SDEA ‘One call does it all’ re-launched to buyers and specifiers

The hugely popular SDEA service that links buyers and suppliers free of charge has now been re-launched to effectively promote this comprehensive sourcing facility.  Over 100 reputable manufacturers and suppliers, who between them offer literally thousands of retail display products and services, are ready to assist you locate your display requirements. Whether sourcing a single […]

Comfort shoe company Pavers Shoes announces three new area managers

Comfort shoe company Pavers Shoes announces three new area managers

Leading comfort shoe retailer Pavers has announced three new area managers across the UK as part of a period of continued growth. The footwear company, which is headquartered in York, has appointed new area managers for its South East, South West, and Scotland and North of England regions. Caroline Shaw has been appointed as the […]

Dune London

Dune London continues to strengthen its global focus with the appointment of a new International Director and additional store locations James Radford joins as International Franchise and Wholesale Director and will lead the expansion of the group’s international growth strategy. James joins Dune London from FitFlop, where he was General Manager for EMEA and brings […]

“Shoes Made in EU: The European Shoemaker” launches Online Course (available in English)

“Shoes Made in EU”, a European project which aims to boost Vocational Education and Training (VET) in shoemaking in Europe through the upgrading of a European qualification profile in footwear manufacturing, is about to launch its new online course in the project website. Shoemakers and young students interested in working in the footwear sector are […]

Fashion Law seminar – Thursday 23 November 2017

On 23 November Fashion Law Group, Fox Williams LLP will hold its annual Fashion Law seminar at 10 Finsbury Square, London EC2 1AF. This year the panel will look at: managing reputational risk to your brand on social media ‘urban myths’ and design infringement what you need to do to comply with the changes in […]

R.M.WILLIAMS PARTNERS WITH BLITZ MOTORCYCLES FOR NEW CRAFTSMAN COLLABORATION LAUNCHING IN HARRODS

R.M.WILLIAMS PARTNERS WITH BLITZ MOTORCYCLES FOR NEW CRAFTSMAN COLLABORATION LAUNCHING IN HARRODS

Australia’s iconic boot maker, R.M.Williams has teamed up with Paris-based custom garage, Blitz Motorcycles to create an exclusive custom motorcycle and footwear collection. R.M.Williams and Biltz Motorcycles have handcrafted a bespoke scrambler which will launch at worldrenowned department store Harrods on 29th September, 2017. The collaborative project seeks to celebrate craftsmanship and R.M.Williams’ passion for […]

IP assets of heritage footwear brand, with a century of history, brought to market by Metis Partners

The extensive trade mark portfolio and goodwill rights behind one of the oldest British footwear retailers, Barratts, are being brought to the global market by the award-winning commercial intellectual property consulting firm, Metis Partners. The sale of the intellectual property (IP) assets behind Barratts will be of interest to those parties involved or operating in […]

Schoolboy’s eye-catching design wins free shoes for 30 classmates

Schoolboy’s eye-catching design wins free shoes for 30 classmates

A TECH-savvy schoolboy with an eye for design has won himself and his classmates brand new shoes. Thrybergh Primary School in Rotherham won the ‘Win Free Shoes For Your Class’ contest run by family footwear retailer Charles Clinkard. Oliver Bradley, aged nine, took the honours in the competition to design footwear to help him in […]

A guide to Brexit for the UK fashion industry

At present the UK is a member of the EU. But on 29 March 2019 this will change. However, what is unknown is what will follow in place of the EU single market in which fashion businesses currently operate. Despite the uncertainty which exists at present (and which will continue unless a transitional agreement with […]

Footwear Friends

ANNUAL AWARDS FOR RISING STARS Following the huge success of last year’s event we are looking forward to this year’s. Malcolm Collins, Honorary Treasurer of the Charity and Organiser of the event explained “We have had extraordinarily good quality of entries from young designers and entrepreneurs and I think our “judging” team are going to […]