World Footwear

United Kingdom

JD Sports to buy remaining shares of Footasylum

Mar 18, 2019 / United Kingdom
UK-based retailer JD Sports has agreed to buy the remaining shares of Footasylum, in a cash deal, a month after it took an initial stake in the company

Fashion chain LK Bennett to file for administration

Mar 8, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based premium fashion chain, retailing womenswear, leather footwear and accessories, has called in administrators. 500 jobs are at risk

Giorgio Presca is Clarks new CEO

Feb 27, 2019 / United Kingdom
This nimination takes place after Mike Shearwood stepping down last year. Giorgio Presca will be responsible for all aspects of the business after a transiction period working alongside with the interim CEO Stella David

JD Sports buys 8% stake in Footasylum

Feb 20, 2019 / United Kingdom
JD Sports acquired 8 676 878 shares in Footasylum plc representing 8.3% of the issued share capital of the company

Capri announces quarter results

Feb 8, 2019 / United Kingdom
A global fashion luxury group, Capri Holdings announced its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2019 (ended 29th of December 2018). Good performance marks a quarter in which the Versace acquisition was also completed

tReds falls into administration

Feb 5, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear retailer, with a chain of footwear stores across the UK and an online operation, has been placed into administration

Sri Lanka: revenue from footwear and leather tripled

Jan 29, 2019 / Sri Lanka
According to statistics issued by the local entities revenue generated by exports of these industries have presented a very dynamic performance in over one decade, growing by 300%

Capri Holdings completes acquisition of Versace

Jan 2, 2019 / United Kingdom
Capri Holdings Limited, a global fashion luxury group, announced it has changed its name from Michael Kors Holdings Limited, and from today its New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol will be CPRI. The company also confirmed it has completed the acquisition of Versace

Michael Kors results surpass expectations

Dec 28, 2018 / United Kingdom
Second quarter results for the Michael Kors Group exceed expectations. While the Michael Kors brand performed flat compared to the prior year, Jimmy Choo results were better than anticipated

Farfetch acquires Stadium Goods

Dec 12, 2018 / United Kingdom
With this acquisition of the sneaker and streetwear marketplace, Stadium Goods, Farfetch will expand its offering in the premier sneaker and streetwear category, which is part of the fast-growing premium sportswear market

Pentland secures Karen Millen global footwear license

Oct 26, 2018 / United Kingdom
Pentland Brands will make footwear for fashion brand Karen Millen. The first collection resulting from this new partnership should be ready for the autumn-winter 2019-2020 season

Robust year for Dr. Martens

Oct 24, 2018 / United Kingdom
The iconic British brand announced double digit revenue and EBITDA growth across all regions, with the EMEA region performing very strongly. Dr. Martens has made significant progress against all strategic priorities, particularly in growing its Direct to Consumer channels

Van Dal Shoes factory closes in the UK

Oct 22, 2018 / United Kingdom
For many this is the end of an era in Norwich, traditionally one of the main regions for footwear production in the UK. Following changes that have taken place since the hay-days of the mid 1980’s, this is just the symbolic end of the current chapter of the local footwear manufacturing scene

Allbirds to open first UK store

Oct 15, 2018 / United Kingdom
US–based footwear brand Allbirds, focusing on sustainable footwear, has signed for its first UK store in London’s Covent Garden, which will open later this month

Michael Kors acquires Versace

Sep 26, 2018 / United Kingdom
The London-based fashion luxury group announced a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Italian luxury fashion house Gianni Versace for a total value of 1.83 billion euros. Holdings Limited will be renamed to Capri Holdings Limited
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