand acquired by Australia’s City Chic for 23 million British pounds
The agreement includes the acquisition of the Evans brand, the eCommerce and wholesale businesses for 23.1 million Briti...
Kohl’s and Sephora announce long-term strategic partnership
Sephora plans to open 200 shops inside Kohl's locations by next fall, and to increase it to about 850 shops by 2023. Sep...
Gucci joins Alibaba's luxury e-commerce site
One of the key brands of the Kering group's portfolio, will open two stores on Alibaba's online trading platform, in a m...
Foot Locker appoints Himanshu Parikh as Senior Vice President Chief Information Officer
Parikh will oversee the execution of the next generation of Foot Locker's strategic technology agenda in support of the ...
Mada: meet Tinder for clothing
Madison Semarjian was a college freshman when she had the idea of creating a Tinder like app for clothing. The idea was ...
Growing secondhand market to currently be worth 30-40 billion US dollars
According to a report by the Boston Consulting Group and Vestiaire Collective, the global secondhand market is predicted...
CIFF goes digital and launches new platform in January
The Danish fashion and clothing fair CIFF - Copenhagen International Fashion Fair announced that it will not hold the ne...
Foot Locker CFO Lauren B. Peters to retire in April 2021
The New York-based specialty athletic retailer announced the planned retirement of Lauren B. Peters, Foot Locker's Execu...
Ara Portugal celebrates 46 years
This December, Ara Shoes Portugal is celebrating 46 years. Established in the country in 1974, the German group, was one...
Amazon launches clothing customization service
The giant e-commerce player said it is taking clothing customization to an affordable level thanks to the launch of the ...
Spain Retail: After the hit of COVID-19, retail is still trying to recover
Similarly, to what happened in other countries, the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Retail Sales have lived dramati...
Guide to survive the pandemic ... with Portuguese shoes
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, has launched the publication Guide to survive the pandemic ... with Portu...
adidas to sell Reebok business
In a statement recently issued, the Germany-based company said that as part of the development of its new five-year stra...
Wales enters strict lockdow: non-essential retail to close
The country will enter into a strict nationwide lockdown, especially over Christmas and on the days to follow。First Mini...
European retail collapses
After registering growth, albeit moderate (1%), in 2019, the European clothing and footwear retail sector is being heavi...
Bangladesh: decline in exports continues
In the first 5 months of the current year, Bangladesh’s leather industry registered a total of 358.57 million US dollars...
Farfetch sets 10-year sustainability goals
The online fashion retailer has announced a set of sustainability goals for the next ten years divided in four main area...
Live shopping: a new business model
This format of video streaming commerce is becoming very popular, especially in China. Marketing companies want to take ...
UK: ongoing uncertainty is making it harder for businesses to prepare
The alert comes from the British Retail Consortium (BRC), which has also urged consumers to refrain from stockpiling foo...
Under Armour to sell The MyFitnessPal platform
The US based branded athletic performance apparel, footwear and accessories, announced that it has entered into a defini...
Digital sales up by 27% at Macy's
The American department store chain reported digital sales growing by 27% in the third quarter. and comparable sales dow...
Caleres declares quarterly dividend
This dividend will be the 391st consecutive quarterly dividend paid by the companyThe St. Louis-based footwear group has...
Sales of clothing and footwear down by almost 30% in Mexico
Data is from Servytur's Center for Economic and Trade Studies (CEECS) and highlights a massive hit of the pandemic in th...
Tapestry: Pam Lifford and Thomas R. Greco join Board of Directors
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced that Pam Lifford and Tom Greco have...
Caleres: sales down by 18.3%
The US-based footwear group has announced results for its third quarter, marked by a decline of 18.3% in net sales. Decl...
Paris confirms shows in January
The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) announced the dates for the next seasons of menswear and haute c...
Pitti gathers its events and moves them to February
Uomo, Bimbo and Filati to take place at the same dates in Florence. The Pitti events are now on the agenda to take place...
Caleres: sales down by 18.3%
The US-based footwear group has announced results for its third quarter, marked by a decline of 18.3% in net sales. Decl...
France Retail: So far, back in business, but for how long?
After a lost spring, a season heavily impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, the French retail market reacted well, and summer...
Eurazeo Brands buys Axel Arigato for 56 million euros
The global investment company is investing 56 million euros in Axel Arigato, a Swedish premium sneaker, ready-to-wear an...
