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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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Nov. 27, 2018
Vol. 20 - N°21+22
Summary of the issue
  • CCC may control the H-R Group
  • Vivarte gets out of shoe retailing
  • The casual footwear market accelerates
  • Clarks performs well only in Asia
  • Geox disappoints but is optimistic
  • A.Testoni goes under Chinese control
  • Young Asians drive luxury goods
  • A changing online landscape in China
  • Toms Shoes fights gun violence
Bama, CCC, CVC, Foster & Son, Joya, Karstadt/Kaufhof, Lenci, etc.
Management & Distribution
Alpargatas p 14, Deichmann, Hamm, Josef Seibel, Kangaroos, Santoni, Secoo, Timberland, Zalando, etc.
Results & Distribution
Crocs, Deckers, Dr. Martens, Farfetch, GFG, Grendene, Jimmy Choo, Kurt Geiger, Netshoes, Steve Madden, Weyco, Weitzman, Wolverine, etc.
Apiccaps, British Footwear Association, Bright, Ferragamo, Lorenz Shoe Group, Louboutin, Moda Made in Italy, Obuv Rossii, Schuhe.de, Sympatex, The Boot Tree, Tod's, Ugg, etc.

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Oct. 19, 2018
Vol. 20 - N°19+20
Summary of the issue
  • Farfetch gets a high valuation, Martha Louisa closes, StockX lands to Europe
  • CCC invests more on the web
  • Deichmann enters the Middle East
  • Caleres buys Vionic
  • ABG shares Camuto with DSW
  • Mixed data from Spain, Italy, Brazil
  • Some firms in the Marche are in trouble
  • Crowdfunding can be helpful
  • Have sneakers reached a plateau?
CorporateAllbirds, Henkelman, Kering, Mifitto, Reef, Serafini, Unichel, Versace , VF, Xero Shoes, etc.
Management & Distribution ANWR, Digel, Gabor, Golden Goose, Madden, Pikolinos, Stonefly, Tempe, Vibram, Vivarte, etc.
RetailAsos, Footasylum, LVMH, Schuhe24, Selfridges, Shoe Zone, Skechers, Stella, etc.
OthersANWR, Birkenstock, Cityschuh, Dr. Martens, Bata, CTC, Eram, Ffany, Geox, GSM, HDS/L, Micam , Modeurop, Momad, Pajar, Premium, Sneakerstuff, Tamaris, Timberland, Tod's, Ugg, Want Shoes, WFC, YNAP, etc.
Sept. 14,2018
Vol. 20 - N°17+18
Summary of the issue
  • CVC may close down its plant
  • German shoe exports on the rise
  • Portugal invests heavily in its shoe industry
  • Aldo will work with Kurt Geiger
  • Pentland loses the Ted Baker license
  • Vans sets a $5bn target for 2023
  • The sports shoe market rises up by 9.4%
  • Printemps goes into luxury e-tail
  • Russian stores become bigger but the market is expected to slow down after U.S. sanctions
  • Ecco innovates in leather and 3D printing
  • More brands adopt Michelin soles
Birkenstock, Chanel, Clarks, Gabor, Navyboot, Netshoes, Vivarte, etc.

Management & DistributionDeichmann, Görtz, Hamm Market Solutions, Pentland, Schuh Group, Vivarte, etc.

Results & StatisticsAlibaba, Caleres, CCC, DSW, Footasylum, Genesco, Rocky Brands, Shoe Carnival

OthersAllbirds, CEC, Converse, Deckers, Gallery Shoes, ILM, Peter Kaiser, Puma, Schuhe 24, Skechers, etc.

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