World Footwear

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Hunter Boots CEO exits company

Jun 17, 2020 / United Kingdom
Hunter Boots announced that CEO Vincent Wauters is stepping down “by mutual agreement” at the end of July to pursue new opportunities. His exit comes as Hunter begins a strategic review

Online sales deliver more than 40% of Wolverine’s revenue

Jun 9, 2020 / United States
The Michigan-based company said owned e-commerce grew by more than 90% in the first nine weeks of the second quarter of fiscal 2020, delivering more than 40% of Wolverine's revenue, a better-than-expected performance

adidas: business in China returns to growth

Jun 4, 2020 / China
In Greater China, adidas' first major market on the road to recovery, all stores have been open since mid-April. While store traffic remained below the prior year level in May, sales returned to growth

Deckers: sales up by 5.6% in last FY despite drop in the last quarter

Jun 2, 2020 / United States
US-based footwear group Deckers has reported net sales of 2.1 billion US dollars in the last financial year, with a 5.6% increase in sales, despite the decline of 4.9% in the last quarter

Steve Madden with 17.5 million US dollars loss in first quarter

Jun 1, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear brand Steven Madden reported a first-quarter loss of 17.5 million US dollars, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The company has felt the hit of the Covid-19 pandemic

New President for Keds

May 29, 2020 / United States
Bornie Del Priore is taking the reins of Keds, one of the brands of the Wolverine’s portfolio. She has more than two decades of global footwear industry experience

Under Armour with phased store re-opening in North America

May 29, 2020 / United States
The company reopened its first US stores to customers on the 15th of May and opened additional stores last week. By today Under Armour will have welcomed customers back to nearly 50% of its North America stores

Burberry: sales decline by 27% in the last quarter

May 28, 2020 / United Kingdom
The British-based luxury fashion house was heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with 60% of stores closed by the end of March. In the fourth quarter sales declined by 27%

Gucci is going seasonless

May 27, 2020 / Italy
The announcement was made by Alessandro Michele, the brand’s Creative Director, using Gucci’s Instagram page

Genesco: phased store reopening in place

May 11, 2020 / United States
The Nashville-based company provided details on its store reopening plans in response to the Covid-19 pandemic driven closures

Stella's revenue down by 16% in quarter one

May 11, 2020 / Hong Kong
One of the largest footwear manufacturers reported first quarter revenue down by 16%. Stella was also impacted by the outbreak of the Covid-19 in China and diffusion across the world

US: athletic footwear hit hard by Covid-19

May 8, 2020 / United States
In its analysis of the first quarter of the year NPD confirm the expectations: Covid-19 has had significant impact across US athletic footwear and activewear businesses

Wock's solidarity initiative

May 8, 2020 / Portugal
Under the motto We are for you (Somos por ti in Portuguese), professional footwear company Wock has joined the efforts to fight the Covid-19 impacts and will donate 3000 pairs of shoes to healthcare professionals

Puma focuses on survival and recovery

May 8, 2020 / Germany
The sportswear brand is working with 3 phases - Survive, Recover, Grow Again - as it deals with the impacts of Covid-19. First quarter sales declined by 1.3%, but in the current quarter revenue is at 50% normal level

Neiman Marcus files for bankruptcy

May 7, 2020 / United States
The luxury retailer became the first major US department store group to file for bankruptcy protection during the coronavirus pandemic
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