World Footwear

Leather goods

Authentic Brands and DSW acquire Camuto

Oct 10, 2018 / United States
Authentic Brands Group LLC (ABG) has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a majority stake in the intellectual property of the Camuto Group's proprietary brands in partnership with DSW Inc.

Longchamp inaugurates sixth workshop in France

Oct 5, 2018 / France
French leather goods manufacturer Longchamp has inaugurated its sixth workshop in France, while embracing the challenge of finding new employees to recruit and train for its production

India aims to double leather exports

Sep 19, 2018 / India
The Council for Leather Exports has presented a detailed action plan – Strategy for Growth of Leather Sector – for next seven years. The local authorities are aiming for significant growth of leather exports

Lacoste Footwear with new Product Director

Sep 19, 2018 / United Kingdom
The joint venture between French sports brand Lacoste and London-based group Pentland, Lacoste Footwear, has appointed Marc Hare as its new Product Director

Indian companies looking for new business in Australia

Sep 12, 2018 / India
India’s Council for Leather Exports (CLE) will lead a delegation of 30 footwear, leathergoods and garment companies to Footwear & Leather Show Australia

Michael Kors performs above expectations

Sep 5, 2018 / United Kingdom
The London-based global fashion luxury group announced its financial results for the first quarter. Growth marked the period. Jimmy Choo results were stronger than initialy anticipated

Ferragamo revenue continues to decline

Aug 9, 2018 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo has announced another quarter with declining revenue. The Board of Directors gathered to approve the set of results for the period and announced a new CEO for the company

Manu atelier expands from handbags to footwear

Aug 1, 2018 / Turkey
Turkish handbag label Manu Atelier has announced it will expand into the footwear sector, starting from its inaugural collection which will debut next Fall and will be presented during Paris Fashion Week in October

Hermès with strong sales growth

Jul 25, 2018 / France
The French-based luxury group announced consolidated revenue for the first half of 2018 amounting to 2.853 billion, up by 11% at constant exchange rates and by 5% at current exchange rates. Sales growth was solid and particularly sound in the group's stores (+11% at constant exchange rates)

Richemont sells Lancel to Piquadro

Jun 13, 2018 / Switzerland
Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA confirmed it has sold its French leather-goods subsidiary Lancel to Italian-based company Piquadro SpA

Gucci sets ambitious target

Jun 7, 2018 / Italy
Kering's flagship brand, has set a bold goal for next year as it is expecting to cross the 10 billion euros threshold for its revenue

Belcinto, the unique legacy of craftmanship

Jun 4, 2018 / Portugal
The leather goods company based in São João da Madeira, in the north of Portugal, aims to distinguish itself by making products with a soul

Michael Kors exceeds expectations for revenue

May 30, 2018 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury group announced its financial results for 2018 fourth quarter and fiscal year, ended on the 31st March 2018. Expectations for revenue in the period were surpassed

Shopping in the UK is getting digitally accompanied

May 29, 2018 / United Kingdom
A market report by PCMS* called Navigating Modern Retail – How to engage shoppers in 2018 was published, revealing shopping journeys consumers like to enjoy in stores. Digital seems to be moving inside the brick-and-mortar

LVMH invests in luxury platform Lyst

May 25, 2018 / France
Fashion research platform Lyst announced the participation of the LVMH group in a new round of funding. Although the details of the deal have not been revealed, investment should amount to 50 million euros
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