World Footwear

Investment

Cavalli has a new owner

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Hussain Sajwani's investment company Vision Investments has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Italian fashion company from the fund Clessidra

Missoni is preparing to go public

Nov 19, 2019 / Italy
The Italian fashion house plans to be listed on the stock market within 3 years. No further details were revealed

Prada with first sustainability linked loan of the luxury goods industry

Nov 11, 2019 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury fashion house signed with Crédit Agricole Group the first Sustainability Linked Loan of the luxury goods industry

Wolverine declares quarterly dividend

Nov 6, 2019 / United States
The company's Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 0.10 US dollars per share of common stock

Bangladesh: support to exports will continue

Nov 4, 2019 / Bangladesh
During the Bangladesh Leather Footwear and Leather Goods International Sourcing Show the Prime Minister of Bangladesh announced support to the industry will carry on

Nike is selling Hurley to Bluestar Alliance

Nov 1, 2019 / United States
The Oregon-based sportswear giant has reached a definitive agreement to sell the Hurley brand to Bluestar Alliance LLC. Transaction is expected to be complete in December

JackRabbit to acquire Olympia Sports Stores

Oct 25, 2019 / United States
A portfolio company of CriticalPoint Capital, JackRabbit, announced the cquisition of Olympia Sports Stores. This deal represents the Fourth Investment by JackRabbit over previous 2 years

Permira wanting to sell Dr. Martens

Oct 18, 2019 / United Kingdom
Dr. Martens might change owners soon. According to several reports on the news, owner Permira is aiming to cash in taking advantage of the recent good results of the brand

Indonesia wants to stimulate the manufacturing activity

Oct 8, 2019 / Indonesia
The local Government and the Bank Indonesia have agreed six strategic measures to accelerate manufacturing industry strengthening efforts

UNIC with worldwide leather campaign

Oct 7, 2019 / Italy
The National Tanning Industry Union in Italy is launching a campaign focusing on communicating the advantages and benefits of using leather

Farfetch sued for allegedly misleading shareholders

Sep 25, 2019 / United States
The online luxury fashion retail platform is at the centre of a multiple lawsuit over allegation of misleading shareholders in its Initial Public Offering (IPO)

Cole Haan prepares for IPO

Aug 28, 2019 / United States
The company was acquired in 2013 by private equity firm Apax Partners from Nike. Now comes the confirmation that Cole Haan it’s preparing for an initial public offering

Indian Leather industry looking for partnerships in Uganda

Jul 29, 2019 / Uganda
A delegation of businessmen from the manufacturing leather industry in India are participating in a trade mission to the African country. CLE is leading the initiative

Nike considers sale of Hurley brand

Jul 26, 2019 / United States
One of the word's largest sportswear is exploring options for surf wear brand Hurley, part of its portfolio since 2002. Sale is amongst the options

Manolo Blahnik buys footwear manufacturer

Jul 24, 2019 / Spain
Luxury footwear designer Manolo Blahnik bought Calzaturificio Re Marcello, founded in 1938 and located in Vigevano (province of Pavia). The company has been manufacturing shoes for Manolo Blahnik since 1990
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