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Next lifted full-year guidance for the third time in four months after better-than-expected summer sales and said easing inflationary pressures could see a fall in prices next year.
Birkenstock’s sales in the nine-month period ended June 30, 2023, rose by 21 percent to €1,117 million as the number of units sold grew by 5 percent and the average selling price increased by 15 percent. Direct-to-consumer penetration grew to 37 percent of revenues over the period from 34 percent ...
A strong recovery at the retail chain Primark has helped its parent company Associated British Foods (ABF) to lift annual guidance again, although it warned about a sharp increase in stock theft and abuse against staff in its stores around the world.
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Birkenstock Holding, which is registered in Jersey and has its headquarters in London, filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Jungheinrich, a Hamburg-based provider of logistics equipment and solutions, has taken full control of Magazino, a Munich-based robotics specialist.
The British fashion retailer Next and the Reiss family have agreed to acquire a 34 percent interest in the fashion group Reiss for £128 million (€149.3m) from the private equity Warburg Pincus.
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Authentic Brands Group (ABG) is taking over the troubled U.S. footwear firm The Rockport Company, following a decision by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, and will rely on Marc Fisher Footwear to develop the brand in the United States. Further partnerships for Rockport are expected ...
SafeSize, a retail tech company providing shoe fitting solutions for physical and online stores, has appointed three senior members to its sales and operations team as part of its international push.
VF Corporation, the U.S. owner of leading brands such as Vans, Timberland and The North Face, said that its board has appointed Bracken Darrell as president and chief executive officer, effective July 17.
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Revenues for the Indian footwear sector are expected to increase by about 11 percent in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2024, largely due to higher selling prices, according to a research by CRISIL Ratings. Sales volumes are forecast rising by some 4 percent during the period.
After stabilizing in the second quarter of 2023, German GDP is expected to contract again in the coming months.
In 2022, global footwear production increased by 7.6 percent to 23.9 billion pairs, returning to pre-Covid-19 levels, according to the World Footwear Yearbook 2023 released by the Portuguese footwear association Apiccaps.
The size of the global footwear market is set to grow by $133.09 billion from 2022 to 2027 and register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.69 percent, according the estimates in Technavio’s latest market research report.
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