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Brands to spend up to 15 billion US dollars on influencer marketing

Jan 2, 2020 / United States
According to The Influencer Marketing research report from Business Insider Intelligence brands are set to spend up to 15 billion Us dollars on influencer marketing by 2022

Crocs: Beth J. Kaplan joins Board of Directors

Dec 17, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear brand known for its clogs has appointed Beth J. Kaplan appointed to its Board of Directors effective from the 1st of January 2020

Genesco with flat net sales

Dec 6, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear group reported third quarter results. Despite reporting flat sales, the management says results exceeded expectations

Vibram ceases sales to Amazon USA

Dec 6, 2019 / United States
Vibram USA has stopped selling its Vibram FiveFingers products directly to Amazon USA. It is all part of a strategy to fully support its retail partners, the brand says

Retail sales grew by 4% in the US

Dec 5, 2019 / United States
Retail sales in October increased by 0.2% seasonally adjusted over September and were up by 4.2% unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation confirmed

NSRA names Retailer of the Year

Dec 5, 2019 / United States
The National Shoe Retailers Association (NSRA) named Molly and David Jackson as its 2019 Retailer of the Year and celebrated it during NSRA's leadership conference

Overcube: from the digital to the high street

Dec 4, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based marketplace, part of the Kyaia group, opened its first physical store in Lisbon

Shoe Carnival with growing sales and profit

Dec 4, 2019 / United States
The US-based retailer announced third quarter results with increasing net sales and net income, with growth rates of, respectively, 2% and 14% in the quarter

82% US shoppers leave apparel stores without purchasing

Nov 18, 2019 / United States
The conclusion comes from the 2019 Apparel Store Customer Experience Survey published by CB4 and considered the experiences of 1 500 US shoppers

Nike is ending its two-year deal with Amazon

Nov 14, 2019 / United States
The US-based athleticwear brand will end the partnership initiated in 2017 with Amazon and stop selling its products directly on Amazon’s website

Alibaba's Singles' Day sales top 38 billion US dollars

Nov 12, 2019 / China
The Hangzhou-based group announced that it generated 268.4 billion renminbi (38.4 billion US dollars) of gross merchandise volume (GMV) on 2019 Singles' Day

Clarks widen losses

Nov 8, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear brand announced yearly results for the period ended on the 2nd of February. Clarks reported a loss after tax of 82.9 million British pounds

GOAT expands its offer to apparel and accessories

Nov 5, 2019 / United States
The marketplace specialised in sneakers is now adding new categories to offer luxury streetwear apparel and accessories from leading brands

Prada acquires Fratelli Prada

Nov 4, 2019 / Italy
Prada SpA bought Fratelli Prada, the company owner of the four Prada-branded stores in Milan. The deal should amount to 66 million euros

Hudson’s Bay Company to go private

Oct 30, 2019 / Canada
Definitive agreement with shareholders group on the privatization proposal follows an independent evaluation process and negotiations by a Special Committee of the Board of HBC and its advisors
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