World Footwear


Alibaba sets new Singles’ Day sales record

Nov 14, 2016 / China
The China-based ecommerce giant overcame its previous Singles’ Day sales record as online shoppers spent almost 18 billion US dollars’ worth of products in a single day at the online platform

China's global share records huge drop in 2016

Oct 25, 2016 / China
The worldfoot? analysed the 2016 footwear imports data from all top markets and estimates that China share on world exports has dropped to 65% from the 74% share registered in 2012

US footwear imports drop by 6%

Oct 21, 2016 / United States
The United States, the world’s largest footwear importer, registered a 6% decline in footwear imports in the first half of the year, both in volume and value. The numbers came from the FDRA

Japanese footwear imports up by 4%

Oct 20, 2016 / Japan
According to data obtained by the, Japan has imported 2 688 million US dollars’ worth of footwear in the first half of the current year

CHIC with a 15% increase in visitors

Oct 17, 2016 / China
The second autumn event of the Shanghai trade fair just ended with an impressive growth in the number of visitors compared with the previous year

Alibaba's new nodding payment system

Oct 12, 2016 / China
The China-based ecommerce giant demonstrated a payment service that will allow online buyers to pay for their purchases by nodding their heads

China’s footwear exports down by 12% in the first semester

Oct 10, 2016 / China
According to data released by CLIA, the China Leather Industry Association, total footwear sales abroad in the first  six months of the year have declined to 21.8 billion US dollars from a total of 24.7 billion US dollars in similar period in 2015

Dynamic exports at the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

Jul 13, 2016 / China
Textile, footwear and garment exports to Central Asia and Russia via ports in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have increased by more than 60% from similar period last year

The Tannery of the Future

Jul 13, 2016 / China
International Leather Maker (ILM) has teamed up with APLF Ltd and CLIA to host a Leather Forum on the 30th of August to discuss and debate The Tannery of the Future

adidas intensifies activities in China with Wand Group partnership

Jun 30, 2016 / China
The Germany-based sports giants deepened commercial ties and agreed to cooperate on developing IRONMAN, football and basketball in China and worldwide

Chinese court orders New Balance to pay fine over trademark breach

Jun 29, 2016 / China
A Chinese appeal court has ruled against the US sportswear brand for trademark infringements and ordered it to pay five million yuan as compensation to a Chinese company

Lenovo launches smart running shoes

Jun 22, 2016 / China
During Lenovo’s Tech World event in San Francisco this past week, the company revealed a smart running shoe with most features a fitness tracker demands

Belle’s footwear business with decreasing revenue

Jun 21, 2016 / China
The Chinese footwear retailer posted a 2% increase in its overall revenue when presenting the results for the year. Footwear business contributed negatively

Revenue up by 3.1% at Yue Yuen

Jun 14, 2016 / China
One of the world's leading footwear manufacturers consolidated its total revenue during the first quarter of the current fiscal year

Michael Kors acquires Greater China licensee

Jun 1, 2016 / United States
The acquisition of Michael Kors (HK) Limited, the exclusive licensee of the Company in China, is now confirmed. The deal reached 500 million US dollars in cash, still subject to adjustments
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