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adidas uses more than 50% recycled polyester in its products

Jan 28, 2020 / Germany
This year adidas reaches a significant milestone on their road to sustainability: in 2020, for the first time, more than half of the polyester used in adidas products will come from recycled plastic waste

EU-Japan EPA: how to determine the rule of origin for Footwear?

Premium Content Jan 28, 2020 / European Union
To benefit from the European Union (EU) - Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) preferential tariff rates, the product needs to be originating in Japan or the EU. Learn how to determine the rule of origin, which is key to get the benefit

Emerald Expositions appoints CFO

Jan 27, 2020 / United States
David Doft was announced as the new Chief Financial Officer of Emerald Expositions Events Inc., the parent of Surf Expo, Outdoor Retailer and other trade shows

12 Timberland stores to close across the UK

Jan 27, 2020 / United Kingdom
Outdoor clothing and footwear brand Timberland together with their retail partner 73 Retail are closing 12 stores across the UK. Other closures impacting The North Face and Havaianas

New Generation: meet Filipa Couto

Jan 24, 2020 / Portugal
With a Bachelor Degree in Clinic Psychology and a Master in Business Management Filipa has choosen the challenge to take on her family business. An invitation from her father has made her the second generation working at Trofal

EU-Vietnam FTA gets green light in trade committee

Jan 24, 2020 / European Union
The Committee on International Trade gave its consent to the free trade agreement (FTA) by 29 votes, six votes against and five abstentions and recommends that EP Plenary should do the same

UA Record no longer supported

Jan 24, 2020 / United States
Under Armour said UA Record, its mobile app for tracking fitness and weight changes, will be retired from the 31st of March onwards and will no longer operate. Users are being encouraged to transition to MapMyFitness app

Gallery Fashion: forecasting the next edition

Jan 23, 2020 / Germany
The next edition of the Gallery Fashion trade fair will take place in Düsseldorf, from the 25th to the 27th of February. Learn about the details

Woolworths changes CEO

Jan 23, 2020 / South Africa
Woolworths' CEO Ian Moir has resigned and Roy Bagattini, President of Levi Strauss' American operations will fill the position

Brand Velocity Partners acquires Original Footwear

Jan 23, 2020 / United States
Private equity firm Brand Velocity Partners, focused on acquiring lower-middle market consumer businesses, announced it has purchased iconic brand Original Footwear

Inspiramais gathered fashion and industry news in São Paulo

Jan 22, 2020 / Brazil
Consumer behaviours, trends, and conducting business were at the heart of Inspiramais, which took place between the 14th and the 15th of January in São Paulo, Brazil

Bardot to have major restructure

Jan 22, 2020 / Australia
The brand, which went into voluntary administration in November, will close 58 stores over the next two months. 530 employees expected to be impacted

Puma signs first American professional soccer team

Jan 22, 2020 / United States
New Mexico United will become the first American professional soccer team to partner with Puma

Louis Vuitton and NBA in partnership

Jan 22, 2020 / France
The France-based luxury label has announced a partnership with the US National Basketball Association (NBA). Louis Vuitton will also become the official Trophy Travel Case Provider

EU-Japan EPA: a practical guide for footwear companies

Premium Content Jan 21, 2020 / European Union
The Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and Japan entered into force last year creating the largest open trade zone in the world. Today we bring you a practical guide for footwear companies
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