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Claire Pearl joins Hotter as CPO

Claire Pearl joins Hotter as CPO

Claire Pearl has joined Hotter as Chief Product Officer taking direct control of the footwear brand’s range, structure and development cycle. CEO, Ian Watson said: “Claire is a key appointment for Hotter and completes the restructure of our leadership team. This is a new position and Claire will be responsible for revitalising our collection, making […]

CAPRICE expands in Myanmar

CAPRICE expands in Myanmar

The German shoe manufacturer CAPRICE is strengthening its commitment in Southeast Asia by investing in a state-of-the-art factory site. Jürgen Cölsch (Managing Partner of CAPRICE) and Adam Yang (owner of Mountain Top Global Ltd.) this month during the opening of the new shoe factory in Myanmar, where over 2.000 women and men will work in […]

HARROGATE FASHION WEEK

Stand Sales are soaring at Harrogate Fashion Week The latest new name to sign up for next seasons show is Marble, joining a great line up of brands showing for the first time in January – Veromia Occasions, Irresistible, Dents, Parka London, Alice Collins, Working Wardrobe, Blundstone, Jayley, Dressed Up, Dress Code and Picadilly. Alongside […]

Fox Williams’ agentlaw seminar ­ Tuesday 19 November 2019

We are delighted to invite you to our annual agentlaw seminar on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. The seminar will provide the latest legal information on agency law and distributorship law to suppliers and distributors as well as businesses using agents and the agents themselves. Our guest speaker, Oliver Segal QC, will talk about the judgment […]

JACKET REQUIRED APPOINTS SUSTAINABLE AMBASSADOR

Jacket Required, the UK’s only contemporary menswear and streetwear trade show taking place at the Old Truman Brewery on the 22nd – 23rd January 2020, has appointed Phil Wildbore as its new Sustainable Ambassador to spearhead the growth of the show’s sustainable offer.   With decades of experience in the fashion industry, Phil Wildbore is one of the original […]

International Recruitment Company Seeks Sourcing Manager Shoes; Accessories Material / Leather / Components m/f/d

Our Customer For our customer, a company based in Western Europe, we are looking for the above mentioned candidate. The company is producing fashionable men and women shoes and corresponding accessories in a middle price level. The production plants are in Eastern Europe and Asia. To ensure a seamless link and flow between the design […]

114 ITALIAN COMPANIES GO TO RUSSIA

At Obuv’ Mir Koži in Moscow, Assocalzaturifici relaunches the footwear industry in a crucial market for Italian exports Key markets for exports from Italy’s many footwear districts, Russia and the CIS area are the focus of attention for Assocalzaturifici, which organises Obuv’ Mir Koži, the autumn edition of the key trade fair for buyers in […]

Are You Ready For Brexit?

Are You Ready For Brexit?

The BFA has secured a grant from the Government’s Business Readiness Fund to deliver 10 free seminars across the UK to support everyone in the footwear industry to prepare for a No-Deal Brexit. The events will cover both export and import to and from the EU and the rest of the world and we will […]

HOTTER STRENGTHENS TEAM: ADAM GRIGGS APPOINTED AS CFO

HOTTER STRENGTHENS TEAM: ADAM GRIGGS APPOINTED AS CFO

Private Equity owned footwear brand Hotter has appointed Adam Griggs as Chief Financial Officer. CEO Ian Watson said: “I am delighted to welcome Adam, whose appointment significantly strengthens our leadership team. His experience in FTSE250 and PE backed companies is the perfect fit for Hotter and he will play a key role in our commercial […]

International Recruitment Agency seeks good established COO.

For our customer, a worldwide present and well-known manufacturer in Western Europe we are looking for a good established COO. The customer with big heritage is expanding and will reinforce the exiting manpower. Focus are high quality on men and women shoes, combined with excellent fitting. Distributed are the shoes around the world with reputable […]