World Footwear


Nike grants 1.6 million US dollars to support students

Feb 8, 2016 / United States
Nike and the Nike School Innovation Fund awarded a total of 1.6 million US dollars in grants to 71 Oregon high schools

Portugal on its way to organise the XX UITIC Congress

Feb 5, 2016 / Portugal
The Congress of the International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians (UITIC) returns to Europe in its next edition due to be held in 2018

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

Skechers is Company of the Year

Feb 4, 2016 / United States
Skechers has been named 2015 Company of the Year and honored with a design excellence award in the Athleisure category. Awards were attributed by the trade publication Footwear Plus

Kohl's with flat sales

Feb 4, 2016 / United States
The specialty department store total sales increasing by 0.8% in the fourth quarter and 1.0% for fiscal 2015

Tennis Canada and FILA announce major national partnership

Feb 4, 2016 / Canada
As part of the partnership FILA will become official athletic apparel and footwear partner of Tennis Canada

Tata International to reinforce presence in North America

Feb 3, 2016 / North America
One of the key manufacturers and exporters of leather footwear has decided to reduce its dependence on Europeans countries and focus on markets in North America and in the Southern hemisphere

Christian Louboutin with capsule edition for Moda Operandi

Feb 3, 2016 / United States
As part of its 5th anniversary celebration, luxury e-commerce site Moda Operandi has paired with five designers to create limited edition and exclusive capsule collections

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

Growth of footwear exports to continue in Vietnam

Feb 1, 2016 / Vietnam
According to several agency news in the Asian country, the local Government and the Industry’s association have confirmed robust development of the exports of footwear and related items in 2015

Zalando finishes the year on a high

Jan 31, 2016 / Germany
According to preliminary figures of one of Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 2015 should be in the region of 865 to 872 million euros (or 30-31%)

Footwear exports in Philippines increase by 79%

Jan 29, 2016 / Philippines
According to the figures released by the Philippines Statistic Authority, in the first 11 months of 2015 exports of footwear were multiplied by a factor of 1.8, compared to similar period in the previous year

Argentinians buy an average of 3.45 pairs of shoes per year

Jan 29, 2016 / Argentina
According to numbers published by the SME Chamber in Argentina (Cámara Argentina de la Mediana Empresa), the country’s apparent consumption reached 145 million pairs in 2015

Lara Guina uses gold details in their shoes

Jan 28, 2016 / Portugal
A Portuguese footwear brand focusing on quality and elegance

Steve Madden with 5.3% growth in revenue

Jan 28, 2016 / United States
The US-based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women, men and children announced net sales for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2015
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