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Footway Group moves e-commerce business to a new group

Jul 12, 2024 / Sweden
The Sweden-based Footway Group AB has transferred its e-commerce business to a new group of companies, as part of a strategic review that has been underway for the past four years

Influencer Marketing seen as a Successful Tool for Footwear

Premium ContentJul 9, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
In this edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions survey, we asked our experts about their opinions on the effectiveness of influencer marketing. The results shed light on the apparent noteworthy impact of influencer marketing in the footwear industry

Optimistic expectations for footwear retail prices

Premium ContentJul 2, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
76% of the respondents of the last edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey expect footwear retail prices to increase over the next six months. The 10th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey results are now available

Scotch & Soda Northern Europe will not reopen

Jun 28, 2024 / Netherlands
Following the declaration of bankruptcy on the 12th of June, the administrators have announced that the northern branch of Scotch & Soda will not be reopening

Yoox Net-a-Porter to exit China

Jun 28, 2024 / China
The luxury fashion e-tailer Yoox Net-a-Porter (YNAP) is believed to be in the process of closing its China operations in order to focus investment and resources on its more profitable regions

Positive perspectives about the health of footwear business

Premium ContentJun 25, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
Almost 60% of the respondents of the last edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey seem confident regarding the health of their businesses. The 10th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey results are now available

Industry is antecipating an increase in the quantity of footwear sold

Premium ContentJun 18, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey more than 60% of the respondents expect quantities of footwear traded to increase. All results are now available

JD.com partners up with Inditex

Jun 12, 2024 / China
The Chinese e-commerce retailer has partnered with the fashion retailer to launch a Massimo Dutti flagship store on its marketplace, as part of Inditex’s efforts to meet the needs of China’s digital consumer base

Cost of raw materials and insufficient demand continues to worry the footwear industry

Premium ContentJun 4, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
Respondents of the 10th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey reveal that cost of raw materials and insufficient demand continue to negatively impact their businesses

Footwear experts expect importance of digital retail channels to continue to increase

Premium ContentMay 28, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
Since the first edition of this survey, we have been asking our panel of experts about their expectations regarding the evolution of the percentage that different retail channels represent in the total sales of footwear in their country

LVMH extends partnership with Alibaba

May 28, 2024 / France
The French-based luxury group has extended its partnership with the Alibaba Group for the next five years to enhance its omnichannel strategies and digital presence in China

Footwear survey reveals optimistic outlook

Premium ContentMay 21, 2024 / Business Conditions Survey
The results of the 10th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey are now available. Despite the macroeconomic scenario, the overall outlook remains optimistic

Zalando Co-founder David Schneider steps down from his role as co-CEO

May 16, 2024 / Germany
The German-based online retailer has announced that David Schneider will step down from his role as co-CEO to focus exclusively on managing strategic partnerships and brand relationships

Zalando reports improved financial results

May 10, 2024 / Germany
The German-based online fashion retailer has reported a 1.3% increase year-over-year in gross merchandise volume in the first quarter of the year and a 29.6-million-euro reduction in losses

Amazon announces first quarter results

May 7, 2024 / United States
A solid start to 2024 for the Seattle-based online giant. Amazon reported a 13% year-over-year increase in net sales in the first quarter, with all segments contributing to the result
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