World Footwear

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CEO Marco Gobbetti is leaving Burberry by the end of the year

Jun 29, 2021 / United Kingdom
Burberry announced that Marco Gobbetti has notified the Board of his intention to step down as Chief Executive Officer and leave the company at the end of 2021. Mr. Gobbetti is joining Ferragamo

VF announces year end results marked by growth in the last quarter

Jun 29, 2021 / United States
In the last fiscal year, the company suffered the impacts of the pandemic like many other retailers. However, VF's most recent quarter saw growth in key areas, with revenue growing by 23% in the last three months of the fiscal year

Nike is the most resold fashion brand in the world

Jun 25, 2021 / United States
According to a new study conducted by Energy switching site SaveOnEnergy, Nike leads the rank of world’s most resold fashion brands. The site surveyed millions of listings across online resale platforms like eBay, Depop, ASOS Marketplace, Etsy and Vestiaire Collective

Birkenstock names new Managing Director for Europe

Jun 25, 2021 / Germany
Birkenstock appointed Nico Bouyakhf as Managing Director for Europe. He will be responsible for the region across all sales channels, including direct-to-consumer

LVMH acquires 100% of Emilio Pucci

Jun 24, 2021 / France
The luxury giant, which since 2000 owns 67% of the historic fashion house founded in Florence in 1947, will now take full control of Emilio Pucci as it acquired the remainder shares

adidas and Lego team up to launch customised shoes

Jun 24, 2021 / Germany
The two brands have partnered to present the LEGO adidas Originals Superstar: the new shoes from the partnership between adidas and Lego appear in the Superstar model with 17 base pieces to customize

Mariano Shoes opens physical store

Jun 23, 2021 / Portugal
The footwear brand from São João da Madeira inaugurated a new store in Lisbon. This will be the brand's first retail space, but two more openings are already on the pipeline

Designer Brands announces new appointments

Jun 23, 2021 / United States
The US-based designer, producer and retailer of footwear and accessories announced two new executive appointments. Debbie Ferrée ais now President of Camuto Group and William L. Jordan President of Designer Brands Inc.

Gucci is in the race for new materials

Jun 21, 2021 / Italy
The Italian-based fashion brand is launching vegan versions of its New Ace and Rhyton sneakers made with an innovative raw material, alternative to leather. The material, called Demetra in reference to the Greek goddess of agriculture, is vegan and largely plant-based

DiVERGE promotes social entrepreneurship project

Jun 18, 2021 / Portugal
Nine people from Bairro do Zambujal participated in a new program to fight social exclusion through training and empowerment of young people from underprivileged neighbourhoods

Portugal accelerates in the foreign markets

Jun 17, 2021 / Portugal
Portuguese footwear exports soar in April as the industry continues its path of recovery and is already on positive ground. In April, exports grew by 121% when compared to the same month of the previous year

Portuguese footwear industry focus on own brands

Jun 16, 2021 / Portugal
The investment in own brands is a major focus for the Portuguese footwear industry. According to data from the Industrial Property Support Office (GAPI) of the Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre, 272 new footwear brands have been created in Portugal since 2010

Mytheresa joins Vestiaire Collective to offer resale service

Jun 14, 2021 / Germany
Luxury e-commerce platform Mytheresa announced a partnership global app Vestiaire Collective. The partnership aims to drive the fashion industry’s shift towards more sustainable practices by introducing a resale service dedicated to Mytheresa’s high-end luxury customers

Virtual Gucci bag sold by more than 4.000 US dollars

Jun 14, 2021 / Italy
The item was sold on Roblox, a video game platform and it cannot be used outside it. The Gucci Dionysus bag is not interchangeable and was more expensive than an original similar physical bag

Crocs files complaint to block imports and sale of trademark-infringing products

Jun 10, 2021 / United States
The Colorado-based brand famous for its clogs filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) seeking an investigation of unlawfully imported shoes into the United States in violation of its registered trademarks
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