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Axel Arigato appoints new creative director

Jun 19, 2024 / Sweden
The Swedish footwear and fashion brand Axel Arigato has appointed Jens Werner as creative director. He succeeds Max Svärdh, who cofounded the label with Albin Johansson in 2014

ABG confirms the acquisition of Champion

Jun 6, 2024 / United States
Authentic Brands Group has further expanded its portfolio by signing a definitive agreement to acquire the Champion Athleticwear brand and business from HanesBrands

Pentland Brands names new President for the Americas

May 22, 2024 / United Kingdom
The owner of brands such as Speedo and Berghaus has announced that Joe Spies has become the President of the Americas region, succeeding Matt Rock, who stepped down after 19 years with the company

Theo Henkelman Footwear acquires Bullboxer European trademark rights

May 17, 2024 / Germany
The Dutch footwear group Theo Henkelman Footwear has acquired the European trademark rights to the Bullboxer brand from The Unlimited Footwear Group, which went into bankruptcy earlier this year

Clarks CEO steps down

May 7, 2024 / United Kingdom
The British footwear label has confirmed that Jon Ram has stepped down as CEO to “pursue other opportunities” after two years in the role

Shein eyes acquisition of Topshop

Apr 29, 2024 / United Kingdom
According to The Sunday Times, Topshop’s owner, Asos, has reportedly attracted interest from several prominent retail companies, including the Chinese fast-fashion giant Shein

LAST CALL! Join the 10th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Apr 16, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views on the current business situation. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. WE WANT TO HEAR YOU!

Calçado Penha makes its debut at ModaLisboa

Apr 16, 2024 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear company, which specialises in the production of high-quality men’s footwear, made its debut on a Fashion Week catwalk with the BÉHEN brand

SECOND CALL! Join the 10th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Apr 8, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views on the current business situation. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. WE WANT TO HEAR YOU!

Authentic Brands Group agrees to buy Champion

Apr 8, 2024 / United States
The New York-based brand management company has reached an informal agreement to buy the Champion label from HanesBrands for a little more than 1 billion US dollars

Footwear brand Heydude launched in the UK market

Apr 3, 2024 / United States
The Crocs-owned casual footwear brand Heydude launched in the UK last month as part of its international expansion strategy to increase global brand awareness

Join the 10th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Mar 22, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views on the current business situation. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. WE WANT TO HEAR YOU!

VF-owned Dickies names new vice president of global marketing

Mar 1, 2024 / United States
The US-based workwear brand, owned by VF Corp, has appointed Denise Anderson as its new vice president of global marketing. She joins the brand from Smartwool, also part of the same company

Interview with Miguel Pomares from Ecoalf

Premium ContentFeb 20, 2024 / Spain
At the latest edition of the World Footwear Congress in Istanbul, we took the opportunity to speak with Miguel Pomares, Senior Footwear Specialist at the Spanish-based brand Ecoalf. Read the interview today

UK Retail: challenging times may be ahead after disappointing fourth quarter in 2023

Premium ContentFeb 20, 2024 / United Kingdom
Retail sales of clothing and footwear disappointed in the last quarter of the year after a promising start on Black Friday. This is not particularly surprising given that prices in the category fell more slowly than overall prices and items remain relatively more expensive, making consumers more cautious in their choices. There are some long-term positive signs for retailers when it comes to consumer confidence, but there are likely to be some bumps in the road in the meantime
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