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Gallery with merged formats in 2021

Nov 20, 2020 / Germany
The Germany-held trade fairs have announced the dates for 2021 and confirmed the merged formats, which were successfully tried in 2020, will continue

adidas talks about strong recovery despite sales plunge

Nov 19, 2020 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant said the third quarter was marked by a strong recovery of the business. In the period under analysis, revenue decreased by 3% in currency-neutral terms. In euro terms, revenue decreased by 7%

Zalando's revenue up by 21.6%

Nov 10, 2020 / Germany
Zalando has announced revenue increasing by 21.6% in the third quarter. Sales volume was up by 29.9%. The company considered this as a quarter of exceptionally strong and profitable growth

Imports of footwear with a dark picture in the first semester

Premium ContentNov 9, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
The most recent statistics for footwear trade in 2020 show a very dark, albeit expected, picture. In the first semester of the year, footwear imports fell in almost every country

Premium Group cancels Berlin trade shows in January

Nov 3, 2020 / Germany
Premium, Seek and Fashiontech will not take place in January. The Premium Group wants to focus on Frankfurt Fashion Week scheduled for July, as announced in a statement by Managing Partner Anita Tillmann

Puma’s sales and profitability rebound in the third quarter

Nov 2, 2020 / Germany
The sales of the Germany-based sportswear giant rebounded in the third quarter of 2020 and increased by 13.3%. Notwithstanding, Puma remains cautious for the fourth quarter given the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic

adidas set to sell Reebok

Oct 29, 2020 / Germany
Fashionnetwork is reporting, based on an article by German Manager Magazin, that adidas is planning to sell its Reebok division

Zalando raises 2020 full year outlook

Oct 19, 2020 / Germany
One of the leading online platforms for fashion and lifestyle has raised its outlook for the 2020 financial year after registering exceptionally strong and profitable growth in the third quarter

Kering sells 5.9% stake in Puma

Oct 8, 2020 / Germany
The French luxury group announced the launch of the sell-down of approximately 8.8 million shares that it owns in Puma SE, representing approximately 5.9% of the share capital of the sportswear brand

June Ambrose joining Puma as Creative Director

Oct 7, 2020 / Germany
The global sports company announced a new partnership with Creative Director and Iconic Image Maker, June Ambrose. June will help Puma redefine what it means to be stylish in sport making use of her 25+ years of experience creating culture defining moments

New Executive Board Member for adidas Global Human Resources area

Oct 7, 2020 / Germany
Amanda Rajkumar (48) has been appointed to the adidas Executive Board. Beginning of 2021 she will join the then six-member Executive Board of the sporting goods company as Executive Board Member responsible for Global Human Resources

Puma appoints Johan Kuhlo as General Manager EEMEA Distribution

Oct 1, 2020 / Germany
Johan Kuhlo is currently Head of Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations and will become General Manager EEMEA Distribution with immediate effect. Kuhlo will be based in PUMA’s regional hub in Salzburg and report directly to Arne Freundt, General Manager EMEA

Zalando ads pre-owned trade to its platform

Sep 28, 2020 / Germany
Customers can now shop and trade in pre-owned, or second-hand, fashion directly on the Zalando platform. The new service is being launched in a reduced number of markets for now. If successful it can be expanded to other countries

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

Gallery exceeds expectations

Sep 4, 2020 / Germany
A much higher frequency than expected at Germany’s first fashion tradeshow of the season in Düsseldorf has been reported by the organisers of Gallery
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