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Shoe Carnival extends store closures

Apr 3, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer has announced it would be extending its store closures until further notice, given the diffusion of the Covid-19 in the country

Sustainability: consumers care but aren't prepared to pay more

Premium ContentMar 3, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
Sustainability is one of the most discussed topics of the moment, so in the first edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey we have asked our experts about sustainability and consumers

World Footwear Business Conditions Survey reveals signs of optimism

Feb 25, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
According to an online survey conducted by the World Footwear in the end of December the industry is optimistic about the footwear business and expect quantities and prices to increase in the next six months

Shoe industry welcomes Trump’s fight on counterfeiting

Jan 29, 2020 / United States
Industry associations welcome the Administration recommendations on ways to prevent the spread of counterfeits through third-party e-commerce platforms

Siro Badon: the online is a showcase of our products

Jan 14, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Siro Badon, President of Assocalzaturifici, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

CCC enters the online business in Slovakia

Jan 3, 2020 / Slovakia
The Poland-based company operating in the footwear market launched an online platform in Slovakia in the last days of 2019

Brands to spend up to 15 billion US dollars on influencer marketing

Jan 2, 2020 / United States
According to The Influencer Marketing research report from Business Insider Intelligence brands are set to spend up to 15 billion Us dollars on influencer marketing by 2022

Matteo Pasca: I don’t see a revolution in the industry

Dec 26, 2019 / Italy
We spoke with Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss the pressing issues of the footwear industry. Watch the second part of the interview

A new business model for same-day delivery

Dec 9, 2019 / United States
Ohi wants to be the partner of small brands competing with Amazon and their one day delivery service. The service is only available in NY and LA for now

Vibram ceases sales to Amazon USA

Dec 6, 2019 / United States
Vibram USA has stopped selling its Vibram FiveFingers products directly to Amazon USA. It is all part of a strategy to fully support its retail partners, the brand says

Overcube: from the digital to the high street

Dec 4, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based marketplace, part of the Kyaia group, opened its first physical store in Lisbon

Despite losses Farfetch congratulates fantastic quarter

Nov 19, 2019 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-commerce giant focused on several encouraging indicators when announcing the quarter results, but Farfetch continues to present an increasing net loss

Nike is ending its two-year deal with Amazon

Nov 14, 2019 / United States
The US-based athleticwear brand will end the partnership initiated in 2017 with Amazon and stop selling its products directly on Amazon’s website

Alibaba's Singles' Day sales top 38 billion US dollars

Nov 12, 2019 / China
The Hangzhou-based group announced that it generated 268.4 billion renminbi (38.4 billion US dollars) of gross merchandise volume (GMV) on 2019 Singles' Day

adidas launches sneaker through Snapchat video game

Oct 21, 2019 / Germany
For the release of its new baseball cleat the Germany-based sportswear giant has created a video game and partnered with Snapchat
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