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Crocs with another period of record revenue

Oct 25, 2021 / United States
The US-based brand of casual footwear announced record third quarter revenue of 625.9 million US dollars. Revenue growth was strong in all regions, despite supply chain disruptions

CCC announces record revenue

Oct 22, 2021 / Poland
The Polish-based footwear group reported record revenue of roughly 436 million euros (2 billion Polish Zloty) in the second quarter of 2021. E-commerce generated almost half of that figure

Kering reports solid revenue growth

Oct 21, 2021 / France
The luxury group announced a steady revenue growth in the third quarter of 2021, reaching 4.19 billion euros, up by 12.2% as compared to the same period of 2020. Gucci decelerates

Malone Souliers launches digital made-to-order platform

Oct 18, 2021 / United States
The London-based luxury footwear brand has launched a new digital made-to-order platform that will allow customers across the globe to customize Malone Souliers’s most iconic styles

UK: online brands anticipate direct-to-consumer sales surge

Oct 14, 2021 / United Kingdom
According to a new survey, UK brands selling online are expecting a five-year surge in direct-to-consumer sales driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused them to invest in their own sales channels

ASOS CEO resigns as company issues profits warning

Oct 13, 2021 / United Kingdom
The fashion retailer announced the CEO’s resignation as it disclosed the final results for the fiscal year of 2021. Despite a strong performance, the company issued a profit warning due to supply chain disruptions and rising costs

CCC increases its digital offer

Oct 5, 2021 / Poland
The Poland-based footwear group has digitized the network of 750 stationary stores in Central Europe. Additionally, CCC has announced the launch of its ccc.eu online platform in Greece and Croatia

Farfetch publishes the 2020 ESG report

Sep 27, 2021 / United Kingdom
It is the first report published since the announcement of Farfetch’s 2030 sustainability goals, built on its Positively Farfetch strategy. The document highlights the environmental, social and governance initiatives taken so far, and its progress so far

Athleta joins Zalando

Sep 20, 2021 / Germany
The Gap-owned brand of premium women’s performance and lifestyle wear has recently joined the German e-commerce platform Zalando. Athleta’s goal is to intensify its presence in Europe

Getting ready for the 2021 Global Footwear Sustainability Summit

Sep 14, 2021 / China
The new edition of the event will be held virtually from the 20th to the 22nd of October, between 8h30am and 1pm (CET - Central European Time). Workshops & Mingling sessions will also be part of the event

New appointments for JD.com and JD Retail

Sep 9, 2021 / China
The online retailer has announced Mr. Lei Xu as President of JD.com, Mr. Lijun Xin as CEO of JD Retail and Mr. Enlin Jin as CEO of JD Health International Inc.

CCC Group invests in the Xpress Delivery company

Sep 8, 2021 / Poland
The Polish-based footwear group will become a minority shareholder in Xpress Delivery, a company specializing in express delivery of parcels

Germany Retail: Better confidence with cautious retailers

Premium ContentJul 13, 2021 / World Footwear Reports
The confidence background for retail in Germany is getting better, being the improvement noticeable for both consumers and retailers. Notwithstanding, the seasonally adjusted Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Retail Index has been rather volatile since December, with new decline registered in April, closing about the same 40 percentage points (pp) below the baseline as one year before. Online retail seems to be a winner, once again, and a recent study by McKinsey confirms that the online purchase during COVID-19 for footwear was 61% with a positive net intent of +26 pp to continue to do so after the pandemic

Australia: retail records steady rise

Jul 8, 2021 / Australia
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, retail sales in the country in May were up by 0.4%. This updates the 0.1% rise from the Preliminary Retail Trade release and represents an increase of 7.7% compared with May 2020

Spain Retail: are consumers curing their entrenched pessimism?

Premium ContentJul 6, 2021 / World Footwear Reports
As the new pandemic wave seems to be fading away in Spain, indicators are improving. In the last two months with data available (March and April) Footwear Imports and the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Retail Index performed much better than in 2020. Adding to list of good news is the consumers and retailers' confidence at their maximum scores since March 2020. With the online retail being at its maximum as well, the question now is whether omnichannel strategies from physical operators will be strong enough?
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