World Footwear


Aldo names new CEO

Mar 6, 2017 / Canada
The footwear retailer has appointed David Bensadoun as its new Chief Executive, to replace Patrick Frisk shuts down operations

Jan 27, 2017 / Canada
The Canadian e-commerce footwear retailer announced it had shuttered its operations, including its websites and its brick-and-mortar stores in Vancouver and Toronto

Aéropostale fills for bankruptcy

May 6, 2016 / United States
The US-based specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories for teenagers, has filled for bankruptcy with plans to close around 150 stores in the US and Canada

Tennis Canada and FILA announce major national partnership

Feb 4, 2016 / Canada
As part of the partnership FILA will become official athletic apparel and footwear partner of Tennis Canada

Hudson’s Bay Company to acquire Gilt

Jan 19, 2016 / Canada
The Canada-based department store chain announced the definitive agreement to acquire Gilt Groupe Holdings, Inc. 250 million US dollars are involved in the deal, now subject to customary requirements

Aldo opens its biggest store in Dubai

Oct 2, 2015 / United Arab Emirates
Canada-based Aldo Group opened an 8 000 square feet store at Dubai’s Festival City mall as part of its plans to double the number of stores by 2020

Hudson’s Bay Co. announces restructuring actions

Oct 1, 2015 / Canada
The aim is to better position the company to deliver an enhanced all-channel customer experience, to accelerate its financial performance and drive its future success. 265 jobs will be lost in the process

Nine West acquires former Canadian licensee

Aug 26, 2015 / Canada
The Canadian stores, owned until now by Toronto-based Sherson Group (licensee of the brand) were sold to the American owner of Nine West’s brand

Aldo and Target team up

Aug 13, 2015 / Canada
The resulting collection, including shoe and accessories, will hit stores this fall

Canadian owner of Nine West’ stores fills for bankruptcy protection

Jul 14, 2015 / Canada
Toronto-based importer, wholesaler, and retailer Sherson Group sought bankruptcy protection last week, according to filings

New exhibition dedicated to heeled footwear in men’s fashion

May 25, 2015 / Canada
Bata Shoe Museum inaugurated Standing Tall: A Curious History of Men in Heels, the first show part of the 20th anniversary of the institution

Emanuele Lepri, Director of the Bata Shoe Museum, live on World Footwear

Apr 28, 2015 / Canada
With more than a decade of service as the Director of the institution, Mr Lepri talked to us about the Museum, its collection and the plans for the year of the 20th anniversary

Bata Shoe Museum announces digital initiative

Apr 10, 2015 / Canada
As part of the celebrations of its 20th anniversary the Toronto-based museum is launching The World at Your Feet: A Global Mapping Project

Joe Fresh and ALDO announce new agreement

Mar 31, 2015 / Canada
Loblaw Companies Ltd and its affiliates, owning the Joe Fresh brand, announced a global license agreement with the ALDO group for the design, production and distribution of footwear under the Joe Fresh brand

Target plans to discontinue Canadian operations

Jan 20, 2015 / Canada
Target Canada is seeking court approval to begin the liquidation process under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA)
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