World Footwear

United Kingdom

Burberry confirms boost in sales

Jul 17, 2018 / United Kingdom
The London-based global luxury brand Burberry announced a 3% increase in sales in the first quarter of the financial year

inov-8 launches world’s first graphene shoes

Jul 9, 2018 / United Kingdom
The sports shoes, developed in collaboration with the University of Manchester, are reportedly 50% more resistant to wear than the corresponding industry standard

Pentland with 25% growth in revenue

Jul 2, 2018 / United Kingdom
For the year ended on the 31st of December of 2017 Pentland recorded total group revenue of 3.6 billion British pounds (4.7 billion US dollars), a 25% increase from last year. Performance was much driven by JD Sports Fashion

Manolo Blahnik new focus on men’s shoes

Jun 21, 2018 / United Kingdom
The Spanish fashion designer and founder of the eponymous high-end shoe brand launched his first men’s shoe collection in the 1970s. He is opening his first men’s boutique in London’s Burlington Arcade and aims to make men’s shoes 20% of the business

Brazilian Footwear elects seven target markets

May 31, 2018 / Brazil
The Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados), the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil) and the members of the Brazilian Footwear program (maintained by those entities) promoted a meeting to select target markets for the next two years

Michael Kors exceeds expectations for revenue

May 30, 2018 / United Kingdom
The UK-based luxury group announced its financial results for 2018 fourth quarter and fiscal year, ended on the 31st March 2018. Expectations for revenue in the period were surpassed

Shopping in the UK is getting digitally accompanied

May 29, 2018 / United Kingdom
A market report by PCMS* called Navigating Modern Retail – How to engage shoppers in 2018 was published, revealing shopping journeys consumers like to enjoy in stores. Digital seems to be moving inside the brick-and-mortar

Burberry's new strategic investment

May 18, 2018 / United Kingdom
The London-based global luxury brand Burberry announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire a luxury leather-goods business from longstanding Italian partner CF&P

JD Sports to acquire Finish Line

Mar 26, 2018 / United States
The UK-based sports retailer has entered into an agreement to buy Finish Line, an American retail chain dedicated to athletic shoes, apparel and accessories. The new owner will win instant presence in the US

Kenneth Cole announces EMEA distribution deal

Mar 22, 2018 / EMEA
The American-based designer announced a regional footwear agreement with UK-based GBG Europe Footwear and Accessories Limited. GBG will grow Kenneth Cole's recognition in the selected territories

Endless sells footwear retailer to Pavers

Mar 2, 2018 / United Kingdom
The private equity investor has sold UK-based footwear retailer Jones Bootmaker to Pavers Limited. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed

Burbery strengthens e-commerce presence

Feb 23, 2018 / United Kingdom
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Michael Kors exceeds guidance and raises outlook

Feb 13, 2018 / United Kingdom
The London-based global fashion luxury group announced its financial results for the third quarter ended on the 30th of December. Expectations for the period were exceeded and as result outlook for the full year increased

Pentland appoints new COO

Feb 2, 2018 / United Kingdom
The British owner of Speedo, Berghaus and Canterbury, has promoted Chirag Patel to Chief Operating Officer

European exports with positive semester

Jan 16, 2018 / European Union
During the first half of 2017 the European Union as a whole exported 20.56 billion euros of footwear, registering a 7.0% increased from similar period last year
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