World Footwear

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Charisse Ford Hughes joins the Board of Directors of Crocs

Sep 25, 2020 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs announced that Charisse Ford Hughes has been appointed to Crocs' Board of Directors. This nomination will be effective from the 1st of October onwards

Simon Property and Brookfield are rescuing JCPenney

Sep 24, 2020 / United States
Mall owners Simon Property and Brookfield Property Partners have entered in an agreement in principle to acquire JC Penney. The American department store chain filed for bankruptcy protection earlier in the year

Obuv Rossii: revenue with maximum monthly level

Sep 24, 2020 / Russian Federation
In August, revenue of Obuv Rossii increased by 1.5 times compared to July and exceeded 1 billion Russian Rubles, achieving the maximum monthly level in 2020

Hermès confirms new factory in Auvergne

Sep 23, 2020 / France
With this announcement, the brand reaffirms its regional anchor in the Auvergne region. The new workshop will join the Maroquinerie de Sayat to form Hermès seventh leather goods hub. 250 jobs due to be created

Peter Kaiser files for insolvency

Sep 23, 2020 / Germany
Peter Kaiser Schuhfabrik has filed for insolvency in Pirmasens (Germany). The protective procedure will allow the company to continue trading while it restructures

Prada reports sales in China far exceeding 2019 levels

Sep 21, 2020 / China
Sales by the Italian luxury goods group have rebounded strongly in China since the stores reopened and, to date, have recorded higher levels than last year, as reported to Reuters by Prada's Chief Executive Officer, Patrizio Bertelli

Obuv Rossii Group revenue down by 26.4%

Sep 21, 2020 / Russian Federation
The group's unaudited consolidated revenue decreased by 26.4% in the first half of the current fiscal year, reflecting the reduction in revenue during the lockdown period.

Maison Margiela and Reebok in multi season partnership

Sep 21, 2020 / France
The Paris-based luxury house and the sports giant, owned by adidas, have entered into a partnership, which will focus on expanding the limits of footwear, inspired by our collaboration dedicated to experimental and progressive craftsmanship

CEO of Roberto Cavalli to leave company

Sep 18, 2020 / Italy
Gian Giacomo Ferraris, Roberto Cavalli's CEO, is exiting his role at the end of the year. Previously, Ferraris worked for Versace and has joined Roberto Cavalli as CEO in 2016

Nicolas Kirkwood to become independent from LVMH

Sep 18, 2020 / France
The British-based footwear designer and the French luxury conglomerate LVMH will go separate paths going forward. LVMH acquired the Nicolas Kirkwood label in 2013

Portuguese Raw Material

Sep 16, 2020 / Portugal
All the brands presented today have a common denominator: they are created, designed and managed by passionate people who see the brand as an opportunity to grow, transform and overcome challenges

Ferragamo with declining revenue

Sep 16, 2020 / Italy
As of the 30th of June 2020 the Salvatore Ferragamo Group reported total revenue of 377 million euros down by 46.6% at current exchange rates (-46.9% at constant exchange rates), which compares to 705 million euros in the first half of 2019

Pentland Brands promotes Chirag Patel to CEO and makes executive team changes

Sep 15, 2020 / United Kingdom
Pentland Brands Limited announced changes to its executive team. The changes include Chirag Patel becoming Chief Executive Officer, having previously served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer

New Generation: Meet Mónica Amaral

Sep 14, 2020 / Portugal
Augustha, a new footwear brand, was born by the hands of Mónica Amaral. Exclusively produced in Portugal, the brand has two goals: maintaining the untouchable quality of the products and preserving the handicraft work

Tretorn is reinforcing its team

Sep 14, 2020 / Sweden
Just over a year ago, Tretorn got a new CEO, Magnus Månsson, and six months ago a new marketing team was created. Now the company is also strengthening the product and sustainability areas
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