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Inditex wants 25% of sales online within 2 years

Jun 29, 2020 / Spain
The Spanish group owning brands Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home and Uterqüe, wants online sales to represent over 25% of the total by 2022. This compares with 14% in financial year 2019

FDRA's Global Shoe Sourcing Digital Series

Jun 19, 2020 / United States
The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) is running a digital series on Global Shoe Sourcing. The series will be held from the 27th to the 30th of July. We bring you all the info about the event

Footwear not profiting from 10 year high in UK online retail sales

May 26, 2020 / United Kingdom
According to IMRG Capgemini online retail sales in the UK grew by 23.8% Year-on-Year in April. Footwear and clothing experienced two-digit declines, as consumers shift their shopping patterns in a hot month

Visa: digital acceleration in Covid-19 era

May 26, 2020 / World
According to Visa's Chief Product Officer 13 million people in Latin America made their first-ever online purchase in March quarter. An increase in digital commerce spending was registered in the US

Overcube triples turnover in 2019

May 22, 2020 / Portugal
The online platform, part of the Kyaia group, was launched in 2018. Two years later, the Kyaia group's online sales platform already has 40 000 customers and turnover almost tripled in 2019, reaching 3.250 million

ColombiaModa with digital edition

May 21, 2020 / Colombia
In July, Medellín will receive a new edition of ColombiaModa, this year in a virtual format. Through an online platform, the fair will offer retail sales and business meetings for the national and international markets

After Milan, Paris announces digital fashion week

May 7, 2020 / France
Yesterday Camera della Moda has announced the first Milano Digital Fashion Week. In the same day the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode announced it is organizing a Paris Fashion Week online event

Overcube offers medical gowns

Apr 29, 2020 / Portugal
“Together We Are the Solution” is the name of the initiative that marks the first solidarity project of OvercubeCollectiva, the social responsibility area of digital platform Overcube

Skechers with 2.7% decline in sales

Apr 29, 2020 / United States
The US-based brand closed 2019 with strong results, which continued into the beginning of 2020. However, the slowdown in global markets impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic lead to a 2.7% fall in sales in quarter one

FDRA talks about unprecedented times in the US

Apr 28, 2020 / United States
With the US fast approaching the 1 million people infected with the new coronavirus, the country is facing an unprecedent time. We spoke with the FDRA to learn how this is impacting the footwear industry

Malaysia: all operations ceased except essential services

Apr 10, 2020 / Malaysia
As Covid-19 continues to spread, the country already has more than 4 200 infected and the economy is stopped, apart from 10 key essential services

Join the World Footwear Experts Panel today

Apr 8, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
Follow the attached link and enrol in our Panel of Experts. As soon as a new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions opens, we will contact you to get your input

US: consumers shifting e-commerce spending towards apparel and footwear

Apr 7, 2020 / United States
A global payments and shopping provider Klarna has analysed all the transactions made through its retail partners as well as through their app in the last few weeks

Shoe Carnival extends store closures

Apr 3, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer has announced it would be extending its store closures until further notice, given the diffusion of the Covid-19 in the country

World Footwear Business Conditions Survey reveals signs of optimism

Feb 25, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
According to an online survey conducted by the World Footwear in the end of December the industry is optimistic about the footwear business and expect quantities and prices to increase in the next six months
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