World Footwear

ecommerce

Yoox self-destructing online ads

Nov 24, 2017 / Italy
Yoox has teamed up with Google to develop an innovative and groundbreaking interactive ads, creating for YouTube the world’s most exclusive collection

Mi-Môh, Step into Love

Nov 23, 2017 / Portugal
A new Portuguese footwear brand focused on the cosmopolitan women who are passionate about life and well-being and looking for shoes that are sober, sophisticated and with a twist of romance

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day with new record

Nov 14, 2017 / China
China-based ecommerce giant Alibaba generated record 25 billion US dollars (168 billion yuan) in sales in a day, partnering with more retailers to host the 2017 Singles’ Day event

Strong customer growth energises Zalando

Nov 14, 2017 / Germany
The Berlin-based online platform dedicated to fashion products announced third quarter revenue up by 28.7% reaching 1 074.7 million euros. Active customers base increased by one million

Programme of the 20th UITIC Congress announced

Oct 6, 2017 / UITIC
In a joint press conference held in Milan, during LINEAPELLE, the UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP presented the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto in 2018

Kohl's to accept Amazon returns

Sep 25, 2017 / United States
Kohl's, which is opening in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles and Chicago starting next month

Here to stay, stories of young brands

Sep 19, 2017 / Portugal
They are born in the minds of young entrepreneurs. Some have family ties with the footwear industry, others were simply carried along by their love for shoes. Today we present 3 of these young brands 

DSW opens first warehouse in Saudi Arabia

Sep 15, 2017 / Africa
The Ohio-based company has announced the opening of its first warehouse in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The new warehouse, located at the Mall of Dhahran, marks the second DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse outside North America, after Oman

Zalando set for strong growth in 2017

Aug 11, 2017 / Germany
The Berlin-based online platform dedicated to fashion products grew revenues by a strong 21.5% in the first half of 2017, totaling 2 080.7 million euros (compares to 1 712.6 million euros in similar period in 2016)

How to get footwear consumers attention

Jun 29, 2017 / World
Having a great product with valuable features, being creative and promoting marketing initiatives is necessary to attract consumers attention

Social media and e-commerce are mandatory for SMEs

Jun 28, 2017 / World
Consumers are increasingly buying their footwear online. Furthermore, they are also using the internet, particularly social media, influencers and blogs, to get information about trends and develop their own style

Bata strengths online presence in India

Apr 3, 2017 / India
Through a new alliance with Fynd, one of India’s fashion e-commerce portals, Bata’s portfolio of footwear brands will be widely available

ShoeBuy acquires Shoes.com

Apr 3, 2017 / United States
Three months after being acquired by Wal-Mart, ShoeBuy has purchased the domain Shoes.com from its extinct parent company

Footwear retail trade largely dissatisfied

Feb 8, 2017 / Germany
The BDSE confirmed that according to a recent survey with owner-run shoe retailers in Germany, 75% of shoe stores were unable to reach their previous year’s figures

Alibaba creates anti-counterfeit group

Jan 19, 2017 / China
The ecommerce giant established the Alibaba Big Data Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance, whose 20 members include brands such as Louis Vuitton, Swarovski, Huawei and Samsung
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