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Higher sales boost Geox 9-month profit Katie Smith | 19 Nov 15

Italian apparel and footwear business Geox saw its earnings increase more than threefold during the first nine months of the year, helped by higher sales of its core footwear products. 

Geox moves to profit in first-half Michelle Russell | 4 Aug 15

Italian apparel and footwear business Geox has moved to a profit in its first-half and offered a positive outlook for the remainder of the year.

Geox makes “good progress” as Q1 profit rises 25% Katie Smith | 15 May 15

Italian apparel and footwear business Geox has said it is making “good progress” with its three-year business plan, after booking a 25% increase in first-quarter net profit.

Geox narrows FY loss but cautious on 2015 Michelle Russell | 9 Mar 15

Italian footwear business Geox has reported full-year results that it says are in line with the group's medium/long-term strategic objectives, but issued a caution on the coming year.

2014: Year in review - Retail winners and losers Lee Adendorff | 17 Dec 14

International expansion, strong online performance and ethical commitments helped lift some retailers during 2014, but merchandise misses, the closure of underperforming stores, and a profit overstatement weighed on others.

Geox confident after swinging to 9-month profit Katie Smith | 19 Nov 14

Italian footwear business Geox believes it is on the "right track towards profitable and sustainable growth" after returning to profit in the first nine months of 2014.

ITALY: Geox H1 loss widens despite sales rise Katie Smith | 1 Aug 14

Italian footwear business Geox has seen its losses widen during the first half, even though it managed to book higher revenues in its domestic market.

ITALY: Patent ruling favours Columbia Sportswear's OutDry Leonie Barrie | 6 May 14

A court in Italy has ruled in favour of Columbia Sportswear Company in its ongoing dispute over a patent used to create waterproof-breathable footwear.

US: Outdry files patent infringement case against Geox Katie Smith | 14 Aug 13

Columbia Sportswear-owned OutDry Technologies has filed a patent infringement case against Italian footwear brand Geox relating to its waterproofing leather technology.

Laos export potential stifled by worker shortages Jozef De Coster | 25 Jun 13

Laos has set its sights on more than doubling its clothing exports by 2015. But while order books are full and overseas demand on the rise, problems finding and retaining workers could prove to be major stumbling block. Jozef De Coster reports.

ITALY: Geox Q1 profit more than halves Katie Smith | 16 May 13

Italian footwear business Geox has seen its first-quarter profit more than halve after tough economic conditions in Europe dampened demand for its products.

CHINA: Camkids to raise GBP5.75m through London listing Petah Marian | 11 Dec 12

Chinese children's outdoor wear company Camkids is looking to raise around GBP5.75m (US$9.25m) as it joins the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) on the London Stock Exchange.

ITALY: Geox H1 profits down on weaker sales Petah Marian | 1 Aug 12

Italian footwear company Geox has seen its first-half net income decline on the back of weakening sales.

Top stories on just-style this week... Katie Smith | 6 Jul 12

The most-read stories on just-style this week include just-style's June management briefing focusing on fast fashion, N Brown announcing the retirement of its CEO and chairman, and a report that Nicaragua's potential as a major footwear supplier is attracting interest from the likes of Clarks, Dillard's and Brown Shoe Company.

Nicaragua making steps as a footwear supplier Leonie Barrie | 4 Jul 12

From a near standing start less than two years ago, Nicaragua's potential as a major footwear supplier to the US and Europe is already attracting interest from brands and retailers including Geox, Clarks, Dillard's and Brown Shoe Company.

CHINA: Belle International to buy sports retailer for $145m Leonie Barrie | 21 Mar 12

Footwear firm Belle International Holdings Ltd is to buy sportswear distributor Big Step Limited for up to CNY920m (US$145.6m) as part of efforts to expand its geographical presence in mainland China.

ITALY: Geox H1 profit slumps as margins fall Richard Woodard | 5 Aug 11

First-half profits at footwear specialist Geox fell sharply despite a 3% revenue increase as the company battled an expected decline in gross margin.

ITALY: Geox net income dips 19% in Q1 | 13 May 11

Italian footwear retailer Geox has reported a dip in first quarter earnings despite higher sales, forecasting margin pressures ahead.

AUSTRIA: Geox to take over 19 franchise stores | 9 Feb 11

Italian footwear group Geox has reached an agreement with Austrian bank BAWAG PSK for Geox to directly operate the 19 stores in Austria previously run by the Stiefelkönig Group under a franchising agreement.

ITALY: Geox H1 profit dips on falling sales | 30 Jul 10

Footwear company Geox saw its first half net profit decline by one-third as sales decreased by 9.8%, but pointed to an improved second quarter.

INDONESIA: Adidas and Nike shoes makers relocate Ngo Tuan | 21 Jul 10

Indonesia's footwear industry has won an investment of US$550m from six Taiwanese and South Korean footwear manufacturers who are relocating their plants from China and Vietnam, according to the Indonesian Shoes Association (Aprisindo).

ITALY: Geox confident despite Q1 profit slide | 17 May 10

Italian footwear maker Geox Group saw its net income decline 26% during the first quarter of the year on the back of sloping sales.

FRANCE: Shoe retailer wins EUR12m funding | 13 Jan 10

Online footwear retailer has secured EUR12m (US$17.5m) in additional funding to help accelerate the next stage of the company’s growth.

DENMARK: Shoe firms back analysis of forest footprint | 11 Dec 09

Retailers and brands including Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s and Adidas are throwing their weight behind a campaign calling for greater transparency in global supply chains that can contribute to deforestation.

INSIGHT: Geox holds nerve in expansion drive Richard Woodard | 11 Nov 09

Footwear operator Geox is sticking to its guns, whatever the pressures of the continued consumer downturn in the company’s core markets.

ITALY: Geox nine-month profit slumps 33% on falling sales | 11 Nov 09

Footwear company Geox posted a 33.4% fall in nine-month profits to EUR89.6m (US$134.7m), hit by the consumer downturn and the costs of retail expansion.

ANALYSIS: China’s shoe makers brace for EU dumping duties Dominique Patton | 4 Nov 09

As the European Union considers extending anti-dumping duties on Chinese leather shoes, China’s shoe manufacturers are bracing for a further hit to exports. Many have already shifted business away from Europe, while others are turning towards the domestic market, as Dominique Patton reports.

ITALY: Geox merges manufacturing unit | 26 Oct 09

Italian footwear firm Geox is to merge its Geox Manufacturing Italy Srl unit into its main operations.

ITALY: Diadora sale postponed until October Joe Ayling | 17 Sep 09

The sale of Italian sportswear brand Diadora to the founder of footwear firm Geox has been put on hold until next month by an Italian bankruptcy court.

HONG KONG: Belle International H1 profit up 15% | 26 Aug 09

First-half profit at Belle International Holdings Ltd, China’s largest retailer of women’s footwear, has jumped 14.9% on higher sales.


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