World Footwear


Indian companies looking for new business in Australia

Sep 12, 2018 / India
India’s Council for Leather Exports (CLE) will lead a delegation of 30 footwear, leathergoods and garment companies to Footwear & Leather Show Australia

New carbon-based desiccant will keep footwear fresh

Jun 28, 2018 / Australia
A team of Australian researchers has discovered a new super-efficient drying agent made up of graphene oxide to be integrated in shoe soles to control odour and moisture

Australian retail sales rebound

Dec 6, 2017 / Australia
Australian retail turnover rose by 0.5% in October 2017 according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. Footwear category was one of the major contributors

Payless Shoes to close in Australia

Dec 20, 2016 / Australia
One of Australia's largest independent shoe retailers, will close 132 stores across the country. 730 people will loose their jobs

Australia launches women’s-only footwear production line in Lahore

Sep 8, 2016 / Pakistan
The aim of this new initiative from MDF (Market Development Facility) is to boost a better working environment for Pakistani women

UGG boot-maker goes to court to battle trademark rights

Aug 30, 2016 / Australia
An Australia-based boot-maker is suing footwear giant Deckers. The aim is to cancel the US trademark that prohibits Australian companies from selling UGG boots abroad

Wenzhou with rising footwear exports to Australia

Apr 6, 2016 / China
The China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) is referring to official figures issued by the Wenzhou Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau to support the statment

Pacific Brands sells Brand Collective business

Dec 15, 2014 / Australia
Three agreements to sell the Brand Collective business in the footwear, apparel and sport categories were announced in November and have been completed on the 1st of December

Quiksilver sells Surfdome business to SurfStitch Group

Nov 12, 2014 / Australia
The two companies announced they reached an agreement involving the ownership of Surfdome, an Australia based online retailer of action sports products

Iggy Azalea in partnership with Steve Madden

Aug 28, 2014 / Australia
Rapper Iggy Azalea is going to launch a footwear collection with famous footwear house
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