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Digital changed the conversation between consumers and brands

Sep 16, 2019 / China
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about brands, digital and China according to the views of Maria Amelia Odetti from Secoo

Tapestry with strategic alliance with Alibaba’s Tmall

Sep 12, 2019 / China
The New York-based luxury house will be one of the first companies to collaborate with Tmall in adopting the recently unveiled Flagship Store 2.0, beginning later this month

Singaporeans spending less on clothing and shoes

Aug 9, 2019 / Singapore
The average household spent about 120 Singaporean dollars a month on clothing and footwear, down from about 160 Singaporean dollars in the 2012/2013 period. Data comes from a Government survey

Farfetch acquires New Guards Group

Aug 9, 2019 / United Kingdom
The London-based luxury ecommerce giant bought New Guards, the group owning brand Off-White, for a total value of 675 million US dollars. Farfetch plans to launch "Brands of the future"

Sustainability is a business imperative

Jul 15, 2019 / United Kingdom
The words are from Sara Maggioni, Head of Womenswear at WGSN, a trend forecasting company. Sara talked to us about sustainability and other hot topics of the footwear industry

Online retail in the UK to reach 53% by 2028

Jul 12, 2019 / United Kingdom
A new report by Retail Economics* and commissioned by law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) reveals that online shopping in the UK will account for more than 50% of retail sales over the next ten years

Asos to reduce staff

Jul 11, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British-based online retailer is said to be on the verge of implementing a plan to reduce its workforce, as reported by the Sunday Times a few days ago. The cuts should be made at headquarters in London

All the answers at the World Footwear Congress

May 23, 2019 / CEC
The footwear industry gathered in Naples last month to discuss the pressing issues of the moment and to try to anticipate the challenges of tomorrow. Watch some of their ideas here

Kohl’s expands network of Amazon returns

May 16, 2019 / United States
Amazon customers will now have free, easy returns in all Kohl’s stores. The new functionality will be rolled out to all network of Kohl's locations this summer

Gucci's new strategy to connect with millennials

May 1, 2019 / Italy
The Italian luxury brand of fashion and leather goods is opening 6 call centres. The aim of the strategy is to better interact with high-spending millennials engaging them with the brand

A successful World Footwear Congress

Apr 9, 2019 / CEC
The sixth edition of the World Footwear Congress took place last week in Naples, located in an European region with high footwear industry representation. The debate focused on themes under the topic Digitalisation for a sustainable footwear industry

adidas invests in China to accelerate expansion

Apr 8, 2019 / China
The Germany-based sports brand is heavily investing in China, where its growth is three times higher than in the rest of the world. adidas plans to open 1 000 stores in China this year and expand ecommerce

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

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

Dick's Sporting Goods enthusiastic about the business

Mar 20, 2019 / United States
The US-based sporting goods chain reported falling sales and earnings for the fourth-quarter due to a calendar shift. For the full year, Dick’s Sporting Goods predicts consolidated same-store sales to be approximately 0%-2%
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