World Footwear

What do consumers look for in terms of comfort?

Feb 14, 2017 / CEC
During the last GDS CEC presented the results of a survey to consumers indicating their needs and desires in terms of comfortable and fashionable shoes. The survey is part of the Erasmus+ funded project Fit2Com

Asia with little variation in the share of world footwear exports

Sep 14, 2016 / World
The conclusion is presented by the World Footwear Yearbook in its most recent edition, covering statistics updated until the end of 2015

International footwear trade declined in 2015

Sep 5, 2016 / World
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook this movement occurs after five years of double-digit growth rates

Asia represents 87% of the world footwear production

Aug 29, 2016 /
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook Asia continues to be the hub of the footwear production

Worldwide footwear production reached 23.0 billion pairs in 2015

Aug 2, 2016 / World
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook this represents a slight decrease of 0.4% from the previous year

World Footwear Yearbook: 2016 edition is now available

Jul 27, 2016 / World
During a press conference held on today in Düsseldorf at the GDS trade fair, APICCAPS revealed the most recent figures for the 2015 worldwide footwear industry

World Footwear Yearbook: 2016 edition to be presented at GDS

Jul 26, 2016 / World
The most recent figures for the 2015 worldwide footwear industry will be revealed by APICCAPS during a press conference due to be held on the 27th of July in Düsseldorf

Counterfeit goods make up 2.5% of global imports

Apr 20, 2016 / World
Global trade in fake and pirated goods is estimated to be worth nearly half a trillion dollars a year, according to a report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Portugal on its way to organise the XX UITIC Congress

Feb 5, 2016 / Portugal
The Congress of the International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians (UITIC) returns to Europe in its next edition due to be held in 2018

World Footwear Yearbook: 2015 edition is now available

Jul 30, 2015 / World
During a press conference held on the 30th of July in Düsseldorf at the GDS trade fair, APICCAPS revealed the most recent figures for the 2014 worldwide footwear industry

Are we moving online?

Jul 14, 2015 / World
The study Footwear Consumer 2030 predicts that in the next 15 years online sales will create a different dynamic from traditional brick and mortar retail, raising new questions for brands and businesses and boosting the global network of consumption

UITIC Congress to take place in Chennai

May 18, 2015 / India
19th International Technical Footwear Congress of UITIC, the International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians, will take place in India early next year

World footwear production reaches new record

Dec 29, 2014 / World
According to the World Footwear Yearbook the production of footwear in 2013 crossed the 22 billion pair threshold for the first time

International Footwear Forum announced

Dec 3, 2014 / World
On the last day of the World Footwear Congress, Jean Pierre Renaudin, CEC’s President announced the launch of a new forum to reinforce dialogue and commitment between worldwide footwear associations and confederations

World Footwear Yearbook: 2014 edition is now available

Jul 31, 2014 / World
The new edition of the World Footwear Yearbook was presented at the GDS trade fair
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