World Footwear


New concept for GDS

Jan 16, 2017 / Germany
Messe Düsseldorf will transfer the shoe fashion event to Igedo Company. The new concept of the trade fair will kicks off at Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf in late August / early September 2017

Sales up at Foot Locker

Jan 16, 2017 / United States
The New York-based specialty athletic retailer reported financial results for its third quarter

Rockport with new global headquarters

Jan 14, 2017 /
The footwear manufacturer has moved its global corporate headquarters to the city of Newton, Massachusetts, where it will home roughly 215 employees

Positive year for Brazilian hides and skins exports

Jan 13, 2017 / Brazil
2016 registered an increase of 3.8% in exports in comparison to 2015, reaching a total of 193.9 million square meters sold overseas

Largest Jordan-only store in Asia opens

Jan 13, 2017 / China
In the year celebrating its 20th anniversary in the Chinese market Jordan kicks off a new chapter of the Commit to Win campaign and announces the opening of two new Jordan-only stores in Chengdu and Taipei

Stadium Goods secures new funding

Jan 12, 2017 / United States
The New York-based marketplace has announced a 4.6 million US new equity funding to help expand its growth strategy

Asics America strengthens leadership team

Jan 11, 2017 / United States
The American branch of the Japan-based footwear group has announced new names for key executive positions

Kohl’s cuts FY outlook

Jan 11, 2017 / United States
The decision occurs after the Wisconsin-based company reported decreasing comparable sales for the last two months of 2016

Spanish footwear exports down by 7.8%

Jan 10, 2017 / Spain
According to FICE, the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries, the value of footwear exports has fallen in the first nine months of the year, compared to similar period in 2015. This is the first fall in such period since 2008

Macy’s announces restructuring plan

Jan 10, 2017 / United States
The US-based retailer plans to cut down 10 000 jobs, as it prepares the closure of roughly one hundred stores

Walmart acquires ShoeBuy

Jan 9, 2017 / United States
The amount involved in the deal should reach 70 million US dollars

Cavalinho, a passion generation after generation

Jan 9, 2017 / Portugal
A brand with its roots in the north of Portugal and with a history of four decades dedicated to manufacture high quality accessories for men and women

Shoe Carnival updates guidance

Jan 6, 2017 / United States
The Indiana-based footwear and accessories retailer announced updated sales and earnings guidance for its fiscal 2016 ending on the 28th January 2017

Genesco expects to meet guidance despite flat sales

Jan 6, 2017 / United States
The Tennessee-based group has announced that comparable sales, including both stores and direct sales, were flat during the third quarter (period ended on the 5th of January)

Uzbekistan sets output target for the next four years

Jan 5, 2017 / Uzbekistan
According to the local authorities the Leather and Footwear Industry of Uzbekistan intends to produce output worth 1.68 billion US dollars in the next four years
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