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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

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

Jim Pisani steps down as Timberland’s President

Jan 16, 2020 / United States
VF Corporation, the owner of the brand, announced that Jim Pisani has decided to step down from his role as Timberland's Global Brand President

Capri joins the Australian bushfire relief efforts

Jan 15, 2020 / United Kingdom
The London-based luxury group announced that it is donating 100 000 Australian dollars to the Australian Red Cross in support of those affected by the country’s catastrophic bushfires

Crocs raises guidance

Jan 13, 2020 / United States
The Colorado-based footwear company known for its clogs announced it raised its revenue guidance for the fourth quarter ended on the 31st of December 2019

DiVERGE, made to order

Jan 13, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based brand was founded by a group of friends that got frustrated at how difficult it is to find special sneakers that perfectly match each ones style. DiVERGE sneakers are made to order

Saint Laurent to open new leather goods factory in Italy

Jan 10, 2020 / Italy
French luxury brand Saint Laurent, which belongs to the Kering group, will open a new location for handbags and wallets near Florence

Asics expands global tennis sponsorships

Jan 10, 2020 / Japan
The Japan-based brand announced the sponsorship of Borna Coric and Caroline Garcia ahead of the start of the 2020 season. Iga Swiatek also joined Asics Tennis

Pentland acquires the Speedo North America

Jan 9, 2020 / United States
PVH Corp. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Speedo North America business to Pentland Group, parent company of Speedo International Limited

Tapestry joins Australian relief efforts

Jan 9, 2020 / United States
The New-York based luxury group has announced a 100 000 US dollars gift from the Coach Foundation to Australian Relief Efforts

Liverpool and Nike with multi-year partnership deal

Jan 8, 2020 / United Kingdom
The football team based in the northwest England announced a new multi-year partnerhsip with Nike, which becames its official kit supplier from the 2020-21 season onwards

Reef signs new EMEA distributors

Jan 8, 2020 / United States
Reef Lifestyle, LLC announced it has entered into several new distribution agreements with leading footwear distributor partners across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Matteo Pasca: I don’t see a revolution in the industry

Dec 26, 2019 / Italy
We spoke with Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss the pressing issues of the footwear industry. Watch the second part of the interview

Crocs: Beth J. Kaplan joins Board of Directors

Dec 17, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear brand known for its clogs has appointed Beth J. Kaplan appointed to its Board of Directors effective from the 1st of January 2020

Caleres reports third quarter results

Dec 17, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear company has announced consolidated sales of 792.4 million US dollars, up by 2.1% compared to similar period in 2018. Accumulated growth in the year reaches 5%
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