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Footwear industry leaders joined forces against tariffs

Jun 5, 2019 / United States
Last week, the leaders of 5 industry associations in the US signed a letter addressed to President Trump, opposing the proposed tariffs on shoes and other accessories coming from China

CCC with excellent quarter performance

Jun 5, 2019 / Poland
Good sales results in March impacted the growth of revenue in the first quarter by nearly 60%. The sales dynamics in the segment of e-commerce had a significant impact on the achieved level of revenue

New Balance launches new platform for running shoes

Jun 5, 2019 / United States
Coming in summer 2019, the global athletic player New Balance will launch a reimagined product platform, called FuelCell, that is built to power up run

Asics releases 2018 sustainability report

Jun 4, 2019 / Japan
The Japan-based sportswear giant has released its 2018 Sustainability Report, summarizing the company’s progress towards medium and long-term sustainability targets, its ASICS Sustainability Vision

Shawn Gensch as JCPenney's Chief Customer Officer

Jun 4, 2019 / United States
The US-based department store chain announced Shawn Gensch, a highly accomplished executive with 25 years of experience in marketing and finance, as Chief Customer Officer, effective from June onwards and reporting directly to CEO Jill Soltau

DSW with strong start to the year

Jun 3, 2019 / United States
The Ohio-based retailer has announced double-digit increases in both revenue and earnings for the first quarter of the new fiscal year

Crocs: first quarter exceeds expectations

Jun 3, 2019 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs has announced first quarter results. A good start to the year as Crocs exceeded all guidance metrics

Yue Yuen: profit down by 20.9%

Jun 3, 2019 / Hong Kong
In the first quarter of 2019, total revenue attributable to the Group’s footwear manufacturing activity increased by 6.4%. Production also increased in the period

Capri is in growth mode

May 31, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based group announced double digit growth for fourth quarter's revenue. Capri Holdings is in growth mode and 2020 is expected to be an investment year for the group

Genesco's focus on footwear is succeeding

May 31, 2019 / United States
The Nashville-based company announced net sales up by 2% in the first quarter of the year, which follows the sale of Lids (Hats, Fan Gear, Sports Apparel, Jerseys, Sports Merchandise) to focus on footwear

Vapesol promotes design competition

May 29, 2019 / Portugal
The soles manufacturer based in Felgueiras, in the north of Portugal and at the heart of the footwear industry Cluster, is giving design students an opportunity to develop a prototype which will be at exhibition at Lineapelle

Leslie Gallin from FN Platform: People will continue to shop

May 28, 2019 / United States
Beginning in August 2019, MAGIC will move to a single venue, allowing its many shows to exist as curated neighbourhoods within one single campus. We took the opportunity to discuss this issue and others with Leslie Gallin

Gallery sets the bar high for the next edition

May 28, 2019 / Germany
Setting itself as an early ordering event, Gallery is expecting a 27% increase in the number of exhibitors and product groups are set to grow by 35% in terms of floor space at the coming July event

VF Corporation completes separation of Kontoor Brands

May 28, 2019 / United States
At the end of last week, the branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories group has announced it has completed the previously announced separation of VF’s Jeanswear organization into an independent, publicly traded company

Increase in shareholding at 361º

May 28, 2019 / Hong Kong
Through an announcement made by 361 Degrees International Ltd on a voluntary basis it was made public that President Mr. Ding Wuhao has increased its shareholding in the company
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