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New Generation: meet Patrícia Henriques

Feb 7, 2020 / Portugal
Brand Patrícia Henriques was born out of Patrícia's dream. After being a mother, she felt it was time to move forward with the project of creating comfortable footwear that was both elegant and sophisticated

Informa partners with Micam and launches Micam Americas

Feb 7, 2020 / United States
The owner of MAGIC and Project LV announced a partnership with Micam to introduce a new footwear industry event in the USA. Micam Americas will debut in August 2020

Caleres names John McPhee President for Sam Edelman

Feb 6, 2020 / United States
John McPhee will join the company as the president of the Sam Edelman brand, reporting directly to Sam Edelman. He joins Caleres from Herman Miller Retail, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 2010

Forever 21 with new deal to sell assets

Feb 6, 2020 / United States
The US-based fast fashion retailer Forever 21, which filed for bankruptcy in September last year, reached an agreement with a consortium of companies to sell its assets for 81 million US dollars

Tapestry with key executive appointments

Feb 6, 2020 / United States
The luxury house has appointed Liz Fraser as CEO & Brand President for Kate Spade; Giorgio Sarné as CEO & Brand President for Stuart Weitzman and Yann Bozec as President of Tapestry Asia Pacific

Capri cuts forecast as it expects to take the hit from coronavirus

Feb 5, 2020 / United Kingdom
The owner of Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo and Versace cut its forecasts as it warned of a 100 million US dollars hit to revenue due to the coronavirus outbreak in China

Tod's closes the year with 2.6% decline in sales

Feb 5, 2020 / Italy
The luxury shoes and leather goods company announced declining sales for 2019 (-2.6%). However, the business started to pick up in the last quarter with an improvement in the revenue trend

Wolverine declares quarterly dividend

Feb 5, 2020 / United States
The company's Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 0.10 US dollars per share of common stock

EU-Japan EPA: a practical guide for footwear companies

Premium ContentFeb 4, 2020 / Japan
The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union and Japan entered into force last year creating the largest open trade zone in the world. Today we bring you a practical guide for footwear companies

Sales up by 2.3% at Salvatore Ferragamo

Feb 4, 2020 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury sector player released the Group’s Preliminary Consolidated Revenue for Fiscal Year 2019, which amount to 1,377 million Euros up 2.3% at current exchange rates and 1.3% at constant exchange rates

International trade fairs postponed as a consequent of the Coronavirus

Feb 4, 2020 / China
Chic Shanghai has been postponed. APLF is considering postponing. ISPO Beijing and textile trade fairs in Shanghai also on hold. In Europe, MICAM is proceeding as planned with preparations for the February edition

Tamil Nadu to get heavy investment from Taiwan

Feb 3, 2020 / India
According to what is being reported by Times of India, 2 major Taiwanese investments are taking place in Tamil Nadul, in India

Toms appoints new CEO

Feb 3, 2020 / United States
Magnus Wedhammar, former GM of Sanuk, a footwear brand belonging to the portfolio of Deckers Outdoor Corporation, was appointed as Toms' new CEO

Kastel opens Norway's first self-service shoe shop

Jan 31, 2020 / Norway
In collaboration with Touchtech and fashion online platform Miinto, Kastel offers customers an interactive solution that makes it possible to shop without the presence of store employees
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