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Dr. Martens could launch IPO soon

Nov 27, 2020 / United Kingdom
The British-based footwear brand known for its iconic boots has reportedly appointed Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to lead its initial public offering (IPO)

Eurazeo Brands buys Axel Arigato for 56 million euros

Nov 16, 2020 / Sweden
The global investment company is investing 56 million euros in Axel Arigato, a Swedish premium sneaker, ready-to-wear and accessories brand, to become a majority shareholder, alongside brand's founders Max Svärdh and Albin Johansson

Alibaba and Richemont invest in Farfetch

Nov 6, 2020 / China
Hangzhou-based e-commerce business Alibaba and Swiss-based luxury goods conglomerate Richemont SA will invest 1.1 billion US dollars (0.93 billion euros) in online luxury fashion retailer Farfetch and its new Chinese market operations

Obuv's parent company increases its share capital

Sep 10, 2020 / Russian Federation
The company announced the increase in its share company by saying that funds from the additional issue will be used to implement the company’s strategy for the business’s digital transformation and financial services development

Checklist to work with Influencers: are you ticking all the boxes?

Premium ContentJul 3, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
After choosing the right influencer to work with your brand you will need to be clear about the strategy to implement. Today we bring you a golden checklist to work with influencers

How to choose the right influencer?

Premium ContentJul 2, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
The World Footwear recently launched the Study "Influence marketing as a strategy" presenting all the bits and pieces around the importance of digital influence in the current business’ environment

33% of supply chain leaders moved business out of China or plan to do it by 2023

Jun 30, 2020 / United States
A Gartner survey with 260 global supply chain leaders held in February and March 2020 found that 33% had moved sourcing and manufacturing activities out of China or are planning to do so in the next two to three years

Influence Marketing: What strategy to employ?

Premium ContentJun 30, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
Influence marketing will only work if the brand understands its origin. The selection process of an influencer must involve a careful identification of the brand objectives and the influencer's aesthetics and profile

European Union Vietnam FTA ratified by Vietnam’s National Assembly

Jun 11, 2020 / Vietnam
On the 8th of June, Vietnam’s National Assembly ratified the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA)

Gabriella Marchioni Bocca from Assomac: entrepreneurs have to be sustainable

Apr 7, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Simac Tanning Tech in Milan we spoke with Gabriella Marchioni Bocca, President of Assomac to hear her views about the current state of the industry

VF closes inaugural 500 million US dollars Green Bond

Mar 5, 2020 / United States
One of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, announced the closing of its 500 million euros green bond offering, representing the first green bond issued in the apparel and footwear industry

Tamil Nadu to get heavy investment from Taiwan

Feb 3, 2020 / India
According to what is being reported by Times of India, 2 major Taiwanese investments are taking place in Tamil Nadul, in India

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
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