World Footwear

United Kingdom

Caleres adds Naturalizer & Sam Edelman distribution to its European business

Mar 1, 2021 / United Kingdom
The US-based footwear group is adding 2 brands through its European distribution office, based in Milton Keynes in the United Kingdom. Caleres aims to broaden the reach of its brand portfolio and strengthen connections with global consumers

Skechers wins ninth Footwear Plus Company of the Year award

Mar 1, 2021 / United Kingdom
For the ninth time in the past 15 years, Skechers has been chosen as Company of the Year by Footwear Plus. Skechers Kids also received the Excellence in Children’s Design Award

CEO Giorgio Presca exits Clarks

Feb 25, 2021 / United Kingdom
According to several reports on the news, the CEO of Clarks has reportedly left the business. Other members of the company’s executive team are allegedly leaving as well

Peter Foot is leaving Shoe Zone

Feb 23, 2021 / United Kingdom
Shoe Zone announced that Peter Foot, its Finance Director, has left the business with immediate effect

Shoe Zone expects 24.3% decline in revenue

Feb 18, 2021 / United Kingdom
Ahead of releasing its final results for the 52-week period ended on the 3rd of October 2020, Shoe Zone announces that it expects to report revenue for the period of approximately 122.6 million British pounds, a 24.3% decline from the previous year

Burberry: store sales decline by 9%

Feb 12, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK-based fashion house has announced third quarter results, marked by decline in retail revenue. Suffering the impact of COVID-19 in its retail network, comparable store sales declined by 9% in the quarter

UK: footfall from bad to worse

Feb 10, 2021 / United Kingdom
The words are from the British Retail Consortium, and come up as the UK is facing the third lockdown since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and after a whole month of non-essential stores closed

Boohoo buys several brands from Arcadia

Feb 10, 2021 / United Kingdom
The United Kingdom-based online fashion retailer acquired Dorothy Perkins, Burton and Wallis' brands, its intellectual property and stocks for 25.2 million British pounds in cash

Burberry included in Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index

Feb 4, 2021 / United Kingdom
The ethical character of the British fashion brand Burberry was first recognized by the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) - Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index

London Fashion Week February 2021 to go ahead with no live audience

Feb 3, 2021 / United Kingdom
The event due to run from Friday 19th to Tuesday 23rd will be able to go ahead as digital-only event. Shows, presentations and installations can be filmed and photographed but should not take place with an invited audience

JD Sports Fashion to acquire US-based DTLR

Feb 2, 2021 / United States
The UK-based retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands, announces it entered into a conditional agreement for the acquisition of 100% of DTLR Villa LLC, a US-based lifestyle retailer with roughly 250 stores in 19 states

Asos buys Topshop and other Arcadia's brands

Feb 1, 2021 / United Kingdom
The deal includes Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT. The brands were for sale after the Arcadia group collapsed into administration by the end of 2020

Li Ning’s unit Viva China to acquire majority stake at Clarks

Jan 29, 2021 / United Kingdom
The Chinese gymnast-turned-businessman Li Ning is about to take control of the British shoemaker less than a month after Clarks sold a majority stake to the Hong Kong-based private equity firm LionRock Capital, of which Li is Non-Executive Chairman

JD Sports raises profit forecast

Jan 21, 2021 / United Kingdom
Despite having to deal with many temporary store closures across several territories, JD Sports registered robust demand throughout the second half, including in the months of November and December

UK Retail: footfall down over by 40% in 2020

Jan 18, 2021 / United Kingdom
According to the British Retail Consortium a hard year ends a with footfall decline of 43%. Year on year UK Footfall decreased by 46.1% in December. The restrictions to contain the spread of COVID-19 are largely on the origin of such numbers
Page 3 of 20