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Shoe Zone with declining profits blames financial burden of public policies

Jan 30, 2020 / United Kingdom
In the last financial year Shoe Zone's underlying pre-tax earnings slid to 9.6 million British pounds from 11.3 British pounds in the previous year. Management blames Government for increasing taxes

Deckers Brands reports dynamic quarter

Jan 30, 2020 / United States
In the third quarter Deckers net sales grew by 7.4%. A 2.6% increase was recorded by Ugg. Sales of the Hoka One One segment jumped by 63.6%. Teva and Sanuk both suffered double-digit declines

Shoe industry welcomes Trump’s fight on counterfeiting

Jan 29, 2020 / United States
Industry associations welcome the Administration recommendations on ways to prevent the spread of counterfeits through third-party e-commerce platforms

J.Crew appoints Jan Singer as CEO

Jan 29, 2020 / United States
The Board of Directors of the American multi-brand, multi-channel, specialty retailer appointed Jan Singer to serve as Chief Executive Officer, effective from the 2nd of February

Tim Boyle named Chairman of the Board at Columbia Sportswear

Jan 29, 2020 / United States
Columbia Sportswear Company’s Board of Directors Appoints CEO and President Tim Boyle as Chairman of the Board; Andy Bryant Appointed as Lead Independent Director

Pakistan leather industry with good semester

Jan 28, 2020 / Pakistan
During the first six months of the current fiscal year Pakistan’s leather goods exports grew by 11.1%. Exports of footwear with double digit increases in the period

adidas uses more than 50% recycled polyester in its products

Jan 28, 2020 / Germany
This year adidas reaches a significant milestone on their road to sustainability: in 2020, for the first time, more than half of the polyester used in adidas products will come from recycled plastic waste

Louis Vuitton to open its largest store in Japan

Jan 28, 2020 / United States
The main brand of the LVMH's portfolio, Louis Vuitton, will open its largest store in Japan in Osaka in February. At the same time the brand will open its first cafe and restaurant

12 Timberland stores to close across the UK

Jan 27, 2020 / United Kingdom
Outdoor clothing and footwear brand Timberland together with their retail partner 73 Retail are closing 12 stores across the UK. Other closures impacting The North Face and Havaianas

Emerald Expositions appoints CFO

Jan 27, 2020 / United States
David Doft was announced as the new Chief Financial Officer of Emerald Expositions Events Inc., the parent of Surf Expo, Outdoor Retailer and other trade shows

Woolworths changes CEO

Jan 23, 2020 / South Africa
Woolworths' CEO Ian Moir has resigned and Roy Bagattini, President of Levi Strauss' American operations will fill the position

Brand Velocity Partners acquires Original Footwear

Jan 23, 2020 / United States
Private equity firm Brand Velocity Partners, focused on acquiring lower-middle market consumer businesses, announced it has purchased the iconic brand Original Footwear

Gallery Fashion: forecasting the next edition

Jan 23, 2020 / Germany
The next edition of the Gallery Fashion trade fair will take place in Düsseldorf, from the 25th to the 27th of February. Learn about the details

Bardot to have major restructure

Jan 22, 2020 / Australia
The brand, which went into voluntary administration in November, will close 58 stores over the next two months. 530 employees expected to be impacted

Puma signs first American professional soccer team

Jan 22, 2020 / United States
New Mexico United will become the first American professional soccer team to partner with Puma
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