Two offers have reportedly been submitted for the acquisition of La Manufacture Charentaise, the company set up last year to put together the operations of four manufacturers of slippers in the Charente region of France: Rondinaud, Ferrant, Degorce and Laubuge (Shoe Intelligence Vol. 20, N° 13+14 of July 20, 2018). The auction period ended on Sept. 30. The group employs 108 people and has an annual turnover of around €10 million.