World Footwear

Highlights

The final remarks of the UITIC Congress in Porto

The final remarks of the UITIC Congress in Porto

May 24, 2018 UITIC / World

For one week, over 540 footwear professionals, coming from 33 countries, gathered in Porto, in a record participation. More than 20 companies visited and more than 30 speakers framed the discussions over the future of the worldwide footwear industry

Allbirds leading the way in sustainable footwear

Allbirds leading the way in sustainable footwear

Jun 22, 2018 United States / Companies

The San Francisco-based company realises its sneakers through sustainable sourcing, recycled materials and, now, also plants. Since 2016, it has sold 1 million pairs

High heel sales fall as women shift to comfort

Jun 22, 2018 United States / Social

Women are shifting their demand to more comfortable sneakers, as last year’s 37% increase in US wome... [ more ]

China to lead growth of luxury goods market

Jun 19, 2018 China / World

CLIA, the China Leather Industry Association, is quoting a new report from specialist consultancy fi... [ more ]