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    Shoe Zone sales take £12 million hit with 2nd lockdown in England


    Shoe Zone warned that the second Covid-19 related lockdown in England has trimmed its revenues by at least £12 million (€13.4m-$16.0m) compared with the previous year despite “good gains” in digital sales. More recent lockdowns in certain areas of Scotland and all of Northern Ireland have further exacerbated ...

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    Shoe Zone threatens to close 90 stores due to U.K. tax


    Shoe Zone could close up to 90 stores over the next couple of years if the British government goes ahead with plans to reintroduce the “antiquated business rates system” in April 2021. The British shoe retailer said that the suspension of rates in April 2020 by the government ...

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    Shoe Zone CEO and chairman increase their stakes


    Anthony Smith , the chief executive of Shoe Zone , and Charles Smith , the company’s chairman, have increased their stakes in the British footwear retailer by buying the shares owned by Jeremy Sharman, a non‐executive director of the company who has decided to leave the board after holding a ...

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    Shoe Zone appoints Peter Foot finance director


    Shoe Zone has appointed Peter Foot as finance director, with effect from July 6. He will replace Jonathan Fearn , who held the job for over four years and whose resignation has been accepted with effect from July 31. Foot is due to become a board ...

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    Shoe Zone has reopened 416 stores out of 470


    The British footwear retailer Shoe Zone has reopened most of its store network, which is exiting the lockdown streamlined, as the company decided to permanently close 20 locations. Meanwhile, online sales were up by 32 percent in the fiscal first half.