World Footwear

United Kingdom

UK: optimism among employers rises to eight-year high

May 20, 2021 / United Kingdom
Optimism among UK employers has struck an eight-year high. A new report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and recruiter Adecco, says all sectors are expecting a post-COVID jobs recovery

British Retail Consortium talks about promising signs

May 18, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK trade association for retail businesses confirms a total sales increase of 7.3% in the month of April, following the reopening of brick of mortar. However, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) this is still fragile

UK: online retail sales grow despite high street reopening

May 17, 2021 / United Kingdom
Online retail sales have continued to grow in April, rising 10.2% year-on-year, despite the reopening of the high street and against strong figures for April 2020. The latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index reports

JD Sports with changes at its Board

May 7, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands, today announced that Andy Rubin has stepped down from the Board as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from the 6th of May 2021

Supermarket chain Asda to start selling second-hand clothes

May 4, 2021 / United Kingdom
George at Asda has announced it will be launching a new second-hand vintage fashion range in its stores, giving a new lease of life to pre-worn garments

Matt Priest: we are 100% against the duties

Premium ContentApr 26, 2021 / United States
We spoke with the President & CEO of the Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America to go over the topic of the moment: the US threat of duties on footwear imported from Spain, Italy and the UK

What are the Digital Services Taxes?

Apr 26, 2021 / OECD
Recently, there has been increasing concerns regarding the fact that the existing international tax system is not accommodating the digitization of the economy, as multinationals generally pay corporate income tax where production takes place, and the location of consumers is not taken into the equation

JD Sports Fashion with robust results

Apr 21, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retail group reported a set of good results for the fiscal year ended on the 30th of January 2021, despite the impact of the pandemic and Brexit

Kurt Geiger to open 9 new stores this week

Apr 14, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer has announced it will open nine new stores this week as non-essential retailers in England are allowed to reopen

Asos with sales growth of 24%

Apr 13, 2021 / United Kingdom
A few weeks after the announcement of the acquisition of part of the assets of the Arcadia group, including Topshop, the British electronic marketer Asos published its results for the six months to the end of February, posting two digits growth in sales

Great Britain with a record of 17 500 stores closing in 2020

Apr 9, 2021 / Great Britain
According to new data by consulting firm PwC, Great Britain had an avalanche of store closures during 2020, with some 17 500 stores not resisting the impact of the pandemic. On the other hand, 7 655 opened, representing a net loss of 9 877 stores

Trading footwear with the UK: are you familiar with the EU-UK deal?

Premium ContentMar 23, 2021 / European Union
Just before Christmas, people and businesses from both sides of the English Channel breathed in relief: a BREXIT deal had been achieved. Almost immediately, many questions arose regarding the new procedures to move goods between the two parties. Are you familiar with the new deal? Learn more today

Clarks was already in difficulties before COVID-19

Mar 21, 2021 / United Kingdom
The footwear group published its annual report with reference to fiscal year ending on the 1st of February 2020. The results don’t reflect the full impact of the pandemic in the business or the recent change in the ownership

Burberry adjusts forecast after sales rebound

Mar 19, 2021 / United Kingdom
The luxury fashion house headquartered in London has issued an unscheduled trading update ahead of the 27th of March 2021 financial year end

New exhibition in London focus on sneakers

Mar 16, 2021 / United Kingdom
The new show will tell the story of sneakers and will open at the Design Museum, in London, on the 30th of April and will last until the 24th of October 2021
Page 4 of 22