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Failure to adapt has left Clarks in a weak position to withstand the COVID-19 crisis, says GlobalData

Clarks has recently announced that it is cutting almost 1,000 head office roles Patrick O’Brien, UK Retail Research Director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on this news: “Clarks is in a typical midmarket squeeze:...

Failure to adapt has left Clarks in a weak position to withstand the COVID-19 crisis, says GlobalData

Following the news that Clarks is seeking to close some stores permanently, Patrick O’Brien, UK Retail Research Director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on this news: “Clarks is in a typical midmarket squeeze: like...

A Step in the Right Direction: Customer-centricity leads to successful footwear retailing

When UK based brands Clarks was launched in India in 2005, many industry experts weren’t too optimistic of its survival in the country. The reason was simple – the brand’s the price points. There were veterans from the industry...

Fashion accessory brands step into bullish footwear category

At the recently re-launched Central at Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, Kishore Biyani, Chairman, Future Group, announced his company is planning to step up the group’s focus on men’s footwear retail. At Central, Hyderabad, the footwear section spans across 30,000...

Clarks appoints Giorgio Presca Chief Executive Officer

Clarks, the global casual footwear brand, has announced the appointment of Giorgio Presca as Chief Executive Officer. Presca will be responsible for all operational, financial and commercial aspects of the business and will lead the Clarks strategy with the...

Kishore Biyani-led Future Group to step up focus on footwear segment

Kishore Biyani, Chairman, Future Group is planning to step up the group's focus on men’s footwear retail since the category is becoming an important accessory for the Indian consumer. According to Biyani, footwear today is no longer category defined for...

Global Retailers in India: Moves, leaps & hurdles

India’s enchantment with foreign brands is no secret but the wheel has now turned to a full circle. Today, it’s the foreign brands that are chasing the Indian consumers. India is poised to become the third largest consumer economy...

Product Innovation: Clarks introduces Tri Amelia, a new design for the Trigenic series

Clarks has introduced Tri Amelia, a new design for the Trigenic series. Inspired by nature’s reliable and adaptable biomechanics and its sense of seasonal symmetry, the new aesthetic has a sophisticated natural colour palette: shades of stone and clay...

India's Footwear Industry: Putting its best foot forward

Footwear remains a very important industry in India, contributing to not just employment generation within the country but exports as well. Today, India is the second largest producer for footwear in the world, just behind China. Hollywood mega star Marilyn...

Oberoi Mall to explore Omnichannel route, to launch premium mixed-use retail projects by 2020

Envisioned as a fashion and entertainment destination, Oberoi Mall opened its doors for shoppers on April 15, 2008. Situated on the Western Express Highway and with a GLA of 5,50,000 sq. ft., Oberoi Mall has occupied a significant position...
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