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    Shoepassion launches Henry Stevens brand


    The Berlin-based footwear company Shoepassion has decided to market its men and women’s collections under the Henry Stevens brand from spring 2021. The company, which was founded in 2010 and already owns the brands N91 and Heinrich Dinkelacker , will retain the name Shoepassion. The company ...

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    Birkenstock wins ‘Brand of the Year’ award


    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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    Crocs enters collaboration with Justin Bieber


    On Oct. 13, Crocs released a limited edition of clogs deriving from a collaboration with the Canadian singer Justin Bieber, the Canadian singer, globally including China and South Korea. The Crocs X Justin Bieber with drew Classic Clog were sold at $59.99 across select Crocs and partner e-commerce ...

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    Vans names Anderson .Paak as its global music ambassador


    Vans has announced the appointment of Anderson .Paak as its first-ever global music ambassador. The artist, born as Brandon Paak Anderson and also known as AP , a three-time Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and producer. AP once worked at a Vans retail store in Topanga ...

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    Ugg sponsors art exhibition in L.A.


    Ugg is sponsoring the opening weekend of the Hammer Museum ’s “ Made in L.A. 2020 ,” an exhibition organized in partnership with The Huntington , the combination library, museum and botanical gardens in the Los Angeles suburb of San Marino. This fifth edition of the biennial will run ...

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    Tamaris wins German Brand Award


    Tamaris has won the German Design Council ’s annual German Brand Award in the “Excellence in Brand Strategy and Creation” category for its Fashletics collection. The brand has credited the ad agency Men at Work for its “conceptual support.” Marlena Hanke , head of creation at ...

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    Camtrade rebranded The Enjoiya Group


    The U.S. women’s wholesale footwear firm Camtrade has changed names to The Enjoiya Group . The company manufactures and distributes three shoe brands, Enjoiya , Secret Celebrity and Soft Comfort . They have an emphasis on comfort and fit, with price-value also a key component in the market ...

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    Klarna moves to contain impulse buying


    Klarna , the Swedish online financial services specialist that works with groups including VF Corp. ’s brand Timberland , Scottish footwear retailer Schuh and British online fashion retailer Asos , has launched a new campaign in the UK called KlarnaSense to encourage shoppers to ”think thrice” before making ...

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    Nike, Zara, Adidas are the most valuable fashion brands


    Nike takes the top spot among fashion brands in the top 100 of the BrandZ ranking of the world’s most valuable brands, released by WPP and Kantar. It is followed by two European brands, Zara and Adidas . Nike managed to improve its valuation by 5 percent ...

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    Sebago in co-branding partnership with Baracuta


    Sebago , the brand owned by Italy’s BasicNet , has joined forces with British fashion group Baracuta for a new spring-summer 2020 capsule collection known as “Sebago with Baracuta”. The collection hit stores in late May after a preview at the Pitti Immagine Uomo trade fair in June 2019 ...

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    Schuhplus to launch its own online stream


    Schuhplus , the German mail-order retail specialist for extra-large men’s and women’s shoes, will start its own online live stream in July, featuring it at 4 pm everyday. The company has installed an online TV studio over the past four months at its headquarters in Dörverdener for this purpose, investing ...

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    +++ CCC (Cea Czyni Cuda) , the Polish footwear company, will maintain its sponsorship of the Development Cycling Team  until the end of this season, although with significantly reduced salaries, but no longer support the team as from 2021 +++

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    Sabu launches campaign for the reopening of stores


    Sabu , the German shoe retailers’ cooperative, has launched a marketing campaign for the reopening of its members’ stores. Together with a local advertising company, BSS Brand Communication , Sabu has started an online and offline campaign. The slogan of the campaign, ”Live here. Buy here - Your specialist shoe ...

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    Joya announces collaboration with Ikea


    Joya Shoes announced a collaboration with Ikea on April 1. According to the Swiss footwear company, it plans to transform used Ikea bags into shoes, called ”Ikea Billy,” so that employees and customers can move comfortably through the endlessly long aisles in the furniture stores. However, the announcement ...

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    Rieker presents digital image database


    Rieker , the German shoe company, presented a new digital image database during the Expo Riva Schuh trade show in Italy. Retailers can now access extensive image material and other content for ordered shoes via the digital database. Rieker developed more than 10,000 marketing and product images and videos for ...

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    Lowa hires Angelike Kettenbach


    Angelike Kettenbach has recently joined the international marketing team of Lowa . The 26-year-old will be responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of Lowa’s point-of-sale support as well as for the management of events, social media activities and international marketing support. The position was recently created to strengthen the ...

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    Tamaris launches international marketing campaign


    Tamaris , the shoe brand owned by the Wortmann group, has launched an international online marketing campaign under the hashtag #weristjulia (#whoisjulia). Julia is one of the most common first names in Europe among people aged 20 to 39. Tamaris estimates that 17 million women in Germany wear Tamaris shoes ...

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    Ugg's new campaign


    Ugg has introduced its “ Ugg Collective ” campaign for spring/summer 2020, with photographs by Frederic Auerbach shot at the Eric Lloyd Wright House in the Californian resort of Malibu. Featured in the campaign are Dominique Crenn , who runs the restaurant Atelier Crenn in San Francisco and is the ...

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    The Federation of Spanish Footwear Industry (Fice), the Spanish National...


    The Federation of Spanish Footwear Industry (Fice), the Spanish National Association of Footwear Commerce (ANCC) and the Association of Footwear Merchants of Madrid (ACC) came together last month to request the immediate withdrawal of an ad campaign by PortAventura World. The company, which operates three theme parks near Barcelona, was ...

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    Görtz has relaunched its digital corporate identity with new features...


    Görtz has relaunched its digital corporate identity with new features and simplified processes for people to apply for jobs. Site responsiveness, as well as a redesigning of HR processes, which are now run by Softgarden, were the priorities for the German shoe retailer, which recently launched a revamped transactional website. ...