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Peter Foot is leaving Shoe Zone

Feb 23, 2021 / United Kingdom
Shoe Zone announced that Peter Foot, its Finance Director, has left the business with immediate effect

Ilse Guimarães is leaving Assintecal

Feb 11, 2021 / Brazil
The Brazilian Association of Companies of Components for Leather, Footwear And Manufactured Goods (Assintecal) communicated to its associates a change in the entity's organizational structure. Superintendent Ilse Guimarães is leaving the organisation after 25 years

New Generation: meet Gonçalo Valente

Feb 8, 2021 / Portugal
With a degree in Marketing Management, Gonçalo Valente belongs to the fourth generation of the family business Anonimanya, a Portuguese-based footwear factory

Burberry included in Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index

Feb 4, 2021 / United Kingdom
The ethical character of the British fashion brand Burberry was first recognized by the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) - Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index

Former Nike Executive Emma Minto joins Crocs

Feb 3, 2021 / United States
The brand of casual footwear for women, men and children, announced that Emma Minto was hired as Senior Vice President and General Manager, overseeing all Crocs operations for America

Tapestry named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Jan 28, 2021 / United States
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has ranked Tapestry as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality”. Having achieved a score of 100% on HRC’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index, Tapestry earns this designation for the 7th consecutive year

New Generation: meet Ângela Monteiro

Jan 20, 2021 / Portugal
Ângela Monteiro started her academic path in Architecture, but it was in Graphic Design that she felt more at home. Before launching auprès, she also did a post-graduation in Footwear Design, in Barcelona. Today we meet her and her brand auprès

US loses 140 000 jobs in first monthly loss since Spring

Jan 11, 2021 / United States
The unemployment rate stayed at 6.7%, the first time it hasn't fallen since April. The last month of 2020 was marked by a loss of 140 000 jobs. This was the first monthly loss since the Spring, when the outbreak of the COVID-19 first took place

Rimowa with new CEO

Jan 8, 2021 / France
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has named Hugues Bonnet-Masimbert the new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rimowa

Steve Madden appoints María Teresa Kumar to its Board of Directors

Jan 7, 2021 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion-forward footwear, accessories and apparel for women, men and children announced that María Teresa Kumar has joined the Board of Directors. Ms. Kumar’s appointment expands the Board to ten Directors

Wolverine enters 2021 with 2 exec moves

Jan 6, 2021 / United States
Following up from Mike Jeppesen retirement, Jim Zwiers steps into the role as President, Global Operations Group. Matt Blonder takes on the eCommerce leadership position

JCPenney starts search for new CEO

Dec 31, 2020 / United States
JC Penney’s CEO Jill Soltau is exiting the company a month after the retailer emerged from bankruptcy proceedings through a sale to Simon Property Group and Brookfield Asset Management

Foot Locker appoints Himanshu Parikh as Senior Vice President Chief Information Officer

Dec 24, 2020 / United States
Parikh will oversee the execution of the next generation of Foot Locker's strategic technology agenda in support of the company's key strategic imperatives and future capability-building and innovation

Foot Locker CFO Lauren B. Peters to retire in April 2021

Dec 22, 2020 / United States
The New York-based specialty athletic retailer announced the planned retirement of Lauren B. Peters, Foot Locker's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Foot Locker has initiated a comprehensive search process

John Camuto, member of the Camuto Shoe Family, dies at 31

Dec 21, 2020 / United States
The former footwear executive, son of footwear legend Vince Camuto, has died over the weekend. He was 31 and the cause of death is believed to be a heart attack, according to the family
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