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Richard Teyssier is Puma's new General Manager for Europe

Jul 23, 2021 / Germany
Sports giant Puma has appointed Richard Teyssier as General Manager Europe, effective from the 1st of September 2021 onwards. In this role, Richard succeeds Arne Freundt, who was appointed as Puma’s Chief Commercial Officer in June

Ferragamo's revenue up by 44.1%

Jul 22, 2021 / Italy
The increase in revenue has been achieved despite the permanence, in some countries, of lockdowns and bans driven by COVID-19. On the 30th of June 2021, Ferragamo was operating with 53% of retail stores at full capacity

Crocs commits to becoming a Net Zero company by 2030

Jul 21, 2021 / United States
The US-based brand known for its casual clogs says it will address the entire value chain with a strategic focus on sustainable ingredients, packaging, product afterlife and resource use

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

Puma sales reach 1.6 billion euros in Q2

Jul 20, 2021 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant has announced currency-adjusted sales in the second quarter of 2021 increasing by 96% to 1 589 million euros. This compares to 831 million euros in similar period in 2020

Zouri and O'Neill are teaming up

Jul 19, 2021 / Portugal
The North American brand joins the Portuguese brand to create a line of shoes with 12 unique models, which contain marine waste collected from Portuguese beaches

Business on the market is picking up again

Jul 19, 2021 / Germany
This is how Ulrike Kähler, Managing Director of Igedo Company and Gallery Project Director, opened the preview of the upcoming Gallery SHOES & Fashion, taking place from the 29th to the 31st of August 2021 at the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf

Administrators appointed to liquidate Arcadia Group

Jul 16, 2021 / United Kingdom
Auditing firm Mazars has been appointed as liquidator to oversee the process. They will focus on what remains of Sir Philip Green’s collapsed Arcadia Group empire

Peru: footwear exports recover

Jul 15, 2021 / Peru
The latest statistics from the Chamber of Commerce of Lima reveal that Peruvian exports of footwear, between January and April 2021, amounted to 6.5 million US dollars, representing growth of 30.6% to similar period of 2020

Pou Chen suspends production at Vietnam plant

Jul 15, 2021 / Vietnam
One of Nike and Adidas most well-known suppliers of footwear, suspended operations at its plant in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday as a strong wave of COVID-19 hits the city

Volume of Brazilian footwear exports reaches 2019 levels

Jul 14, 2021 / Brazil
After a year of decline due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Brazilian footwear sector presents signs of a significant recovery in footwear exports in the first half of 2021

JD Sports announces directorship change

Jul 13, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK-based company has announced that Martin Davies, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director has informed the Board of his intention to step down from the Board and as Chair of the Audit Committee with immediate effect

Nordstrom acquires minority stake in Asos brands

Jul 12, 2021 / United States
Asos has formed a joint-venture with US-based multi-channel retailer Nordstrom, which will invest for a minority interest in the Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT brands

Singapore's retail sales rise 79.7%

Jul 9, 2021 / Singapore
Retail sales in the Asian country rose by 79.7% in May, with the growth due to the low base in the same period last year when physical stores were closed during the initial dissemination of the pandemic COVID-19

Luís Onofre re-elected President of the European Footwear Confederation

Jul 8, 2021 / CEC
The Portuguese entrepreneur, who is President of APICCAPS - Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers’ Association, was re-elected for a second term as CEC's President
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