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    StockX sees ‘remarkable’ growth in Q3


    StockX , the online resale exchange for sneakers and streetwear, counted 25 million global monthly visitors to its platform in the third quarter and “continues to grow at a remarkable rate” as the resale market expands globally. In a third-quarter snapshot looking at its international performance, StockX noted that ...

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    Adidas issues maiden sustainability bond


    Adidas has announced the successful placement of its first sustainability bond, whose offer was more than five times oversubscribed. The €500 million bond carries a 0.00 percent coupon and has a duration of eight years. It is divided into five equal tranches and will be listed on the Luxembourg ...

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    Ecco joins expanding list of footwear firms boycotting Facebook


    Denmark-based shoe manufacturer Ecco is continuously reviewing advertising efforts on social media platforms “to be in alignment with company values” after its U.S. arm earlier this month joined the growing list of footwear and other firms boycotting Facebook and Instagram to protest policies for handling online hate ...

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    Covid-19 spurs rent renegotiations, partnerships


    Retailers from Europe to the U.S. have sought rent relief as they reel from Covid-19 shutdowns and reopen stores faced with higher costs to meet health and safety requirements and uncertain sales prospects. Although some landlords have taken a hard line, many are trying to help keep retail tenants afloat ...

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    Global children’s footwear market seen up annual 4% to 2024


    The global market for children’s footwear is expected to grow by $8.65 billion between 2020 and 2024, representing an average annual increase of almost 4 percent, with the launch of exclusive designer footwear being instrumental in driving the market higher, according to the research and advisory firm Technavio . ...

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    ​WGSN sees three major consumer groups emerging from the crisis


    The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated societal changes and is forcing industries worldwide to adapt to the resulting changes in consumption. Thus, WGSN has set out to predict what consumers will be looking for in the next couple of years.

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    Adidas teams up with Allbirds


    Adidas announced a collaboration with Allbirds , the well-known American brand of sustainable footwear, to develop the sport performance shoe with the lowest-ever carbon footprint. The project will involve exploring recyclable material resources as well as the use of renewable energies in manufacturing and transportation. Adidas said the project ...

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    Adidas fell by 19% in Q1, sees Q2 down by over 40%


    The Adidas Group reported a sharp drop in profit margins on a 19.2 percent decline in sales for the first quarter, due to the coronavirus outbreak, but warned that the second quarter will be worse. With more of its store base still closed at the time of of ...

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    Zeis Excelsa wants to become a platform for Italian brands


    Zeis Excelsa , an Italian firm based in Montegranaro, in the Marche region, is aiming to grow by an annual average of 25 percent over the next three years to 2022 by becoming a platform for Italian footwear brands. As a former president of Anci , the Italian shoe industry ...