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UK Retail: COVID-19 might be alleviating but there is still no sunrise for Retail

Premium ContentOct 19, 2021 / United Kingdom
As vaccination levels increase and the restrictive measures are lifted the UK retail industry could be on the expectation that solid improvement would be on the way. However, Consumer Confidence has been fading away since July, and Textile, Clothing & Footwear store sales have been on a slide in the last few months. With the supply chain issues impacting the footwear industry and the lorries shortage, this could be a perfect storm for more bad news

Vietnamese footwear exports plunge in September

Oct 19, 2021 / Vietnam
Data from the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade indicates that footwear exports have decreased by 44.2% to 678.4 million US dollars, on a comparable basis to similar month in 2020

How robots help in footwear warehouses

Oct 19, 2021 / Germany
This webinar organised by Magazino will focus on the upcoming peak season and the challenges of managing e-commerce and footwear warehouses

UK: footfall rises in September

Oct 15, 2021 / United Kingdom
Retail footfall in the UK continued to improve in September, narrowing the gap from 2019 to -17.4% from -18.6% in August, countering the downward trend often reported in September

Consumer confidence in the UK hits the lowest point in 2021

Oct 15, 2021 / United Kingdom
Consumer confidence in the UK has returned to pre-pandemic levels, but it has reached its lowest point in 2021 due to inflation and concern over supply chains and empty shelves

Join the 5th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Oct 12, 2021 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views about the current business situation and assess the main impacts of COVID-19. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. We also want your opinions on the post-pandemic issues. Join today! We want to hear you

UK: shopping patterns return to pre-pandemic levels

Oct 12, 2021 / United Kingdom
A report from Airtime Rewards reveals a strong return to pre-pandemic shopping patterns in the UK, as 3 in 5 consumers were reported to be shopping more than once in high street locations

The pandemic led to a higher global attention for the Turkish footwear industry

Premium ContentOct 4, 2021 / Turkey
We spoke with Berke iÇTEN, recently appointed President of the Footwear Industrialists Association of Turkey (TASD), and have discussed the current state and future challenges of the footwear industry in Turkey and in the global scene

Nike cuts revenue forecast amid supply chain disruptions

Oct 1, 2021 / United States
Despite an increase in revenue of 16% to 12.25 billion US dollars for the first quarter of fiscal 2022, the US-based company admitted that revenue growth is being limited by supply chain disruptions

Vietnam: industry struggles with extended lockdowns

Oct 1, 2021 / Vietnam
Textile and footwear industries keep struggling in Vietnam amidst strict and extended coronavirus lockdowns. Companies anticipate delays and shortages of goods, along with higher labour prices and shipping costs, as the holiday season approaches

US: holiday retail sales likely to increase

Sep 27, 2021 / United States
According to Deloitte’s annual holiday retail forecast, holiday retail sales are expected to increase between 7% and 9% in 2021. E-commerce sales should grow the most

2021 Lineapelle New York cancelled

Sep 23, 2021 / United States
The New York edition of the Lineapelle fair has been cancelled due to continuing travel restrictions and the suspension of B1 visas by US authorities

Sales rebound at Genesco

Sep 17, 2021 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear group has announced the results for the second fiscal quarter ended on 31st of July 2022.Sales at Genesco increased by 42% from similar quarter last year, which generated revenue of 555 million US dollars

JD Sports raises full-year guidance

Sep 17, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retail group reported record profit before taxes and exceptional items of 439.5 million British pounds (515.1 million euros) in the first half of the fiscal year ended on the 31st of July. The figure registered is above pre-pandemic levels

Record results for Inditex

Sep 15, 2021 / Spain
In the second quarter 2021, between May and July, the Spanish-based fashion group registered revenue, profit and cash generation with historic highs
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