World Footwear


adidas presents the first product created in its Germany-based Speedfactory

Oct 3, 2016 / Germany
The running model Future M.F.G was introduced by the brand as a combination of high-tech work with quality craftsmanship

Strong sales reported by Nike

Sep 30, 2016 / United States
The Oregon-based sportswear giant reported double-digit currency-neutral revenue growth internationally in the first quarter and a 6% revenue growth in North America

Skechers continues to strengthen its omnichannel strategies

Sep 28, 2016 / United States
The US-based lifestyle and performance footwear giant launched a new mobile app to streamline e-commerce and in-store experience for consumers

New online course on Sustainable Footwear Manufacturing is now available

Sep 27, 2016 / European Union
The EU funded project Step2Sustainability has launched an e-learning and training programme on sustainable footwear manufacturing, which companies/workers can follow for free during the piloting period

Deutelmoser explains GDS move to September

Sep 26, 2016 / Germany
For the summer event Messe Düsseldorf and the Advisory Board have agreed on new dates placing the trade fair closer to the actual season. We have spoken to Kirstin Deutelmoser to better understand the reasons for the change

Arvind steps into footwear retail

Sep 26, 2016 / India
The India-based textile-to-retail conglomerate has announced plans to join the footwear retail market

adidas listed in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Sep 24, 2016 / United States
The ranking puts the company among the best-in-class sustainability performers in the world for the 17th consecutive year

Skechers Performance partners with Breast Cancer Care

Sep 23, 2016 / United Kingdom
A special footwear collection and a dedicated marketing campaign to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month were created as part of the initiative

Zippy expands to Ukraine

Sep 22, 2016 / Ukraine
Portugal-based multi-brand retailer Sonae is partnering with Argo to expand the Zippy stores into the East European country

November, month of fashion in Guanajuato

Sep 22, 2016 / Mexico
The Secretary of Sustainable Economic Development announced the launch of the campaign Noviembre Mes de la Moda (November, Month of Fashion), in order to project the sectors that are part of the fashion cluster in the state

European project aims to implement CPPS in SMEs

Sep 21, 2016 / European Union
Cyber Physical Production Systems (CPPS), a key enabling technology at the basis of the fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), are now the main object of the EU project BEinCPPS I4MS Phase II developed in a wide consortium of entities

Nordstrom announces leadership shift

Sep 21, 2016 / United States
The US-based company appointed a new President of and will implement Strategic Shifts in its leadership positions

Skechers launches joint venture in Israel

Sep 20, 2016 / Israel
The US-based footwear giant announced that it has signed a new joint venture partnership for Israel with its current regional distributor, MGS Sport Trading Ltd

Tofel aims to conquer new markets

Sep 19, 2016 / Portugal
Several decades dedicated to the footwear industry position the Felgueiras-based company to conquer new markets outside Europe

Teva and UGG unveil hybrid collection

Sep 17, 2016 / United States
The two brands, both divisions of the Deckers Brands group, have unveiled a new collection that takes cues from their iconic footwear heritage
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