World Footwear

United Kingdom

Clarks' new in-store tracking inventory system

Nov 29, 2017 / United Kingdom
The aim of the footwear manufacturer and retailer is to improve the in-store response times and assistant productivity. The system is based on in-store tablets for staff

Michael Kors completes acquisition of Jimmy Choo

Nov 2, 2017 / United States
Under the terms of the transaction, Jimmy Choo shareholders received 230 pence per share with a total transaction value of approximately 1.35 billion US dollars

Dr Martens CEO steps down

Oct 12, 2017 / United Kingdom
Steve Murray is leaving Dr Martens and his position as CEO after being head of the British footwear brand for three years

Farfetch’s new project is about shoes

Oct 3, 2017 / United Kingdom
Swear, the footwear brand created by José Neves, Farfetch’s founder, 22 years ago, has just been relaunched and has a new positioning focused on personalization within the luxury segment

Barratts is selling its IP assets

Oct 2, 2017 / United Kingdom
The British-based footwear retailer is selling the rights to the brand and its international trademark portfolio. This occurs 4 years after the company has entered into administration

Jimmy Choo shareholders approve takeover

Sep 29, 2017 / United Kingdom
Shareholders of the UK-based luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo have voted almost unanimously in favour of a takeover by Michael Kors

Consumer spending continues to fall in the UK

Aug 7, 2017 / United Kingdom
In July consumer spending fell by -0.8% on an annual basis, following declines in May and June. Transport & Communication (-6.1%) and Clothing & Footwear (-5.2%) saw the most marked reductions in spend

Burberry with 3% increase in sales

Jul 12, 2017 / United Kingdom
The UK-based fashion house has announced a 3% underlying retail revenue growth for the first three months of the fiscal year, compared with the same period last year

Clarks brings shoemaking to its hometown

Jul 5, 2017 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear company announced it will open a new manufacturing unit at its headquarters in Somerset, creating up to 80 jobs in the process

Farfetch and Condé Nast announce partnership

Jun 20, 2017 / World
With this new deal Condé Nast's premium editorial content and Farfetch's global e-commerce platform will be added together to create a new editorial shopping experience

Schuh with 9% growth in profits

Jun 8, 2017 / United Kingdom
The Livingston-based company has revealed rising profits and sales while announcing full-year results. Schuh continues with its store expansion plan

Clarks profits with deep dive

May 23, 2017 / United Kingdom
The UK-based footwear brand posted a 43% decline in profits in the last financial year. A boost in sales (+8%) wasn’t enough to save the year’s performance

Sports Direct ups its stake in Debenhams

Apr 4, 2017 / United Kingdom
One of the largest sports-goods retailer in the UK has just made a strategic investment in the department store giant

Endless acquires Jones

Mar 29, 2017 / United Kingdom
The UK-based private equity investor has acquired the business and assets of Jones Bootmaker

Jimmy Choo with record revenue

Mar 27, 2017 / United Kingdom
The famous designer house reported two digits’ growth in sales in 2016. Good performance mainly driven by strong growth in Asia, continued solid growth in Europe and Japan and improving trends in the US
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