World Footwear


Kering closes the sale of Sergio Rossi

Dec 30, 2015 / France
The Kering group has completed the sale of the Italian luxury shoemaker to InvestIndustrial

Kering with 15% revenue growth

Dec 11, 2015 / France
France-based leader in apparel and accessories has announced 15.2% revenue growth in the first nine months of the year. Revenue generated by Luxury activities up by 16.5%. Sport & Lifestyle activities grew by 12.8%

Panafrica reaches crowdfunding goal in its first day

Dec 9, 2015 / France
Within eight hours following its launch, the France-based company saw its project reaching the goal of securing a minimum of 200 pre-orders and has now set up a new goal

Hermès buys Tanneries du Puy

Nov 30, 2015 / France
Hermès Cuir Précieux announced the acquisition of one of its historical leather partners and suppliers

Hermès consolidates growth in sales

Nov 26, 2015 / France
The France-based luxury brand continues with good performance in revenue. The group confirmed its medium-term goal for 2015 with revenue growth at constant exchange rates of 8%.

Dior teams up with Bergdorf Goodman

Nov 19, 2015 / United States
The France-based luxury house is testing footwear ecommerce through a partnership with the New York-based department store

Hermès launches online platform focused on men

Sep 16, 2015 / France
The French-based luxury fashion house launched a new male-orientated online platform. The website Le MANifeste D'Hermès will focus on taking the brand to its male consumers

Birkin authorizes Hermès to continue using her name

Sep 11, 2015 / France
The France-based company reiterated its commitment to the ethical treatment of crocodiles in its partner farms. Actress Jane Birkin satisfied with the company's efforts

Hermès presents solid growth

Sep 5, 2015 / France
The group’s consolidated turnover for the first semester reached 2 299 million euros, an increase of 21% at current exchange rates. Excluding currency impact, the growth amounts to 9%

Asics opens first performance store in Paris

Aug 11, 2015 / France
The Japan-based company is debuting a new retail design concept. The store will trial the new motion-sensor MOTION ID service which analyses running styles and advises consumers on most suitable footwear

Solid sales growth at Hermès

Jul 24, 2015 / France
French-based company announced sales increase by 21% at current rates and 9% at constant rates. The group’s consolidated turnover for the first semester totaled 2 299 million euros

Louboutin back in court

May 15, 2015 / France
The famous footwear designer Christian Louboutin, well-known for its iconic red-soled shoes, is back to court in a new lawsuit to protect its trademark

Hermès announces sustained sales growth

May 4, 2015 / France
Growth rate for the first quarter of the year reached +19% at current exchange rates and +8% at constant exchange rates

Why Shoes?, a new thematic exhibition in France

Apr 22, 2015 / France
The retrospective exhibition by Xavier G-Solis, was inaugurated last week at the International Footwear Museum in France

Vivarte continues its restruturing process

Apr 9, 2015 / France
The France-based clothing and footwear giant announced that 1 344 net jobs will be lost in La Halle and 105 at Andre. The group will close 244 stores
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