Posts tagged as alpargatas

  • Wednesday, November 25th 2015

    Change of ownership at Alpargatas

    by Markus Huber

    Alpargatas, Brazil’s big manufacturer of sports and casual footwear (including for Timberland and Mizuno), has announced that its current owner, the privately held company Camargo Corrêa S.A., has sold a substantial part of its shares to J&F Investimentos S.A. The latter is a Brazilian company which is very much engaged in the meat processing industry […]

  • Tuesday, November 13th 2012

    More sales but less profit for Alpargatas


    Alpargatas, the Brazilian footwear company, lifted its sales by 15.7 percent to R$794.2 million (€304.3m) for the third quarter compared with the same period last year, aided by international sales. However, the company’s gross margin shrank by 5.0 percentage points to 40.6 percent for the quarter, chiefly due to higher import costs, and its net […]