World Footwear

Companies

Solid fourth quarter for Steve Madden

Mar 1, 2024 / United States
The New York-based designer and marketer of footwear, accessories and apparel ended its fiscal 2023 with a solid performance, despite a decline in full year revenue and profits

Puma achieves full year sales growth despite a weak fourth quarter

Feb 29, 2024 / Germany
Amid a “volatile environment”, Puma posted currency-adjusted sales growth of 6.6% year-on-year in 2023. Results would have been better had it not been for the devaluation of the Argentine peso in the last quarter, it added

adidas continues the release of Yeezy existing products

Feb 28, 2024 / Germany
The German-based sportswear company has announced a further release of Yeezy inventory with a range of existing products to be made available globally in phases over the coming weeks

Aldo to produce bags and leather goods for ABG-owned Hunter brand

Feb 28, 2024 / United States
The Canadian footwear company has signed another licensing agreement with Authentic Brands Group (ABG) to design, manufacture and distribute Hunter bags and small leather goods in the US and Canada

CCC announces record quarterly sales

Feb 26, 2024 / Poland
Against a challenging backdrop, the Polish-based footwear group achieved a record fourth quarter revenue of 2.5 billion Polish zloty (579 million euros) and its EBITDA almost tripled year-over-year

Wolverine Worldwide ends 2023 in the red but is optimistic about a turnaround

Feb 23, 2024 / United States
The company posted a revenue decline of 20.8% year-over-year and a diluted loss per share of 1.15 US dollars in the fourth quarter of 2023, but is optimistic about the outcome of its turnaround plan

Arche goes into administration

Feb 22, 2024 / France
The French footwear manufacturer has gone into administration due to a complex situation in the domestic and international markets. While the process runs its course, the company will continue to operate

Ugg turns leftover leather and suede into a new footwear collection

Feb 21, 2024 / United States
The Deckers-owned brand has used surplus stock and cuttings from the last few seasons to launch ReImagined by Ugg, which reimagines two of Ugg's classic styles

Sam Edelman expands into four new categories

Feb 21, 2024 / United States
The Caleres-owned footwear brand has signed four new licensing deals to expand all its three brands – Sam Edelman, Circus NY by Sam Edelman and Sam & Libby – into new categories

US market and handbags fuel growth for Kurt Geiger

Feb 21, 2024 / United Kingdom
The British footwear and accessories brand has reported strong annual results, driven by a successful international expansion strategy, particularly in the US, and “flourishing” handbag sales

Lower sales volumes impact Alpargatas’ full year revenue

Feb 20, 2024 / Brazil
The parent company of Havaianas and Rothy’s posted a decline in revenue and profits in 2023, mainly driven by lower volumes sold in both domestic and international markets

New Generation: meet Guilherme Teles Baptista

Feb 19, 2024 / Portugal
Get The Balance is a Portuguese brand of sustainable sneakers with avant-garde design that has just been launched. Find out more about this journey from the man responsible, Guilherme Teles Batista

Farfetch CEO José Neves steps down

Feb 19, 2024 / United Kingdom
Following Farfetch’s acquisition by South Korea’s Coupang in December, José Neves, who founded the luxury e-commerce platform in 2008, is stepping down from the CEO role

A strong year 2023 for Crocs

Feb 16, 2024 / United States
The US-based casual footwear brand delivered a strong performance in 2023, with revenue and diluted earnings per share up by 11.5% and 46.8%, respectively, as compared to the prior year

H&M plans up to 588 job cuts in Spain

Feb 16, 2024 / Sweden
The Sweden-based retailer plans to close a fifth of its stores and lay off up to 588 employees in Spain. H&M currently operates 133 stores in the country and employs nearly 4 000 people
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