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Malone Souliers launches digital made-to-order platform

Oct 18, 2021 / United States
The London-based luxury footwear brand has launched a new digital made-to-order platform that will allow customers across the globe to customize Malone Souliers’s most iconic styles

UK: online brands anticipate direct-to-consumer sales surge

Oct 14, 2021 / United Kingdom
According to a new survey, UK brands selling online are expecting a five-year surge in direct-to-consumer sales driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused them to invest in their own sales channels

ASOS CEO resigns as company issues profits warning

Oct 13, 2021 / United Kingdom
The fashion retailer announced the CEO’s resignation as it disclosed the final results for the fiscal year of 2021. Despite a strong performance, the company issued a profit warning due to supply chain disruptions and rising costs

CCC increases its digital offer

Oct 5, 2021 / Poland
The Poland-based footwear group has digitized the network of 750 stationary stores in Central Europe. Additionally, CCC has announced the launch of its ccc.eu online platform in Greece and Croatia

Saadia Group to acquire Aquatalia

Sep 29, 2021 / United States
The US multicategory product manufacturing, wholesaling, distribution and retailing company has agreed to acquire the assets of the Italian footwear and accessories brand. Aquatalia becomes the first luxury label in Saadia's portfolio

Farfetch publishes the 2020 ESG report

Sep 27, 2021 / United Kingdom
It is the first report published since the announcement of Farfetch’s 2030 sustainability goals, built on its Positively Farfetch strategy. The document highlights the environmental, social and governance initiatives taken so far, and its progress so far

Athleta joins Zalando

Sep 20, 2021 / Germany
The Gap-owned brand of premium women’s performance and lifestyle wear has recently joined the German e-commerce platform Zalando. Athleta’s goal is to intensify its presence in Europe

CCC expands its international presence

Sep 10, 2021 / Poland
The Poland-based footwear group has recentlyh announced the opening of new stores in countries such as Austria and Hungary. CCC is also expanding its digital stores to other countries

New appointments for JD.com and JD Retail

Sep 9, 2021 / China
The online retailer has announced Mr. Lei Xu as President of JD.com, Mr. Lijun Xin as CEO of JD Retail and Mr. Enlin Jin as CEO of JD Health International Inc.

CCC Group invests in the Xpress Delivery company

Sep 8, 2021 / Poland
The Polish-based footwear group will become a minority shareholder in Xpress Delivery, a company specializing in express delivery of parcels

Alibaba with 34% revenue growth

Aug 13, 2021 / China
The Chinese-based ecommerce giant has announced results for the quarter ended on the 30th of June 2021. In the period, revenue of Alibaba totalled 205.740 billion Renminbi (31.87 billion US dollars), an increase of 34% year-over-year

Under Armour lifts outlook

Aug 6, 2021 / United States
The Baltimore-based sportswear giant has reported unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended on the 30th of June 2021. Revenue was up by 91% to 1.4 billion US dollars. Under Armour has updated its outlook for the fiscal year

US Retail: a friendly atmosphere for retail

Premium ContentJul 20, 2021 / United States
The consumer confidence momentum in the US is in good shape, resulting in the best results achieved in more than a year. Footwear consumer prices have increased significantly since February, and after a long year of deflation this is good news for retailers. As for ecommerce, the post-pandemic normalization is expected to brake the online impetus. However, the expectation is that the upwards online share trend will resume at least at the pre-pandemic ending point

Australia: retail records steady rise

Jul 8, 2021 / Australia
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, retail sales in the country in May were up by 0.4%. This updates the 0.1% rise from the Preliminary Retail Trade release and represents an increase of 7.7% compared with May 2020

Nike with strong set of results

Jun 28, 2021 / United States
Nike reported fourth quarter revenue totalling 12.3 billion US dollars, up by 96% compared to prior year and increasing by 21% compared to the fourth quarter of 2019. Full year reported revenue increasing by 19% to 44.5 billion US dollars
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