Tag : footwear
Keds to set foot back in the UKSubscription
US footwear brand Keds is re-entering the UK market for spring 20, Drapers can reveal.
Did the Moda revamp deliver? Subscription
Exhibitors welcomed some of the changes at Moda for the autumn 20 edition, but the Birmingham trade show got off to a relatively quiet start after changing its dates to later in the season.
Step up your game in footwear Subscription
Fresh product, a strong stance on sustainability and a top-notch online presence are vital to thrive in footwear
Rockport shifts to distributor model Subscription
US brand house The Rockport Company, which owns footwear brands Rockport, Aravon, Dunham and Reef, is moving its business in the UK and Ireland to a distributor model with Four Marketing.
Footwear start-up secures £200,000 in fundingSubscription
Footwear brand Calla Shoes, which sells specialised footwear for bunion sufferers, has acquired £200,000 in funds from an “angel investor”.
Shoe Zone sales rise driven by out of town push Subscription
Digital growth and out of town “big box” stores increased revenue at footwear retailer Shoe Zone by 0.9% to £162m for the 53 weeks to 5 October 2019.
Skechers autumn 20Subscription
Alongside its signature trainer styles, Skechers presents its take on the urban, hiker trend for autumn 20.
Kickers autumn 20Subscription
Thriving on the 1990s revival, footwear brand Kickers’ autumn 20 collection harks back to the chunky statement styles that drove its early popularity.
As January dawns and the new buying season kicks off in earnest – Drapers brings you a roundup of the collections to know for autumn 20.
RM Williams sees 'enormous' growth potentialSubscription
Australian footwear brand RM Williams has big plans to expand in the UK, the CEO told Drapers.
Drapers speaks to Olivier Bernhard, co-founder of the fast-growing Swiss running brand On, about its recent investment from tennis legend Roger Federer and its plans for future growth.
Hotter's new management drives digital growthSubscription
Footwear firm Hotter has harnessed digital and refocused its product offering under a new management team to boost business performance, its chief commercial officer told Drapers.
Duke & Dexter's latest streetwear collabSubscription
Following on from its collaboration with rapper Snoop Dogg, luxury men’s footwear brand Duke and Dexter has unveiled a new streetwear-inspired collaboration.
Welcome to the house of BlahnikSubscription
Kristina Blahnik is bringing all aspects of luxury footwear brand Manolo Blahnik back in house with the aim of respecting its heritage and securing its long-term future
Moda announces dedicated kids' spaceSubscription
UK footwear trade show Moda is expanding its kids’ offering for the spring 20 edition, taking place at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC) 23-25 February.
Drapers Hit or Miss: autumn 19 footwearSubscription
For the third part of Drapers’ autumn 19 Hit or Miss reviews, the team descended upon Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre to put footwear retailers to the test.
First look: Vans steps on to Oxford StreetSubscription
Footwear brand Vans is opening its largest European store at 214 Oxford Street in London.
Launching its debut collection for autumn 19, Cody & Co is a men’s footwear brand seeking to uphold British footwear heritage with contemporary designs.
Sales and profits up at Kurt GeigerSubscription
Full-year sales and profits at footwear retailer Kurt Geiger were up, despite it taking a £4.1m hit following House of Fraser’s administration.
Joseph Cheaney's time to shineSubscription
Ten years after taking it over, Jonathan and William Church have turned Joseph Cheaney & Sons from a private-label business into a thriving modern consumer brand built on heritage.