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Digital, digital and more digital

Premium ContentJan 14, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
Digital channels are increasingly important and during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many retail businesses had to quickly adjust from in-store to digital sales. More then ever, the focus seems to be on the digital

Digital bricks trend grows

Jan 14, 2022 / World
The line between e-commerce and in-store retail continues to shrink in the mind of consumers, which gives a boost to the increase of the use of technology in-store

Fashion bets on data-analysis science

Jan 4, 2022 / World
The Retail Data-Forwardness Index shows that 22 leading global fashion companies employed 40.3% more data related professionals in 2021 than in 2020

Average footwear export price to grow 20% by 2025

Premium ContentJan 3, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
The average export price of footwear has increased by more than 30% in the last decade. As new pressure points are felt in the footwear market, our experts believe that by 2025 the average footwear export price could be above 12 US dollars

Crocs buys Heydude

Dec 28, 2021 / United States
The US-based brand of causal footwear has announced that it will acquire the casual footwear brand Heydude for 2.5 billion US dollars. The transaction should close in the first quarter of 2022

Footwear consumption with moderate growth in 2022

Premium ContentDec 27, 2021 / Business Conditions Survey
We asked our panel about their expectations regarding the evolution of footwear consumption in 2022, both in their home countries and globally. Expectations are cautious, despite the growth forecast, as a moderate rise is anticipated

Shoe Carnival offers same-day delivery service

Dec 21, 2021 / United States
The footwear retailer has partnered up with the technology company DoorDash to provide a same-day delivery service for US customers residing within 12-miles of the nearest store location

Zalando creates Chief Operating Officer role

Dec 17, 2021 / Germany
David Schröder, up until now Chief Financial Officer, will assume the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) to focus on scaling the German e-commerce platform’s growth

Farfetch buys luxury release platform Luxclusif

Dec 14, 2021 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-commerce platform has announced the acquisition of the resale platform Luxclusif. The deal includes Luxclusif’s technology and its team, which will join Farfetch's group

Dr. Martens posts revenue growth

Dec 13, 2021 / United Kingdom
The iconic footwear brand reported strong performance in the first half of fiscal 2022, driven by retail recovery and sustained e-commerce growth

CCC uncovers new business strategy

Dec 10, 2021 / Poland
The Polish-based footwear group has unveiled its 'GO.25 Everything fashion. Omnichannel platform' strategy, with which it expects to triple annual revenue by 2025

Japan Retail: retail recovery didn't take place and confidence might be endangered if prices go up

Premium ContentDec 9, 2021 / World Footwear Reports
The expected retail boost from the Olympic games never took place in Japan, and the retail index is still below the normal pace registered before the pandemic. With the lifting of the State of Emergency things are expected to improve. If retailers are still lacking confidence, consumers seem to have improved their mood. However, with a rising expecting about the growth of prices, this could negatively impact the good mood of consumers and further deteriorate the confidence of retailers

Prices of footwear to continue to increase

Premium ContentDec 3, 2021 / Business Conditions Survey
There is a rising expectation about the evolution of footwear prices in the coming months. Our experts anticipate prices to continue to rise, as a result of several pressure points impacting the business. Get access to the latest Business Conditions report and find out more today

CCC with new quarterly record

Dec 3, 2021 / Poland
The Polish-based footwear group reported record revenue of 452.6 million euros (2.1 billion Poland Zloty) in the third quarter of 2021. Online sales accounted for 45% of total sales

Farfetch partners up with Clipper Logistics

Dec 2, 2021 / United Kingdom
The luxury platform has established a joint venture with the lead provider of e-fulfilment and returns management services to offer a global e-commerce fulfilment solution for luxury brands
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