World Footwear


Asia with little variation in the share of world footwear exports

Sep 14, 2016 / World
The conclusion is presented by the World Footwear Yearbook in its most recent edition, covering statistics updated until the end of 2015

Challenging operating environment impacts Stella

Sep 13, 2016 / Hong Kong
According to the Hong Kong-based group the decline in casual footwear orders was a leading contributor to lower shipments and revenue in quarter two

Shoe Carnival consolidates comparable sales

Sep 13, 2016 / United States
The US-based retailer of footwear and accessories reported results for the second quarter ended on the 30th of July.  Comparable store sales increased for the eighth consecutive quarter

Declining sales at Genesco

Sep 13, 2016 / United States
The Nashville-based footwear, apparel and accessories retailer announced second quarter results. Sales are down from similar period last year and management underlines challenging environment

Wolverine completes debt refinancing

Sep 13, 2016 / United States
The Michigan-based company announced the completion of its debt refinancing activities, including the amendment of its senior credit facility and the redemption of its 6.125% Senior Notes due 2020 

Positive start for Bangladesh's leather footwear exports in the new financial year

Sep 12, 2016 / Bangladesh
According to data released by the local leathergoods and footwear association, in the period July – August sales abroad of leather products have represented 110.7% of the target established for the period

Steinhoff acquires South African shoe retailer

Sep 9, 2016 / South Africa
The South African-based international retail holding company, agreed to buy Tekkie Town, a local shoe retailer with 302 stores. The announcement follows recent confirmation of 2 digits' growth in the company’s profit

Perks, the reinterpretation of footwear

Sep 9, 2016 / Portugal
Drawing inspiration from the reinterpretation of the classic male shoe, Perks combines innovation and 75 years of experience and know how to design timeless and versatile shoes

Sales up at DSW

Sep 9, 2016 / United States
The branded footwear and accessories retailer, announced financial results for the second quarter and first semester. Sales increased by 5% in both periods

Successful edition of theMICAM

Sep 7, 2016 / Italy
The 82nd edition of Milan-based footwear trade fair closed on the 6th of September with an attendance of 44 668 individuals, up by 5.2%

International footwear trade declined in 2015

Sep 5, 2016 / World
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook this movement occurs after five years of double-digit growth rates

Crocs encouraged with progress made despite decline in revenue

Sep 5, 2016 / United States
The company reported decreasing revenue for the quarter (- 6.3% in current currency and -6.2% in constant currency). Net income increased by 21.1% totaling 11.7 million US dollars

Josefinas opens store in New York

Sep 2, 2016 / Portugal
"Our dreams have to be visible so that we don’t forget them". That's the way Maria Cunha, CEO of footwear company Josefinas, used to announce the latest news about the brand

Under Armour to open fourth Distribution Center in 2018

Sep 1, 2016 / United States
A new 1.3 million-square-foot e-commerce distribution and warehouse facility is planned to open in Baltimore County, as part of the Tradepoint Atlantic redevelopment project

FDRA claims duties on children's footwear have increased 191% since 2005

Aug 30, 2016 / United States
Based on that the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) claims that TPP would save 1.5 billion US dollars on duties in a decade
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