World Footwear

Management

Reflecting on today's challenges with Victor Luís

Feb 7, 2019 / United States
We spoke with Mr. Luis about the current state of the accessories market and the fashion world, as we recalled his most challenging moments while heading Tapestry. Today we bring you his reflections on today's challenges within the fashion industry

Crocs to relocate global headquarters

Feb 6, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear maker is investing for growth with a state-of-the-art facility, central location and access to additional talent. The global headquarters of the brand will relocate to Broomfield, Colorado in 2020

Iconix appoints CFO

Jan 30, 2019 / United States
The US-based group announced John T. McClain as new CFO, effective from the 11th of February 2019. He will report to Robert Galvin, CEO, President and a member of the Board of Directors at Iconix

Puma appoints Chief Sourcing Officer

Jan 30, 2019 / Germany
The Herzogenaurach-based (Germany) sports giant appointed Anne-Laure Descours as Chief Sourcing Officer and Member of the Management Board

Forecasting the growth for Tapestry

Jan 28, 2019 / United States
We have asked Victor Luis, the man heading the Tapestry group, to share with us his expectations about the business prospects of each brand of the group. Tapestry's portfolio includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade

DSW announces new brand Presidents

Jan 11, 2019 / United States
The Ohio-based designer, producer and retailer of branded footwear and accessories, announced the creation of several new executive positions, creating brand leadership following the 2018 acquisitions

Blake Nordstrom dies at age 58

Jan 4, 2019 / United States
The 58-year old co-President of Nordstrom, Blake Nordstrom, died early Wednesday morning. Blake's brothers, Pete and Erik Nordstrom, will continue as co-Presidents of the company

VF appoints new Vans Head for Europe

Dec 13, 2018 / EMEA
VF Corporation, a branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, appointed Stefano Saccone to the position of Vice President, General Manager of Vans, EMEA. Saccone will lead the brand and its business across the EMEA region from the 1st of April 2019 onwards

FFANY appoints Executive Director

Dec 7, 2018 / United States
The Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) appointed John Heron as its new Executive Director. This will be effective from 1st January onwards

Saucony appoints Chief Marketing Officer

Dec 6, 2018 / United States
Saucony, a division of Wolverine Worldwide Inc., announced that Don Lane has been named Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately

New Balance announces global leadership changes

Oct 31, 2018 / United States
Joe Preston, currently the company's Chied Commercial Officer, will succeed Rob Demartini as New Balance's new President & CEO

New increase in Cambodia's minimum wage

Oct 16, 2018 / Cambodia
The Cambodian government set a new monthly minimum wage for the country's garment and footwear industries. The minimum salary for 2019 will be 182 US dollars, up by 7% from the current 170 US dollars, Labor Minister Ith Samheng announced

New CFO at JCPenney

Oct 3, 2018 / United States
The US-based department store chain has announced Jill Soltau as new Chief Executive Officer

New President of Michael Kors Men's

Sep 21, 2018 / United Kingdom
The London-based fashion luxury group announced Andrea Pesaresi as the new President of Michael Kors Men’s. Mr. Pesaresi’s appointment will be effective from the 15th of October onwards

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
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