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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

Wolverine reaffirms full-year outlook

May 15, 2019 / United States
The Michigan-based footwear giant reported financial results for the first quarter of the year (ended on the 30th of March). Wolverine also provided an update on its key 2019 investments and full-year 2019 outlook

New Generation: meet Bruno Queirós

May 13, 2019 / Portugal
Fashion is a long-time passion of Bruno Queirós, who has been a model and recently decided to launch a footwear brand. He is the face of The Baron’s Cage, a male footwear brand that promises to revolutionize the market

Where do shoes come from?

May 10, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The recent developments on the trade war US-China made us look into the trade relations of both countries in terms of footwear and curious conclusions about consumption in each of the markets arose. Check them here

David W. McCreight appointed to Wolverine Board of Directors

May 9, 2019 / United States
The Michigan-based footwear giant announced the retirement of Joseph R. Gromek from the company’s Board of Directors, and the appointment of a new Board member, David W. McCreight

adidas with successful start into 2019

May 8, 2019 / Germany
Germany-based giant announced revenue growth of 4% (currency-neutral) in the first quarter of the financial year. Net income from continuing operations increased by 16% in the period. Full-year outlook confirmed

Hungary retail sales grew by 4.9%

May 7, 2019 / Hungary
The country's retail sales growth slowed in March, but the pace remained robust, with data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showing a 4.9% growth rate in the month

INLU, 100% Portuguese

May 7, 2019 / Portugal
INLU was first conceptualized in 2017 by a small creative team of women with backgrounds in business and fashion, sharing a common goal to create a new generation of bold and comfortable footwear easily fittting with unique styles

Best quarter ever for Puma

May 6, 2019 / Germany
Puma's sales growth continued in the first quarter of 2019. Sales rose by 15.3% currency-adjusted to 1 319.3 million euros (+16.6% reported) compared to 1 131.1 million euros last year. CEO announces best quarter ever

Good quarter at Under Armour elevates outlook

May 6, 2019 / United States
The Baltimore-based sportwear giant reported first quarter results with revenue up by 2% (3% in currency neutral). Good performance in the quarter resulted in updated 2019 full year outlook

Xtep International to buy K-Swiss

May 3, 2019 / China
PRC-based sportswear enterprise Xtep International Holdings Limited announced plans to acquire E-Land Footwear USA Holdings Inc., the parent company for brands K-Swiss, Palladium and Suprabrands

Genesco with new stock repurchase authorization

May 3, 2019 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear specialty retailer announced today that its board of directors has authorized it to repurchase up to 100 million US dollars of the company's common stock

Tod's confirms dividend distribution

May 3, 2019 / Italy
In the same ordinary meeting which approved the Financial Statements for the year ended in December 2018, shareholders also confirmed the distribution of dividends

Stella to continue re-allocating production

May 2, 2019 / China
The footwear giant announced the first results of the year. Revenue in the first quarter of the year was marked by a 6.1% increase compared to similar period last year

London leads opening of global luxury stores

May 2, 2019 / United Kingdom
Despite the current challenges within the UK retail market, London took the global top spot for luxury store openings in 2018, according to research from international real estate advisor Savills
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