World Footwear

United Kingdom

Clarks ventures into the metaverse

May 18, 2022 / United Kingdom
The British label has launched the Cicaverse immersive experience on Roblox to celebrate the children’s unisex sneaker style, Cica, in partnership with the metaverse development studio Melon

Capri to donate products to aid refugees of the war in Ukraine

Apr 6, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury group has announced that it will donate over 1 million euros in essential clothing from Versace, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors to aid those displaced by the war in Ukraine

Farfetch invests up to 200 million US dollars in Neiman Marcus

Apr 6, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-commerce platform has announced a global strategic partnership with the US-based omnichannel luxury retailer Neiman Marcus Group (NMG)

Dr. Martens names new Global Creative Director

Apr 5, 2022 / United Kingdom
The position will be held by Darren McKoy, known as DMac, who served before as Global Category Product Director. He stated that he will continue honouring the brand’s legacy

Burberry committed to being the best place to work for women

Mar 9, 2022 / United Kingdom
While committing to becoming the best place to work for women, the luxury group announced its support to the National Literacy Trust and The Prince’s Trust women supporting initiatives

Farfetch announces first year of adjusted EBITDA profitability

Mar 1, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-commerce platform has reported a record Gross Merchandise Value of 4.2 billion US dollars in 2021. Adjusted Ebitda margin rose to a positive 0.1%

BCC emphasizes difficulties associated with the EU Trade deal

Feb 25, 2022 / United Kingdom
A report from the British Chambers of Commerce shows that 71% of UK exporters think that the EU trade deal is not enabling them to grow or raise sales; it has increased costs, paperwork and delays

JD delays final results for fiscal 2022 but raises outlook

Feb 23, 2022 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer has reported that the performance positive of the Holidays continued into January, so, “full year results are expected to be slightly ahead of previous expectations”

UK Retail: the first months of 2022 might be a cold shower for the expectations of retailers

Premium ContentFeb 14, 2022 / United Kingdom
Although the TCF sales index surpassed the 2018 baseline in November, the downwards trend of pessimism experienced among consumers since July last year is raising concerns. In fact, last month, the consumer confidence index dropped to its lowest level in 11 months. Retailers should be wary of consumers fears over surging inflation, rising fuel bills and the prospect of interest rises, while managing supply difficulties brought by the ongoing unwind of the Brexit process

Consumer confidence in the UK drops in the second half of 2021

Feb 11, 2022 / United Kingdom
Despite a strong rebound in the first half, consumer confidence fell for the second consecutive quarter in the last three months of 2021, thanks to the rise in living costs and to the impact of the Omicron variant

Capri on growing mode

Feb 7, 2022 / United Kingdom
The fashion luxury group has posted revenue and earnings above expectations in the third quarter of fiscal 2022, raising once again its full year outlook

Kurt Geiger to open 13 to 15 stores in the UK

Jan 26, 2022 / United Kingdom
The Chief Executive of Kurt Geiger, Neil Clifford, has told the daily The Times that the British retailer is planning to open a new shop every month of the current year

Burberry announces full-price sales increase

Jan 25, 2022 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury group has reported that, in the third quarter of fiscal 2022, full-price sales increased driven by a strong performance in outwear and leather goods and in the US market

Coats launches fibre-laying technology for footwear

Jan 20, 2022 / United Kingdom
The British industrial thread manufacturer has launched Lattice Lite Eco, which uses sustainable materials, to create footwear composite materials

Burberry signs sustainability linked loan

Jan 18, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury group has refinanced its Revolving Credit Facility to a 300 million British pounds (358.9 million euros) sustainability linked loan, in coordination with Lloyds Bank
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