World Footwear


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

Sales down at Steve Madden

Jan 5, 2017 / United States
The New-York based designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women, men and children announced preliminary sales results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2016 year

Weak sales reported by Belle

Jan 4, 2017 / China
The China-based company has reported a 13.4% decline in same-store sales for its women's footwear business for the September-November period

Heitor Klein (Abicalçados): We are concerned about the protectionism in the region

Premium ContentJan 3, 2017 / Brazil
The words are from Heitor Klein, Executive President of Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, who shared with us some of his views on the Brazilian footwear industry’s current performance and future expectations

Authorities apprehend millions in fake sneakers

Jan 2, 2017 / Chile
Customs officials in Chile announced they have seized a shipment of fake sneakers, including shoes from adidas and Nike

Gore to launch first shoe in 2017

Jan 2, 2017 / United States
The company behind Gore-Tex has created new technology to offer lighter and waterproof shoes
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