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Nike is ending its two-year deal with Amazon

Nov 14, 2019 / United States
The US-based athleticwear brand will end the partnership initiated in 2017 with Amazon and stop selling its products directly on Amazon’s website

Alibaba's Singles' Day sales top 38 billion US dollars

Nov 12, 2019 / China
The Hangzhou-based group announced that it generated 268.4 billion renminbi (38.4 billion US dollars) of gross merchandise volume (GMV) on 2019 Singles' Day

GOAT expands its offer to apparel and accessories

Nov 5, 2019 / United States
The marketplace specialised in sneakers is now adding new categories to offer luxury streetwear apparel and accessories from leading brands

Farfetch: exclusive partnership with Prada's Linea Rossa

Oct 31, 2019 / Italy
A diverse catalogue of products by Prada's Linea Rossa will be available on Farfetch. A total of 155 pieces across men's, women's, accessories and skiwear segments

adidas launches sneaker through Snapchat video game

Oct 21, 2019 / Germany
For the release of its new baseball cleat the Germany-based sportswear giant has created a video game and partnered with Snapchat

Allbirds to expand footprint

Oct 16, 2019 / United States
Online shoe brand Allbirds plans to more than double its store network in 2020. The brand says it cannot ignore most sales take place in the brick and mortar arena

Farfetch sued for allegedly misleading shareholders

Sep 25, 2019 / United States
The online luxury fashion retail platform is at the centre of a multiple lawsuit over allegation of misleading shareholders in its Initial Public Offering (IPO)

Digital changed the conversation between consumers and brands

Sep 16, 2019 / China
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about brands, digital and China according to the views of Maria Amelia Odetti from Secoo

Tapestry with strategic alliance with Alibaba’s Tmall

Sep 12, 2019 / China
The New York-based luxury house will be one of the first companies to collaborate with Tmall in adopting the recently unveiled Flagship Store 2.0, beginning later this month

Singaporeans spending less on clothing and shoes

Aug 9, 2019 / Singapore
The average household spent about 120 Singaporean dollars a month on clothing and footwear, down from about 160 Singaporean dollars in the 2012/2013 period. Data comes from a Government survey

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"

Sustainability is a business imperative

Jul 15, 2019 / United Kingdom
The words are from Sara Maggioni, Head of Womenswear at WGSN, a trend forecasting company. Sara talked to us about sustainability and other hot topics of the footwear industry

Online retail in the UK to reach 53% by 2028

Jul 12, 2019 / United Kingdom
A new report by Retail Economics* and commissioned by law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) reveals that online shopping in the UK will account for more than 50% of retail sales over the next ten years

Asos to reduce staff

Jul 11, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British-based online retailer is said to be on the verge of implementing a plan to reduce its workforce, as reported by the Sunday Times a few days ago. The cuts should be made at headquarters in London

All the answers at the World Footwear Congress

May 23, 2019 / CEC
The footwear industry gathered in Naples last month to discuss the pressing issues of the moment and to try to anticipate the challenges of tomorrow. Watch some of their ideas here
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