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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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Nov. 30, 2017
Vol. 19 - N°21+22
Summary of the issue
  • Vivarte divests its Spanish retail arm
  • Luxury and tax-free shopping recover
  • Rebound in the CIS for Italy’s shoe industry
  • Good start for Spanish B2B platform
  • Yoox launches self-destructing ads
  • Big sales’ increases for online retailers
  • Geox disappoints, Crocs improves
  • Wolverine raises guidance
  • Vulcabras goes public
  • Russia extends rawhide export ban
Clarks, Deckers, Eram, Footasylum, JB Martin, LVMH, Pittards, PMC, Rocky Brands, Schoescribe, etc.
Management & Distribution
Ecco, Geox, Legero, Nexgen, RG Barry, Skechers, Tod's, Zalando, etc.

Alpargatas, Caleres, Deckers, DSW, Ferragamo , GFG, Grendene, Hermès , Kors, Shoe Carnival, Shoe Zone, Superga, Tapestry, VF, Weyco, Yue Yuen, etc.
ANWR, Art, Birkenstock, Castañer, Chaussea, Deichmann, Hamm, Hunter, Lacoste, W.L. Gore, etc.

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Oct. 24, 2017
Vol. 19 - N°19+20
Summary of the issue
  • The casual shoe market rises by 2.1%
  • Clarks makes higher losses
  • Murray quits a growing Dr. Martens
  • Skechers posts stellar results abroad
  • The Italian shoe industrykeeps recovering
  • Vietnam, Bangladesh outperform India
  • Will anti-dumping duties be back in Europe?
  • Spanish production is flat, average value up
  • Asian interest for Bally takeover
  • ANWR and Sabu reorganize shows
  • Calendar of international trade shows
CorporateAldo/Camuto, Amazon, Barratts, Deckers, Footasylum, Mexx, Obuv Rossii, Royer, Stahl, etc.

Management & Distribution Alpargatas, ANWR, Buffalo, Ferragamo, Havaianas, Kurt Geiger, Peter Kaiser, Supra, Toms, etc.

Results & StatisticsCCC, GMS, Hunter, Kering, LVMH, Stella, VF, Yue Yuen, etc.

OthersAnalpa, CEC, Digel, DSW, Else, GSM, JD.com, Marc, Micam, Prada, Shoepassion, Snipes, Sterling, Swear, Thierry Rabotin, etc.
Sept. 14,2017
Vol. 19 - N°17+18
Summary of the issue
  • Gallery Shoes had a good start
  • German retailers go omni-channel
  • Sport shoes lift German exports
  • Zalando works with a U.S. sneaker retailer
  • Russians are rushing for sneakers
  • Deichmann invests heavily
  • HR Group consolidates logistics
  • Linda Bennett buys back her business
  • La Halle is turning around
  • A look at Spanish and Portuguese exports
  • First shoe show in Bangladesh
  • Is Africa the new production hot spot?
Management & DistributionBerlutti, Biagiotti, Cole Haan, Görtz, Hunter Boots, Lloyd Shoes, Nike, Pollini, Wolverine, Sabu, WMS

Results & StatisticsAlibaba , Belle , Caleres, DSW , Genesco, Hermès, Jimmy Choo, Phoenix Footwear, Prada , Shoe Carnival , Stella , Vulcabras, etc.

OthersAbicalçados, Alpargatas, Apiccaps, Birkenstock, Deckers, Dr. Martens, Eram, N°21, Kangaroos, Marc Shoes, Mephisto, Momad, Skechers, The Micam, Vögele, etc.

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