In shock news Monday, UK footwear specialist Clarks confirmed that its CEO Mike Shearwood “has resigned following an investigation into complaints of conduct contrary to the company’s Code of Business Ethics.”
British shoemaker Clarks will return to large-scale manufacturing in the UK for the first time in over a decade when a new factory in southwest England joins plants in Vietnam and India in making its iconic Desert Boot.
Footwear brand Clarks has launched the first ever standalone location for its Clarks Originals line in London’s Soho. The store showcases a selection of Clarks Original styles including the famous Desert Boot.
A meeting in south India earlier this month brought women workers, manufacturers and brands together for the first time in a bid to map the role of homeworkers in the shoe industry and improve working conditions.