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Prada confirms robust growth in 2021

Jan 21, 2022 / Italy
In a preliminary update, the luxury group has announced that sales bounced back above pre-pandemic levels. Revenue for the full year of 2021 reached 3.36 billion euros

Stella posts growth over 2021

Jan 19, 2022 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based footwear manufacturer and retailer has reported that its unaudited consolidated revenue for 2021 increased by 35.6% over 2020, reaching 1.54 billion US dollars

Pou Sheng strengths partnership with Nike in China

Jan 18, 2022 / China
Yue Yuen’s retail subsidiary Pou Sheng International has boosted its cooperation with Nike to offer a more convenient and personalized omnichannel retail experience

Digital, digital and more digital

Premium ContentJan 14, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
Digital channels are increasingly important and during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many retail businesses had to quickly adjust from in-store to digital sales. More then ever, the focus seems to be on the digital

Average footwear export price to grow 20% by 2025

Premium ContentJan 3, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
The average export price of footwear has increased by more than 30% in the last decade. As new pressure points are felt in the footwear market, our experts believe that by 2025 the average footwear export price could be above 12 US dollars

Footwear consumption with moderate growth in 2022

Premium ContentDec 27, 2021 / Business Conditions Survey
We asked our panel about their expectations regarding the evolution of footwear consumption in 2022, both in their home countries and globally. Expectations are cautious, despite the growth forecast, as a moderate rise is anticipated

Shoe Carnival offers same-day delivery service

Dec 21, 2021 / United States
The footwear retailer has partnered up with the technology company DoorDash to provide a same-day delivery service for US customers residing within 12-miles of the nearest store location

ABG teams up with JD Group to expand Reebok

Dec 21, 2021 / United States
The company has announced a partnership with JD Sports, which will sell the sportswear brand’s products in 2 850 stores and e-commerce platforms across North America and Europe

Inditex reports record revenue

Dec 17, 2021 / Spain
The Spanish-based fashion group announced record revenue and profit in the third quarter of 2021. Overall, revenue for the first nine months of the year totalled 19.3 billion euros

H&M will announce full year results next month

Dec 16, 2021 / Sweden
The Sweden-based fashion group has released its sales development for the full year of 2021, including its fourth quarter. The full report will be published on the 28th of January 2022

UK: Plan B impacts footfall negatively

Dec 15, 2021 / United Kingdom
The Plan B enacted by the UK's Government to fight the new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic will lead to a significant drop in footfall, especially in central London

Dr. Martens posts revenue growth

Dec 13, 2021 / United Kingdom
The iconic footwear brand reported strong performance in the first half of fiscal 2022, driven by retail recovery and sustained e-commerce growth

Japan Retail: retail recovery didn't take place and confidence might be endangered if prices go up

Premium ContentDec 9, 2021 / World Footwear Reports
The expected retail boost from the Olympic games never took place in Japan, and the retail index is still below the normal pace registered before the pandemic. With the lifting of the State of Emergency things are expected to improve. If retailers are still lacking confidence, consumers seem to have improved their mood. However, with a rising expecting about the growth of prices, this could negatively impact the good mood of consumers and further deteriorate the confidence of retailers

Shoe Carnival acquires Shoe Station

Dec 7, 2021 / United States
Shoe Carnival is buying the family-owned footwear retailer Shoe Station, which operates in five South-eastern US states, for 67 million US dollars. The goal is to expand its customer base

Genesco reports revenue increase

Dec 6, 2021 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear group has announced net sales increase of 25% in the third quarter of fiscal 2022, reaching 601 million US dollars, as compared to the third quarter of 2021
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