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Manfred Junkert: consumers are changing their habits

Premium ContentNov 25, 2021 / Germany
Today we bring the second part of a conversation with Manfred Junkert, Managing Director of HDS/L: Federal Association of the German Footwear and Leather Goods Industry. We took this opportunity to hear his views on sustainability and the future challenges of the footwear industry

Puma discloses pilot test for biodegradable sneakers

Nov 24, 2021 / Germany
The sportswear giant has developed a sustainable experimental version of its most iconic sneaker, the SUEDE, to address the challenge of waste management in the footwear industry

Manfred Junkert: we will have a higher percentage of ecommerce in our business

Premium ContentNov 18, 2021 / Germany
Today we bring the first part of our conversation with Manfred Junkert, Managing Director of HDS/L: Federal Association of the German Footwear and Leather Goods Industry. We have discussed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the footwear industry in Germany, and debated what were the main changes coming out of this crisis

adidas announces revenue growth slowdown

Nov 17, 2021 / Germany
The sportswear giant has reported that supply chain disruptions and difficult environment in Greater China reduced growth by around 600 million euros in the third quarter of 2021

Germany Retail: too early to claim victory on the retail performance

Premium ContentNov 11, 2021 / World Footwear Reports
In recent months, the Textile Retail Index (including Clothing & Footwear) in Germany compares well to the pre-pandemic 2019 data. However, one must remember that 2019 was a terrible year for the German economy. As we write this Retail Flash, the consumer price index for footwear is following the upwards movement of prices in general and retailers are now looking on how to offset higher costs of raw materials and logistics in footwear imported from overseas. That said, it seems too early to claim victory on the retail performance in Germany

Puma reports sales growth

Nov 2, 2021 / Germany
The German-based sports giant announced sales increase of 20.4% in the third quarter of 2021, reaching 1.9 billion euros, despite the supply chain constraints

How robots help in footwear warehouses

Oct 19, 2021 / Germany
This webinar organised by Magazino will focus on the upcoming peak season and the challenges of managing e-commerce and footwear warehouses

adidas teams up with thredUP in resale programme

Oct 13, 2021 / Germany
In partnership with second-hand platform thredUP, the sportswear giant has launched its Choose to Give Back programme. The initiative, aiming at extending the products's life cycle, is part of adidas End Plastic Waste's mission

Mytheresa closes the year with strong sales

Sep 27, 2021 / Germany
The German-based luxury e-commerce platform reported net sales increase of 36.1% to 162.4 million euros in the fourth quarter of 2021 and a 36.2% sales jump for the full fiscal year of 2021

Athleta joins Zalando

Sep 20, 2021 / Germany
The Gap-owned brand of premium women’s performance and lifestyle wear has recently joined the German e-commerce platform Zalando. Athleta’s goal is to intensify its presence in Europe

Deichmann with sales down by 20%

Sep 10, 2021 / Germany
The Germany-based retailer registered a 20% decline in sales last year, resulting in lost revenue of 1 billion euros at global level. Chairman Heinrich Deichmann told in an interview to Textilwirtschaft

adidas to sell Reebok to Authentic Brands Group

Aug 12, 2021 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant entered into a definitive agreement to sell Reebok to Authentic Brands Group (ABG) for a total consideration of up to 2.1 billion euros

adidas raises full year outlook

Aug 9, 2021 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant announced its second quarter results for 2021. Revenue picked up everywhere except in Greater China. Sales growth in the period amounted to 51% in euro terms

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

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
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