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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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April 25, 2017
Vol. 19 - N°7+8
Summary of the issue
  • Bally and Jimmy Choo up for sale
  • Alteri sheds Jones and Brantano
  • Clarks adapts to a disruptive world
  • Lower sales and margins at Ecco
  • Cheaney continues its transformation
  • Arnault wants all of Dior
  • The Italian fashion industry regroups
  • Portuguese exports keep increasing
  • Payless to shut hundreds of stores
  • Skechers over $1bn in Q1
  • Netshoes goes public
CorporateAndré, Deckers, Leiser, Model, Le Soulier Français , ShoeBuy, etc.

Management & Distribution Aerosoles, Clergerie, Coach, Ecco, Geox, Sequential, Zappos, etc.

Results & Statistics Hermès, GFG, Inditex, Lacoste, LVMH, Pittards, Prada , Rocky Brands, Shoe Carnival , Soletrader, Steve Madden, Superga, Yue Yuen, Zalando, etc.

OthersANWR, Bata, Gabor, Galeries Lafayette, Kickers, Minelli, Snipes, Spartoo, Vagabond, Vögele, etc.

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March 21,2017
Vol. 19 - N°5+6
Summary of the issue
  • Vivarte seems to come out of the woods
  • Deichmann invests more abroad
  • Zalando goes offline
  • New online platform for Spanish shoes
  • ANWR, Sabu launch new digital services
  • Schuhe 24 helps German retailers online
  • Condor Trade acquires Rohde
  • TheMicam enters a new dimension
  • Contrasting trends in European exports
Eram, Jones Bootmaker , Payless, Pentland, Samson, Zalando, etc.
Management & Distribution
Aldo Group, Burberry, Ecco, HR Group, Testoni, Yue Yuen, etc.

Results & StatisticsAlpargatas, Caleres, CCC, Crocs , DSW, Ferragamo,Geox , Genesco, Grendene , Jimmy Choo, Pollini, Prada, Rocky Brands, Sabu, Steve Madden, Superga, Tod's, Weyco, Wolverine , etc.
OthersBaldinini, Bata, Bearpaw, Birkenstock, Camper, Clarks, Joseph Cheaney, LVMH, Mirapodo, Pikolinos, Repetto, Skechers, etc.
Feb. 11, 2017
Vol. 19 - N°3+4
Summary of the issue
  • New look, new brands at theMicam
  • GDS transitions to Gallery Shoes
  • More shoe brands show in Berlin
  • The German market is flat, save for sneakers
  • Vivarte wants to sell André, Merkal
  • Eram exits Belgium
  • Another fund acquires Golden Goose
  • Good general results for luxury brands
  • Skechers fares better than expected
  • Rising paper cost calls for smart packaging
CorporateLVMH, Shoes.com , Rohde, Steve Madden, Vögele, etc.

Management & Distribution
Alpargatas, Coach, Ecco, Bally, Lloyd , Po-Zu, Wolverine, etc.

Cafénoir, Gabor, Joya, Mephisto, Peter Kaiser, Pretty Ballerinas, Schuh, Vagabond, etc.
ANWR, Bruno Magli, CEC, Couromoda, Deckers , DJP, Fitflop, Ivanka Trump, Office, Pensole, Pittarosso, Sabu , Santoni, Tamaris, Tod's, Ynap, Who's Next, Zalando, etc.

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