Clarks is continuing to struggle with the company’s 2018/19 results release showing that UK and Irish sales fell by as much as £36.7m to £561.1m in the year to February, while Europe and US shop sales were also weak.
Genesco’s struggling British footwear chain Schuh has reportedly called in a consultancy group, Capa, to examine ways of cutting its rental bill. It has also been working with its long-term adviser KPMG on options.
Caleres-owned, comfort-focused footwear brand Vionic has named Jerry Williamson as senior vice president of global sales, and Angela Caltagirone as senior vice president of digital and brand marketing.
Clarks has announced that former Guess CEO Victor Herrero is amongst three top executives joining its board as non-executive directors. The appointments follow the arrival of CEO Giorgio Presca last month.