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Portuguese footwear exports grow by 25%

May 20, 2022 / Portugal
In the first quarter of 2022, Portugal exported 21 million pairs of shoes, worth 493 million euros. Footwear exports increased especially in extra-community markets

Under Armour CEO steps down

May 20, 2022 / United States
The company announced that Patrik Frisk will step down as President and CEO, effective 1st of June. Colin Browne, currently COO, will act as interim President and CEO until a new name is appointed

VF Corp announces full year results

May 20, 2022 / United States
The US-based apparel and footwear group has reported revenue growth of 28% over fiscal 2022, reaching 11.8 billion US dollars, as compared to fiscal 2021

Indian leather exports increase by 33%

May 19, 2022 / India
Revenue from leather and leather products exports in the first eleven months of the year grew by 33.07% over the same period last year. Leather footwear exports contributed the most

Shoe Carnival surpasses pre-pandemic levels

May 19, 2022 / United States
The US-based retailer of footwear and accessories announced that in the first quarter of fiscal 2022 sales grew by 25.1% and EPS by 100 percentage points over the same period of 2019

Yue Yuen posts revenue decline

May 18, 2022 / Hong Kong
The group informed that despite global strong demand for its products, revenue was down by 4.% in the first quarter of 2022 due to COVID-19 outbreaks in Mainland China

Clarks ventures into the metaverse

May 18, 2022 / United Kingdom
The British label has launched the Cicaverse immersive experience on Roblox to celebrate the children’s unisex sneaker style, Cica, in partnership with the metaverse development studio Melon

Ferragamo posts revenue growth

May 18, 2022 / Italy
The luxury group reported a revenue increase of 23.2%, reaching 289 million euros, in the first quarter of 2022. Growth in Asia-Pacific slowed down due to COVID-19 outbreaks in China

Footwear prices expected to increase by 8.4%

Premium Content May 17, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
According to the members of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey prices of footwear are expected to increase over the next six months. Read all about this and all the conclusions of the survey conducted last month

Tapestry cuts outlook for 2022

May 17, 2022 / United States
Despite reporting a strong third quarter, the owner of Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, lowered its full year outlook, due to pressures related to the resurgence of COVID-19 in Mainland China

RE:GROUND: the sneaker made with recycled coffee grounds

May 16, 2022 / Portugal
In partnership with Nespresso, Zèta created a sneaker that uses recycled coffee grounds, inspired by the principles of zero-waste, eco-design and French style. The sneakers are made in Portugal

Wolverine Worldwide with revenue growth

May 16, 2022 / United States
Despite ongoing supply chain constraints and macro headwinds, the Michigan-based company reported a strong first quarter in 2022, confirming its full year guidance

France: footwear exports on the rise

May 13, 2022 / France
International trade data released by the French National Leather Council (Conseil National du Cuir or CNC) shows that footwear exports continued to grow at a faster rate than imports in 2021

Owner of Havainas announces first quarter results

May 13, 2022 / Brazil
Alpargatas posted revenue growth of 9% in the first quarter of 2022, with Havaianas performing well at home and internationally. Outside Brazil, the EMEA region stood out, with a sales increase of 25%

Christopher Bevans is Eddie Bauer's new Creative Director

May 13, 2022 / United States
Outdoor brand Eddie Bauer appointed Christopher Bevans as its new Creative Director. The DYNE Founder and CFDA member is expected to bring his expertise
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