World Footwear

Brands

Hoka and UGG drive sales of Deckers Brands

May 26, 2021 / United States
The California-based group announced financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended on the 31st of March 2021. Decker’s net sales increased by 49.7% in the fourth quarter of the year, and by 19.4% in the full year

Genesco with changes at its Board of Directors

May 26, 2021 / United States
The Nashville-based specialty retailer and branded company, which sells footwear and accessories, has announced new entries to its Board of Directors and the leaving of current directors Kathleen Mason and Marty Dickens

Rock n Dot: new brand inspired by the 50s

May 25, 2021 / Portugal
The 1950s, the golden age of Hollywood and Rock and Roll, are the starting point for the new Portuguese footwear brand. Created by the company Relance Calçados, Rock n Dot aims to brighten the outfits of the most daring with a lot of colour

Stuart Weitzman reduces losses substantially

May 24, 2021 / United States
In the fiscal third quarter ended on the 27th of March 2021, Stuart Weitzman managed to significantly cut its operating losses thanks to higher revenue and a reduction in expenses

Puma: double-digit growth registered across all regions

May 21, 2021 / Germany
Sports giant Puma has reported revenue of more than 1.5 billion euros for the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 25.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Double-digit growth registered across all regions

Asics EMEA reports 35% sales growth

May 20, 2021 / EMEA
The group reported a consolidated net revenue increase of 35% year to date and operating income increase to 42.7 million euros for the first quarter of 2021 in the region of Europe, Middle East and Africa

Changes at Kering’s management

May 19, 2021 / France
The France-based luxury group has announced a new position of Director of Strategy and nominated Mélanie Flouquet for the position. Ginevra Elkann is leaving the Board of Directors

British Retail Consortium talks about promising signs

May 18, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK trade association for retail businesses confirms a total sales increase of 7.3% in the month of April, following the reopening of brick of mortar. However, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) this is still fragile

New Generation: meet Rui and Filipe Silva from Treec

May 18, 2021 / Portugal
Two brothers from S. João da Madeira and one tradition in the footwear industry. Together they have launched a footwear brand very focused on the environmental concerns. Meet Rui and Filipe Silva, founders of Treec

Asics focused on new consumer oriented digital solutions

May 16, 2021 / Japan
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, and customer retention

Parag Desai named Chief Strategy and Digital Officer at Genesco

May 15, 2021 / United States
The Nashville-based Genescoannounced that Parag Desai has been named Genesco's Senior Vice President - Chief Strategy and Digital Officer. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Strategy, and Shared Services since December 2014

Hermès registers robust sales growth

May 14, 2021 / France
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 performance in Asia and Japan and the upturn in America

Macy's is opening 45 Backstage locations

May 14, 2021 / United States
The off-price banner launched in 2015 by Macy is now on expansion mode. Considered a major success by Macy, who now decided to open 45 new shop-in-shops

Allbirds releases open-source carbon footprint calculator

May 13, 2021 / United States
The New Zealand-American company has released an open-source tool for fashion brands to calculate their carbon footprint

Genesco closes the fiscal year with a drop of 19% in net sales

May 12, 2021 / United States
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
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