European private equity firm Cinven today announces that it has agreed to acquire Kurt Geiger (‘the Group’), the leading footwear and accessories company and the largest retailer of luxury footwear in Europe, from Sycamore Partners for an undisclosed sum.
A UCL postgraduate student has been awarded seed funding by the university to develop a new device which is able to provide a comprehensive picture of customers in a shop in real-time – through analysing people’s footwear. The device, developed
The Clarks Group, the world’s number one non-athletic footwear brand, today announces the appointment of Thomas O’Neill to the role of company chairman to take effect from 6 December 2013. The announcement comes as current chairman, Peter Davies, reaches the end of
River Island has awarded a contract extension to Hermes for the provision of home delivery for clothes, shoes and accessories ordered online. Under the agreement, Hermes will operate as an approved partner for the retailer’s standard delivery service handling significant
Shoe company Clarks has appointed the CEO of Scottish distiller William Grant and Sons, Stella David, as a non-executive director to its board. David joins the seven-strong board chaired by Peter Davies; which will now include three independent non-executives, the Clarks
Leading shoe supplier, Clarks, has announced the material handling systems at its new logistics facility in Hanover, Pennsylvania, will be supplied by warehouse automation provider, KNAPP. The new distribution centre and the logistics solution will be designed and installed by
British shoe brand, Clarks, has appointed Nick Cullen, former chief operating officer of leading UK airport operator BAA, as group supply chain director. Cullen will become a member of the company’s executive leadership team, reporting to Melissa Potter, chief executive. In this
Clothing, shoes and accessories are the top selling products on eBay, according to a new web site which tracks the most popular categories on the online auction site. According to www.PowersellerIndex.com, clothing, shoes and accessories take the top spot with