Under Armour with flat quarter's revenue
The Baltimore-based giant has reported third quarter results, marked by flat revenue at 1.4 billion US dollars, driven b...
Impact of the pandemic on footwear consumption
The consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic were inevitably the special topic of this edition of the World Footwear Busine...
Burberry with growth in leather goods category
The UK-based luxury brand has announced a decline of 31% in revenue for the first semester of the current fiscal year. D...
Debenhams on the verge of closing
The UK-based store chain is reportedly set to close after the latest efforts to rescue it have failed. Rough trading con...
Stores in England can open 24 hours a day over Christmas
Retailers will be able to extend their daily opening hours from Monday to Saturday in the run up to Christmas and throug...
Longchamp President Philippe Cassegrain dies
The creator of the iconic Le Pliage bag, Longchamp's historic President, was 83 years old and did not resist to complica...
Bonmarché collapses into administration
The retailer based in West Yorkshire has collapsed into administration for the second time in a year. 1 500 jobs are at ...
Arcadia Group files for bankruptcy
More than 13 000 jobs are at risk in what is so far the biggest UK collapse in the COVID-19 era. The owner of Topshop, T...
How the pandemic impacted China's footwear trade
China, the world’s main manufacturer and exporter of footwear, was the first country to be affected by the COVID-19 pand...
How COVID-19 affected the 10 largest footwear exporters
After analysing the impact in the main footwear importers, today we focus on the influence the pandemic and subsequent r...
LVMH names Chris de Lapuente new CEO of Selective Retailing
The French-based luxury giant has named Chris de Lapuente as the new Chairman and CEO of LVMH's division of Selective Re...
China’s Singles Day: Nike reaches record sales in just 60 seconds
Within one minute of Alibaba’s Tmall opening for the first phase of China’s Singles’ Day shopping festival Nike’s turnov...
Footwear prices: manufacturers more pessimistic than traders
This is one of the main findings of the third edition of the Business Conditions Survey held last month. Complete report...
Zouri produces shoes with apple waste
The brand of sneakers known for using plastic trash collected from the ocean in its productive process is now using appl...
adidas talks about strong recovery despite sales plunge
The Germany-based sportswear giant said the third quarter was marked by a strong recovery of the business. In the period...
UK Retail: recovery starts to dissipate
The summer brought a breath of fresh air into the UK footwear market after the COVID-19 hit. After the collapse caused b...
The impact of the pandemic in footwear imports
International footwear trade was heavily impact by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent disseminatio...
Dr. Martens could launch IPO soon
The British-based footwear brand known for its iconic boots has reportedly appointed Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to...
Which footwear categories resisted better to the hit of COVID-19?
In the first semester of 2020, global footwear exports have fallen almost a third (-31.1%) compared with similar period ...
Next edition of Micam announced for March 2021
The footwear trade show will be, once again, part of the #strongertogether project. The 5 trade fairs from the fashion s...
Dick's Sporting Goods announces planned leadership succession
The Pittsburgh-headquartered sporting goods retailer announced that Edward W. Stack, Chairman and Chief Executive Office...
The world's largest trade agreement
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was signed by China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Australia, plus...
Gallery with merged formats in 2021
The Germany-held trade fairs have announced the dates for 2021 and confirmed the merged formats, which were successfully...
Foot Locker: third quarter marked by sales growth
Third quarter comparable-store sales increased by 7.7% and total sales were up by 9.0% in the same period. Notwithstandi...
US: consumer confidence slips in October
Consumer confidence dwindled in October, reflecting less optimism about the jobs market and the US economy in the next s...
Valentino Just Took Its Rockstud Shoe To A Whole New Level For Spring 2021
In the past decade, Valentino’s Rockstud has managed to make a rebel out of even the most conservative wearer.Whether in...
The Air Jordan 4 Retro ‘Paris Saint-Germain’ Is Releasing Soon
Jordan Brand has teamed up with the soccer club Paris Saint-Germain to create a new iteration of the Air Jordan 4 that’s...
Cyberpunk 2077 and Adidas Are Collaborating On the Futuristic X9000L4 Shoe
Adidas has a new sneaker collaboration on the way thanks to its latest partnership with video game studio CD Projekt.The...
Wrestling Legend Ric Flair’s New Adidas Sneaker Is Inspired by His Sparkling Gold Robe
Ric Flair took to his social media today to announce his latest shoe collaboration with Adidas. His wildest pair of snea...
