World Footwear

Education & Training

Kevin Plank donates 5 million US dollars to the Baltimore community

Feb 3, 2016 / United States
Under Armour's CEO donation is aimed to the new East Baltimore community center. The US-based footwear giant is also contributing with 1.3 million US dollars

High-End Shoe project announces first outcomes

Jan 21, 2016 / CEC
The European Erasmus+ project aims to provide innovative training for the luxury footwear segment helping European companies to enhance the manufacturing of high-end footwear in Europe, an object of desire by worldwide consumers

Foot Locker and Pensole in collaboration

Jan 20, 2016 / United States
The US-based footwear giant and the specialized footwear design academy get together as part of the initiative Fuel the Future of Footwear

Exhibition shows footwear designed for people with cerebral palsy

Jan 11, 2016 / Portugal
In total there are 12 prototypes of shoes, boots and sneakers, all designed bearing in mind the needs of people with cerebral palsy, and incorporating the concerns with the aesthetics

Pensole partners with LEVI’s footwear

Jan 6, 2016 / United States
SOLLECTION is a four-week intensive immersion class in which 12 designers will create six shoes in three categories for Levi’s Footwear to be retailed by the brand

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

Vlasta Mayerova, General-Secretary of the Czech Footwear and Leather Association, live on World Footwear

Sep 29, 2015 / Czech Republic
We took the opportunity to know a bit more about the Czech footwear industry and its current state, while reflecting on its future challenges

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

Another billion on the way

Sep 8, 2015 / Portugal
The study Footwear Consumer 2030 predicts that in the next 15 years profound changes will occur in the international economy and consumer markets, as a result of more women becoming active in the labour markets

Funding opportunities for the European footwear

Aug 28, 2015 / CEC
CEC was created more than 30 years ago as THE VOICE of the European footwear industry in Brussels. It gathers footwear national associations and federations of the European Union

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

Feetz in collaboration with Pensole

Aug 19, 2015 / United States
The 3D printing footwear business and the Footwear Design Academy partnered to give studentes the opportunity to design the shoes of the future

Pensole partners with Denmark’s Kolding School of Design

Jul 27, 2015 / Denmark
Five-week iPensole master class to be held in Kolding (Denmark) will be sponsored by ECCO

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

Foot Locker in partnership with Pensole

Apr 23, 2015 / United States
The Fueling the Future of Footwear course is scheduled to start in July. Asics America Corporation will also join
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