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Charisse Ford Hughes joins the Board of Directors of Crocs

Sep 25, 2020 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs announced that Charisse Ford Hughes has been appointed to Crocs' Board of Directors. This nomination will be effective from the 1st of October onwards

Simon Property and Brookfield are rescuing JCPenney

Sep 24, 2020 / United States
Mall owners Simon Property and Brookfield Property Partners have entered in an agreement in principle to acquire JC Penney. The American department store chain filed for bankruptcy protection earlier in the year

Second Playfashion live talk by Expo Riva to focus on retail

Sep 24, 2020 / Italy
Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags return to the analysis of the most pressing and current issues for the footwear and accessories sectors, with a focus on the world of retail and changes in purchasing habits

Peter Kaiser files for insolvency

Sep 23, 2020 / Germany
Peter Kaiser Schuhfabrik has filed for insolvency in Pirmasens (Germany). The protective procedure will allow the company to continue trading while it restructures

Vietnam almost doubled its market share over the last decade

Premium ContentSep 22, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
While China's market share has been steadily declining over the last decade, Vietnam, the second largest exporter, is moving in the opposite direction. Read these and many other relevant facts on the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook

Prada reports sales in China far exceeding 2019 levels

Sep 21, 2020 / China
Sales by the Italian luxury goods group have rebounded strongly in China since the stores reopened and, to date, have recorded higher levels than last year, as reported to Reuters by Prada's Chief Executive Officer, Patrizio Bertelli

Obuv Rossii Group revenue down by 26.4%

Sep 21, 2020 / Russian Federation
The group's unaudited consolidated revenue decreased by 26.4% in the first half of the current fiscal year, reflecting the reduction in revenue during the lockdown period.

Micam kick-starts today

Sep 20, 2020 / Italy
Micam, which starts today, is celebrating its ninetieth edition. We can only grow by changing: so Micam is looking to the future, said Assocalzaturifici and Micam Chair, Siro Badon

CEO of Roberto Cavalli to leave company

Sep 18, 2020 / Italy
Gian Giacomo Ferraris, Roberto Cavalli's CEO, is exiting his role at the end of the year. Previously, Ferraris worked for Versace and has joined Roberto Cavalli as CEO in 2016

Nicolas Kirkwood to become independent from LVMH

Sep 18, 2020 / France
The British-based footwear designer and the French luxury conglomerate LVMH will go separate paths going forward. LVMH acquired the Nicolas Kirkwood label in 2013

South Africa committed to reviving leather and footwear

Sep 17, 2020 / South Africa
The government of the African country has named leather and footwear as one of the sectors to focus on during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cyprus: consumers spending is more careful

Sep 17, 2020 / Cyprus
According to the Cyprus Consumers’ Association the Cypriots appear to be choosing their purchases more carefully as the COVID-19 impacted our lives

Bangladesh’s leather exports down by double digits

Sep 16, 2020 / Bangladesh
Total exports of the leather industry in Bangladesh in the first two months of the current fiscal year were on red, declining by 16.54% compared to the previous year. Exports of other footwear increased by 28.32%

Portuguese Raw Material

Sep 16, 2020 / Portugal
All the brands presented today have a common denominator: they are created, designed and managed by passionate people who see the brand as an opportunity to grow, transform and overcome challenges

Ferragamo with declining revenue

Sep 16, 2020 / Italy
As of the 30th of June 2020 the Salvatore Ferragamo Group reported total revenue of 377 million euros down by 46.6% at current exchange rates (-46.9% at constant exchange rates), which compares to 705 million euros in the first half of 2019
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