World Footwear


Leather footwear exports continue to decline in India

Mar 17, 2016 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports (CLE) leather footwear exports reached 1 599 million US dollars in the first nine months of the fiscal year, declining by 7.31% from similar period in the previous year

Free falling net income at DSW, despite sales increase

Mar 16, 2016 / United States
Fourth quarter and full year sales increased by 5.0%. Despite the good performance in sales, net income declined by 11.3% in the quarter and more than 60% in the full year

CCC closes the year with dynamic sales growth

Mar 16, 2016 / Poland
The Poland-based company has announced the results for the fourth quarter. Dynamic revenue performance continued with 11.2% increase in quarter sales and 14.9% increase in annual sales

John Saunders, from the British Footwear Association, live on World Footwear

Mar 15, 2016 / United Kingdom
Aiming to get an updated view of the state of the footwear industry in the United Kingdom, we spoke to the sector's association, The British Footwear Association

adidas to open 3 000 stores in China by 2020

Mar 14, 2016 / China
The Germany-based sportswear giant expects to have 12 000 stores in China by 2020 while it reinforces its geography to operate in more than 2 200 Chinese cities

Skechers is the official running shoe of the IRONMAN European Tour

Mar 14, 2016 / Europe
The global footwear brand continues to expand its Performance Footwear Division

Hugo Boss to close 20 stores in China

Mar 11, 2016 / China
Reduction of losses is behind the decision of the luxury brand to rationalise the operations in the Asian country

Portuguese footwear at the heart of Moda Lisboa

Mar 11, 2016 / Portugal
In its most recent edition and while it celebrates its 25th anniversary, Moda Lisboa will once again showcase the results of the partnerships between the footwear industry and many Portuguese designers

Footwear exports down in Pakistan

Mar 10, 2016 / Pakistan
In the first five months of the current financial year, Pakistan registered sales abroad of 4.45 million pairs of shoes. Value of exports, totaling 39.49 million US dollars, was down by 24.57%

Ferragamo Group fights counterfeiting

Mar 10, 2016 / Italy
The Italy-based group has announced thousands of actions carried out in 2015. A new microchip will start to be embedded in Ferragamo shoes and leather goods with an aim to make counterfeiting more difficult

Exports of hides and skins with slight recovery in Brazil

Mar 9, 2016 / Brazil
The Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB) has announced the figures for international trade during the month of February. After closing the year with declining exports, the industry shows some recovery signs

GDS announces new dates

Mar 9, 2016 / Germany
A new sequence of days was announced for the next editions of the GDS– Global Destination for Shoes Accessories and tag it! – The Private Label Show

US footwear imports up by 6%

Mar 8, 2016 / United States
2015 import numbers have just been released by the US authorities. According to the FDRA (Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America), the impressive close of the year is clear with the highest December dollar and volume totals on record

Gino-B, luxury sneakers

Mar 8, 2016 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based brand has reinvented its sneakers, combining comfort and style, and challenging us to wear them in all occasions

Grendene with net profit increase despite decline in sales

Mar 7, 2016 / Brazil
The Brazil-based company closed 2015 with declining net sales (-1.4%). Despite that, net profit for the period presented a two digits growth rate (+22.1%)
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