World Footwear

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Micam closes with over 43 thousand visitors

Feb 15, 2019 / Italy
The 87th edition of the international footwear show Micam, held at Fiera Milano (Rho) between the 10th and the 13th of February, closed with a total of 43 thousand visitors, in line with the February 2018 edition

Under Armour with another year of growth

Feb 14, 2019 / United States
US-based Under Armour announced revenue growing by 2% in the last quarter, with overall increase of sales for the whole year reaching 4%. Revenue in the financial year totalled 5.2 billion US dollars

Luís Onofre appointed CEC's President

Feb 13, 2019 / CEC
APICCAPS President was appointed President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). Entrepreneur and designer Luís Onofre will succeed the Italian Cleto Sagripanti and will take office by the end of May in Porto

New Portuguese Shoes campaign

Feb 11, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear, Components and Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association (APICCAPS) presented the new Portuguese Shoes campaign for 2019

Skechers announces record year

Feb 11, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear giant announced a new fourth quarter 2018 sales record of 1.08 billion US dollars. The full year results also brought a record of sales (4.64 billion US dollars)

EU: Average retail trade rose in 2018

Feb 8, 2019 / European Union
The volume of retail trade was down by 1.6% in the Euro Area, and by 1.4% in the EU28, in December 2018 compared with November 2018. However, the overall performance for the year 2018 (compared with 2017) is positive with increases in both the EU28 and Euro Area

Capri announces quarter results

Feb 8, 2019 / United Kingdom
A global fashion luxury group, Capri Holdings announced its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2019 (ended 29th of December 2018). Good performance marks a quarter in which the Versace acquisition was also completed

Reflecting on today's challenges with Victor Luís

Feb 7, 2019 / United States
We spoke with Mr. Luis about the current state of the accessories market and the fashion world, as we recalled his most challenging moments while heading Tapestry. Today we bring you his reflections on today's challenges within the fashion industry

Fila to open 100 retail stores in India

Feb 7, 2019 / India
Fila India, a sporting goods company owned by Cravatex Brands Limited, the Indian arm of the Batra Group, is adopting a competitive expansion strategy in the country as it forecasts the opening of one hundred stores by 2020

Crocs to relocate global headquarters

Feb 6, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear maker is investing for growth with a state-of-the-art facility, central location and access to additional talent. The global headquarters of the brand will relocate to Broomfield, Colorado in 2020

Sale of the Lids Group is complete

Feb 6, 2019 / United States
Genesco announced today that the company has completed the sale of its Lids Sports Group to FanzzLids Holdings for 101 million US dollars

Deckers: net sales up by 7.8%

Feb 5, 2019 / United States
The California-based giant focusing in designing, marketing and distributing footwear, apparel and accessories, announced financial results for the third fiscal quarter. Deckers also updated its outlook for the full fiscal year

tReds falls into administration

Feb 5, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear retailer, with a chain of footwear stores across the UK and an online operation, has been placed into administration

Leather sector in India to benefit from shifting businesses

Feb 4, 2019 / India
The Indian leather sector is expecting businesses to shift away from China and other locations with higher labour costs. They also want to lower exposure from volatile market conditions and are looking for alternative markets

Ferragamo with falling revenue

Feb 4, 2019 / Italy
A global leader in the luxury sector, Ferragamo released the group’s preliminary consolidated revenue for fiscal year 2018, which amounted to 1 347 million euros, down by 3.4% at current exchange rates
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