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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. 18, 2015
Vol. 17 - N° 20 + 21
Summary of the issue
  • Birkenstock is too successful
  • Macintosh sells its U.K. chains
  • Dune expands abroad
  • Vivarte is improving
  • Pure players perform well
  • Luxury goods sales growth slows, but tax-free shopping is up 26% in Europe
  • Geox orders up 10%, Crocs suffers
  • Wolverine works on pricing
  • Skechers' expansion goes on
CorporateAlpargatas, Genesco, Ka&Ka, Rautureau, Sympatex, etc

Management & Distribution
Basicnet, Deckers, DSW, Görtz, Leomil, Rohde, Start-Rite, etc.

Results & Statistics
Belle, Caleres, Ferragamo, Grendene, Hermès, Kering , Office, Iconix, Phoenix, Pollini, Rocky Brands, Stella Int. , Steve Madden , Superga, Tods, VF, Vulcabras, Weyco, Yue Yuen, etc.

OthersBallin, Bench, Ecco, Gabor, John Lewis, K&S, Manolo Blahnik, MBT, Mephisto, Overland, etc.

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Oct. 14, 2015
Vol. 17 - N°18 + 19
Summary of the issue
  • Fashion performs better than comfort
  • Profits dive and managers quit at Clarks
  • Investors line up for Kurt Geiger
  • The HR Group is now for sale
  • Sioux' new sneaker brand is a hit
  • The Flexx rejuvenates, opens stores
  • Prada sells more shoes, improves margins
  • Statistics from China and Spain
  • Regulatory moves in the U.S., Brazil
  • Havaianas diversifies
CorporateAlpargatas, Ara Shoes, Ballin , Bata India, Dune, Genesco, Marc Shoes, Office, Stonefly, Wortmann, Yoox-Net-a-Porter, etc.

Management & Distribution
Aeffe, Birkenstock, Deichmann, Diesel, Dr Martens, Nine West, Shoebuy, Steve Madden, etc.

Results & Statistics
Crocs , Hunter, LVMH, Vietnam, Vulcabras, Wolverine, etc.

AW Lab , B&B, El Corte Inglés, Ferragamo, JD.com , Loriblu, Momad, Replay, Rohde, Sergio Rossi, Skechers, Snipes, TheMicam, Zalando, etc.
Sept. 7, 2015
Vol. 17 - N° 16 + 17
Summary of the issue
  • Many uncertainties on the shoe market
  • Tough times for European footwear shows
  • Higher prices lift Italian exports
  • More turmoil in the German retail
  • Stagnation in the Nordic footwear market
  • CCC moves into e-tailing
  • Pure players thrive (Zalando, Yoox)
  • DSW, Shoe Carnival test smaller stores, push for more Click-and-collect
CorporateItalian Fashion Galleria, Jacobson Group, Kat Maconie, Lir, Noël, Padders, Sergio Rossi, Skechers, etc.

Management & Distribution
Alberto Guardiani, Birkenstock, Josef Seibel, Leomil, LVMH, Sala-mander, Skechers, Wolverine, etc.

Results & StatisticsAeffe, Alpargatas , Caleres, Genesco, Grendene, Hermès, Jimmy Choo, Lumberjack, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tod's, Stella, Weyco, Yue Yuen, etc.

Others Bally, Blue Sole Shoes, Camuto, Candice Cooper, Deckers, Feiyue, NeroGiardini, Piccadilly, Repetto, Spartoo, etc.

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