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    CVC reportedly in talks to buy Birkenstock

    2021-01-19T18:01:00Z

    The private equity CVC Capital Partners is in talks to buy Birkenstock , according to the news agency Bloomberg . Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg said that the family-owned shoe maker could be valued more than €4 billion including debt. No final decision has been made ...

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    Birkenstock wins ‘Brand of the Year’ award

    2020-12-13T07:17:00Z

    The Footwear News Achievement Awards have named Birkenstock “Brand of the Year” for 2020. This is the German brand’s third win, after 2013 and 2017. A virtual ceremony took place on Dec. 8. Lyst reports that Birkenstock’s Arizona sandal is the world’s most sought-after shoe on ...

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    The casual shoe market grew by 6.0% in 2019

    2020-10-12T09:52:00Z

    According to a study conducted by Shoe Intelligence in collaboration with Sporting Goods Intelligence , the branded casual footwear market grew by 6.0 percent in terms of invoiced dollars to an estimated level of $20.8 billion in 2019, in spite of strong competition from the athletic footwear brands in ...

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    ​Birkenstock ends cooperation with purchasing groups in Germany

    2020-09-30T14:53:00Z

    Birkenstock is pulling out of the German shoe retailing cooperatives ANWR , GMS and Sabu on the grounds that they are allegedly not sufficiently committed to fighting product piracy. The withdrawal takes effect from December 31. Birkenstock has been a member of the trade associations for ...

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    ​Birkenstock’s retail head leaves

    2020-08-18T16:15:00Z

    Birkenstock ’s retail director, Oliver Jansen , left in August to join Bahlsen Outlets, the outlet business of the German biscuit maker Bahlsen Group . The German sandal maker has yet to announce a successor Prior to joining Birkenstock in March 2018, Jansen worked for the fashion group Esprit ...

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    Birkenstock to sell footwear designed by Central Saint Martins’ students

    2020-07-15T15:08:00Z

    From February, Birkenstock will sell in selected stores worldwide and on the site 1774.com footwear designed by four students of Central Saint Martins . The German company started working with the London-based college in 2018 when it commissioned the BA Fashion History Theory course to work ...

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    Birkenstock introduces collection

    2020-03-26T08:16:00Z

    Birkenstock unveiled its latest collection at Sole DXB , Dubai’s biggest street festival, on Dec. 5-7. The annual Sole DXB festival serves as a regional platform for footwear, fashion and arts. The launch, within the framework of Birkenstock’s international expansion strategy, took place shortly ahead of the brand’s entrance into ...