World Footwear

Italy

Tod's with challenging first half

Aug 15, 2019 / Italy
Consolidated sales of the Italy-based group were down by 4.7% in the first six months of the year. Retail and Roger Vivier brand on positive note. Other segments with less positive performance

Ferragamo with 4% increase in revenue

Aug 13, 2019 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury group has announced first half results. Asia Pacific was confirmed as the group's top market. Other regions with mixed results in the period

Farfetch acquires New Guards Group

Aug 9, 2019 / United Kingdom
The London-based luxury ecommerce giant bought New Guards, the group owning brand Off-White, for a total value of 675 million US dollars. Farfetch plans to launch "Brands of the future"

Lowa acquires Italy’s Riko Sport

Aug 6, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based sporting goods company has acquired the Italian shoe specialist Riko Sport S.r.l., a core supplier of Lowa’s footwear

Prada's revenue up by 2%

Aug 1, 2019 / Italy
The Milan-based luxury house present their consolidated financial results for the first semester of 2019 ended on the 30th of June. Small increase in revenue marked the period

92nd Expo Riva Schuh comes to an end

Jul 25, 2019 / Italy
More than 12 000 visitors from 111 countries attended the events in Italy. Organisers congratulate themselves for the uniqueness of the wide-ranging fair in line with the organisers’ expectations

Chanel acquires stake in Italian tannery

Jul 16, 2019 / Italy
The French luxury brand took another step in its strategy to reinforce its production process by acquiring a stake in Conceria Samanta, an Italian tannery company specialized in printed leathers, which has been its supplier for several years

Bottega Veneta with new CEO

Jul 5, 2019 / Italy
The Kering Group, owner of Bottega Veneta, announced the appointment of Bartolomeo Rongone as CEO of the brand, effective from the 1st of September 2019. He will report to François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering and will be a member of the Group’s Executive Committee

The priorities of the new Head of Assocalzaturifici

Jun 26, 2019 / Italy
Siro Badon, the new Assocalzaturifici Chair, explained the guidelines of his mandate focusing on sustainability, education and training and internationalisation

Prada launches bag made with recycled plastic

Jun 26, 2019 / Italy
Prada launched a pioneering new project, Re-Nylon, introducing a sustainable line of the iconic Prada bag silhouettes executed in a unique new regenerated nylon, the ECONYL

5 offers for Roberto Cavalli

Jun 18, 2019 / Italy
Five potential investors presented proposals for the Italian fashion brand Roberto Cavalli. The identity of the candidates was not revealed

Geox with lower sales

Jun 10, 2019 / Italy
The Italy-based footwear brand reported first quarter results, marked by a 1.3% decline in sales at current exchange rates (-1.6% at constant rates)

India’s leather footwear exports up by 1%

Jun 6, 2019 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports in the first 10 months of the fiscal year exports of leather footwear increased by roughly 1%. Exports of the overall leather industry are declining

Kering to relocate Swiss logistic activities

May 29, 2019 / Switzerland
After the agreement with Italy’s Inland Revenue the French luxury group Kering might be on the verge to relocate most of its logistic activities to Italy

Tod's revenue declines

May 16, 2019 / Italy
Consolidated sales for the Italian-based group amounted to 216.4 million euros in the first quarter of 2019, down by 4.3% from similar quarter in 2018
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