World Footwear

Retail

Dick's Sporting Goods enthusiastic about the business

Mar 20, 2019 / United States
The US-based sporting goods chain reported falling sales and earnings for the fourth-quarter due to a calendar shift. For the full year, Dick’s Sporting Goods predicts consolidated same-store sales to be approximately 0%-2%

Nordstrom appoints two new members to Board of Directors

Mar 4, 2019 / United States
Seattle-based Nordstrom announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Kirsten Green, Forerunner Ventures founder and Managing Director and Glenda McNeal, American Express Company Enterprise Strategic Partnerships President

EU: Average retail trade rose in 2018

Feb 8, 2019 / European Union
The volume of retail trade was down by 1.6% in the Euro Area, and by 1.4% in the EU28, in December 2018 compared with November 2018. However, the overall performance for the year 2018 (compared with 2017) is positive with increases in both the EU28 and Euro Area

Fila to open 100 retail stores in India

Feb 7, 2019 / India
Fila India, a sporting goods company owned by Cravatex Brands Limited, the Indian arm of the Batra Group, is adopting a competitive expansion strategy in the country as it forecasts the opening of one hundred stores by 2020

tReds falls into administration

Feb 5, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear retailer, with a chain of footwear stores across the UK and an online operation, has been placed into administration

Neiman Marcus’ Chief Merchandising Officer resigns

Jan 31, 2019 / United States
Jim Gold, president and chief merchandising officer of Neiman Marcus Group, will resign from his position, effective fromt he 15th of March

US: online sales grow by 16.5% in the holiday season

Jan 29, 2019 / United States
According to the Adobe Digital Insights Holiday Recap 2018, 126 billion US dollars were spent online this holiday season in the US, which represents an increase of 16.5% year-over-year

Obuv Rossii reinforces position in Russian market

Jan 18, 2019 / Russian Federation
The Russian-based footwear company opened 48 new franchising stores across the country in 2018, bringing the total number of franchises to 161. As a result, the total retail chain of Obuv Rossii exceeds more than 700 outlets

Genesco reports increasing sales

Jan 18, 2019 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear retailer announced fourth quarter-to-date comparable sales increasing by 4%. As a result, Genesco reiterated most recent adjusted earnings per share guidance

Nordstrom: comparable sales increase by 1.3%

Jan 17, 2019 / United States
The Seattle-based fashion retailer announced comparable sales increasing by 1.3% in the nine weeks period ended on the 5th of January 2019, compared with similar period in 2018

Amazon with record holiday sales

Jan 8, 2019 / United States
The US-based ecommerce giant announced a “record-breaking holiday season” with athleisure cited as a “top trend”. Amazon registered more items ordered worldwide than ever before, with customers shopping at record levels from a wide selection of products across every department

80 Sears and Kmart locations to close

Jan 7, 2019 / United States
Sears Holdings, in bankruptcy proceedings since October, revealed 80 more Sears and Kmart stores it plans to close in late March 2019

Blake Nordstrom dies at age 58

Jan 4, 2019 / United States
The 58-year old co-President of Nordstrom, Blake Nordstrom, died early Wednesday morning. Blake's brothers, Pete and Erik Nordstrom, will continue as co-Presidents of the company

Diesel founder interested in Roberto Cavalli

Dec 19, 2018 / Italy
Entrepreneur Renzo Rosso is reportedly interested in acquiring the Italian luxury label through his OTB holding company. He is one the founders of Diesel, the Italian retail company with headquarters in Breganze

Czech retail trade accelerated growth

Dec 11, 2018 / Czech Republic
In October 2018, Czech sales adjusted for calendar effects increased at constant prices by 5.2%, year?on?year; non-adjusted sales grew by 6.4%. Seasonally adjusted sales in retail trade increased by 1.0%, month-on-month
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