World Footwear


John Saunders, from the British Footwear Association, live on World Footwear

Mar 15, 2016 / United Kingdom
Aiming to get an updated view of the state of the footwear industry in the United Kingdom, we spoke to the sector's association, The British Footwear Association

Portuguese footwear at the heart of Moda Lisboa

Mar 11, 2016 / Portugal
In its most recent edition and while it celebrates its 25th anniversary, Moda Lisboa will once again showcase the results of the partnerships between the footwear industry and many Portuguese designers

Hugo Boss to close 20 stores in China

Mar 11, 2016 / China
Reduction of losses is behind the decision of the luxury brand to rationalise the operations in the Asian country

GDS announces new dates

Mar 9, 2016 / Germany
A new sequence of days was announced for the next editions of the GDS– Global Destination for Shoes Accessories and tag it! – The Private Label Show

Paris Fashion Week says no to new shows model

Mar 1, 2016 / France
The governing body of the Paris Fashion Week - the Fédération Française de la Couture du Prêt-à-Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode - has announced that it intends to stand by the current system of showing collections six months in advance of them being available to purchase

German high street retailers with declining footwear sales

Feb 29, 2016 / Germany
According to the BDSE, the German Footwear Retailers' Association, last year was marked by a decrease in sales. Too mild temperatures in the winter months were pointed out

Kohl's to close underperforming stores

Feb 25, 2016 / United States
The Wisconsin-based clothing and footwear retailer plans to close 18 stores this year, while it seeks to cut costs and find the balance between its brick-and-mortar presence and the online business

theMicam with positive balance

Feb 21, 2016 / Italy
The Milan-held trade fair has received 32 703 visitors (+1.8%). International buyers deserved highlight, as signs of recovery are seen, according to the Italian Footwear Association

Retailers open to new suppliers at the GDS

Feb 18, 2016 / Germany
Winter trends, new collections and tomorrow’s technologies. From the 10th to 12th of February 800 brands presented themselves at GDS. 100 exhibitors were present at tag it! – The Private Label Show held concurrently

Foot Locker announces capital spending for 2016

Feb 18, 2016 / United States
The US-based specialty athletic retailer announced that its Board of Directors had authorized two capital allocation initiatives that will elevate investment in the business operations and provide additional returns to shareholders

Luis Onofre with new online store

Feb 16, 2016 / Portugal
The designer's own store located at Avenida da Liberdade, in Lisbon, was the gathering point for several personalities who witness the announcement of the new distribution channel serving the brand

Can fashion change its calendar?

Feb 12, 2016 / World
The current dates in place for fashion shows and related events can change as the result of recent news. Burberry has announced a small revolution for its calendar of events

Michael Kors with 6.3% revenue growth

Feb 11, 2016 / United States
The global luxury lifestyle brand announced the results for the third quarter of the 2015 fiscal year

APICCAPS launches new Portuguese Soul platform

Feb 10, 2016 / Portugal
Last December, APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear, Components and Leather Goods Manufacturers’ Association, launched the 10th edition of the Portuguese Soul magazine

Highlights at the forthcoming GDS

Feb 5, 2016 / Germany
From the 10th to 12th of February the international shoe sector will be meeting in Düsseldorf for the 121st edition of the GDS – Global Destination for Shoes & Accessories
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