The global footwear market is expected to reach a value of $216 billion by the end of 2019, with leading brands including Adidas, New Balance, Nike, Puma and VF Corp, the parent company of Timberland and The North Face.
The chief executives of seven top clothing companies, including H&M, Gap and Adidas, are calling on governments to agree a strong climate change deal, saying they fear global warming will drive up their costs.
After six years at the Italian luxury lingerie label, the French executive has become President of the Vanity Fair Brands (Perceva) group in Europe, engaged in the distribution of 5 lingerie and swimwear brands.
The US group, owner of Timberland, Vans, 7 for all Mankind, The North Face and Eastpak, closed the quarter with a revenue of nearly $3.613 billion. Sales grew by 3%, equivalent to 8% at a constant exchange rate.
The down jacket brand has announced its very first licence agreement with Italian manufacturer Marcolin for its eyewear line, which was previously produced and distributed in joint-venture with Allison.