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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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Oct. 24 2014
Vol. 16 - N°19 + 20
Summary of the issue
  • Vivarte signs up for 200 stores in Asia
  • Declining share prices for internet stocks
  • Jimmy Choo worth 12 times Ebitda
  • HK protests add to luxury goods slowdown
  • Italian shoemakers perform better in Germany and China than in Russia
  • Manas merges with Alfiere
  • MBT's owner gets new equity
  • Spanish footwear exports keep growing
  • Obits: R.Calvo, H.H. Deichmann
Boot Barn, Brown Shoe, Harrys of London, Hogan, Kallisté, Netshoes, Rohde, Tata, etc.
Management and Distribution
BFA, Crocs, Ecco, Inditex, Rocky, Vivarte, Wolverine, etc.

Results and StatisticsDeckers, Esprit, GSM, Hunter, Kering , LVMH , Madden, Prada , Sabu, Shoe Zone, Stella, Skechers, Timberland/VF, Wolverine, Wortmann, etc.

Other CompaniesCallaghan, Cartujano, Casadei, CCILU, Cole Haan, Converse, Dune, Faguo, Fly London, H&M, Santoni, Sperry, UBM, etc.

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Sept. 18, 2014
Vol. 16 - N° 17 + 18
Summary of the issue
  • A new internet bubble? Alibaba, Zalando and Rocket Internet go public
  • Bain pays dearly for Toms Shoes
  • Jimmy Choo eyes $1 billion IPO
  • Ferragamo keeps growing in Europe
  • Hermès and LVMH make peace
  • Negative trends in Italy and Russia
  • Asia's importance in the market is rising
  • Timberland targets annual 13% gains
  • The revolution in fair schedules persists
  • Mixed results for U.S. shoe retailers
CorporateANWR, Bruno Magli, Caprice, Dolce Vita, Fairchild, Jones Group, Karstadt p 11, Macintosh, R.G. Barry, Scarosso, Tod's, Wolverine, etc.

Management & Distribution
Berkemann, Birkenstock, Castañer, Crocs, Leder & Schuh, MBT/Footex, Sergio Rossi, VF, Wolverine, etc.

Other ResultsAsos, CCC, Dr. Martens, Gerli/Dockers, Stella p 10, Stonefly, etc.

Other Companies Analpa, Baldinini, Barker, Bata, Camper, Crocs, CTC, Deckers, Deichmann, Desma, Dune, Gucci, LVMH, Skechers, Ugg, Vivarte, etc.
Aug. 13, 2014
Vol. 16 - N° 15 + 16
Summary of the issue
  • Good marks for the new GDS
  • Magli and Paciotti are in trouble
  • U.S. distributor acquires Naot
  • Vivarte is acquired by 12 funds
  • A bad year for Nordic shoe retailers
  • Germany exports less, Portugal more
  • Birkenstock to license its hot brand
  • Geox is turning around
  • Skechers grows by leaps and bounds
  • Samsung finances 33 Joints
CorporateAirwalk, Office, Feiyue, Melvo, Pou Chen, R.G. Barry, Rocket Internet, Scholl, Toms, etc.

Management & Distribution
Cubanas, Görtz, Hunter, J.M. Weston, Leder & Schuh, Mephisto, Timberland, Viking, etc.

Other ResultsAeffe, Alpargatas, Daphne, Deckers, Crocs, Gabor, Grendene, Kering, LVMH, Prada, Rockport, Madden, Tod's, Yoox, VF, Vicini, etc.

Other Companies Aerosoles, Avirex/Momo Design, Harrods, Lumberjack, Pikolinos, Porsche Design, etc.

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