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ITALY: Geox H1 profit slips 18% despite solid sales | 29 Jul 09

Footwear company Geox recorded a 17.8% decline in first half profit despite maintaining solid revenues, boosted by increased sales in North America.

UK: Diadora UK in receivership - report | 13 Jul 09

The UK arm of sportswear brand Diadora has gone into receivership, it has been reported.

ITALY: 172 Diadora workers to lose their jobs – reports | 8 Jul 09

Around 172 workers at Italian sportswear company Diadora SpA, which is being taken over by the founder and chairman of shoe retailer Geox SpA, are set to lose their jobs according to local media reports.

ITALY: Stefanel names Luciano Santel as CEO | 23 Jun 09

Italian fashion label Stefanel SpA has promoted its general manager Luciano Santel to the role of chief executive officer, the company said on Tuesday (23 June).

ITALY: Geox chairman in talks to buy Diadora – reports | 17 Jun 09

Italian sportswear company Diadora is said to have accepted a buyout bid from the founder and chairman of shoe retailer Geox SpA.

UK: Shoe brands linked to destruction of Amazon forest | 1 Jun 09

Top sports and fashion brands including Gucci, Adidas/Reebok, Timberland, Geox, Clarks and Nike, have been accused of contributing to the destruction of the Amazon rainforest by using leather from cattle reared on farms responsible for deforestation.

ITALY: Santel named as new Stefanel MD | 26 May 09

Luciano Santel is to take over as managing director and general manager of Italian fashion label Stefanel SpA by 1 September this year, the company announced.

US: Geox Q1 profit falls 9.6% | 14 May 09

Italian footwear company Geox has posted a 9.6% drop in first quarter profit, despite inproved sales.

ITALY: Geox FY profit edges up after sales hikes | 5 Mar 09

Footwear company Geox posted a slight increase to full-year profit after registering double-digit sales increases across all sectors and regions.

ITALY: Geox boosts nine-month profit by 3% | 17 Nov 08

Italian footwear company Geox has posted a 3% rise in profit for the first nine months of its financial year, despite citing difficult trading conditions.

Top stories on just-style this week... | 12 Sep 08

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CHINA: Geox distribution deal confirmed | 12 Sep 08

Italian footwear brand Geox is poised to open more than 200 points of sale in China by 2010, confirming details of its distribution deal with Belle International.

CHINA: Belle International to distribute Geox – reports | 11 Sep 08

Hong Kong-listed footwear company Belle International is to distribute the Geox brand in mainland China, according to reports in the Italian financial press.

ITALY: Geox H1 profit up 13% on higher sales | 30 Jul 08

Geox SpA has posted a 13% rise in first half profit, driven by strong sales of its footwear and apparel, and says it expects significant growth for the rest of the year.

ITALY: Geox satisfied as Q1 profit grows 9% | 12 May 08

Milan-listed footwear firm Geox has posted a 9% rise in first quarter profit to EUR79.1m (US$122.17m), despite unfavourable domestic weather conditions.

ITALY: Geox steps into sportswear sector | 3 Apr 08

Italian brand Geox has launched its a collection of sports shoes using patented mesh technology, entering the sportswear market sector for the first time.

HONG KONG: Belle International offers HK$1.67bn for Mirabell | 29 Feb 08

China footwear retailer Belle International has moved to acquire rival Mirabell International for HK$1.67bn (US$215m) in a bid to expand its presence on the Chinese mainland.

ITALY: Geox boosts FY income by 26% | 27 Feb 08

Italian footwear brand Geox has boosted its full-year profit by 26%, to reach EUR123m.

US: Skins hires new COO, aims for July footwear launch | 16 Apr 07

Skins Inc, the developer of a patented, two-part interchangeable footwear concept, has hired Antonio Pavan as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

FRANCE: Geox eyes store expansion as sales soar | 19 Mar 07

Italian footwear manufacturer Geox is planning to open 15 stores in France this year, taking its total number in the country to around 50.

ITALY: Geox FY profit up 29% on store, sales growth | 28 Feb 07

Italian footwear firm Geox has posted a 29% hike in full year profit helped by new stores in the US, Europe and Asia, and says it plans to launch a new range of sports shoes to continue its global growth.

INDIA: M&B to launch women's shoes, expand production | 21 Feb 07

Footwear maker M&B Footwear Private Limited is planning to launch a range of women’s footwear, apparel and accessories this autumn.


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