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Burlington Stores announces succession plan

May 21, 2019 / United States
The New-Jersey based off-price department store retailer announced a series of managerial changes as part of their succession plan

Harrods: world’s best performing luxury department store

May 17, 2019 / United Kingdom
The famous 170-years old luxury department store has proven its deep-rooted experience in the retail arena and scored in first ahead its competition

Kohl’s expands network of Amazon returns

May 16, 2019 / United States
Amazon customers will now have free, easy returns in all Kohl’s stores. The new functionality will be rolled out to all network of Kohl's locations this summer

Tapestry consolidates growth in sales

May 9, 2019 / United States
The New York-based luxury house has announced third quarter results. Sales increased by 1% in the period, consolidating previous sales growth, and the management continues pleased with the results achieved

Hermès with acceleration in sales

May 9, 2019 / France
In the first quarter of 2019, the group's consolidated revenue amounted to 1 610 million US dollars, up by 16% at current exchange rates and by 12% at constant exchange rates, thanks to dynamic sales growth in group stores (+13% at constant exchange rates)

We made Coach cool again

Premium ContentMay 8, 2019 / United States
The words are from Victor Luis, the man taking the reins of the Tapestry group, which announces itself as the first New York–based House of Modern Luxury Lifestyle Brands. The group's portfolio of brands includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade

Hungary retail sales grew by 4.9%

May 7, 2019 / Hungary
The country's retail sales growth slowed in March, but the pace remained robust, with data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showing a 4.9% growth rate in the month

Genesco with new stock repurchase authorization

May 3, 2019 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear specialty retailer announced today that its board of directors has authorized it to repurchase up to 100 million US dollars of the company's common stock

Gucci's new strategy to connect with millennials

May 1, 2019 / Italy
The Italian luxury brand of fashion and leather goods is opening 6 call centres. The aim of the strategy is to better interact with high-spending millennials engaging them with the brand

Nike to move into new London headquarters

May 1, 2019 / United Kingdom
With the lease on its current UK headquarters set to expire in 2020, the US-based sportswear has reportedly signed a long-term lease for a new 11-storey building in the North London district of King’s Cross

A'RCOPEDICO’s new store

Apr 29, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand inaugurated its first store in downtown Lisbon, which opened to the public on the 27th of April. The new store will also market the collections of Easy Walk Experience, Arcopedico's second brand

Foot Locker to open Power Store in NY

Apr 25, 2019 / United States
The footwear giant is expected to open its first Power Store in New York City in the Washington Heights neighborhood. After London, Liverpool, Hong Kong and Detroit, now it's the time for NY to have a Foot Locker Power Store

A good year for ECCO

Apr 24, 2019 / Denmark
The Danish-based footwear brand had another good year in 2018 achieving record sales and reaching the highest profit in its 55-year-old history

Changes at J.Crew Group

Apr 15, 2019 / United States
The retail group initiated a review of ist strategic initiatives, including a potential IPO of Madewell. Michael J. Nicholson was named Interim Chief Executive Officer and Jack Weingart appointed to the Board of Directors

A successful World Footwear Congress

Apr 9, 2019 / CEC
The sixth edition of the World Footwear Congress took place last week in Naples, located in an European region with high footwear industry representation. The debate focused on themes under the topic Digitalisation for a sustainable footwear industry
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