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

Tod's aims to focus on the digital side after sales' plunge

Nov 5, 2016 / Italy
Luxury group Tod’s announced revenue of 757.7 million euros for the first nine months of 2016, a 3.7% drop from similar period last year

Wolverine unveils customization workshop

Nov 3, 2016 / United States
The Michigan-based footwear giant has announced the Wolverine Workshop, a new customization service allowing customers to design their own Wolverine 1000 Mile Boots at and at the Wolverine Company Store in New York

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

Timberland launches online customisation in Europe

Oct 5, 2016 / Europe
Design your own boots is the motto for the footwear brand’s new program

Frozen results at Steve Madden

Aug 15, 2016 / United States
Net sales increased by 0.6% totaling 325.4 million US dollars. Net income reached 24.7 million US dollars compared to 24.5 million US dollars in similar period in 2015

Wordwide footwear associations gathered aiming to strengthen the industry

Jun 20, 2016 / CEC
On the 9th of June 2016 the Second International Footwear Forum (IFF) brought together footwear associations and federations from across the world to exchange views and propose ways to help the companies

Alibaba’s strong performance

May 5, 2016 / China
The China-based ecommerce giant finished the fiscal year on a very strong note, posting the fastest revenue growth in the last four quarters

Bata repositions business in Switzerland

Apr 20, 2016 / Switzerland
Bata’s Switzerland unit is closing the remaining 29 stores in the country as part of its ongoing restructuring strategy

Alibaba acquires controlling stake in Lazada

Apr 13, 2016 / China
With this transaction Alibaba becomes a key player in online commerce in the Southeast Asia region

Feet it wants to revolutionize the way online shopping works

Apr 7, 2016 / Portugal
Measuring the foot to facilitate the online purchase process, anywhere in the world and without the fear of facing returns. This is the starting point of the Feet it app

Deichmann exceeds the 5 billion revenue threshold

Apr 6, 2016 / Germany
The Essen-based company announced sales over 172 million pairs of shoes worldwide

Shiekh Shoes acquires Karmaloop

Mar 21, 2016 / United States
The California-based footwear and apparel retailer has announced the new stage of its expansion plans

Ferragamo Group fights counterfeiting

Mar 10, 2016 / Italy
The Italy-based group has announced thousands of actions carried out in 2015. A new microchip will start to be embedded in Ferragamo shoes and leather goods with an aim to make counterfeiting more difficult

DSW acquires Ebuys

Feb 17, 2016 / United States
The Ohio-based branded footwear and accessories retailer announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ebuys, a leading e-commerce off-price footwear and accessories retailer
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