World Footwear


Nike and University of Texas in record deal

Nov 9, 2015 / United States
The University of Texas’ Board of Regents approved a new contract between the school and Nike covering 15 years and worth 250 million US dollars

The increasing value of green and responsible labels

Nov 6, 2015 / Portugal
The study Footwear Consumer 2030 predicts that in the next 15 years sustainability issues will raise new questions for brands and businesses, especially as public scrutiny tends to intensify

Rack Room Shoes donates 1.1 million US dollars

Sep 25, 2015 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer continues to support children in need through their annual campaign Shoes That Fit. The highest donation to date has been registered

Outer Shoes environmental cause

Sep 23, 2015 / Brazil
Shoes sold in their chain of  stores will be converted into seedlings. Special collection was launched to stimulate sales

Timberland plants two million trees in China

Sep 10, 2015 / China
The tree-planting drive was announced as an initiative to fight desertification, improve the environment and revive the local agriculture

Skechers Performance sponsors the LA marathon

Aug 31, 2015 / United States
The two California-based companies have teamed up for the city’s biggest running event, now the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, to be held on the 14th of February 2016

Nike in partnership with Marathon Kids

Aug 21, 2015 / United States
The sportswear giant allied with the non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of children by providing them with the tools, motivation and support to live healthier lifestyles

Kids Foot Locker Foundation and BGCA extend partnership

Aug 17, 2015 / United States
The foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announced they will continue the national partnership, which challenges Club kids and teens around the country through leading healthy and active lifestyles

310 scholarships by Two Ten Foundation

Aug 8, 2015 / United States
In its 46th year, the program has helped defray education costs for 6 353 students with close to 20 million US dollars in scholarships. This year the support totaled 870 000 US dollars

CR7 footwear already available in 22 countries

Aug 6, 2015 / Portugal
The shoes of the brand from famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo are now available in dozens of countries. The brand was launched a year ago

Josefinas launches line Women for Women

Aug 3, 2015 / Portugal
The Portuguese brand announced the launch of a new line of ballet flats honoring the feminine friendship while having solidarity objectives

2015 National Student Footwear Awards revealed

Jun 26, 2015 / United Kingdom
The winners of the second Cordwainer National Footwear Student of the Year competition were presented with their certificates at an event held in London at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Do we all want the same things?

Jun 23, 2015 / Portugal
The study Footwear Consumer 2030 predicts that in the next 15 years new globalisation phenomena will influence the decisions behind footwear production

Fire destroys footwear factory in Manila

May 14, 2015 / Philippines
Dozens of people are feared to have died after a fire in a footwear factory in Manila, the capital of the Philippines

Skechers donates 62 000 pairs of shoes for earthquake victims in Nepal

May 14, 2015 / Nepal
Through the company’s charitable footwear donation program, BOBS from Skechers, thousands of pairs of new shoes will be donated to support affected children
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