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J.Crew appoints Jan Singer as CEO

Jan 29, 2020 / United States
The Board of Directors of the American multi-brand, multi-channel, specialty retailer appointed Jan Singer to serve as Chief Executive Officer, effective from the 2nd of February

EU-Japan EPA: how to determine the rule of origin for Footwear?

Premium ContentJan 28, 2020 / European Union
To benefit from the European Union (EU) - Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) preferential tariff rates, the product needs to be originating in Japan or the EU

Pakistan leather industry with good semester

Jan 28, 2020 / Pakistan
During the first six months of the current fiscal year Pakistan’s leather goods exports grew by 11.1%. Exports of footwear with double digit increases in the period

adidas uses more than 50% recycled polyester in its products

Jan 28, 2020 / Germany
This year adidas reaches a significant milestone on their road to sustainability: in 2020, for the first time, more than half of the polyester used in adidas products will come from recycled plastic waste

New Generation: meet Filipa Couto

Jan 24, 2020 / Portugal
With a Bachelor Degree in Clinic Psychology and a Master in Business Management Filipa has choosen the challenge to take on her family business. An invitation from her father has made her the second generation working at Trofal

Woolworths changes CEO

Jan 23, 2020 / South Africa
Woolworths' CEO Ian Moir has resigned and Roy Bagattini, President of Levi Strauss' American operations will fill the position

Brand Velocity Partners acquires Original Footwear

Jan 23, 2020 / United States
Private equity firm Brand Velocity Partners, focused on acquiring lower-middle market consumer businesses, announced it has purchased the iconic brand Original Footwear

Gallery Fashion: forecasting the next edition

Jan 23, 2020 / Germany
The next edition of the Gallery Fashion trade fair will take place in Düsseldorf, from the 25th to the 27th of February. Learn about the details

Bardot to have major restructure

Jan 22, 2020 / Australia
The brand, which went into voluntary administration in November, will close 58 stores over the next two months. 530 employees expected to be impacted

Genesco with 2% increase in comparable sales

Jan 21, 2020 / United States
The Nashville-based company announced that comparable sales, including both stores and direct sales, increased by 2% for the quarter-to-date period ended on the 9th of January 2020

JD Sports with positive holiday sales

Jan 20, 2020 / United Kingdom
The sports-fashion retail company based in the UK announced an update on performance following the Christmas trading period. A positive like for like trend was registered

Nike donates 5 million US dollars to Obama Presidential Centre

Jan 20, 2020 / United States
The Nike Foundation is donating 5 million US dollars to create a public athletic facility in the new Obama’s Presidential Centre

Geox: sales down in 2019 and a complex context

Jan 20, 2020 / Italy
The brand’s revenue amounted to 805.9 million euros in 2019, decreasing by 2.6%. Revenue from the footwear segment, which accounts for 89.4% of the consolidated turnover, totalled 720.8 million euros, down by 3.1%

Portuguese Shoes with new campaign

Jan 17, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear, Components and Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association (APICCAPS) presented the new Portuguese Shoes campaign for 2020

Sports footwear under the spotlight during Micam

Jan 17, 2020 / Italy
The organisers of the Milan trade fair have announced that the area dedicated to sports and outdoor shoes is back again, following the debut in the last edition and in line with market trends and the growing demand of buyers
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