World Footwear


Ferragamo’s net profit up, despite declining sales

May 23, 2016 / Italy
The Ferragamo Group posted first quarter revenue of 321 million euros, registering a 2% decrease (current and constant exchange rates) over the 327 million euros recorded in similar period last year

Lavoro with innovative boot

May 23, 2016 / Portugal
Portuguese-based company ICC - Lavoro launched a new type of boots intended for the timber industry, developed after a challenge presented by a New Zealand customer

Record net sales by Shoe Carnival

May 20, 2016 / United States
The US-based footwear and accessories retailer has reported results for the first quarter ended on the 30th of April. Record net sales of 260.5 million US dollars were registered

Sales at Nordstrom below expectations

May 19, 2016 / United States
The Seattle-based upscale fashion retailer confirmed that first quarter sales were not in line with expectations, impacting the set of results for the period

Nike and HP get together for 3D printing

May 18, 2016 / United States
Sportswear giant Nike continues focused on 3D printing technology with an aim to deliver innovative products and has signed a deal with information technology company HP

adidas & Under Armour reach settlement

May 18, 2016 / United States
The two sportswear giants have come to an agreement in a Patent Infringement Suit filed by the Germany-based company against the American brand and its subsidiary MapMyFitness

Pakistan’s footwear exports down by almost 20%

May 17, 2016 / Pakistan
In the first eight months of the current financial year, Pakistan registered sales abroad of 8.14 million pairs of shoes. Value of exports, totaling 71.87 million US dollars, was down by 19.80%

Church competition with four winners

May 17, 2016 / United Kingdom
With this sponsorship from Church & Co students will see their footwear designs come to life

Alibaba announces reinforcement of anti-counterfeiting measures

May 13, 2016 / China
The China-based ecommerce giant and the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) announced the expansion of their IACC MarketSafe program

Toms to donate 3 million pairs of shoes

May 13, 2016 / United States
The initiative occurs integrated in the partnership with Children International and is aimed to assist kids in need

Goodyear with new line of shoes

May 12, 2016 / United States
Goodyear Licensed Products, part of the Akron-based company famous for cladding the paws of top race cars and consumer vehicles, has introduced a new line of shoes

Vans and Nintendo in collaboration

May 12, 2016 / United States
The new sneakers line is aimed at the game lovers and is part of Vans intense activity of partnerships with pop culture entities

Under Armour and Bryce Harper continue together

May 12, 2016 / United States
The Baltimore-based company has extended its partnership with Bryce Harper, one of baseball’s brightest young stars

Bangladesh leather industry focus on training

May 11, 2016 / Bangladesh
The Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) is being implemented for the leather sector. With this new deal the local entities are expecting to boost productivity

Crocs posts revenue growth

May 11, 2016 / United States
In the first quarter, revenue increased by 6.5%, totaling 279.1 million US dollars. On a constant currency basis, revenue increased by 9.2% compared to similar period last year
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