World Footwear

Switzerland

Richemont sells Lancel to Piquadro

Jun 13, 2018 / Switzerland
Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA confirmed it has sold its French leather-goods subsidiary Lancel to Italian-based company Piquadro SpA

Richemont appoints Eric Vallat as Head of Fashion & Accessories

Jun 6, 2018 / Switzerland
The Swiss-based luxury goods group announced the appointment of Mr Eric Vallat to the newly created role of Head of Fashion & Accessories Maisons. He has joined the Group’s Senior Executive Committee, effective since the 1st of June 2018

Louboutin loses battle for red protection in Switzerland

May 24, 2016 / Switzerland
The French luxury footwear and fashion designer lost the exclusive rights over its distinctive red sole in a lawsuit

Bata repositions business in Switzerland

Apr 20, 2016 / Switzerland
Bata’s Switzerland unit is closing the remaining 29 stores in the country as part of its ongoing restructuring strategy

Karl Vögele sells Austrian stores

Jan 11, 2016 / Switzerland
The Swiss-based shoe retailer is refocusing its business model by concentrating in its 300 stores in the domestic market. An agreement to sell its 70 stores in Austria to Germany-based investment company, Lafayette Industrieholding was reached

Timberland consolidates expansion in Europe

Dec 11, 2015 / United States
US-based lifestyle brand Timberland consolidates its expansion in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with a total of five new franchise stores

Shoe exhibition reveals three thousand years of footwear history

Oct 24, 2014 / Switzerland
The Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel in Switzerland has gathered more than 220 pairs of shoes to highlight footwear fashion over 3 000 years

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