World Footwear

United Kingdom

JD Sports to acquire Finish Line

Mar 26, 2018 / United States
The UK-based sports retailer has entered into an agreement to buy Finish Line, an American retail chain dedicated to athletic shoes, apparel and accessories. The new owner will win instant presence in the US

Kenneth Cole announces EMEA distribution deal

Mar 22, 2018 / EMEA
The American-based designer announced a regional footwear agreement with UK-based GBG Europe Footwear and Accessories Limited. GBG will grow Kenneth Cole's recognition in the selected territories

Endless sells footwear retailer to Pavers

Mar 2, 2018 / United Kingdom
The private equity investor has sold UK-based footwear retailer Jones Bootmaker to Pavers Limited. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed

Burbery strengthens e-commerce presence

Feb 23, 2018 / United Kingdom
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Michael Kors exceeds guidance and raises outlook

Feb 13, 2018 / United Kingdom
The London-based global fashion luxury group announced its financial results for the third quarter ended on the 30th of December. Expectations for the period were exceeded and as result outlook for the full year increased

Pentland appoints new COO

Feb 2, 2018 / United Kingdom
The British owner of Speedo, Berghaus and Canterbury, has promoted Chirag Patel to Chief Operating Officer

European exports with positive semester

Jan 16, 2018 / European Union
During the first half of 2017 the European Union as a whole exported 20.56 billion euros of footwear, registering a 7.0% increased from similar period last year

Clarks' new in-store tracking inventory system

Nov 29, 2017 / United Kingdom
The aim of the footwear manufacturer and retailer is to improve the in-store response times and assistant productivity. The system is based on in-store tablets for staff

Michael Kors completes acquisition of Jimmy Choo

Nov 2, 2017 / United States
Under the terms of the transaction, Jimmy Choo shareholders received 230 pence per share with a total transaction value of approximately 1.35 billion US dollars

Dr Martens CEO steps down

Oct 12, 2017 / United Kingdom
Steve Murray is leaving Dr Martens and his position as CEO after being head of the British footwear brand for three years

Farfetch’s new project is about shoes

Oct 3, 2017 / United Kingdom
Swear, the footwear brand created by José Neves, Farfetch’s founder, 22 years ago, has just been relaunched and has a new positioning focused on personalization within the luxury segment

Barratts is selling its IP assets

Oct 2, 2017 / United Kingdom
The British-based footwear retailer is selling the rights to the brand and its international trademark portfolio. This occurs 4 years after the company has entered into administration

Jimmy Choo shareholders approve takeover

Sep 29, 2017 / United Kingdom
Shareholders of the UK-based luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo have voted almost unanimously in favour of a takeover by Michael Kors

Consumer spending continues to fall in the UK

Aug 7, 2017 / United Kingdom
In July consumer spending fell by -0.8% on an annual basis, following declines in May and June. Transport & Communication (-6.1%) and Clothing & Footwear (-5.2%) saw the most marked reductions in spend

Burberry with 3% increase in sales

Jul 12, 2017 / United Kingdom
The UK-based fashion house has announced a 3% underlying retail revenue growth for the first three months of the fiscal year, compared with the same period last year
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