World Footwear

Leather goods

China leather industry expected to keep on track

Apr 29, 2016 / China
Moderate growth in revenue and profits is expected for 2016 according to CLIA, the China Leather Industry Association, notwithstanding the uncertainty in overseas markets which poses various challenges for exports

Burberry posts disappointing sales

Apr 29, 2016 / United Kingdom
The luxury British-based brand reported a 1% decline in total revenue, reflecting negative growth in retail, wholesale and licensing. Such disappointing second-half sales let the company to warn on profit for the current fiscal year

Prada’s weak results

Apr 18, 2016 / Italy
According to Bloomberg Prada has failed to meet its own earnings forecasts in 11 of the past 12 quarters. This was aggravated by profit margin shrinking from 27% in 2012 to 14% last year

French leather sector with 11% growth on exports

Apr 5, 2016 / France
Exports across the French leather sector, taking all products into account, grew by 11% in 2015, generating a total of 9.3 billion euros

Ferragamo Group fights counterfeiting

Mar 10, 2016 / Italy
The Italy-based group has announced thousands of actions carried out in 2015. A new microchip will start to be embedded in Ferragamo shoes and leather goods with an aim to make counterfeiting more difficult

Coach’s net sales up by 4%

Jan 27, 2016 / United States
The New York-based design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced its second quarter results

Tod’s consolidates sales

Dec 17, 2015 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury goods group announced 3.1% growth in third quarter sales. For the nine months period sales increased by 5.1%

Hermès buys Tanneries du Puy

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

Cavalinho invests half a million euros over the next two years

Nov 27, 2015 / Portugal
Company Jacinto Azevedo & Santos announced a new investment project to strengthen the internationalization process of its brand Cavalinho. The aim is to consolidate its presence in existing markets and to venture into new ones

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%.

Declining leather footwear exports in India

Nov 10, 2015 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports (CLE) leather footwear exports reached 962.75 million US dollars in the first five months of the fiscal year, declining by 4.7% from similar period in the previous year

The increasing value of green and responsible labels

Nov 6, 2015 / Portugal
The study Footwear Consumer 2030 predicts that in the next 15 years sustainability issues will raise new questions for brands and businesses, especially as public scrutiny tends to intensify

Revenue growth continues at Ferragamo

Sep 28, 2015 / Italy
One of the key players in the luxury sector has presented its consolidated results for the six months period ended at the 30th of June 2015. Growth continues at the Italian group

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%
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