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UK Retail: Christmas upsurge turns into big new dip at the beginning of 2021

Premium ContentApr 19, 2021 / World Footwear Reports
As a new wave of COVID-19 struck the UK and a new confinement hit the country after the New Year, retail sales of footwear slowed down again. One interesting fact comes from the indicator of consumer confidence, which is now increasing for two succeeding months. If vaccination in the UK succeeds, footwear sales decline might not persist. The question is what the impact will be for brick and mortar, as this virus seems to have been fatal for many high street players

Kering reorganizes its logistics process

Apr 12, 2021 / Italy
The group's new global logistics hub is located in Trecate (Novara, Piemonte), Northern Italy. The first part of the building has been operating since March 2020. The rest should be operational by the end of the second quarter 2021

Asics will be distributed in Argentina by Dass

Mar 22, 2021 / Argentina
The Japanese-based sportswear brand is delegating the distribution of its branded products in Argentina to Brazilian-based company Dass

Joint statement from AAFA, FDRA, NRF, RILA, and USFIA on supply chains and Xinjiang

Jul 28, 2020 / United States
A group of US-based footwear, apparel, retail and fashion industries associations have issued a statement regarding the issues around suspects of forced labour in parts of the supply chain

Is your store or brand ready for customers after COVID-19?

Premium ContentJul 22, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
In the new normality of the post-COVID-19 the retailers' activities to promoting safety, protection and health measures for employees, customers and suppliers becomes key. Brand managers also have to think about several topics not to miss important opportunities for their businesses. Do you want to know more?

Crocs announces new European Distribution Centre

Jun 10, 2020 / United States
Crocs announced that construction of its largest distribution centre in Europe has started. The facility will be located in Dordrecht, in the Netherlands

Nike closes several stores temporarily

Mar 16, 2020 / United States
The giant sportswear brand decided to close stores in several countries, including in the United States, Canada, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand to limit the spread of the coronavirus

Reef signs new EMEA distributors

Jan 8, 2020 / United States
Reef Lifestyle, LLC announced it has entered into several new distribution agreements with leading footwear distributor partners across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Arezzo sets a deal to distribute Vans in Brazil

Oct 25, 2019 / Brazil
VF entered in a deal with Arezzo & Co. to handle Vans' suppliers, logistics, distribution, franchising, e-commerce and store expansion in Brazil
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