October 27, 2014 Read More →

Intellectual Property in the limelight for fashion retailers

A number of recent court cases surrounding intellectual property and the fashion industry have encouraged retailers to take to international law firms to look after their brands. Recent developments have ranged from cases on whether a store design and layout can be trademarked, copycat packaging where a product gets ‘passed off’ as another to parody […]

October 25, 2014 Read More →

GOLA INKS AGREEMENT WITH MIKE MORGAN AGENCIES

Following recent in-house changes to the sales team, Gola is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Morgan Agencies as the official agent for Gola in South West England and the Channel Islands. Gola is the perfect complement and addition to Mike Morgan Agencies’ current portfolio of sporting merchandise. In addition to carrying lines for […]

October 21, 2014 Read More →

John Saunders Announced as new CEO of the BFA

The British Footwear Association (BFA) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Saunders as Chief Executive with effect from 1st November 2014. John Saunders, who joined the BFA in April 2013 as Sales and Marketing Director, comes from an impressive background in the footwear sector with experience of managing international businesses. As CEO, Saunders […]

October 21, 2014 Read More →

SKECHERS SIGNS RINGO STARR

Legendary Drummer and Recording Artist Turned Style Icon Set to Appear in Relaxed Fit® Footwear Campaign MANHATTAN BEACH, CA. – October 20, 2014 – The world’s most famous drummer—Ringo Starr—will be bringing his legendary talents and style to SKECHERS where he’s set to appear in the footwear company’s global marketing campaign for SKECHERS Relaxed Fit […]

October 8, 2014 Read More →

NEWLY CREATED SALES MANAGER ROLE AT LOTUS

Ongoing business growth at Lotus Limited has resulted in the promotion of Andy Smith to Lotus sales manager. A newly created role for Smith, who up until recently headed up sales for the independent sector, will now also administer sales with all multiple accounts. Smith will commence this new role with immediate effect. On the […]

September 29, 2014 Read More →

Free Fashion Seminar

Fow Williams Fashion Law seminar which will be held on the evening of 8 October at the headquarters of RBS on Bishopsgate in the City of London. Entitled “Fashion hit or miss – who got it right?”, our seminar this year focusses on some of the common business problems faced by the fashion industry and […]

PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT SKECHERS GLOBAL CONFERENCE
September 8, 2014 Read More →

PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON DELIVERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT SKECHERS GLOBAL CONFERENCE

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – July 8, 2014 – President Bill Clinton delivered the keynote address at the annual Global Conference for SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX), which was recently called “the hottest major (footwear) brand in the U.S.” by Princeton Retail Analysis At the event held in Redondo Beach, CA on June 26, 2014, President Clinton […]

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August 22, 2014 Read More →

Thanks For Your Support – Charity Concert in Cape Town, South Africa

An update on the charity concert in Cape Town referred to in last month’s Money Shop: From both a financial and music point of view, the charity concert was a great success. Organiser and promoter, Footwear Retailer David Gummers, raised £3,500 for the Baphumelele Orphanage from donations and ticket sales, with a shoe auction still […]

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August 21, 2014 Read More →

Fox Williams presents… Fashion hit or miss – who got it right? Avoiding pitfalls in your fashion business – 8 October 2014

This year’s seminar will discuss some of the common business problems faced by the fashion industry and how even the largest companies can get it wrong. We will focus on issues of concern to investors, avoiding employment law challenges relating to size and disability, protecting your intellectual property, and what the details of your property […]

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August 21, 2014 Read More →

Bucking Good Shoes

Goodwin Smith announces the arrival of Bucking Good Shoes. Based in Stacksteads, Lancashire, Goodwin Smith specialises in classic men’s shoes with contemporary designs offering at competitive prices, £95 for brogues and £100 for boots. Goodwin Smith has a unique history, which started one night in a Lancashire pub way back in 1928. Two rival British […]

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