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Shoe Zone with new Finance Director

Jul 3, 2020 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear retailer announced the appointment of Peter Foot as Finance Director, with effect from the 6th of July onwards. Mr. Foot will replace Jonathan Fearn whose resignation has been accepted with effect from the 31st of July 2020.

Deckers Brands appoints Victor Luis to its Board of Directors

Jul 3, 2020 / United States
US-based footwear, apparel and accessories group has appointed Victor Luis, former CEO of Tapestry, to its Board of Directors. Coinciding with this appointment, Deckers also announced that James Quinn has resigned from the Board

New appointment to Richemont Senior Executive Committee

Jul 1, 2020 / France
Philippe Fortunato has been nominated to head the fashion and accessories division of the luxury group, which includes brands such as Chloé, Dunhill or Montblanc, amongst others

ILM: September edition confirmed

Jul 1, 2020 / Germany
Germany-held leather goods trade fair will take place, as initially scheduled, from the 5th to the 7th of September in Offenbach

US: spending gets more personal

Jul 1, 2020 / United States
The importance of enhancing a homebound lifestyle remains, but consumers are increasingly showing their interest in products with a more personal focus. The conclusion is from the NPD Group

33% of supply chain leaders moved business out of China or plan to do it by 2023

Jun 30, 2020 / United States
A Gartner survey with 260 global supply chain leaders held in February and March 2020 found that 33% had moved sourcing and manufacturing activities out of China or are planning to do so in the next two to three years

Influence Marketing: What strategy to employ?

Premium ContentJun 30, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
Influence marketing will only work if the brand understands its origin. The selection process of an influencer must involve a careful identification of the brand objectives and the influencer's aesthetics and profile

Pure London: summer edition cancelled

Jun 30, 2020 / United Kingdom
Due to the global impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Hyve Group have announced changes to their 2020 show calendar and will bring Pure London, Pure Origin, Scoop and Jacket Required back to the UK capital in February 2021

Gucci rises up prices of handbags

Jun 30, 2020 / Italy
Popular items of the brand, the Dionysus and the Zumi handbags, are now more expensive. Jefferoes International reports they now cost up to 9% more

Inditex wants 25% of sales online within 2 years

Jun 29, 2020 / Spain
The Spanish group owning brands Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home and Uterqüe, wants online sales to represent over 25% of the total by 2022. This compares with 14% in financial year 2019

Nike's revenue falls by 38% in the last quarter

Jun 29, 2020 / United States
Revenue for Nike decreased by 38% to 6.3 billion US dollars, down by 36% on a currency-neutral basis, primarily due to owned and partner physical store closures across North America, EMEA and APLA due to COVID-19

Are you familiar with Influence Marketing?

Premium ContentJun 26, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
Do you know Influence Marketing can be a business strategy? Would it be suitable for your company? Today we bring you a new study by the World Footwear which focus on the bits and pieces of Influence Marketing

Gucci’s ax on wholesale

Jun 26, 2020 / Italy
The luxury brand announced that the multi-brands locations in Italy authorized by Gucci will go from 110 to 38. La Conceria is reporting

Merrell names Janice Tennant as Chief Marketing Officer

Jun 26, 2020 / United States
Merrell, a division of Wolverine announced the appointment of Janice Tennant to the position of Chief Marketing Officer, reporting directly to Merrell’s global brand president, Chris Hufnagel, and joining the brand’s Senior Leadership Team

Shoe Carnival: second quarter exceeds expectations

Jun 25, 2020 / United States
The Indiana-based retailer of footwear and accessories provided a business update following the re-opening of its stores amid the global COVID-19 pandemic
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