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    H&M Q2 sales up 75% in local currencies

    2021-06-16T07:24:00Z

    Hennes Mauritz ( H M )’s sales in the second quarter ended May 31 rose by 75 percent in local currencies and by 62 percent on a reported basis to 46,509 million Swedish krona (€4,601m-$5,577m). The company benefited from the strengthening of the krona, but continued to ...

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    March shoe and clothing retail sales down 38.9% in Eurozone

    2020-05-12T12:41:00Z

    Retail sales of clothing and footwear fell by 38.9 percent year-on-year in March across the Eurozone, according to the statistics office Eurostat , due to the widespread retail lockdowns across the region. The drop in total eurozone retail sales amounted to 11.2 percent, including a decline of 23.1 percent in ...

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    2020-03-26T10:27:00Z

    +++ Sales of footwear fell by 12.2% in Sweden during the month of January, probably due to the unseasonably warm weather that has persisted throughout the Nordic countries +++

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    India may hike import duties on footwear

    2020-03-25T11:27:00Z

    In presenting his country’s budget, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Nitharaman reportedly proposed to raise customs duties on certain types of imported footwear to 35 percent from 25 percent to help protect labor-intensive industries. “Cheap and low-quality imports are an impediment to their growth. Special attention has been taken to ...

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    Bangladeshi leather exports fall

    2020-03-24T14:40:00Z

    Exports of Bangladesh’s leather sector fell by 9 percent to $631.9 million in the first eight months of the country’s financial year, ended in February 2020, as leather footwear exports decreased by 11.2 percent to $376.6 million. Exports of finished leather fell by 27.9 percent to $84.2 million, while leathergoods ...

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    Brazilian footwear exports fall

    2020-03-24T14:39:00Z

    In January, Brazilian footwear exports fell by 16.1 percent in volume to 12.5 million pairs and by 7.3 percent in value to $91.5 million, largely due to political instability in Latin America. Haroldo Ferreira , president of the Brazil’s footwear industry, Abicalçados , said that Brazilian manufacturers may have also ...

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    Vietnam will likely meet its export target

    2020-03-24T14:37:00Z

    The Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso) announced in early February that the domestic footwear industry was likely to reach its export target of $24 billion this year, as a result of the U.S.-China trade war and the related shift in sourcing. According to reports in Vietnam Plus , Lefaso ...

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    Relaxo Footwear, an Indian group that sells shoes under the...

    2019-12-22T00:00:00Z

    Relaxo Footwear, an Indian group that sells shoes under the Sparx, Flite and Bahamas brands, said that its net profit rose by 77 percent to 710 million rupees (€9.02m-$9.99m) in the fiscal second quarter ended on Sept. 30 as revenues grew by 13 percent to 6,230 million rupees (€79.14m-$87.66m).

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    The Dune Group recorded a string of negative results in...

    2019-12-22T00:00:00Z

    The Dune Group recorded a string of negative results in the last financial year, according to data that have recently been made public. The British shoe retailer saw a decrease in its turnover to £143.89 million (€168.21m-$185.26) in the 12 months ended last January, as compared to £149.92 million a ...

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    Vans is expected to break the annual $4 billion sales...

    2019-12-22T00:00:00Z

    Vans is expected to break the annual $4 billion sales threshold by the end of next year

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    Rocky Brands raised its sales by 2 percent to $67.2...

    2019-12-22T00:00:00Z

    Rocky Brands raised its sales by 2 percent to $67.2 million in the third quarter, ended on Sept. 30. The company's retail sales jumped by 21.8 percent to $14.5 million. Wholesale revenues saw more moderate growth of 0.4 percent, reaching $47.2 million. In the military segment, sales decreased from $7 ...

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    In the seven months to July, Japan's imports of footwear...

    2019-11-16T00:00:00Z

    In the seven months to July, Japan's imports of footwear rose by 3.5 percent to $525 million while exports fell by 9.5 percent to $56 million

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    Bangladesh's exports of leather footwear and leathergoods have risen by...

    2019-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Bangladesh's exports of leather footwear and leathergoods have risen by 761 percent since the 2011/12 fiscal year to reach $855 million six years later, according to a report by the Export Promotion Bureau of Bangladesh cited by local media

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    Aeffe's revenues from footwear and leathergoods rose by 9.1 percent...

    2019-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Aeffe s revenues from footwear and leathergoods rose by 9.1 percent to €96.7 million in the first nine months of 2019, driven by the Moschino brand, while the division s adjusted Ebitda margin narrowed to 12.1 percent from 12.5 percent a year earlier. The Italian fashion group, which owns Pollini ...

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    Kurt Geiger registered a sales increase of 3.1 percent to...

    2019-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Kurt Geiger registered a sales increase of 3.1 percent to £334.6 million (€389.9m-$429.5m) for the year to Jan. 26, despite a £4.1 million (€4.8m-$5.3m) hit from the collapse of the House of Fraser, where Kurt Geiger stocked shoes. Digital sales were up by 14.4 percent versus 2018. Handbags were the ...

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    Italy has overtaken China as the largest importer of U.S....

    2019-10-22T00:00:00Z

    Italy has overtaken China as the largest importer of U.S. leather. According to a new report by IndexBox, entitled “US Leather and Hide Market. Analysis and Forecast to 2025,” Italy imported 56,000 tons of leather from the U.S. in 2018, followed by China at 50,000 tons and Vietnam at 30,000 ...

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    According to a recent study by the Federal Association of...

    2019-10-22T00:00:00Z

    According to a recent study by the Federal Association of E-Commerce and Mail Order Germany (BEVH), online footwear sales in the German market amounted to €1.02 billion in the third quarter of 2019, growing by 7 percent from the same period of the previous year. Meanwhile, online sales of apparel ...

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    Shipments of Brazilian shoes increased by 5.6 percent in volume...

    2019-10-22T00:00:00Z

    Shipments of Brazilian shoes increased by 5.6 percent in volume and by 2.6 percent in value in the first nine months of 2019 as compared to the same period in 2018. According to data from the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), Brazilian footwear companies exported 83.3 million pairs worth $718.1 ...

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    Manolo Blahnik posted revenues of €34.4 million in the fiscal...

    2019-10-22T00:00:00Z

    Manolo Blahnik posted revenues of €34.4 million in the fiscal year ended in December 2018, down by 1 percent from 2017. Meanwhile, profit before tax dropped to €6.6 million, down by 18.5 percent from the previous year. The decline was attributed to investments in retail, wholesale and online as part ...

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    Hermès International reported a 6.8 percent increase in net earnings...

    2019-09-14T00:00:00Z

    Hermès International reported a 6.8 percent increase in net earnings to €754 million for the first half of this year. The operating margin went up to 34.9 percent from 34.8 percent. As previously reported, the luxury group's turnover rose by 12 percent to €3.28 billion during the period.