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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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Jan. 9, 2015
Vol. 17 - N°1
Summary of the issue
  • New owner for Bruno Magli
  • Coach will acquire Stuart Weitzman
  • Brown Shoe sells its web store to Roger Harding
  • Noel is insolvent
  • Spanish footwear exports up 15%
CorporateLotto/Stonefly, Prada Holding, Shoe Carnival

ManagementFDRA, Lloyd Shoes, Native Shoes, Peter Kaiser, Pollini, Rohde, etc.

Industry StatisticsAbicalcados (Brasil), Apiccaps (Portugal), British Retail Consortium (UK), Federcalzature (Italy), HDS/L (Germany), etc.

OthersAPLF, Bread & Butter, Calzaturificio Donda, Car Shoe, Charles Jourdan, Christian Louboutin, Crocs, De Fonseca, Dickies, Grendene, Idana, Pitti Uomo, Première Vision Leather, Simac, Tamaris, TheMicam, etc

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Dec. 15, 2014
Vol. 16 - N° 23 + 24
Summary of the issue
  • Bread & Butter is cancelled
  • Lion Capital buys Pittarosso
  • ANWR takes over Mücke, temporarily
  • EU postpones decision on origin labeling
  • Italy will make fewer shoes this year
  • Footwear sales up, profits down for Prada
  • Kering reacts to Gucci’s fatigue
  • Schuh will move into Germany
  • Genesco sees lower profits ahead
  • Fast increasing profits at Brown Shoe
  • DSW, Shoe Carnival perform better than expected
  • A new international footwear forum
  • Our 2015 trade shows calendar
CorporateBruno Magli, Cesare Piaciotti, Fred de la Bretonière, Sanita Footwear, Stuart Weitzman, Zalando, etc.

Management & Distribution
Aston Mueller, Baldinini, Clarks, Fratelli Rossetti, IHM, Pentland, Sabu, Sioux, VF Corp., WL Gore, etc.

Others Aldo, Crocs/Lidl, Ecco, FDRA, Ferragamo, GDS, HDS/L, Hunter, Kurt Geiger, Lloyd Shoes, Pikolinos, Reno, Tiggers, Timberland, Ugg, Zappos, etc.
Nov. 22, 2014
Vol. 16 - N° 21 + 22
Summary of the issue
  • Casual shoe brands grow by 6.7%
  • Bata France goes into receivership
  • New owners, new boss at Vivarte
  • New 3D scans at Humanic, Brantano
  • Clarks and Geox publish better figures
  • Italian shoemakers eye re-shoring
  • Mixed results at luxury companies
  • Strong results and management changes at Timberland and Deckers
  • Mixed results from China and Brazil
  • FDRA lists eight best Asian factories
CorporateCamper, Clinkard, Harrys of London, Office, Pacific Brands, Rohde, Samson, Valleverde, Wolverine, etc.

Management & Distribution
Highline United, Hunter, LK Bennett, Macintosh, Pollini, etc.

Results & StatisticsAeffe, Alpargatas, Belle, CCC, Ferragamo, Grendene, Hermès, Madden, Phoenix Footwear, Superga, Tod's, Yoox, Yue Yuen, Vulcabras, etc.

Other Companies Deichmann, Gore-Tex, Havaianas, Hi-Tec , Palladium, Prada, Red Wing, SLEM, Ugg, etc.

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