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Global footwear together for free and fair trade

May 23, 2018 / World
Wishing to give a strong signal against the proteccionist movements recently emerging in several parts of the globe, representatives of footwear national associations and industry chambers of various continents signed a joint declaration in support of free and fair trade

Tapestry announces departure of Creative Director

May 23, 2018 / United States
The New York-based house of luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, announced the resignation of Stuart Weitzman Creative Director Giovanni Morelli. The company has commenced a search for a new creative leader

Obuv Rossii: revenue up by 6.3%

May 18, 2018 / Russian Federation
The Russia-based group announced unaudited financial results for the 1st quarter of 2018

Brazil: new leader in main exports destinations

May 1, 2018 / Brazil
The US have been the main destination for Brazilian footwear exports in the last 3 decades. Now, Argentina became the number one external market for Brazilian shoes

CCC buys Shoe Express

Apr 26, 2018 / Romania
Polish-based footwear retailer and manufacturer CCC has bought a 100% stake in Romania-based company Shoe Express. Deal amounts to 33 million euros

Michael Jackson's moonwalk shoes up for auction

Apr 23, 2018 / United States
The black loafers used by Michael Jackson to perform his signature moonwalk for the first time on stage are going up for auction

Great Britain: Online sales continue to increase

Apr 20, 2018 / Great Britain
A first estimate issued by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicates that retail sales in Great Britain continue to decline. Online sales increased again

Record quarterly sales for Skechers

Apr 19, 2018 / United States
The US-based sportswear giant has announced 2018 first quarter results. Record sales of 1.25 billion US dollars and an increase of 16.5% mark another record for the company's quarterly sales

Steve Madden: first quarter exceeds expectations

Apr 18, 2018 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories announced first quarter net sales increasing by 6.2%, driven by growth in both the retail and wholesale segments

Another good year for ECCO

Apr 16, 2018 / Denmark
ECCO announced it has achieved its best financial result to date in 2017. The brand is particular satisfied with this result, in spite of the challenging retail environment

New Generation: Meet Agostinho Marques

Apr 16, 2018 / Portugal
With a background in Marketing Agostinho Marques works alongside his father at Fábrica de Calçado Dura, Lda. since 2008. Agostinho is part of the third generation working in the company

adidas to close stores in online push

Apr 13, 2018 / Germany
adidas expects to close down several stores in the coming years as part of a shift towards selling more goods online

Puma uplifts full-year guidance

Apr 13, 2018 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear brand expects its net profit to improve significantly in 2018 and has therefore slightly increased its year-end earnings forecast after publishing its provisional numbers for the first quarter

KEEN welcomes Tim Bartels

Apr 11, 2018 / United States
Portland-based outdoor and lifestyle footwear brand as announced Tim Bartels as the new Vice President of sales for the Outdoor, Lifestyle and Kids (OLK) categories at KEEN

Foot Locker remains a highly profitable company

Apr 11, 2018 / United States
Richard Johnson, Chairman of the Board and CEO of the New York-based specialty athletic retailer commented the financial results for Foot Locker's fourth quarter and full year
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