World Footwear

Hong Kong

APLF Leather 2021 rescheduled to March 2022

Jul 28, 2021 / Hong Kong
In order to allow greater international participation, the management of APLF and its sister Hong Kong events has taken the decision to reschedule the events to 2020, from the 30th of March to the 1st April

New business update from 361 Degrees

Apr 20, 2021 / Hong Kong
The Board of the Hong Kong based footwear company has provided an operational update for its business segments in regards to the group's business for the first quarter of 2021

Yue Yuen’s sales down by 16% in 2020

Mar 28, 2021 / Hong Kong
During the year under review, the group recorded revenue of 8.44 billion US dollars, representing a decrease of 16.4% compared with the previous year. The fall in revenue was mostly attributed to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Revenue down by 26.5% in 2020 at Stella

Mar 19, 2021 / Hong Kong
The group’s consolidated revenue for the year ended on the 31st of December 2020 declined by 26.5% to 1 135 million US dollars, while shipment volumes for the year declined by 26.9% to 43.4 million pairs

Clarks: majority stake acquisition completed and new CEO named

Mar 17, 2021 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based private equity firm LionRock Capital has completed its investment in Clarks. The deal, announced back in November, amounts to 100 million British pounds

Hong Kong: APLF Fairs reschedule to November 2021

Mar 17, 2021 / Hong Kong
The Organisers of APLF announced today that the APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access will be rescheduled from the 5th-7th July 2021 to the 17th-19th of November 2021. The events will take place, as usual, in Hong Kong

Li Ning’s unit Viva China to acquire majority stake at Clarks

Jan 29, 2021 / United Kingdom
The Chinese gymnast-turned-businessman Li Ning is about to take control of the British shoemaker less than a month after Clarks sold a majority stake to the Hong Kong-based private equity firm LionRock Capital, of which Li is Non-Executive Chairman

How is COVID-19 impacting the footwear industry in different countries?

Premium ContentJan 26, 2021 / World
With the world fast approaching 100 million cases of infected people and with vaccination now in place in several countries, we did a round of conversations with footwear associations across the world to understand what the current situation of the footwear industry is in their countries, and to learn where and in what conditions are footwear stores open

Hong Kong: business as usual for the footwear industry

Premium ContentJan 21, 2021 / Hong Kong
The situation in Hong Kong “is very much under control”, according to William Wong, Vice President of the Hong Kong Footwear Association, who told us the latest about the impact of COVID-19 in the region

The world’s most expensive cities

Nov 18, 2020 / World
Paris and Zurich re-join Hong Kong at the top of the latest ranking of the world's most expensive cities, according to the latest information by The Economist

361 provides operational update

Oct 22, 2020 / Hong Kong
The Board of the Hong Kong based footwear company has provided operational updates for its business segments referring to the third quarter of 2020

APLF fairs rescheduled to July 2021

Sep 30, 2020 / Hong Kong
The Organisers of APLF, announced that the 2021 edition of APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access will be rescheduled from the 30th of March to the 1st of April 2021 to the 5th to the 7th of July 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Yue Yuen with 136.7 million US dollars loss

Sep 11, 2020 / Hong Kong
The world's largest shoe manufacturer has been badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Yue Yuen has posted a net loss of 136.7 million US dollars for the first half of 2020, which compares to net income of 165.9 million US dollars for similar period in 2019

361 with decline in sales

Jul 21, 2020 / Hong Kong
The Board of the Hong Kong based footwear company has provided operational updates for its business segments referring to the second quarter of 2020

Stella's revenue down by 16% in quarter one

May 11, 2020 / Hong Kong
One of the largest footwear manufacturers reported first quarter revenue down by 16%. Stella was also impacted by the outbreak of the Covid-19 in China and diffusion across the world
Page 1 of 5