World Footwear

Companies

Continued growth at 361º

Oct 22, 2018 / Hong Kong
The Board of the Hong Kong based footwear company has provided operational updates for its business segments referring to the third quarter of 2018

VF raises outlook

Oct 22, 2018 / United States
The North-Carolina company has raised its full-year fiscal 2019 outlook after a 6% revenue increase in its second-quarter results

Skechers with record sales

Oct 19, 2018 / United States
The US-based footwear giant reported sales of 1.176 billion US dollars for the third quarter, an increase of 7.5%, or 8.5% on a constant currency basis, another record quarter. International wholesale sales increased by 11.8%

Caleres acquires Vionic

Oct 18, 2018 / United States
The St. Louis-based footwear group has announced it has acquired Vionic Group for 360 million US dollars, subject to certain adjustments. The deal allows Caleres to continue to expand its brand portfolio and gives it additional access to the growing contemporary comfort footwear category

Marko with new investment plan for Uzbekistan

Oct 16, 2018 / Uzbekistan
The Belarusian footwear manufacturer Marko has unveiled a major investment plan for Uzbekistan, where it is expected to manage two units with production capacity over 1 million pairs

Puma is back to basketball

Oct 15, 2018 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant is to release its first basketball silhouette in more than 20 years. Launch happens in-store this Thursday 11th

Allbirds to open first UK store

Oct 15, 2018 / United Kingdom
US–based footwear brand Allbirds, focusing on sustainable footwear, has signed for its first UK store in London’s Covent Garden, which will open later this month

11% organic revenue growth for LVMH

Oct 12, 2018 / France
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded a 10% increase in revenue, reaching 33.1 billion euros in the first nine months of 2018. Organic revenue grew by 11% compared to the same period in 2017

A'RCOPEDICO’s investment in retail

Oct 11, 2018 / Portugal
A new investment by the Portuguese-based brand, focusing on comfort shoes, should result in the opening of two new retail sites. One in Lisbon and the other in Seville (Spain)

Vulcabras and Under Armour set partnership in Brazil

Oct 11, 2018 / Brazil
The two companies have announced an agreement by which, for ten years, Vulcabras will have exclusivity in the distribution and licensing of the Under Armour brand in Brazil for all footwear, clothing and acessories

Allen Edmonds with new brand campaign

Oct 10, 2018 / United States
Men’s footwear brand Allen Edmonds is launching a storytelling campaign that leverages the brand's focus on American crafted footwear

Authentic Brands and DSW acquire Camuto

Oct 10, 2018 / United States
Authentic Brands Group LLC (ABG) has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a majority stake in the intellectual property of the Camuto Group's proprietary brands in partnership with DSW Inc.

Double digit growth for Deckers

Oct 8, 2018 / United States
The California-based company has announced net sales increasing by 19.5%. Deckers took the opportunity to update its outlook for the full fiscal year (ending on the 31st of March 2019)

Longchamp inaugurates sixth workshop in France

Oct 5, 2018 / France
French leather goods manufacturer Longchamp has inaugurated its sixth workshop in France, while embracing the challenge of finding new employees to recruit and train for its production

Sales impacted by currencies fluctuations at Tod's

Oct 4, 2018 / Italy
In the first half of 2018, consolidated sales were 491.9 million euros, up by 1.8% from the first semester in 2017, at constant exchange rates. Revenue has been hugely affected by currencies fluctuations
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