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New Generation: meet Andreia and André

Dec 11, 2019 / Portugal
Andreia Coutinho, with a degree in journalism, and André, with a background in business management, have created Skizo in March of this year

Vans donates 1 million US dollars for creativity projects

Dec 10, 2019 / United States
The California-based brand created the Vans Checkerboard Fund to support its commitment to champion and celebrate creative expression globally

A new business model for same-day delivery

Dec 9, 2019 / United States
Ohi wants to be the partner of small brands competing with Amazon and their one day delivery service. The service is only available in NY and LA for now

Genesco with flat net sales

Dec 6, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear group reported third quarter results. Despite reporting flat sales, the management says results exceeded expectations

Vibram ceases sales to Amazon USA

Dec 6, 2019 / United States
Vibram USA has stopped selling its Vibram FiveFingers products directly to Amazon USA. It is all part of a strategy to fully support its retail partners, the brand says

NSRA names Retailer of the Year

Dec 5, 2019 / United States
The National Shoe Retailers Association (NSRA) named Molly and David Jackson as its 2019 Retailer of the Year and celebrated it during NSRA's leadership conference

Massimo Piombini leaves Balmain

Dec 5, 2019 / France
The company's CEO has stepped down after two years in the job. A new CEO is expected to join Balmain in February next year

Shoe Carnival with growing sales and profit

Dec 4, 2019 / United States
The US-based retailer announced third quarter results with increasing net sales and net income, with growth rates of, respectively, 2% and 14% in the quarter

Overcube: from the digital to the high street

Dec 4, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based marketplace, part of the Kyaia group, opened its first physical store in Lisbon

Nike: Thasunda Brown Duckett joins Board of Directors

Dec 4, 2019 / United States
The announcement was made last month by the athleticwear giant

Foot Locker rising revenue

Dec 3, 2019 / United States
The athletic footwear retail chain has reported revenue of almost 5.8 billion US dollars in the first nine months of the year, an increase of 2% compared to the previous year

Dr. Martens sale rumors intensify

Dec 3, 2019 / United Kingdom
American-based investment firm Carlyle Group is reportedly in the race for British footwear brand Dr. Martens

Several bidders for sneaker brand Golden Goose

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Permira and VF are amongst the list of interested. This follows Golden Goose owner Carlyle invitation for the submission of non-binding offers by mid-December

Cavalli has a new owner

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Hussain Sajwani's investment company Vision Investments has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Italian fashion company from the fund Clessidra

Clarks calls in McKinsey to conduct business review

Dec 2, 2019 / United Kingdom
British footwear retailer Clarks has called in consultants from McKinsey & Co to conduct a review of the business and assess its options amid difficult trading
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