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Footwear consumption to decline 22.5% in 2020

Premium ContentApr 13, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
The World Footwear' experts panel, gathering specialists from all over the world, is foreseeing a drop in global footwear consumption of 22.5% in the current year

Covid-19: level of disruption rises in Vietnam

Premium ContentApr 13, 2020 / Vietnam
The country has less than 300 reported cases and no deaths resulting from Covid-19 but the impacts in the footwear industry are noticeable, and Intensive Social Distancing is currently in place

Growing concerns in Poland due to Covid-19 impacts

Apr 13, 2020 / Poland
The country has more than 6 600 cases of people infected with Covid-19 and little more than 230 deaths. While no formal lock down of the productive activities is in place the disruption is growing

Malaysia: all operations ceased except essential services

Apr 10, 2020 / Malaysia
As Covid-19 continues to spread, the country already has more than 4 200 infected and the economy is stopped, apart from 10 key essential services

Covid-19: latest news from Korea

Premium ContentApr 9, 2020 / South Korea
We continue our trip around the word to give you the latest updates about the impact of Covid-19 in the different markets. Today is Korea's turn

South Africa: massive disruption caused by Covid-19

Premium ContentApr 9, 2020 / South Africa
In the last few weeks, the situation aggravated in South Africa, as a full lockdown has been in place since the 27th of March and disruption has increased significantly

US consumption declines by 16%

Apr 8, 2020 / United States
US-based NPD is monitoring the consumption in the country and has concluded the decline in the week terminating on the 21st of March reached two digits rates

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Apr 8, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
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Puma stores reopen in Wuhan

Apr 8, 2020 / China
The giant sporstwear brand has re-opened its store in Wuhan, China, the city where the coronavirus was first reported. The company plans to re-open its five other stores in the greater Wuhan region by mid-April

Clarks considers permanently closing stores

Apr 8, 2020 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear retailer is preparing for the permanent closure of some of its stores and asked bankers to advise on options available for the strategic move

Brazil: loss of jobs worries footwear industry

Apr 6, 2020 / Brazil
With a reduction in consumption as brick and mortar stores close in an attempt to contain the spread of Covid-19, job loss in the sector might be the next problem

Shoe Carnival extends store closures

Apr 3, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer has announced it would be extending its store closures until further notice, given the diffusion of the Covid-19 in the country

Chile: Covid-19 is aggravating the situation caused by social instability

Premium ContentApr 2, 2020 / Chile
The country is still feeling the early stages of Covid-19 diffusion with little more than 3 000 confirmed cases. We spoke with FEDECCAL to understand the impact in the footwear industry

Foschini to stop rental payments during South Africa’s lockdown

Apr 2, 2020 / South Africa
The South African retailer said it’s stopping rental payments as it takes the hit of the coronavirus outbreak

Hermès reduces proposed dividend

Apr 1, 2020 / France
The French luxury goods group said it has decided to reduce its planned 2020 dividend to shareholders in order to implement some measures to response to the coronavirus outbreak
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