Tag : footwear
Hunter secures £16.5m funding Subscription
Wellington boot brand Hunter has secured a fresh £16.5m cash injection to support future growth and help see it through the coronavirus pandemic.
Aldo UK collapses into administrationSubscription
The UK arm of Canadian footwear retailer Aldo Group has fallen into administration as a result of the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
How the BFA is stepping up for footwear Subscription
Lucy Reece-Raybould, chief executive of British Footwear Association, discusses how the footwear industry is coping with the coronavirus crisis, what the government needs to do to support it, and why businesses should use this time to restart, revive and renew.
Clarks in talks over cash injectionSubscription
Clarks is in early-stage discussions with potential minority equity investors, which could dilute its family owners’ stake in the footwear retailer.
Kurt Geiger issues store reopening plans Subscription
Footwear retailer Kurt Geiger has predicted it will spend an additional £75,000 on running each of its stores this year as part of its plans to reopen when the coronavirus lockdown is lifted.
Clarks to axe 900 roles Subscription
Clarks is to cut 900 jobs over the coming 18 months as it enters the next phase of its ‘Made to Last’ strategy which was introduced at the end of last year.
Footwear chain collapse leaves brands exposedSubscription
The collapse of independent footwear chain Johnsons Shoes has left a hole in brands’ stockist bases, Drapers has learned.
Cat appoints new global president Subscription
US footwear brand house Wolverine Worldwide has appointed Chip Coe as the new global president of footwear brand Cat.
Giuseppe Zanotti’s famous Italian adventuresSubscription
Luxury footwear designer Giuseppe Zanotti takes Drapers on an Italian odyssey – from footwear manufacturing in the north, to hidden holiday islands in the south.
Clarks drafts in advisers Subscription
Footwear retailer Clarks has called in three of the Big Four auditing firms to work on a potential restructuring, as it attempts to weather the coronavirus outbreak.