World Footwear

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Sustainability: COS with new Restore collection

Sep 2, 2019 / United Kingdom
Recently, the H&M group has been highly focused on sustainability and has just announced that it’s recovering damaged garments in its Restore Collection, marketed by its COS chain

Farfetch announces quarter with new record

Aug 14, 2019 / United Kingdom
The giant marketplace dedicated to luxury fashion has announced second quarter results marked by new records in revenue and Gross Merchandise Value

Farfetch acquires New Guards Group

Aug 9, 2019 / United Kingdom
The London-based luxury ecommerce giant bought New Guards, the group owning brand Off-White, for a total value of 675 million US dollars. Farfetch plans to launch "Brands of the future"

An investment year for Capri

Aug 8, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based group has announced first quarter results with total revenue growing by 11.9%. The management of the Capri Holdings reaffirmed this will be the year to invest heavily in the business

Sustainability is a business imperative

Jul 15, 2019 / United Kingdom
The words are from Sara Maggioni, Head of Womenswear at WGSN, a trend forecasting company. Sara talked to us about sustainability and other hot topics of the footwear industry

Online retail in the UK to reach 53% by 2028

Jul 12, 2019 / United Kingdom
A new report by Retail Economics* and commissioned by law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) reveals that online shopping in the UK will account for more than 50% of retail sales over the next ten years

Asos to reduce staff

Jul 11, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British-based online retailer is said to be on the verge of implementing a plan to reduce its workforce, as reported by the Sunday Times a few days ago. The cuts should be made at headquarters in London

Condé Nast to exit Farfetch

Jul 10, 2019 / United Kingdom
The Condé Nast group, owner of titles such as Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, is reportedly quitting its Farfetch's 234-million-pound stake

Abicalçados and Apex-Brasil renew agreement

Jul 4, 2019 / Brazil
During the latest edition of the Francal trade fair, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) announced the renewal of the agreement to maintain the Brazilian Footwear program, developed in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil)

Truworths to restructure Office's debt

Jul 4, 2019 / South Africa
The South African fashion retailer Truworths International confirmed its British footwear chain Office has entered debt restructuring talks with its lenders

Deichmann announces UK expansion

Jul 3, 2019 / United Kingdom
The Germany-based retailer has announced plans to expand its UK store portfolio. Last year the brand has opened 9 stores in that country bringing its network of stores in the UK to 102

UK: retail sales slip at fastest pace since 2009

Jun 25, 2019 / United Kingdom
The High Street business in the UK continues to face challenging times. Now, the highest drop in British retail sales in the last 10 years has been reported

Moda appoints director of footwear

Jun 18, 2019 / United Kingdom
The fashion trade show taking place in Birmingham every February and August is aiming to enhance its footwear segment and has appointed Lisa Govier as director of footwear

India’s leather footwear exports up by 1%

Jun 6, 2019 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports in the first 10 months of the fiscal year exports of leather footwear increased by roughly 1%. Exports of the overall leather industry are declining

Capri is in growth mode

May 31, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based group announced double digit growth for fourth quarter's revenue. Capri Holdings is in growth mode and 2020 is expected to be an investment year for the group
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