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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. 14, 2016
Vol. 18 - N°1
Summary of the issue
  • Leder & Schuh sells stores to Kienast
  • Bankrupt Macintosh to sell Scapino
  • Lower results for Shoe Zone
  • Good results for two U.S. retail groups
  • Tod’s will own Roger Vivier
  • Ambitious plans for Sergio Rossi
  • New U.S. chief for Dr. Martens
  • Kenneth Cole returns to Europe
  • Pajar works with Bos for Europe
  • Slowdown in Spanish exports
  • A dedicated body for “made in Italy”
  • Valleverde makes a comeback
  • Primer launches in Europe
  • Mongolia - a new frontier?
Management & DistributionAAFA, Bally, Ganter, Hamm Market Solutions, Tacco Footcare, etc.
Results & Statistics
GMS, Steve Madden, Yue Yuen, etc.,

OthersAndrea Montelpare, ANWR, Brantano UK, Crocs, Bates, Deichmann, Diadora, Ecco, Expo Riva Schuh, Grenson/New Balance, Melissa, Pitti Uomo, Skechers, W.L. Gore, etc.

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Dec. 29, 2015
Vol. 17 - N°24
Summary of the issue
  • Cinven acquires Kurt Geiger, backing its internationalization
  • Macintosh Group is insolvent, possibly in a prelude to a change of ownership
  • Karl Vögele sells its Austrian stores to concentrate on Switzerland
  • Nordstrom invests in customization
  • Prada Group plans to adjust pricing, retail expansion and the management
  • Brazilian shoe exports started growing again in November
  • Valleverde makes a comeback
  • A bio-magnetic shoe by Del Biondi
  • China's shoe exports decline
CorporateTamara Mellon, OluKai, Pegasus, R.W. Williams, Skechers, Zalando

Camuto, Dansko, Hamm, Idana Group, Impactiva, Mellow Yellow, Shoes for Crews, Superfeet, Tiggers, Timberland, etc.

Alibaba, Altagamma, Assocalzaturifici, Atossa, Berluti, Christian Louboutin, CTCR, Iconix, Pittards, Snipes, Tamaris, Tiramisu-Dekishoes, UBM, etc.
Dec. 14, 2015
Vol. 17 - N° 22 + 23
Summary of the issue
  • New major owner for Alpargatas
  • Vivarte will reorganize its shoe business
  • South African group buys Office
  • Kering sells Sergio Rossi
  • Tods' buys Roger Vivier's trademark
  • Fagus teams up with Ecco in Portugal
  • Berkemann will consolidate Marc
  • Baldinini invests in the U.S. and China
  • New trends in the Russian market
  • Zeis focuses on own brands and internet
  • Assocalzaturifici goes digital
  • International calendar of trade shows
CorporateANWR, Chanel, Hermès, Nordstrom, Tamara Mellon, Zalando, etc.

Birkenstock, Bugatti, Geox, Mirapodo, Rohde, Start-rite, Wolverine, WSS, etc.

Results & StatisticsCaleres, DSW, Genesco , Shoe Carnival

Others Deckers, GDS, Hunter, LK Bennett, Louboutin, Panorama, Skechers, Two Ten, Zalando, etc.

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