Italian shoe output down 6.4% in Q1 | U.S. faces a record hike in footwear prices | U.K. struggles to absorb higher Brexit costs | Velasca aims to increase sales 10-fold | Nice Footwear buys Favaro | Flattered doubles sales in 2020 | Allbirds makes 10 sustainability pledges | Nordstrom invests in Asos brands | Spartoo raises €23.7m | Stocks of footwear firms up in Q2

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Highlights

  • Italian shoe output down 6.4% in Q1
  • U.S. faces a record hike in footwear prices
  • U.K. struggles to absorb higher Brexit costs
  • Velasca aims to increase sales 10-fold 
  • Nice Footwear buys Favaro
  • Flattered doubles sales in 2020 
  • Allbirds makes 10 sustainability pledges
  • Nordstrom invests in Asos brands
  • Spartoo raises €23.7m
  • Stocks of footwear firms up in Q2

Corporate & Executive Changes

Aeffe, Authentic Brands Group, Ferragamo, Gabor, Hoka, Keen, Klarna, Kurt Geiger, LVMH, REV, Saysh, TAF

Distribution & Retail

Clarks, German e-commerce, Grendene, Kenneth Cole, Russia

CSR & Sustainability

OVS, Timberland

Other

Adidas, Baden, CEC, Crocs, Elisabeth, EU, Ferragamo, Global Brands Group, H&M, Italy, PacSun, Simac Tanning Tech, Spain, Wilberries

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