World Footwear

United Kingdom

Harrods: world’s best performing luxury department store

May 17, 2019 / United Kingdom
The famous 170-years old luxury department store has proven its deep-rooted experience in the retail arena and scored in first ahead its competition

London leads opening of global luxury stores

May 2, 2019 / United Kingdom
Despite the current challenges within the UK retail market, London took the global top spot for luxury store openings in 2018, according to research from international real estate advisor Savills

Nike to move into new London headquarters

May 1, 2019 / United Kingdom
With the lease on its current UK headquarters set to expire in 2020, the US-based sportswear has reportedly signed a long-term lease for a new 11-storey building in the North London district of King’s Cross

The BFA appoints new CEO

Apr 18, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British Footwear Association announced the appointment of Lucy Reece-Raybould as its new CEO, following from the retirement of John Saunders

Dr Martens might be on the verge of being sold

Apr 17, 2019 / United Kingdom
According to several news reports, Permira is hiring bankers to oversee a review of its options for Dr Martens, just six years after it purchased it from the founding Griggs family

LK Bennett sold to franchise partner

Apr 16, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based premium fashion chain retailing womenswear, leather footwear and accessories has been sold to its Chinese franchise partner Rebecca Feng

BFA announces new CEO

Apr 11, 2019 / United Kingdom
The British Footwear Association (BFA) appointed Lucy Reece-Raybould as the new CEO

Bids for LK Bennett

Mar 29, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based premium fashion chain retailing womenswear, leather footwear and accessories collapsed into administration earlier this month. Now, bids for the business start to be known

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%
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