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Stock shortage tempers growth

A German retailer has put a hold on acquiring new Australian accounts due to worldwide stock shortages experienced last season. Marcel Goerke, MD of Birkenstock Australia, told Inside Retail PREMIUM the brand is not on an active path to acquire new accounts or actively looking for any new retail stores. “There has been a fairly cautious approach, because if you don’t have enough stock, what is the point in signing up new retailers?” Goerke said. Birkenstock is a family-owned brand dating b