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Shoe Intelligence

Published since 1999, Shoe Intelligence remains the most authoritative and comprehensive business newsletter on the non-athletic footwear market in Europe, focusing on suppliers, distributors and retailers operating anywhere in this important region of the world, including the major international footwear brands. Shoe Intelligence is published in English a minimum of 24 times a year and can be received by e-mail or regular mail. It is only available by subscription.

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Feb. 9, 2018
Vol. 20 - N°3+4
Summary of the issue
  • Europe exports more shoes, launches new programs to revitalize skills and jobs
  • Exports drive higher production in Italy
  • Russia and Belarus make more shoes
  • Richemont wants full control of YNAP
  • Zalando invests for market share gains
  • ANWR grows by 2.4%, digitalizes more
  • Luxury goods markets accelerate
  • Skechers passes the $4bn mark
  • Expo Riva launches a bags show
  • New owners for the Berlin shows
Bally, Jimmy Choo, Nine West, Obuv Com , Sympatex, etc.
Management & Distribution
Caleres, Dr. Martens, Kavat, HR Group, Inblu Group, Net-à-Porter, Roger Vivier
Aeffe, Deckers, Ferragamo, Gabor, Geox, Hermès, LVMH, Salamander, Tod's, YNAP, Wolverine, etc.
Cotance, CTCR, Dune, FDRA, Floris van Bommel, JD.com, Kering, Louboutin, Louis Vuitton, MyTheresa, Obuv Rossii, Repetto, San Marina, Pitti Uomo, Pure London, Slowwalk, UITC, etc.

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Jan.12, 2018
Vol. 20 - N°1+2
Summary of the issue
  • The market situation seems to be improving almost everywhere
  • Vivarte to sell André and Besson
  • Leder & Schuh improves
  • Shoe Zone revenues and profits dip
  • Pentland and Lacoste form a JV
  • Bernd Hummel licences Homeboy
  • Pentland reorganizes
  • Good growth for Steve Madden
  • Duca del Cosma builds up abroad
  • Special feature on footwear production: 3D printing, knitted uppers, new production methods, retail, The Footwearists
CorporateBally, CCC, Deckers, Gucci

Management & Distribution Deichman, Fly London, Görtz, Iconix, Kering, Nous, Prada, Santander, Snipes, Wortmann

Results & StatisticsCrocs, Genesco, Nike, Office, etc.

OthersAssacalzaturifici, Bruno Magli, Christian Louboutin, Expo Riva Schuh, Gallery Shoes, Modeurop, Move On, Pony, Sixtyseven, etc
Dec. 23,2017
Vol. 19 - N°23+24
Summary of the issue
  • Bexley retail business sold to PE fund
  • Clarks unveils new in-store app
  • Rebeca Sanver’s parent is bankrupt
  • Italian luxury industry is disadvantaged
  • Italian government partners with Yoox
  • Little growth for Italian shoe industry
  • Birkenstock exits Amazon
  • New EU rulings on selective distribution and geo-blocking
  • Zalando partners with brands
  • Russia wants to boost footwear exports
  • India, Bangladesh back their industries
Bata, Delfin, Flex, Heinrich Dinkelacker , Payless, Unichel , Rockport, Salvatore Ferragamo, Shoon, Tod's, Wayne Kulkin, etc.

Management & DistributionAra Group, Birkenstock, Genesco, Stephane Kelian, Tapestry, etc.

Results & StatisticsBianco, CCC, Ferragamo, Genesco,Joseph Cheaney, Obuv Rossii, Sarenza, etc.

OthersDeckers, Gabor, Gucci, Kavat, Primetime Shoes, Prada, Ricosta, Uturn, Zalando, etc.

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