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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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March 23, 2020
Vol. 22 - N°5+6
Summary of the issue
  • Europe is confined by Covid-19
  • Italy’s production drops
  • German retailers fare better
  • Footway bids for Sportamore
  • Baldinini changes control
  • Quiet Micam and Gallery Shoes
  • Italian fashion groups cutting costs
  • Russia postpones tagging
  • U.S. shuts down at retail
Bally, Cole Haan, Fiscatech, TG Factory
Executive ChangesAlpargatas, ANWR, Bama, Dr. Martens, Jimmy Choo, Sanuk, Tapestry, Wolverine, Zalando, etc.
Distribution & RetailDeichmann, Ecco, Gabor, Grangers, Legero, Veja, Vagabond, Zalando
Results & StatisticsAbicalçados, Alpargatas, ANWR, BasicNet, Caleres, Crocs, Deichmann, Designer Brands, Geox, Lefaso, Rocky Brands, Schuh, Steve Madden, Vulcabras, Weyco, Wolverine, Zalando
OthersAAFA, AVE, Bata, BBC, Bluesign, Cerim, Dr. Martens, Etnies, Hotter, Inescop, Keen, LVMH, Lineapelle, Micam, Panorama, Piferi, Tamaris, Ugg, Wolverine

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Feb. 15, 2020
Vol. 22 - N°3+4
Summary of the issue
  • Coronavirus infects the economy
  • Micam goes to the U.S.
  • Carlyle buys Golden Goose
  • Spartoo acquires Easy Peasy
  • Footasylum’s buy hits hurdle
  • CCC aims high
  • DTC benefits Tod’s
  • Further woes at Stuart Weitzman
  • Skechers invests in omni-channel
  • Wildberries almost doubles sales
  • Misaf to hold second edition
Alpargatas, Birkenstock, Comyp, Genesco, La Halle, Vivarte, etc.
Management & Distribution
Alibaba, Bonvita, Caleres, CCC, Ecco, Hotter, Sanuk, Tod’s, Toms, Tretorn, Uvex, VF, Zalando, etc.

Results & Statistics
Aeffe, Caleres, Deckers, Ferragamo, Footway, Gabor, Grendene, Jimmy Choo, Kering, LVMH, Lyst, Schuhplus, Shoes24, Stella, VF

Product & Marketing
Camuto, Clergerie, Coach, Lowa, Rieker, SmartSole, Vibram

Bally, Dr. Martens, Footasylum, Joya, Micam, Timberland, etc.
Jan. 22, 2019
Vol. 22 - N°1+2
Summary of the issue
  • Geox loses another CEO
  • ANWR grows, but footwear lags
  • Shoe Zone blames U.K. taxes
  • StockX enjoys a banner year
  • The third coming of Payless
  • Creditors take over Toms
  • Fairy tale time at Micam
  • Lights and shadows in Italy
  • Sustainability in Berlin
  • Trade pacts with China and Vietnam
  • Russia’s struggling shoe market
  • Uzbekistan’s growing role
Corporate & ManagementAquazzura, Bianco, Coach, Ecco, Geox, Lanxess, Original Footwear, Petrini, Prada, Schuhe24, Timberland, Zalando, etc.
Distribution & RetailAllbirds, CCC, Geox, Hunter Boots, Kastel, Lloyd, Pablosky, etc.
Results & StatisticsCrocs, Doucal’s, Genesco, Kingmaker, LuisaViaRoma
Product & MarketingBalenciaga, Cadscan, Crocs, Hotter, Kering, Lumberjack, Pius Gabor, Tamaris, Ugg, Vans, etc.
OthersApiccaps, BSCIC, Ecco, Expo Riva Schuh, Moda, Skechers, Unichel, Wolverine, Zappos

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