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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

Yue Yuen expects 70 million US dollars loss for the quarter

Apr 30, 2020 / Hong Kong
The China-based footwear manufacturer and retail corporation is predicting a loss for the quarter that can reach 70 million US dollars as a result of the Covid-19 crisis

Andrew Tam appointed as CFO of Stella International

Apr 17, 2020 / Hong Kong
Don Lee is retiring as CFO and will become a consultant to the Group. Andrew Tam will take on the position from April 2020 onwards

APLF 2020 reschedules to 2021

Apr 9, 2020 / Hong Kong
The organisers of the Asia Pacific Leather Fair (APLF) have announced that the next edition of the events APLF-Leather, Materials+ and Fashion Access will now be held in 2021

Yue Yuen expands revenue

Apr 1, 2020 / Hong Kong
The Hong-Kong headquartered group has recorded revenue of 10 105 million US dollars in 2019, of which 6 000 were generated by the company’s manufacturing business and 4 105 from the retailing business

APLF's 2020 postponed again

Mar 24, 2020 / Hong Kong
The organisers of the Hong Kong trade fairs have already postponed the events in early February. However, since then Covid-19 has spread globally. Further changes to the fair dates were now announced

361 update regarding Coronavirus

Feb 20, 2020 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong based footwear giant has issued an update regarding the situation caused by the coronavirus. 361 believes that the situation will be under control soon, however financial impacts are expected
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