World Footwear


LVMH: France’s most attractive employer

Apr 17, 2019 / France
Each year Universum, a consulting firm, conducts an annual survey with more than 35 000 students at French engineering and business schools to rank the companies where they would most like to work. In 2019, for the 14th consecutive year, LVMH ranked number 1

Good start of the year for LVMH

Apr 10, 2019 / France
LVMH recorded revenue of 12.5 billion euros for the first quarter 2019, an increase of 16%. Organic growth was 11% compared to the same period of 2018. All geographic regions are experiencing good growth

Record results for LVMH

Jan 30, 2019 / France
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded revenue of 46.8 billion euros in 2018, an increase of 10% over the previous year. Organic revenue growth was 11%. All business groups recorded excellent performances

Vivarte: restructuring is over

Jan 4, 2019 / France
The words are from Patrick Puy, Vivarte CEO. The French-based group announced the final results for financial 2018, marked by a reduction of the net loss and the group's financial debt

Longchamp welcomes new people

Dec 27, 2018 / France
As dozens of workers retire every year the premium French leather goods label is looking to welcome new people for their workshops. No specific skills are required, besides motivation

Footwear exports interrupt falling trend in Brazil

Dec 17, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in November 10.54 million pairs were sent abroad for 84.78 million US dollars, up by 6.6% in volume and 1.6% in value. However this wasn't enough to recover from the accumulated drop in the year

11% organic revenue growth for LVMH

Oct 12, 2018 / France
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded a 10% increase in revenue, reaching 33.1 billion euros in the first nine months of 2018. Organic revenue grew by 11% compared to the same period in 2017

Longchamp inaugurates sixth workshop in France

Oct 5, 2018 / France
French leather goods manufacturer Longchamp has inaugurated its sixth workshop in France, while embracing the challenge of finding new employees to recruit and train for its production

Jordan partners with Paris Saint-Germain

Sep 18, 2018 / France
In the last few years, the Jordan Brand has been a growing presence in Paris. A Jordan-only store (Jordan Bastille) opened in 2016 and in the following year the brand announced a partnership with the French Basketball Federation

Hermès with strong sales growth

Jul 25, 2018 / France
The French-based luxury group announced consolidated revenue for the first half of 2018 amounting to 2.853 billion, up by 11% at constant exchange rates and by 5% at current exchange rates. Sales growth was solid and particularly sound in the group's stores (+11% at constant exchange rates)

Masayuki Ino wins the LVMH prize

Jun 14, 2018 / France
The Japanese designer, creator of the streetwear brand Doublet, has been awarded the fifth annual prize for young designers by LVMH

Richemont sells Lancel to Piquadro

Jun 13, 2018 / Switzerland
Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA confirmed it has sold its French leather-goods subsidiary Lancel to Italian-based company Piquadro SpA

Louboutin wins EU court battle to trademark red soles

Jun 13, 2018 / France
The European Court of Justice ruling grants protection to the world-famous red soles by the French-based designer

Brazilian Footwear elects seven target markets

May 31, 2018 / Brazil
The Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados), the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil) and the members of the Brazilian Footwear program (maintained by those entities) promoted a meeting to select target markets for the next two years

LVMH invests in luxury platform Lyst

May 25, 2018 / France
Fashion research platform Lyst announced the participation of the LVMH group in a new round of funding. Although the details of the deal have not been revealed, investment should amount to 50 million euros
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