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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

Shoe industry welcomes Trump’s fight on counterfeiting

Jan 29, 2020 / United States
Industry associations welcome the Administration recommendations on ways to prevent the spread of counterfeits through third-party e-commerce platforms

Geox: sales down in 2019 and a complex context

Jan 20, 2020 / Italy
The brand’s revenue amounted to 805.9 million euros in 2019, decreasing by 2.6%. Revenue from the footwear segment, which accounts for 89.4% of the consolidated turnover, totalled 720.8 million euros, down by 3.1%

Siro Badon: the online is a showcase of our products

Jan 14, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Siro Badon, President of Assocalzaturifici, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

CCC enters the online business in Slovakia

Jan 3, 2020 / Slovakia
The Poland-based company operating in the footwear market launched an online platform in Slovakia in the last days of 2019

Obuv Rossii starts cooperation with AliExpress

Dec 12, 2019 / Russian Federation
As part of its expansion within the marketplaces, Obuv is making available products from main brand Westfalika on marketplace Tmall (a part of AliExpress Russia)

A new business model for same-day delivery

Dec 9, 2019 / United States
Ohi wants to be the partner of small brands competing with Amazon and their one day delivery service. The service is only available in NY and LA for now

Vibram ceases sales to Amazon USA

Dec 6, 2019 / United States
Vibram USA has stopped selling its Vibram FiveFingers products directly to Amazon USA. It is all part of a strategy to fully support its retail partners, the brand says

Overcube: from the digital to the high street

Dec 4, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based marketplace, part of the Kyaia group, opened its first physical store in Lisbon

Leslie Gallin: we need to embrace sustainability as a fashion friend

Nov 21, 2019 / United States
We spoke to Leslie Gallin, President of Footwear at Informa, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

Despite losses Farfetch congratulates fantastic quarter

Nov 19, 2019 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-commerce giant focused on several encouraging indicators when announcing the quarter results, but Farfetch continues to present an increasing net loss

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
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