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Average export price of footwear grows by 57% in a decade

Premium ContentSep 17, 2021 / World
Over the last decade, the average worldwide export price of footwear grew significantly and registered a record value of 10.37 US dollars in 2020. This is the highest value ever registered and represents growth of 56.7% compared to 2010 (when the average price was only 6.61 US dollars). Such variance points to an average annual growth in the footwear sector of 4.6% throughout this decade, while the general inflation of the economy was only 1.66%. Footwear prices grew almost three times more than the average registered for all goods. 

Genesco’s sales rebound

Sep 17, 2021 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear group has announced the results for the second fiscal quarter ended on 31st of July 2022. Genesco’s sales increased by 42% from similar quarter last year, which generated revenue of 555 million US dollars

JD Sports raises full-year guidance

Sep 17, 2021 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retail group reported record profit before taxes and exceptional items of 439.5 million British pounds (515.1 million euros) in the first half of the fiscal year ended on the 31st of July. The figure registered is above pre-pandemic levels

Dick's Sporting Goods to hire up to 10 000 seasonal associates

Sep 15, 2021 / United States
The Pittsburgh-based sporting goods retailer announced it will hire the largest number of seasonal associates in its history for the 2021 holiday season

China enters the top 10 of footwear importers

Premium ContentSep 14, 2021 / World Footwear Yearbook
Data is taken from the World Footwear 2021 Yearbook released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association. The publication gives you the most complete picture of the footwear industry

Getting ready for the 2021 Global Footwear Sustainability Summit

Sep 14, 2021 / China
The new edition of the event will be held virtually from the 20th to the 22nd of October, between 8h30am and 1pm (CET - Central European Time). Workshops & Mingling sessions will also be part of the event

Sam Edelman debuts kids collection

Sep 14, 2021 / United States
The new Sam Edelman Kids footwear collection designed exclusively in-house for the fall 2021 season. The assortment appeals to create a "Mommy and Me" moment for customers

JD Sports adds Bert Hoyt as Non-Exec Director

Sep 13, 2021 / United Kingdom
The retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands, announced Bert Hoyt has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director. Appointment is in place since the 8th of September 2021

Centenário: 80 years dedicated to the footwear industry

Sep 13, 2021 / Portugal
The history of Centenário begins in 1941 when Camilo Ferreira had the idea of opening a shoe factory. His dream of making quality footwear made him ride his bike up and down the hill, every day, for 15 years, to join his team

CCC expands its international presence

Sep 10, 2021 / Poland
The Poland-based footwear group has recentlyh announced the opening of new stores in countries such as Austria and Hungary. CCC is also expanding its digital stores to other countries

Stuart Weitzman aiming to achieve profitability this year

Sep 10, 2021 / United States
Tapestry, the US-based group owning Stuart Weitzman, believes the brand will become profitable again in the current fiscal year. A restructuring process of the company is underway

Deichmann with sales down by 20%

Sep 10, 2021 / Germany
The Germany-based retailer registered a 20% decline in sales last year, resulting in lost revenue of 1 billion euros at global level. Chairman Heinrich Deichmann told in an interview to Textilwirtschaft

Ferragamo: sales near pre-COVID levels

Sep 9, 2021 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury house reported that in July and August its retail sales were close to levels recorded before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, after returning to operating profit in the first half of 2021

Tod's results driven by e-commerce, Greater China and Roger Vivier

Sep 9, 2021 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury house talks about strong sales results and profitability recovery in the first half of 2021. Results were driven by the performance of the e-commerce channel, Greater China and the Roger Vivier brand

CCC Group invests in the Xpress Delivery company

Sep 8, 2021 / Poland
The Polish-based footwear group will become a minority shareholder in Xpress Delivery, a company specializing in express delivery of parcels
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