World Footwear


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

Asia represents 87% of the world footwear production

Aug 29, 2016 / World Footwear Yearbook
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook Asia continues to be the hub of the footwear production

Mixed results posted by Prada

Aug 26, 2016 / Italy
The first half of the year was impacted by tough trading conditions, especially in the first quarter but an improvement has been seen in the following months

Lara Guina, handmade with elegance

Aug 26, 2016 / Portugal
Created in 2014, the Portuguese footwear and accessories brand is focusing on offering a range of high quality and elegant products

Two Ten Footwear Foundation offers disaster relief in Louisiana & California

Aug 25, 2016 / United States
The US-based charitable foundation is giving support to members of the footwear industry requiring assistance after the floods and fires that hit the two states

Foot Locker sales over the 1.75 billion US dollars threshold

Aug 24, 2016 / United States
The New York-based specialty athletic retailer announced sales up by 5% in the second quarter, mainly driven by continued expansion and comparable-store sales growth

BFA: Brexit may represent a new start for Europe

Aug 16, 2016 / United Kingdom
Less than two months ago the UK voted in favour of leaving the European Union after 4 decades of a relationship that wasn’t always easy. We have spoken to the local footwear association to hear their views on the matter

adidas to open US-based factory

Aug 16, 2016 / United States
adidas announced it will open a new footwear production site in the Atlanta area in 2017. The new Speedfactory will allow adidas to “create product more quickly and closer to US consumers”

Frozen results at Steve Madden

Aug 15, 2016 / United States
Net sales increased by 0.6% totaling 325.4 million US dollars. Net income reached 24.7 million US dollars compared to 24.5 million US dollars in similar period in 2015

US footwear industry seeks classification clarification for athletic footwear

Aug 12, 2016 / United States
According to the FDRA, American footwear companies struggle to cope with inconsistent definitions and rulings

Sales up at Phoenix Footwear

Aug 12, 2016 / United States
Net sales for the second quarter increased by 4.5% totaling 4.2 million US dollars. Net loss for the period decreased by 112 000 US dollars

VF nominates new heads for Vans and Timberland

Aug 12, 2016 / United States
Footwear brand Vans, part of the VF Corporation, has named Doug Palladini as its President. Jim Pisani will be Global Brand President for Timberland, another brand from the VF portfolio

Flat revenues at Michael Kors

Aug 11, 2016 / United Kingdom
Strong results registered by the brand in revenue in North America allied to a consolidation of the global presence. A decline in the tourism flows and in traffic malls has offset the good results

Footwear arriving from Panama enters Colombia below the market price

Aug 10, 2016 / Colombia
That is what ACICAM, the Colombian Association of Footwear, Leather and Leather Goods argues as it states its major concern about the matter

High heels for men

Aug 10, 2016 / Portugal
Luis Onofre, the famous footwear brand known by its stilleto shoes, is about to lauch a men's footwear collection
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