World Footwear


Strong growth registered by Hermès

Apr 13, 2016 / France
Revenue amounted to 4 841 million euros, up by 17.5%. Operating income totaled 1 541 million euros, increasing by 18.6%

Alibaba acquires controlling stake in Lazada

Apr 13, 2016 / China
With this transaction Alibaba becomes a key player in online commerce in the Southeast Asia region

Different performances by the main European importers

Apr 11, 2016 / European Union
Value of imports increased across the 5 main footwear buyers in the EU (UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain) in the first 11 months of 2015, but at different paces. Variation of imported volume followed different directions

Spanish footwear exports near the 3 billion euros threshold

Apr 8, 2016 /
According to FICE, the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries, in 2015 Spain exported 152 million pairs of shoes, valued at 2.934 million euros

New Helsar Vegan shoes: find the differences

Apr 8, 2016 / Portugal
Founded in 1979 in São João da Madeira, one of the historic regions for footwear production in Portugal, Helsar is now focusing on a new type of products

Tempe's distribution centre to double dimension

Apr 7, 2016 /
Inditex footwear division Tempe is preparing to turn its centre in Elche into the largest footwear logistic centre in the world

Feet it wants to revolutionize the way online shopping works

Apr 7, 2016 / Portugal
Measuring the foot to facilitate the online purchase process, anywhere in the world and without the fear of facing returns. This is the starting point of the Feet it app

Wenzhou with rising footwear exports to Australia

Apr 6, 2016 / China
The China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) is referring to official figures issued by the Wenzhou Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau to support the statment

Deichmann exceeds the 5 billion revenue threshold

Apr 6, 2016 / Germany
The Essen-based company announced sales over 172 million pairs of shoes worldwide

Bates wins 30 million US dollars contract

Apr 6, 2016 / United States
The brand is part of the portfolio of the Rockford-based footwear group Wolverine Worldwide. The million dollars contract covers the manufacturing of boots for the US Marine Corps

French leather sector with 11% growth on exports

Apr 5, 2016 / France
Exports across the French leather sector, taking all products into account, grew by 11% in 2015, generating a total of 9.3 billion euros

Yue Yuen with increasing revenue

Apr 5, 2016 / China
One of the world's leading footwear manufacturers consolidated its total revenue in 2015

Vietnam and Indonesia gain market share in the EU

Apr 4, 2016 / European Union
Although the figures available only refer to the first 11 months of the year, they indicate that 2015 will be marked by an increase of the two Asian countries’ quota in sales to the European Union (EU)

Crocs expands #FindYourFun global marketing campaign

Apr 1, 2016 / United States
The second year of the campaign celebrates the iconic Crocs clog and showcases new footwear styles for the whole family

Keen’s grant for the Oregon Ballot Initiative

Apr 1, 2016 / United States
The Oregon-based footwear manufacturer has made a 10.000 US dollars contribution to Oregon’s Outdoor School for All, a statewide initiative working to ensure the future of Outdoor School
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