World Footwear

United Kingdom

JD Sports appoints Dominic Platt CFO

May 25, 2023 / United Kingdom
British sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion has appointed Dominic Platt as its Chief Financial Officer, replacing Neil Greenhalgh who is stepping down in the summer after four years in the role

Authentic Brands Group eyeing Hunter Boots

May 23, 2023 / United States
New York-based ABG, the owner of Reebok and Ted Baker, is one of the possible bidders for Hunter Boots, the Wellington boots specialists

JD Sports delivers solid performance

May 23, 2023 / United Kingdom
According to the group's latest update on fiscal 2023, the UK-based retailer saw its revenue and profit before tax and adjusting items grow year-over-year despite supply chain challenges

Farfetch announces first quarter results

May 22, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury online retailer posted an 8.1% revenue growth in the first quarter of 2023, as compared to the same period of last year, but a profit loss of 174.3 million US dollars

JD Sports set to purchase Groupe Courir

May 11, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer announced that it plans to acquire the French Groupe Courir for an enterprise value of 520 million euros as part of the previously outlined growth strategy

Farfetch launches Reebok's partnership

May 9, 2023 / United Kingdom
The luxury online retailer has commercially launched the previously announced partnership with Reebok to run the brand's European e-commerce sites and its wholesale distribution

UK-listed retailers' profit warnings fall to the lowest quarterly total since 2020

May 5, 2023 / United Kingdom
In the first quarter of 2023, UK-listed retailers' profit warnings fell to the lowest quarterly total since 2020, but “persistent inflation, high-interest rates and tightening consumer spending” continue to challenge the sector

Primark posts strong first half

May 4, 2023 / United Kingdom
The fashion retailer, owned by Associated British Foods, reported that in the 24 weeks to March 2023, its revenue increased by 19%, as compared to the same period last year

JD Sports appoints two non-executive directors

May 3, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer has announced that Angela Luger and Darren Shapland will become the newest company's non-executive directors, effective as of the 1st of June

JD Sports appoints first Global Managing Director

Apr 26, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer has appointed Michael Armstrong to the newly-created role of Global Managing Director. He is expected to further help drive the group's growth

Farfetch names new Chief Marketing Officer

Apr 24, 2023 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-tailer has appointed Nick Tran as its new Chief Marketing Officer. He brings to the role his expertise in engaging with Gen Z and Millennial customers at TikTok, Taco Bell, Samsung, and Hulu

Dr. Martens lowers full year profit guidance

Apr 20, 2023 / United Kingdom
The iconic British brand has lowered its FY 23 profit outlook due to costs associated with resolving operational issues at its LA distribution centre, as well as a decline in wholesale revenue

Gucci and Burberry join platform that aims to promote smart consumption

Apr 18, 2023 / United Kingdom
The two luxury brands have joined a new platform launched by the tech start-up Labell-D that aims to help consumers protect the value of their luxury products through validated pricing

Pentland Brands appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Apr 14, 2023 / United Kingdom
The owner of brands such as Speedo, Berghaus, Endura and Ellesse has announced that Abhy Thomas-Joseph was appointed the company’s new global Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Asos adds two non-executive directors to the Board

Apr 13, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based fashion retailer has named Natasja Laheij and Jose Manuel Martinéz Gutiérrez as independent non-executive directors to its board of directors, effective as of the 11th of April
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