World Footwear

Brands

Umbro extends South America license

Oct 15, 2019 / South America
The owner of the brand, Iconix Brands Group, has announced a ten-year extension of Umbro’s licensing agreement with long-time partner Grupo Dass

LVMH with 16% revenue growth

Oct 14, 2019 / France
Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, one of the world’s leading luxury products group, recorded a 16% increase in revenue, reaching 38.4 billion euros in the first nine months of 2019

Jesus Shoes sold out in a minute

Oct 11, 2019 / United States
With holy water from the Jordan River on the sole, the Jesus Shoes sold out in a minute. The base model, the Nike Air Max 97 has a selling price around 160 US dollars

Hermès in expansion mode

Oct 10, 2019 / France
The French-based luxury house announced the creation of a new leather goods workshop straddling the villages of Tournes and Cliron (Ardennes) by 2022

Kering: another step away from Puma

Oct 8, 2019 / France
Kering launches an offering of bonds exchangeable into existing ordinary shares of Puma due 2022 for a nominal amount of 500 million euros. Another step by Kering to reduce its remaining stake in Puma

Rip Curl sold to Kathmandu

Oct 3, 2019 / New Zealand
The acquisition of Rip Curl by Kathmandu creates an Australasian based surfing and outdoor adventure lifestyle company offering a varied technical based product mix

Apex Global Brands adjusts outlook

Oct 3, 2019 / United States
The company reported second quarter results and took the opportunity to lower its fiscal year outlook due to economic uncertainty, Brexit and the impact of a weakened British pound sterling and Euro

Office completes debt restructuring

Oct 2, 2019 / United Kingdom
South-Africa based Truworths announced that it has concluded an agreement to refinance the funding for its Office footwear retailer in the UK

Caleres updates strategic growth plan and financial targets

Oct 2, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant underlined its focus on customer, products and innovation to ensure a winning strategy. Caleres also introduced its 2022 financial targets

Kering appoints new Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Officer

Oct 1, 2019 / France
According to the group the appointment of Kalpana Bagamane Denzel as Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Officer signals a new stage in Kering’s determined action in support of diversity

Asics extends partnership with IAAF until 2029

Sep 27, 2019 / Japan
The two entities announced the renewal of their partnership and Asics’s commitment to the world of athletics with the signing today of a new 10-year agreement as an Official IAAF Partner

Kering commits to full carbon neutrality

Sep 27, 2019 / France
The entire group is focusing on becoming carbon neutral within its own operations and across the entire supply chain. As a next step in its long-term commitment to sustainability, Kering will offset the Group’s annual Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from 2018

LVMH's engagement with environment and biodiversity

Sep 26, 2019 / France
The group announced the acceleration of its commitments to protect biodiversity during an event held in Paris centred on the LVMH Initiatives for the Environment program (LIFE program)

VF updates long-term strategic growth plan

Sep 26, 2019 / United States
The Denver-based business provided an update to the company’s strategic growth plan and key initiatives to deliver long-term sustainable growth and value creation

Nike with new initiatives to tackle climate change

Sep 25, 2019 / United States
The sportswear giant has announced new initiatives of the Move to Zero program. Nike claims this translates their aggressive effort to combat climate change
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