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Shoe Intelligence

Published since 1999, Shoe Intelligence remains the most authoritative and comprehensive business newsletter on the non-athletic footwear market in Europe, focusing on suppliers, distributors and retailers operating anywhere in this important region of the world, including the major international footwear brands. Shoe Intelligence is published in English a minimum of 24 times a year and can be received by e-mail or regular mail. It is only available by subscription.

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Sept. 13, 2019
Vol. 21 - N°17+18
Summary of the issue
  • Statistics on the Italian market
  • Newcomers, new sourcing tool at Micam
  • German shoe retailers faring better
  • Orders down, CEO out at ANWR
  • A middling edition of Gallery Shoes
  • Tariffs hit American retailers
  • Inditex turns to Turkey, India
  • Turkish firms look abroad for growth
  • A tour of the Russian market
Alibaba, Alpargatas, Ambessa, ANWR, Atoms, Carlyle, Cole Haan, La Canadienne, Li & Fung, Reschia Form, Vivarte, Zalando, etc.
Management & DistributionBelwest, Camel, Coma Toes, La Canadienne, Lamoda, Tapestry, Shoe-D-Vision, Schuh-Import und Export, Wolverine, Zero°C, etc.
RetailBally, Church’s, Kastel, Gémo, Görtz, Office, Red Wing, Rezet, etc.
OthersAAFA, Bear Paw, Caleres, Clarks, Cole Haan, Designer Brands, DSW, Findsourcing, Frank Wright, Gallery Shoes, Genesco, Havaianas, Hermès, Legero United, Milano XL, Panafrica, Schuh, Scorett, Shoe Carnival, Sole Fashion, TBS, VF, Viking, Vulcabras, Who’s Next, Xtep, Zero°C, etc.

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Aug. 21, 2019
Vol. 21 - N°15+16
Summary of the issue
  • Global footwear trade expands
  • Germany’s industry loses volume
  • Farfetch buys Off-White
  • Steve Madden makes two buys
  • Dr. Martens is going strong
  • Weak results for Geox
  • Skechers’ internationalization pays off
  • Wolverine banks on H2
  • Italian luxury brands struggle
  • Alpargatas outperforms Grendene
  • Good results for Yue Yuen
  • Vegan shoes from Denmark
Aldo, Alpargatas, Dr. Scholl’s, Lectra, LIR, Snipes, Vivarte, etc.
Management & Distribution
Alpargatas, ANWR Schuh, AstorMueller, Birkenstock, Ecco, Econika, Hanftek, Munich, Schutz, StockX, Tizian, Vans, etc.

Results & Statistics
Aeffe, Alibaba, BasicNet, Crocs, Deckers, Jimmy Choo, Obuv Rossii, Rocky Brands, Sabu, VF, Weitzman, Weyco, Zalando, etc.

Abicalçados, Adidas, Aldo, Assocalzaturifici, Footwearists, Gabor, Micam, Nike, Sabu, Schuhe24, Tamaris, Vans, Wolverine, etc.
July 17, 2019
Vol. 21 - N°13+14
Summary of the issue
  • Vivarte appeals to shareholders
  • Office seeks refinancing
  • CCC harnesses e-commerce
  • Parcel delivery in an e-tail world
  • Allbirds expands in Europe
  • Veja gets new leadership
  • Possible auction for R.M. Williams
  • Détente in international trade
  • Smuggling in Russia and Ukraine
CorporateAutry, BASF, Belle, Farida, GFG, Huajian, Kidderminster, London Sole, Schuhe24, StockX, Superfeet, Tamara Mellon, Zalando, etc.
Management & Distribution Asos, Birkenstock, Caleres, Camper, Farfetch, Hamm, Keen, Kering, Legero, OrthoLite, Pataugas, Stadium Goods, Tod’s, Tretorn, Vans, etc.
Results & StatisticsChristian Louboutin, Obuv Rossii, P448, Sanita, Schuh Mücke, Sergio Rossi, Vulcabras, etc.
OthersAlibaba, ANWR, APLF, Balmain, Buffalo, Camper, Crocs, Daniele Lepori, Deichmann, Dune, Expo Riva Schuh, Ferragamo, Flip Flop, Gucci, Kangaroos, Kavat, Kienast, Le Coq, Lemon Jelly, NexTB, Sebago, Sneakerholics, Snipes, Stonefly, Vans, etc.

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