World Footwear

United Kingdom

JD Sports announces new growth strategy for the next 5 years

Feb 3, 2023 / United Kingdom
The retailer has announced that is setting in motion a new strategic approach for the next five years, which includes plans to a "significant" retail expansion and brand-new financial growth goals

Primark reports very strong Christmas period

Jan 27, 2023 / United Kingdom
The retailer posted a sales increase of 15% in the 16 weeks to the 7th of January 2023, driven by strong footfall after the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, which impacted last year's results

UK consumer confidence picked up in the last quarter of 2022

Jan 25, 2023 / United Kingdom
The latest Deloitte Consumer Tracker revealed that after 15 months of consecutive decline, UK consumer confidence improved slightly by 0.6% in the last quarter of 2022 to -19.7%

Cedric Wilmotte appointed CEO of Michael Kors

Jan 24, 2023 / United Kingdom
Capri Holdings has announced that Cedric Wilmotte, currently Versace's Chief Operating Officer, will assume the role of Chief Executive Office of Michael Kors, effective 3rd of April

Salehe Bembury reinvents the iconic Clarks Lugger

Jan 24, 2023 / United Kingdom
The renowned American footwear designer has teamed up with Clarks Originals to reinvent the brand’s iconic style Lugger, almost 40 years since it was introduced

Dr. Martens posts third quarter results below expectations

Jan 23, 2023 / United Kingdom
The British label reported a third quarter revenue below expectations due to "slower than anticipated" DTC growth in America and major operational issues at the LA distribution centre

Burberry reports rise in sales despite weaker performance in China

Jan 20, 2023 / United Kingdom
The luxury group posted double-digit revenue growth in the third quarter of fiscal 23, excluding the impact of China, where COVID-19-related disruption continued to affect the business

Farfetch shakes-up leadership team

Jan 19, 2023 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-tailer has appointed Elizabeth von der Goltz as Chief Fashion and Merchandising Officer and CEO of Browns. Sindhura Sarikonda will join in as President of the Americas

Burberry announces the appointment of new senior executives

Jan 18, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based label appointed Giorgio Belloli and Delphine Sonder to the newly created roles of Chief Digital, Customer and Innovation Officer and Chief Merchandising Officer, respectively

Dune London expands retail footprint worldwide

Jan 6, 2023 / United Kingdom
With international sales representing 26% of its total revenue, the British footwear and accessories brand is planning to expand its presence across the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas

British Retail Consortium forecasts low retail sales growth for 2023

Jan 4, 2023 / United Kingdom
According to the British Retail Consortium (BRC), UK retail sales will grow between 2.3% to 3.5% in 2023, with the pace somewhat picking up in the second half of the year

British Vivienne Westwood dies at 81

Dec 30, 2022 / United Kingdom
The fashion designer, who was the pioneer of the punk fashion phenomenon of the 70s and whose subsequent eccentric styles had a major influence in later decades, died at the age of 81. She was also a known climate activist

UK Boxing Day footfall declines by 15.3% over pre-pandemic levels

Dec 28, 2022 / United Kingdom
On a comparable basis to 2019, UK in-store footfall was down by 15.3% this past Boxing Day, mostly due to rail strikes, travel disruptions and the rising cost-of-living, says RetailNext

Maria Eugenia Errobidarte: greenwashing will slowly start to disappear

Premium ContentDec 27, 2022 / United Kingdom
Get to know Maria Eugenia Errobidarte, Director of Insight @ HYPEBEAST (platform for contemporary culture and lifestyle), who has been working on projects focusing on luxury fashion

Koi footwear launches Teletubbies-inspired collection

Dec 23, 2022 / United Kingdom
The Manchester-based vegan and gender-neutral footwear brand released its first collab with the nostalgic 90s TV show, the Teletubbies, loyal to Koi's "intrinsically weird and wacky energy"
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