Apparel and footwear fell Saturday to a first-half net loss of 104 million yuan
The biannual report for 2020 will be released on Saturday, August 31.In the first half of the year, the company realized...
Adidas launches AdiZero aDiors Pro
Adidas held an online media event on September 2, Beijing time, to launch the adizero aDiors Pro, a running shoe with th...
Louis Vuitton Professional skateboard shoes will be introduced
Virgil Abloh, creative director of menswear at LVMH's flagship Louis Vuitton brand, announced on Instagram that he has s...
Nike released the "Nightfall" football shoe suit
Nike has launched the new Nightfall football shoe kit - a black and yellow outfit designed for players who want to show ...
Puma has teamed up with two of the country's most famous LOL teams, FPX and TES
Recently, sports brand Puma officially announced a partnership with two well-known LOL teams in China, FPX and TES.This ...
BOTH First landing in China to set up shop
Starting from 2017, a pair of rubber shoes from Paris successfully emerged from the fashion week, and with its unique de...
Asics lost Y3.87 billion in the second quarter, an increase only in greater China
Sports shoe brand Asics reported second-quarter results for 2020, with sales of 146.89 billion yen for the three months ...
Daphne revenue plummeted out of the line
On the evening of August 25, Daphne International released the results for the six months ended June 30, 2020, with the ...
Vietnam's footwear exports have fallen sharply in many markets
According to preliminary statistics from the General Administration of Customs of Vietnam, Vietnam's footwear exports to...
Limmy Choo shoe brands to IPO in October
Shoe brand Jimmy Choo is set to launch an initial public offering in London in October.Parent company JAB Holdings will ...
Shoe giant Jiuxing Holdings will close its China factory
On August 20, Hong Kong-listed shoe company Jiuxing Holdings Limited released its results report for the half-year ended...
Fengtai Q4 operations will pick up
According to Taiwan media MoneyDJ, Fengtai's revenue in July continued to cool from June, but the good news is that the ...
Us Open season again out cross - border joint shoes
Federer + Jordan to Nadal + WoodsAugust 20, Beijing time。35-time Masters champion Rafael Nadal and U.S. Grand Slam champ...
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Electronic tags will be applied to shoes on trial in Russia
In 2016, the Eurasian Economic Union countries pasted electronic labels on leather products, achieving remarkable result...
Zara has lost another case
Four years later, the design infringement case between Fast fashion brand Zara and Danish clothing brand Rains finally l...
Retail sales in Australia fell 3.4% in the second quarter, the biggest drop in 20 years
Retail sales fell 3.4 per cent in the second quarter, adjusted for inflation, the biggest drop since the introduction of...
Falc, an Italian shoemaker, bought Candice Cooper, a German sneaker brand
Falc, an Italian shoe maker, said it was acquiring Candice Cooper, a German shoe brand, financial details of which were ...
Adidas releases semi-annual report: Success in Greater China, discounts likely to continue
In the second quarter, Greater China accounted for one in every three euros of adidas revenue.After a semi-annual loss o...
The online data of children's shoes in the first half year of 2020 is released: the overall growth r
According to data from ECdataway, in the first half of 2019, the online sales volume of the maternal and infant industry...
The Rothys offer reusable, eco-friendly loafers
The Rothys have launched a new collection of trendy casual shoes.Priced at $165, the shoes come in five colors.It is und...
The Nike Used Shoes Recycling Program has been launched
On August 6, the "Nike used shoes Recycling Program" was officially launched,This is the first time at least 50,000 pair...
With a loss of 10 times, "never discount" Under Armour bowed to the Chinese market
Under Armour opened more than 400 stores in China after opening its first store in Shanghai in 2011.They are mostly loca...
Nike, Adidas, and those dying sports brands
Faced with the "black swan" of the epidemic, the catering and tourism industries have been hit hard.Similarly, for sport...
LVMH with 84% decline in net profit sees recovery in China
In the first half of the year, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded revenue of 18.4 billion euros in the first half...
Wolverine declares quarterly dividend
The Michigan-based footwear group has announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 0....
Skechers with recovery on the horizon
According to David Weinberg, Chief Operating Officer, “the impact of COVID-19 to Skechers’ business was significant in t...
Kering with double-digit drop in revenue
The luxury group announced the results for the first half of the year, marked by double digit decline in revenue. Kering...
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