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Charisse Ford Hughes joins the Board of Directors of Crocs

Sep 25, 2020 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs announced that Charisse Ford Hughes has been appointed to Crocs' Board of Directors. This nomination will be effective from the 1st of October onwards

Simon Property and Brookfield are rescuing JCPenney

Sep 24, 2020 / United States
Mall owners Simon Property and Brookfield Property Partners have entered in an agreement in principle to acquire JC Penney. The American department store chain filed for bankruptcy protection earlier in the year

Second Playfashion live talk by Expo Riva to focus on retail

Sep 24, 2020 / Italy
Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags return to the analysis of the most pressing and current issues for the footwear and accessories sectors, with a focus on the world of retail and changes in purchasing habits

Obuv Rossii: revenue with maximum monthly level

Sep 24, 2020 / Russian Federation
In August, revenue of Obuv Rossii increased by 1.5 times compared to July and exceeded 1 billion Russian Rubles, achieving the maximum monthly level in 2020

Hermès confirms new factory in Auvergne

Sep 23, 2020 / France
With this announcement, the brand reaffirms its regional anchor in the Auvergne region. The new workshop will join the Maroquinerie de Sayat to form Hermès seventh leather goods hub. 250 jobs due to be created

Peter Kaiser files for insolvency

Sep 23, 2020 / Germany
Peter Kaiser Schuhfabrik has filed for insolvency in Pirmasens (Germany). The protective procedure will allow the company to continue trading while it restructures

Vietnam almost doubled its market share over the last decade

Premium ContentSep 22, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
While China's market share has been steadily declining over the last decade, Vietnam, the second largest exporter, is moving in the opposite direction. Read these and many other relevant facts on the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook

Prada reports sales in China far exceeding 2019 levels

Sep 21, 2020 / China
Sales by the Italian luxury goods group have rebounded strongly in China since the stores reopened and, to date, have recorded higher levels than last year, as reported to Reuters by Prada's Chief Executive Officer, Patrizio Bertelli

Obuv Rossii Group revenue down by 26.4%

Sep 21, 2020 / Russian Federation
The group's unaudited consolidated revenue decreased by 26.4% in the first half of the current fiscal year, reflecting the reduction in revenue during the lockdown period.

Maison Margiela and Reebok in multi season partnership

Sep 21, 2020 / France
The Paris-based luxury house and the sports giant, owned by adidas, have entered into a partnership, which will focus on expanding the limits of footwear, inspired by our collaboration dedicated to experimental and progressive craftsmanship

Micam kick-starts today

Sep 20, 2020 / Italy
Micam, which starts today, is celebrating its ninetieth edition. We can only grow by changing: so Micam is looking to the future, said Assocalzaturifici and Micam Chair, Siro Badon

CEO of Roberto Cavalli to leave company

Sep 18, 2020 / Italy
Gian Giacomo Ferraris, Roberto Cavalli's CEO, is exiting his role at the end of the year. Previously, Ferraris worked for Versace and has joined Roberto Cavalli as CEO in 2016

Back to the Fair: Simac Tanning Tech confirmed to 2021

Sep 18, 2020 / Italy
Back to the Fair is the motto of the next Simac Tanning Tech, which will take place at Fiera Milano Rho from the 24th to the 26th of February 2021

Nicolas Kirkwood to become independent from LVMH

Sep 18, 2020 / France
The British-based footwear designer and the French luxury conglomerate LVMH will go separate paths going forward. LVMH acquired the Nicolas Kirkwood label in 2013

South Africa committed to reviving leather and footwear

Sep 17, 2020 / South Africa
The government of the African country has named leather and footwear as one of the sectors to focus on during the COVID-19 pandemic
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