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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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July 20, 2018
Vol. 20 - N°13+14
Summary of the issue
  • Clarks’ CEO quits over misconduct
  • Pentland thrives, licences Karen Millen
  • Skechers’ shares fall due to lower profits
  • Adidas challenges Rockport sale
  • Moreschi fights for prime retail space
  • French slipper companies join forces Sneakers and online grow in Germany
  • Production and export statistics from Italy, Spain, Brazil, India and Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan has an ambitious footwear plan
  • New skills are required in the industry
CorporateBASF, Blowfish Malibu, Boa, Ferragamo, Obuv Rossii, Pasito, Pavers, Virola , Zeis Excelsa, etc.
Management & Distribution Arezzo, Deckers, Dr. Martens, Ecco, Ferragamo, Keen/GEB, Geox, Legero, Prada, etc.

RetailAndré, CCC, Hermès, J.M. Weston, Kurt Geiger, Lloyd, Peter Kaiser, Schuhe24, Stadium, etc.

OthersBirkenstock, Bullboxer , Deichmann, Expo Riva Schuh, Gabor, Melawear, Micam, Pure London, Santoni, Stella, Tamaris, Toms, Walking Co., William Lamb, etc.

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June 14,2018
Vol. 20 - N°11+12
Summary of the issue
  • Vivarte sells Besson
  • Hamm Reno buys an online retailer
  • Clarks, Gucci produce at home
  • Italy’s footwear clusters perform well
  • The luxury market will prosper in 2018
  • ABG buys Nine West
  • Americans buy more online, more sneakers
  • Positive echoes from the Russian market
  • Big turnout, innovation at UITIC Congress
  • EU slaps 25% duties on U.S. footwear
  • Calendar of international trade shows
Aldo, Bearpaw, CCC, Prada, Rondinaud, Shoe the Bear , Tamara Mellon, Yellow Cab, etc.

Management & DistributionAra, ANWR, Dr. Martens, Ecco, Footasylum, LVMH, Schuh, Stuart Weitzman, Tod's, etc.

Results & StatisticsBoot Barn, Caleres, Deckers, DSW , Genesco, Geox, Jimmy Choo, Sabu, Shoe Carnival, Shoe Zone, etc.

OthersAbicalçados, Camper, Deichmann, Dockers, Gore-Tex, G. Zanotti, Kate Spade, K&S, Louboutin, Pentland, Satra, etc.
May 15, 2018
Vol. 20 - N°9+10
Summary of the issue
  • Rockport files for bankruptcy
  • Clarks re-engineers after poor results
  • Wolverine re-invests margins
  • Italian shoe exports accelerate
  • E-commerce attracts big investors
  • Zalando branches out into cosmetics
  • New retail alliances online in Germany
  • Moon Boot is going lifestyle
  • Stonefly and Lotto improve synergies
  • New calls for European collaborations
  • Paper packaging costs are rising
  • Strong interest in the UITIC congress
CCC , House of Fraser, JB Martin, Künzli, Zalando
Management & Distribution
ANWR, Bernd Hummel, Converse, Famous Footwear, Frau, Lacoste, Legero, Sebago, Vionic
Aeffe, Alibaba, Alpargatas, Apiccaps, Crocs, Ferragamo, Grendene, Hermès, JD.com, Stuart Weitzman, Superga,Tod's, Vans/VF, Vulcabras, Yue Yuen, etc.
Atlas/Desma, Bright, CEC, CTC, Görtz, Hotter, Kawasaki, Keen, Micam, Sabu, Snipes, etc.

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