World Footwear

United Kingdom

Capri gives update regarding phased reopening of global stores

May 28, 2020 / United Kingdom
After taking the hit of the diffusion of Covid-19 and having most stores closed across the world, Capri now has slightly more than half of the company’s global retail fleet of stores open

Burberry: sales decline by 27% in the last quarter

May 28, 2020 / United Kingdom
The British-based luxury fashion house was heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with 60% of stores closed by the end of March. In the fourth quarter sales declined by 27%

Footwear not profiting from 10 year high in UK online retail sales

May 26, 2020 / United Kingdom
According to IMRG Capgemini online retail sales in the UK grew by 23.8% Year-on-Year in April. Footwear and clothing experienced two-digit declines, as consumers shift their shopping patterns in a hot month

Johnsons Shoes Company enters administration

May 25, 2020 / United Kingdom
The retailer, which operates under the brands Johnsons Shoes and Bowleys Fine Shoes, has entered administration after suffering the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. CVR Global were appointed as administrators

Clarks to cut 900 jobs globally

May 22, 2020 / United Kingdom
The British-based shoemaker has announced it will reduce its workforce by 900 over the next 18 months. The company which was already experiencing some issues took the hit of Covid-19

Burberry says it will not apply for British state crisis money to pay salaries

May 5, 2020 / United Kingdom
With the UK under lockdown given the Covid-19 pandemic, many companies have taken advantage of the state job retention scheme. Burberry has said it won't take any of this cash

Shoe Zone cancels final dividend and expresses concerns with Covid-19

Apr 30, 2020 / United Kingdom
In the General Meeting held yesterday a special resolution to cancel payment of the final dividend from last financial year was approved. First semester results already reflect a drop in turnover

PVH completes sale of Speedo North America

Apr 14, 2020 / United States
PVH announced the completion of the sale of its Speedo North America business to Pentland Group, parent company of the Speedo brand, for 170 million US dollars in cash

Clarks considers permanently closing stores

Apr 8, 2020 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear retailer is preparing for the permanent closure of some of its stores and asked bankers to advise on options available for the strategic move

Burberry expects 30% drop in sales

Mar 27, 2020 / United Kingdom
The British-based luxury brand is already forecasting the hit from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Burberry announced it is expecting a 30% decline in sales for the first quarter of 2020

Capri issues statement regarding Covid-19

Mar 18, 2020 / United Kingdom
Given the global diffusion of the Covid-19 Capri, the owner of Jimmy Choo, Versace and Michael Kors, made an announcement to the markets. The company will provide updates later regarding the impact of the pandemic

Shoe Zone announces deferral of dividend payment

Mar 17, 2020 / United Kingdom
The company is planning to cancel its final dividend payment after witnessing a drop in footfall as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic

Golden Goose with major investment from Permira Funds

Feb 14, 2020 / United Kingdom
A company backed by Permira funds has agreed to acquire Carlyle’s majority stake in Golden Goose

Capri cuts forecast as it expects to take the hit from coronavirus

Feb 5, 2020 / United Kingdom
The owner of Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo and Versace cut its forecasts as it warned of a 100 million US dollars hit to revenue due to the coronavirus outbreak in China

Shoe Zone with declining profits blames financial burden of public policies

Jan 30, 2020 / United Kingdom
In the last financial year Shoe Zone's underlying pre-tax earnings slid to 9.6 million British pounds from 11.3 British pounds in the previous year. Management blames Government for increasing taxes
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