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Dr Martens admits mistakes but stays confident for future growth
Results from Dr Martens contained a mix of good news and bad, but too much of the latter. However, the company is generally headed in the right direction on many fronts despite areas of weakness that must be addressed.
Wolverine appoints new president, brand leadership
Wolverine World Wide Inc. announced on Wednesday the appointment of Chris Hufnagel as president of Wolverine Worldwide.
Sportswear rules! Surge continues as data shows what's driving media impact
The latest data report from Launchmetrics shines the spotlight on sportswear and the headlines story is — perhaps unsurprisingly — that athleisure and sneakers continue to be key drivers while luxury is also important.
Cotton Traders has another strong year, store and e-sales boom
Heritage fashion brand Cotton Traders’ latest set of results saw it reporting another strong year that was its “most successful financial year to date, with a 10.6% year-on-year increase in turnover of £111 million”.
Simone Bellotti is new Bally Design Director after Villaseñor's exit
Swiss luxury brand Bally on Wednesday named Simone Bellotti as its Design Director leading its design studio. It’s an internal promotion with Bellotti having joined the firm back in October after 16 years at Gucci.
Rene Caovilla opens Selfridges pop-up
Late spring and summer are favourite times for pop-ups and with event season getting under way in the UK, many of them focus on the dressier end of the fashion story.
Converse names Jared Carver new CEO
Nike Inc. has appointed Jared Carver to the role of president and CEO of its Converse brand, effective June 1, succeeding Scott Uzzell, who is now the vice president and general manager of North America at Nike.
Calvin Klein opens first lifestyle store in New Zealand
Calvin Klein has opened its first 'Calvin Klein Lifestyle' concept store in Queenstown, New Zealand, marking the first lifestyle store to open in the country.
UK's Royal Yachting Association names Sebago footwear licensee
Sebago has become the official supplier for The Royal Yachting Association. The four-year partnership sees the heritage footwear brand, known for its boat shoe styles, become its Onshore Lifestyle Footwear Supplier.
Grenson launches first sneaker using British wool
UK footwear maker Grenson has launched its first sustainably made shoe using British wool. It has been produced using Cloudwool, an innovation making use of 100% local wool that would normally go to waste.
New Look reportedly in debt refinancing talks
Fashion retailer New Look is believed to be in talks about refinancing with the focus being a term loan that expires next year.
Matalan's interim buying chief becomes trading head as changes at firm continue
Matalan has made a key change to its line-up as it continues to transform itself under new owners. Interim buying and merchandising director Ben Smith is now chief trading officer, reporting to CEO Jo Whitfield,
Mango opens in Westfield, will boost UK presence with 13 new stores in 2023
Mango opened a new UK store late last week — in London's Westfield Stratford City — and its debut in one of the largest shopping centres in the UK came as it also revealed that it will see many more openings in 2023.
Deichmann opens at Salisbury's Old George Mall
Deichmann is continuing to grow its UK physical store portfolio featuring its all-new retail concept. This time Europe’s largest shoe retailer has opened at Old George Mall, the premier shopping destination in Salisbury.
ASOS reveals new £75 million financing success, Bestseller owner participates
ASOS has announced it has raised £75 million in cash from shareholders as the struggling online retail giant seeks to strengthen its finances.
Deckers Brands clocks 'exceptional' sales year, Hoka brand continues to burn bright
Deckers Brands announced on Thursday net sales surged 15.1% to $3.627 billion for the fiscal-year 2023, on the back of double-digit gains across all channels and regions, and a 58% sales hike at Hoka.