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Ubik, specialist in children's shoes

Apr 5, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know Ubik, a footwear company based in Santa Maria da Feira in the North of Portugal and with roughly three decades of experience manufacturing shoes

Alber Elbaz teams up with Tod's

Apr 5, 2019 / Italy
The famous fashion designer will work on a new collaboration with the Italian brand of luxury footwear Tod’s. Alber Elbaz was chosen by Diego Della Valle

Puma to be Formula 1's partner

Apr 4, 2019 / Germany
Sports company Puma has announced a long-term partnership with Formula 1 to become the exclusive merchandise retail partner from the start of the 2019 season. This year, Puma stands and superstores will be present in 17 out of the 21 Grands Prix in the calendar

Roberto Cavalli closes stores in the US

Apr 3, 2019 / United States
The Italian fashion house has closed its US stores as it continues to seek for an investor to seal a deal that prevents bankruptcy

Another year of growth for Yue Yuen

Apr 1, 2019 / Hong Kong
The giant manufacturer of athletic and casual and outdoor footwear has announced its 2018 annual results. Revenue for the year rose by 6.3% to 9.70 billion US dollars (9.12 billion US dollars in the previous year)

CCC increases sales by 25%

Apr 1, 2019 / Poland
The Management Board of the CCC Group published preliminary financial data for the fourth quarter of 2018, marked by impressive sales growth. The importance of the e-commerce channel is growing

Rise in fake goods trading

Mar 29, 2019 / World
Trade in counterfeit and pirated goods has risen steadily in the last few years and now stands at 3.3% of global trade, according to a new report by the OECD and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office

Bids for LK Bennett

Mar 29, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based premium fashion chain retailing womenswear, leather footwear and accessories collapsed into administration earlier this month. Now, bids for the business start to be known

New EMEA Director for Havaianas

Mar 27, 2019 / EMEA
Alpargatas, the owner of the Havaianas brand, appointed Scott Ziegler the brand's new Retail Director for the EMEA region

World Footwear Congress discusses sustainability

Mar 26, 2019 / CEC
The next edition of the World Footwear Congress is taking place in Naples from the 3rd to the 5th of April. The full program with speakers is now available

Deichmann acquires shoe chain KicksUSA

Mar 26, 2019 / United States
German shoe retailer Deichmann is investing in China and the US with several initiatives planned for 2019. The acquisition of shoe chain KicksUSA already took place

New Generation: Meet Palazzo VII

Mar 25, 2019 / Portugal
Today we bring you the thoughts of Luísa and Carolina, the two lifetime friends behind the brand Palazzo VII

Nike reports strong growth

Mar 25, 2019 / United States
The Oregon-based sportswear giant reported financial results for its fiscal third quarter. Revenue increased by 7% totalling 9.6 billion US dollars (up by 11% on a currency-neutral basis)

Nine West emerges from Chapter 11 and renames business

Mar 22, 2019 / United States
The US-based retailer completed its financial and operational restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11 under the majority equity ownership of CVC Credit Partners and Brigade Capital. Nine West renamed to Premier Brands

DSW rebranding strategy

Mar 21, 2019 / United States
DSW Inc. announced a 3-year strategic plan with new priorities and financial goals. The company is changing its name to Designer Brands to reflect strategy and business model
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