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Vans co-founder Paul Van Doren dies at 90

May 12, 2021 / United States
Paul Van Doren, co-founder of the Vans company has died. He was 90.The company, based southeast of Los Angeles in Costa Mesa, announced Van Doren’s death on social media

Crocs is giving away 10.000 pairs of shoes a day to health care workers

May 11, 2021 / United States
Between the 10th and the 14th of May, the brand will give away 10.000 pairs of Crocs at Workshoes per day to frontline healthcare workers who continue to provide comfort in the communities

Sales down by 26.3% at Weyco

May 11, 2021 / United States
The Wisconsin-based footwear company has announced first quarter results. Weyco continues to register declining sales, especially on the wholesale segment. Sales were down by 26.3% in the first quarter

JJ Heitor obtains environmental certification

May 11, 2021 / Portugal
Portugal-based footwear company Joaquim José Heitor, owner of the JJ Heitor brand, has just received ISO 14001 certification - Environmental Management Systems

Puma with new members to the Board of Management

May 10, 2021 / Germany
Germany-based sports company Puma has appointed Hubert Hinterseher as its new Chief Financial Officer and Arne Freundt as its new Chief Commercial Officer starting on the 1st of June

Tapestry: sales of the group up by 19%

May 10, 2021 / United States
The New-York based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, reported results for the fiscal third quarter ended on the 27th of March 2021. Quarter results above expectations with sales up by 19%

JD Sports with changes at its Board

May 7, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands, today announced that Andy Rubin has stepped down from the Board as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from the 6th of May 2021

Asics is aiming at reaching a small footprint

May 6, 2021 / Japan
After launching the Sunrise Reborn Pack, a new running shoe made from recycled clothing collected in Japan, Asics announced its Earth Day Pack as the brand’s most planet-friendly cross-category collection to date having been created using a circular manufacturing approach

Prada: improvement in retail sales in the second half of 2020

May 6, 2021 / Italy
The luxury group has reported progressive improvement in retail sales fuelled by growth in local consumption in the second half of 2020 (all geographies). December Retail trend were above 2019 level, despite a second wave of lockdown, particularly in Europe. Prada also noted a sharp acceleration in online sales

Guillaume Motte appointed Deputy CEO of LVMH

May 4, 2021 / France
LVMH is strengthening the management of its Fashion Group division, which gathers brands such as Celine, Givenchy, Loewe, Emilio Pucci, Kenzo, Marc Jacobs and Patou. Executive Director Sidney Toledano will now have the support of Guillaume Motte

Steve Madden: revenue up by 0.5%

May 3, 2021 / United States
The New York-based designer and marketer of fashion-forward footwear, accessories and apparel for women, men and children, announced financial results for the first quarter ended on the 31st of March 2021. Revenue increased by 0.5%

VF is selling the occupational portion of its work segment

Apr 30, 2021 / United States
A global player of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, VF Corporation, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the occupational portion of its work segment to a subsidiary of Redwood Capital Investments, LLC, an holding company

Tapestry appoints Scott A. Roe CFO and Head of Strategy

Apr 30, 2021 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, announced Scott A. Roe will be the new CFO, effective from the 1st of June 2021 onwards. Mr. Roe will have responsibility for all finance functions as well as leading the Company’s Strategy and Consumer Insights teams

Nona Source: online resale platform for materials from LVMH Fashion & Leather Goods Maisons

Apr 29, 2021 / France
The French multinational corporation and conglomerate specializing in luxury goods has announced the launch of Nona Source, the first online resale platform for “re-sourcing” materials from the Group’s Fashion & Leather Goods Maisons

Crocs reports record revenue and raises 2021 guidance

Apr 29, 2021 / United States
Revenue of the company famous for its clogs in the first three months of the fiscal year totalled 460.1 million US dollars, an increase of 63.6% from similar period last year. The company took the opportunity to raise its guidance for the full year
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