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Hoka drives growth for Deckers Brands

Aug 8, 2022 / United States
The Californian-based group reported that Hoka's net sales rose by 54.9% in the first quarter of fiscal 2023, as compared to the same quarter of last year, reaching 330.0 million US dollars

Skechers posts revenue growth

Jul 28, 2022 / United States
Despite macroeconomic headwinds and COVID-related restrictions in China, the US-based company reported having achieved yet a new quarterly sales record

Rikard Adolfsoon from Axel Arigato: consumers will expect brands to be sustainable

Premium ContentJul 22, 2022 / Sweden
Today we bring you the second part of the interview with Rikard Adolfsoon, Supply Chain Director from Axel Arigato. We have talked about the impact of the pandemic in the business, sustainability, retail channels and the future challenges of the industry. Watch the video

Consumer demand across mobile apps fosters Nike's growth

Jul 19, 2022 / United States
The US-based sportswear giant attributed the 18% annual revenue growth in its digital business to consumer demand across its mobile apps

Rikard Adolfsoon from Axel Arigato: we will continue to challenge everything

Premium ContentJul 13, 2022 / Sweden
Today we bring you the first part of an interview with Rikard Adolfsoon, Supply Chain Director from Axel Arigato, which was founded in 2014 as a direct-to-consumer fashion brand. Axel Arigato has physical stores in six countries across Europe and UAE and is present online in 134 territories worldwide

JD Sports appoints new Chairman

Jul 11, 2022 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer announced that Andrew Higginson has been named Chair of the group, effective today, after a thorough search process carried out by the Board

Zèta: we are always on the lookout for new waste to recycle

Premium ContentJul 7, 2022 / France
We spoke with Laure Babin, the CEO of the zero-waste sneakers brand Zèta. Made exclusively from recycled, vegan and recyclable materials, the shoes are designed in Bordeaux, manufactured in Portugal and sold only across Europe to reduce the carbon footprint

Wolverine Worldwide sells Champion footwear licence to HanesBrands

Jul 6, 2022 / United States
The company announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Keds sold the Champion trademarks for footwear in the US and Canada to its licensee HannesBrands for 90 million USD in cash

Saye forecasts growth for 2022

Jul 5, 2022 / Spain
The brand of sustainable footwear, which posted sales of 5 million euros in 2021, expects to reach revenue of more than 8 million euros this year, on the back of the launch of four new models

Ferragamo opens NFT booth in Soho's concept store

Jul 4, 2022 / Italy
The space, conceived as a new retail experience and creative hub, includes a hologram sneaker customization tool and an immersive NFT boot that allows customers to create their digital artwork

Nike announces fourth quarter and full year results

Jun 30, 2022 / United States
The US-based company posted full year revenue growth despite the impact of COVID-19-related disruptions in China and higher freight and logistics costs in the fourth quarter performance

Fleet Feet to acquire Marathon Sports

Jun 29, 2022 / United States
The US franchisor of locally owned and operated running stores announced that it will acquire the New England-based running retailer Marathon Sports and its soundRunner and Runner's Alley brands

Nike to fully exit Russia

Jun 28, 2022 / United States
Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the US-based sportswear giant halted operations in the country. But now has decided to leave the Russian marketplace for good

Balmain partners with digital artist Jeff Cole

Jun 23, 2022 / France
The French house is teaming up with the artist on the launch of exclusive artwork for the Balmain Unicorn sneaker. Balmain is yet another luxury brand to explore the metaverse

JD Sports doubles profit

Jun 22, 2022 / United Kingdom
The retailer posted a record profit before tax and exceptional items in fiscal 2022, as well as revenue growth of 38%, year-over-year, reaching 8.56 billion British pounds (9.95 billion euros)
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