World Footwear

United Kingdom

JD Sports on track to meet full year profit outlook

Sep 22, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer reported in its interim results a strong first half performance, with a 12% year-over-over growth in organic sales, saying it's on track to achieve its full year profit outlook

Primark to close the year with sales growth

Sep 15, 2023 / United Kingdom
Primark's parent company, Associated British Foods (ABF), issued a trading update just before the end of its financial year, anticipating sales growth for both the last quarter and the full year

Sneaker resale marketplace Laced expands to Europe

Sep 13, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based resale sneaker platform is expanding into European markets by starting to roll out dedicated language websites and introducing a series of currencies

UK: footfall declined over Summer holidays

Sep 6, 2023 / United Kingdom
According to the data from British Retail Consortium Sensormatic IQ, footfall decreased by 1.6% in August, after rising by 1.8% in July, as compared to the same month of 2022

Farfetch remains optimistic despite stumbles in the second quarter

Aug 29, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury platform posted a small drop in revenue in the second quarter of 2023, as compared to the same period of 2022, while profits remain in the red zone since the first quarter

Vivobarefoot launches trial 3D footwear try-on platform

Aug 24, 2023 / United Kingdom
The brand launched a trial platform for creating tailored, circular and locally assembled footwear using AI-assisted 3D foot scans and is looking for 200 Britons to test the first-generation products

Balena teams up with Kitty Shukman to release biodegradable 3D-printed shoes

Aug 24, 2023 / Israel
The material science company and the emergent footwear designer have joined forces to create Roots, a unique 3D-printed pair of slides that is fully biodegradable

Farfetch appoints Tim Stone as Chief Financial Officer

Aug 4, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury e-tailer has announced that Tim Stone will succeed Elliot Jordan in the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective from the 1st of September

Hotter Shoes' CEO and CFO exit the company following the acquisition by WoolOvers

Aug 3, 2023 / United Kingdom
Both Ian Watson, Chief Executive Officer of the footwear brand, and Gavin Manson, its Chief Financial Officer, have reportedly resigned days after the acquisition by WoolOvers Group

Primark lowers prices across selected ranges of kidswear essentials

Jul 31, 2023 / United Kingdom
The fashion retailer has announced that it will lower prices on essential children’s items from the end of July to help British families cope with the ongoing high inflation

Burberry's flagship store on New Bond Street has reopened

Jul 26, 2023 / United Kingdom
The iconic global flagship store, located at 21-23 New Bond Street in London, has reopened to the public to reinforce Burberry's positioning as the modern British luxury brand

Shoe Zone raises full year guidance

Jul 24, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear retailer has raised its full year profit guidance for the second time in five weeks, following an “exceptional” sales month in June

WoolOvers Group rescues Hotter Shoes

Jul 21, 2023 / United Kingdom
The British footwear brand, until now run by the struggling Unbound Group, has been rescued by the natural knitwear brand WoolOvers, in a pre-pack deal worth 6.7 million British pounds (7.7 million euros)

JD Sports expands to the Middle East with new franchising deal

Jul 19, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based sportswear retailer has signed a 10-year franchise agreement with the Dubai-based brand management company GMG that will allow it to expand into the Middle East

Dr Martens to focus on the Americas region

Jul 18, 2023 / United Kingdom
The British footwear brand reported that its first quarter trading was in line with its previous guidance, but emphasised the need to focus on the Americas region, which saw its revenue decline year-over-year
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