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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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March 25, 2015
Vol. 17 - N°6+7
Summary of the issue
  • Macintosh will sell its UK stores
  • Percassi buys Italy’s Vergelio
  • CCC aims for 40% growth
  • Ecco aims to sell 50% direct to consumer
  • Geox recovers, seeks a Chinese partner
  • Same-store sales collapse at Tod’s
  • Yue Yuen’s net dips by 24%
  • China on strike, Vietnam smiles
  • Brazilian companies report results
  • U.S. companies report results
CorporateLotto/Stonefly, Prada Holding, Shoe Carnival

Management & DistributionBally, Camuto, Crocs, Deckers, FitFlop, LK Bennett, Madden, Vans, Vivarte, Xiu, etc.

Results & StaitsticsAeffe, Crocs, Ferragamo, Jimmy Choo, Santoni, Stonefly, Yoox, Zalando, etc.

RetailCrocs, Deichmann, Din Sko, Dune, Roger Hardy, Schuh, Spartoo, etc.

OthersANWR, Birkenstock , CEC, Cole Haan, Pedreira, Rossetti, Toms, etc.

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Feb. 24, 2015
Vol. 17 - N° 4 + 5
Summary of the issue
  • 3.8% less visitors at theMicam
  • The GDS sticks to its early dates
  • The Italian shoe industry consolidates
  • A good 2014 in Germany
  • Portuguese exports up by 8%
  • Zalando into the black for the year
  • Deichmann gets stronger abroad
  • Management buyout for Bata France
  • Wortmann up 1%, future is uncertain
  • NeroGiardini invests in Russia
  • Mixed results for the luxury groups
  • The Chinese luxury market is evolving
  • Good results for Skechers, VF
  • Wolverine turns around in the quarter
  • New owners for Samson
CorporateFornarina, G-Star Raw/Overland Shoes, Intertek, Noël/Royer, Simple, Tata International, etc.

Brown Shoe, Coach, Crocs, Deichmann, Görtz, Kenneth Cole, Marc Shoes, etc.

Others Aeffe, Art, CLE, CNC, CTCR, Estate, Görtz, Melissa, Mirapodo, Prada, Skechers, Vic Matié, Yoox, etc.
Feb. 3, 2015
Vol. 17 - N° 2 + 3
Summary of the issue
  • ANWR grows strongly
  • Poor market hits Dutch retailers
  • Shoe Zone doubles profits on lower sales
  • Kurt Geiger will offer kids' shoes
  • Many offers for Bata's France stores
  • E-commerce will be more unified
  • Iconix buys into Pony
  • New Balance buys Rockport
  • Rising sales for Ferragamo, Tod's, Wolverine, not so much for Ugg
  • Skechers sets up Budapest subsidiary
  • Expo Riva, B&B take new action
  • Slem highlights new projects
  • German shoe industry up by 8.8%
CorporateAlexandria, Bruno Magli, Church's, Jones, Madden, Schoon

Management & DistributionCrocs, Deckers Brands, Esprit, Pentland, Sabu, etc.

Results & StatisticsAra, Choo, Gabor, GMS, Liberty

Others CompaniesCandice Cooper, CCILU, Gucci, Kangaroos, Kering, Office, Ralph Lauren, Repetto, Roger Vivier, etc.

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